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Edmonton Catholic Schools Mental Health Strategic Plan: School Conversation Guides

This series of videos and discussion guides, developed by Edmonton Catholic School District, provides opportunities to further develop your understanding of mental health and build awareness about tools and strategies to support all students’ mental health.

Video Index

How can school staff support the mental health of their students?

Key Understandings:
– A well developed mental health strategic plan targets health promotion & prevention, early identification, early intervention, treatment and follow up.
– Alberta Education calls for evidence based frameworks, which support proactive strategies as part of a whole school approach in creating a welcoming, caring, respectful, safe learning environment.
– Alberta Health Services is a collaborative partner with school authorities in developing mental health initiatives.
– Edmonton Catholic Schools has chosen and provided evidence based resources to support student mental health.

Length: 2:41

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