• Caring For Yourself While Caring For Others: Navigating SELf-care during COVID times

    Our current landscape can be challenging to navigate right now and it can be tricky knowing where to start to foster the balance between work and home. Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is promoted in our classrooms and schools for students, but it is a focus area that can be extremely beneficial when we incorporate it […]

  • DBT Skills in Schools Learning Group

    Get a taste of the DBT Skills in Schools SEL curriculum by engaging in a skills learning group. The curriculum was developed to teach practical skills to help students cope with stress, to solve problems effectively, and to build healthy relationships. Our group sessions will follow the four modules of Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Mindfulness, Emotional […]

  • EASE (Everyday Anxiety Strategies for Educators) Online Course for Educators

    EASE online course is now available for BC K-7 educators.  Please see attached. For more information, including registration details, please visit our Healthy Minds BC website: www.healthymindsbc.gov.bc.ca You need to register with your PRN email account address ALL school district employees are able to register for this online course. For further information, please contact  Bev Baker […]

  • Mental Health Reading List

    September Reading List — scroll down for the books that are recommended for Mental Health Literacy.

  • May is Mental Health Awareness Month

    Please download and have a look at these awesome lessons using Mentor Texts!! I love the lessons – if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact me. Here is a website that has ideas and activities for the month of May – who are we kidding, this is good stuff that can be used […]

  • Addressing Mental Health in the Classroom – handouts

    We had a great turn out for the Positive School Culture Session on February 7th, 2019. Teachers, Administrators and trustees participated in a BCTF workshop facilitated by Anne Saar from Prince George. Please click on the following to open or download handouts, key discussion points and useful links from the workshop. I am looking forward […]

  • Mental Health — PowerPoint & Teaching Notes – Jan. 30th!!

    Bell Let’s Talk Day is January 30th, 2019Dedicated to moving mental health forward in Canada, Bell Let’s Talk campaign promotes awareness and action with a strategy built on fighting stigma, improving access to care, supporting research and leading by example in workplace mental health. Want to help end the stigma, but not sure how? Bell […]

  • Mental Health Literacy

    UBC offers free online training to support educators with Mental Health Literacy.  Have a look at a couple of different course offerings …. let’s support ALL students! http://teenmentalhealth.org/schoolmhl/professional-learning/pre-service-mental-health-literacy-curriculum/ Watch this video to get started!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cuWTFiLYVA