Stress, anxiety, poor body image, and depression are some issues impacting mental and emotional health in schools. Understanding and helping to manage emotions for positive outcomes is a priority at Ridge View High School in Richland School District Two. The school uses a comprehensive Social Emotional Learning (SEL) plan to provide needed support for mental and emotional fitness and wellness. Working together, the Ridge View SEL Committee, composed of the school psychologist, social worker, school counselors, teachers, support staff, administrators, and parents, developed the plan. This session will focus on their three-tiered system to address (1) basic needs, (2) intensive needs, and (3) acute needs through these interventions: weekly SEL advisory lessons for students, bi-quarterly mental health monthly check-ins for students, weekly home visits, SEL activities incorporated in school meetings, Student Choice Awards, Feel Good Friday Family Spotlight, SEL professional development for faculty and staff, staff electronic check-in, schoolwide Zoom meetings, and referrals to partner services. Using real experiences and strategies, the presenter(s) will provide a blueprint on how to incorporate Social Emotional Learning with fidelity to further support your school community. Attendees will leave this session with strategies to improve attitudes, reduce depression and stress, and promote success.
Ann Hansford, Brandon Ross, Megan Culbertson, Melissa Myers, and Mike Young, Ridge View High School
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