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Working Together to Support Mental Health in Alberta Schools

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Facilitator(s): Michele Jones
Date:December 14, 2017
Time:1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No charge
Location: Edmonton (ERLC Office at Elmwood School)
Room 17/18, 16325 - 83 Avenue
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Course code: 18-MH-170

Target Audience

Counselors, Student Services and other School-based Staff, and Community Partners who support Mental Health in Schools are encouraged to attend

About this learning opportunity

Working Together to Support Mental Health in Alberta Schools is a 2017 Government of Alberta resource to support processes for mental health planning in and with schools. The first part of this valuable resource seeks to foster common provincial understandings about supporting positive mental health in schools and the role of education in collaborative work with school and community partners to support positive mental health cultures in schools. The Key Conditions planning and implementation tool that comprises the second part of this resource supports school authorities in considering local needs, available resources, and work already underway in the district as they work collaboratively with their partners to design a continuum of supports for all learners.

This three-hour session will be a guided tour which will highlight core concepts from the resource, and introduce the Key Conditions planning and implementation tool. An overview of how to use the Key Conditions planning and implementation tool will be provided. You will be provided time and space to work through the resource at your own pace, and collaborate on future next steps for the resource back in your own districts.

This learning opportunity is being provided through funding from Alberta Education.

About the facilitator(s)

Michele Jones has been an educator for over 20 years and prior to joining Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium, she worked in the areas of teacher and student wellness, both at the district and school levels. As a Health champion since 2008, and a past member of the Black Gold Healthy Schools steering committee, she has a wealth of practical knowledge of implementing wellness routines into everyday life.

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