Fostering Positive Mental Health & Relationships
For all our students to thrive, it is important that they learn lifelong strategies to build healthy relationships as well as develop coping skills to overcome daily challenges. For example, through our partnership with Alberta Health Services on the Bringing Empowered Students Together (B.E.S.T.) Mental Health Capacity Building In-School Initiative, many of our students participate in programs which assist in the development of managing anxiety, stress and other interpersonal attributes.
It is essential for our schools to develop strong partnerships within our communities to work together to create positive social connections for our staff and students. Some of these partners include the local R.C.M.P. detachments, mental health agencies, Alberta Education, Alberta Health Services, many youth organizations like the Boys and Girls Clubs, BEST, community groups such as Edson Bully-Free Committee, and most importantly, with our parents. We are also proud to provide in-house supports with our Family School Liaison Workers who assist staff, students and their families in times of need.
Our division offers resources and supports both internally and externally such as psychological assessments, interventions and consultation for our students.
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