What’s the message a student receives when they are in pain, but nobody approaches them? Allan knew his teachers cared about him, but they lacked the tools to deal with his mental health challenges.
While in university, one teacher changed Allan’s entire life through a simple process. Allan shares this powerful approach in his message, and reassures his audience that nobody needs to be fixed, but that the value of being seen and heard is immeasurable.
Drawing from personal and professional experiences, Allan explains what drives students to engage in destructive behaviors. Through a fun and interactive quiz, teachers will gain an increased understanding of mental illness, trauma, resilience, and wellness. Allan ensures that teachers will walk away feeling better equipped to deal with the countless challenges that our students face.
- Examine the impact that mental health has on the individual, the classroom, and society as a whole
- Understand what drives students to engage in destructive behaviors
- Receive a non-invasive approach to address students who are in distress
- Create a healthy classroom environment where students are comfortable asking for the assistance they need