Mental Health & High School Curriculum Resource: Teacher Training - TACOMA Feb 15, 2017

Administered by OSPI


Mental Health & High School Curriculum Resource Guide - Teacher Training

OSPI has identified a mental health curriculum resource guide for use in high school. The resource improves mental health literacy and it is widely taught in schools across Canada and internationally. The material is medically accurate and designed for classroom settings.

This training prepares classroom teachers in the use of the Mental Health & High School Curriculum Resource Guide in their classroom. Basic overview of mental health and illness is provided. Participants should be teachers and school staff with support to attend from building or district administrators.

The curriculum resource takes between 10-12 hours of instructional hours. The modules can be easily organized into 45-minute to 1-hour sessions, usually delivered over a period of one to two weeks. Classroom components cover the following:

Module 1: Reducing stigma

Module 2: Understanding mental health and mental illness

Module 3: Information on specific mental illness – eating disorders, anxiety, depression, ADHD, obsessive compulsive disorder, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and PTSD

Module 4: Experience of mental illness

Module 5: Seeking help and finding support

Module 6: Importance of positive mental health

Event Notes


  • Bring a laptop, tablet, surface-pro, phone, or other device to access the internet
  • Lunch will be provided
  • Will receive a full Mental Health & High School Curriculum Resource guide (binders) and log-in for online modules


REACH Center
714 South 27th Street, First Floor Tacoma WA 98409


  • Wed, February 15 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    REACH Center


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