A series of podcasts providing research-informed, practical tips and strategies to promote mental health and well-being in families. These podcasts are developed by Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre (affiliated with BC Children's Hospital).
A resource website providing research-informed, practical resources, activities, and strategies for teachers to support students coping with grief.
Why are we recommending this resource?
An online repository containing high-quality mental health practices and strategies that can be practically implemented in K-8 classrooms. The practices and strategies are generally categorized into:
1) stress management and coping
Supplemental videos that teachers may incorporate into existing classroom-based social-emotional learning (SEL) curriculums/lesson plans for high school students. The videos specifically bring in youth voices about the benefits of learning SEL skills.
Teachers can use these resources to teach students about cyber safety, navigating the Internet and social media platforms safely and responsibly, and how to seek supports if experiencing cyberbullying.
An online resource library providing educators lesson plans, teaching principles, and readings lists on incorporating anti-Black racism and social justice to existing K-12 curriculums.
Why are we recommending this resource:
This an informational website, developed by the Canadian Paediatric Society that offers information for healthy living (e.g., healthy sleeping, eating habits) and mental well-being for children and adolescents.
This promising practice highlights the TAG (Teacher Advisory and Guidance) program initiative created by Robert H. Lagerquist Middle School in Brampton, Ontario. The TAG program is a means to deliver mental health lessons.