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EICS Connections Project with Dr. Jody Carrington

Elk Island Catholic Schools (EICS) has launched The Connections Project, a positive mental health initiative to support staff and students. In collaboration and under the leadership of Dr. Jody Carrington, EICS has focused on building a common understanding around attachment theory, emotional regulation and relationship building. The four Learning Guides explores key messages that strengthen relationships and provides strategies to support social-emotional needs of students in our schools.

Type(s):Learning Guides, Videos
Focus(s):Inclusive Education, Mental Health, Welcoming, Caring, Respectful and Safe Learning Environments
Audience(s):Education Assistants, Instructional Leaders, Teachers
Teaching Quality Standards:
  • Establish inclusive learning environments
  • Foster effective relationships
Principal Leadership Quality Standards:
  • Foster effective relationships
Keyword(s):Climate, Community, Emotional learning, Inclusion, Inclusive, Inclusive Education, School culture, Wellness
Level(s):Early Learning, Elementary, Junior High, Senior High
Learning Guides:4
Is External:Yes
Date Posted:June 19, 2018