Influences on Mental Health Teacher Resources
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Mental Health 3: Mental Health Through Literature
Students examine the impact and portrayal of mental illness in literature. They develop thier ideas about mental health through the arts in this the third instructional activity on mental health.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 14 Views 67 Downloads
Fighting the War in Your Head
Students analyze the experiences of a fictional soldier in a war and create a mental health profile for that individual. They emulate psychiatrists and propose treatment strategies for their particular soldier's post-traumatic stress disorder.
6th - 12th Health 18 Views 148 Downloads
Mental Health Module Four-Experiences of Mental Illness
Students examine the effects of mental illness on youth. In this mental health studies lesson, students research the connection between mental illness and everyday life. Students view a video documenting the lives of youth who suffer from various mental illnesses.
9th - 12th Health 21 Views 90 Downloads
Economy's Stuck, but Business is Booming at Therapists' Offices
High schoolers explore the concept of the economy and mental health. In this economy and mental health lesson, students read an article about how the mental health community is booming due to the poor economy. High schoolers discuss ways to deal with mental health problems and what may be the cause.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Helping Adolescents Deal with Peer Pressure
Designed by a mental health center, this presentation is meant to educate educators how to help teens face peer pressure. Tips are provided for identifying at-risk youth and bullying situations. This would be a poignant topic to include in a professional development session with your school faculty and staff.
12th Health 38 Views 108 Downloads
The Mind-Body Connection
Second graders learn about the human body. In this biology lesson plan, 2nd graders will begin with the basics of understanding charts and graphs and progress into units that cover the body systems, and mental and emotional health. Students will learn how their daily choices effect their bodies.
2nd Science 42 Views 150 Downloads
What Can I Do?
Here is a good way for children to identify ways to handle conflict. They discuss the connection between feelings and conflict. Everyone listens to a story about a conflict between two friends and they discuss what they could have done to resolve the problem.
K - 6th Social Studies & History 21 Views 72 Downloads
Genetics, Birth Disorders, and Pregnancy
Students in an alternative school setting for pregnant teens examine various facets of pregnancy including prenatal and postpartum testing, genetic influences, and additional risk factors. Through videos, hands-on activities, and small group discussions, they gain insights into the genetics of human development, birth defects, and other related topics.
7th - 12th Science 9 Views 60 Downloads
Genes, Environment and Genetic Complexity: What can Personal Genetics Tell Us about Aggression in Humans?
The highlight of this lesson is a 53-minute investigative video, Can Science Stop Crime?" The question asked is whether or not aggressive behavior is caused by genetic factors. The answer has to do with genetic complexity, the concept that many genes contribute to some of our traits.
9th - 12th Science 18 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Designed