Book Reviews and Reflections · professional learning · Resources

Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation

Having a bit more down time over the holidays has allowed me to tackle the pile of books at my bedside that I have been wanting to get to for some time now. At the top of this pile was Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation, by Daniel Siegel. Daniel Siegel is the person who… Continue reading Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation

In The Classroom · mental health · Parenting · Resources

Mental Health in Youth – Recommended Resources For Adults

The focus of my last two posts (read here and here) has been on the importance of proactively supporting  mental health in youth and how we can do this. I would like to continue on this topic with the focus of this particular post being on adult resources that I have found helpful in either promoting mental health in youth, or… Continue reading Mental Health in Youth – Recommended Resources For Adults

In The Classroom · mental health · Parenting · Resources

Mental Health in Youth – Recommended Resources For Kids

In my last post I discussed the importance of parents and teachers playing a proactive role in maintaining and teaching their kids and students about mental health. In this post, I am sharing a list of resources on the topic of mental health, that I have found useful when working with my students or my own… Continue reading Mental Health in Youth – Recommended Resources For Kids

In The Classroom · Parenting

Mental Health in Youth – What is our role?

Although I have worked in student services for a number of years, it took an experience hitting way closer to home for me to fully realize the struggles that parents raising kids with chronic mental health issues are really facing. I think that overall our society has come a long way in regards to decreasing… Continue reading Mental Health in Youth – What is our role?