In this podcast we're discussing how school counselors are navigating current challenges.
Public Schools Week is an annual, week-long celebration to honor the invaluable contributions and achievements of educators, administrators, board members, and support professionals in our public schools and the communities they serve. #PSW24 is led by the Learning First Alliance (LFA) a coalition of 13 national education groups with a collective membership exceeding 10 million.
Families play an important role in helping kids identify their feelings, cope with their emotions in a healthy way, prepare for life's challenges and build resiliency. By partnering together, making mental health a daily priority, and helping children maintain a healthy mind, we can ensure students have the support they need to thrive. Learn more in this blog by Yvonne Johnson, president of the National PTA.
The holiday season brings unique challenges for many in our communities, and schools can offer support. While educators and school professionals aren’t responsible for finding all the solutions, simple gestures like being aware, respectful, and attentive can go a long way.
Lifelong learning, an important aspect of smart and healthy living, goes beyond what can be taught in the classroom and can be continually tailored to support your ongoing growth, health, and well-being.
Teach your child how to support their own health and safety by showing them how. Arrange an annual wellness checkup with your local healthcare provider. Teach your kids the lifelong lesson that their health matters!
Helping students to grow in a time of uncertainty is a challenging but crucial undertaking; especially in light of the American Psychiatric Association Foundation finding that in 2023 41% of Americans are suffering from an untreated mental health issue.
In today’s ever-evolving landscape of education, the spotlight is increasingly shining on the critical role of mental health and well-being in the lives of students. We recently had the privilege of sitting down with Jill Bohenkamp, Associate Professor of Psychiatry within the National Center for School Mental Health.