One of the five books in the Mental Health and Wellbeing Teacher Toolkit, this practical resource focuses on how to support children and young people on a voyage of self-discovery, as they learn to be their own best friend. The book offers research-driven, practical strategies, along with creative material and step-by-step lesson plans to support educators and health professionals. This is a resource book for practitioners looking to have a positive impact on the mental health and wellbeing of the children and young people in their care; both now and in the future.
Chapters span key topics including Developing Resilience, Positive Thinking, Emotional Awareness and Self-Efficacy. A complete toolkit for teachers and counsellors, this book offers:
Offering research-driven, practical strategies and lesson plans, Self Discovery is an essential resource book for educators and health professionals looking for fresh, engaging ways to support the wellbeing of children and young people.
Chapter 1 Developing resilience
Chapter 2 Problem solving
Chapter 3 Emotional reactivity
Chapter 4 Positive thinking
Chapter 5 Emotional awareness and self-regulation
Chaoter 6 Empathy
Chapter 7 Self-efficacy and responsibility
In the last few years, mental health and wellbeing education has become an increasingly important aspect of the school curriculum. The Mental Health and Wellbeing Teacher Toolkit supports educators and professionals as they take a proactive, rather than reactive, approach to mental health. Each book offers practical research driven lesson plans and resources designed to develop key social and emotional competencies in children and young people.