Mental Health

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Fostering Mental Health and Wellness with Universal Social-Emotional and Behavioral Supports

A concise document describing how SEL supports mental health and academic performance, featuring the work of CASEL partner the School District of Palm Beach county to develop a Tier 1 approach to SEL to support the mental health of all students and staff. Includes links to the resources and tools the district provided to all schools.

SOURCE: School District of Palm Beach County

TAGS mental health MTSS

District SEL Best Practices: Adult Well-being and Equity

A district leader from Tulsa Public Schools describes the district's equity framework, their monthly school leader learning institutes focused on well-being, school-based wellness teams, and the ways in which the district's equity and wellness work are interrelated.

SOURCE: Tulsa Public Schools

TAGS mental health equity SEL leadership

A Case for School Connectedness

Short article from Educational Leadership describing the impact of strong school connectedness on academic achievement, behavior, absenteeism, and school completion, as well as and practices that enhance it.

SOURCE: Magazine/Newsletter

TAGS bullying prevention mental health journal article relationship skills research brief advisory/homeroom middle school grades high school grades culture and climate building community integrate with district priorities

The Neuroscience of SEL (Video)

20 minute lecture by Richard Davidson on the neuroscience of emotions and emotional response, and how SEL trains and changes the brain. Best for educating SEL leaders or building buy in with audiences looking for a scientific basis for SEL.

SOURCE: Edutopia

TAGS Adult SEL mental health videos research brief teacher training evidence-based programs professional learning district SEL expertise building buy-in for SEL

Emotional Intelligence: A Factor in Student Success (Video in Spanish)

Univison segment featuring preschool students and their families in a Sacramento school, and how SEL has supported their transition.

SOURCE: Sacramento City Unified School District

TAGS mental health videos spanish language resources communications family and community engagement

Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Traumatic Events

The National Institute of Mental Health shares this 2 page resource in English and Spanish to help adults understand how children may respond to traumatic events, what they can do to be supportive, and how to get additional help.

TAGS parenting mental health trauma

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