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Promoting mental health and wellbeing in your school
Building staff capacity to promote and protect mental health When school staff, leaders, teachers and educators are given the resources and tools to promote and model behaviours, values and inclusivity, this improves teacher-student relationships and builds inclusive and safe school communities to support everyone's wellbeing and improved learning outcomes. The Victorian Curriculum supports the teaching of mental health, wellbeing and resilience of all students in schools through the learning areas of Health and Physical Education, and the Personal and Social Capability.
The curriculum focuses on supporting students to develop the understanding and skills they require to make healthy and safe choices that will enhance their own and others' health and wellbeing. See health and physical education learning area resources. See personal and social capability resources. It teaches our children how to build healthy relationships, resilience and confidence.
As well as being a whole of school approach to promote and model respectful and positive relationships, it also supports educators to teach students how to build relationships, resilience and confidence. See teaching resources. The resilience, rights and respectful relationships professional learning program is available to teachers from government, Catholic and independent schools. Register for the Respectful Relationships online training. Students are further supported to build their social and emotional skills, including confidence, resilience, respect and help-seeking behaviour, and staff capability building via whole of school approaches and specific programs detailed below.
There are many whole of school approaches that can be used to embed a culture of wellbeing, mental health and enhance resilience. When a culture of wellbeing is prioritised across the whole school community, positive social norms and behaviour are built between leaders, school staff, teachers and educators and students, and a sense of belonging and inclusivity is woven through everything the school already does.
Schools enhance mental health and wellbeing and build resilience at three levels - organisational, pedagogical, and relational. The Respectful Relationships whole-school approach recognises that schools are a workplace, a community hub and a place of learning.
Everyone involved in our school community deserves to be respected, valued and treated equally. Changes in attitudes and behaviours can be achieved when positive attitudes, behaviours and equality are lived across the school community, and when classroom learning is reinforced by what is modelled in our school community. A resource kit for Victorian Schools provides schools with strategies and tools to support implementation of a whole-school approach to Respectful Relationships. School-Wide Positive Behaviour Support SWPBS is a framework to support schools to successfully implement evidence based practices and is adapted to individual school needs and contexts.
Thrive is an evidence-based program that is grounded in a range of psychological theory and takes a transformational learning approach to help build emotional intelligence and resilience in young people.
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Thrive offers us the opportunity to work with teachers and schools to tailor program topics to meet the specific needs of schools and students. Students are able to work through the program online at their own pace, with suggested opportunities for the educator to facilitate group discussion, reflection, knowledge sharing and deeper learning. Thrive Online builds the leadership and enterprise skills of students, giving them a clearer sense of future direction to thrive in school, work and life.
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