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Educational Leadership: Mental Health in Schools

mental health in schoolsEducating the whole child includes caring for the mental health of students. The December 2017/January 2018 issue of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development‘s flagship magazine, Educational Leadership, offers insights for educators on difficult topics like depression, anxiety, addiction and trauma, and how schools can help affected students thrive.

The following feature articles from this issue are free and accessible to all:

Who in Your Class Needs Help?
To support students, today’s teachers need better training in mental health issues.

Hurting From the Inside Out: Understanding Self-Injury
When educators understand more, they can help more.

Responding with Care to Students Facing Trauma
Educators must recognize the ongoing life stresses facing many students.

Combating Race-Related Stress in the Classroom
To support students of color, educators must understand the impact of discrimination and racism on mental health.

Additional content is available to Educational Leadership subscribers or those who purchase this issue of EL.  The issue may be purchased from ASCD here.

The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) is a membership-based nonprofit organization founded in 1943.  ASCD is dedicated to excellence in learning, teaching, and leading so that every child is healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged.

Photo by US Department of Education

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