Mental Health Programs for Elementary School Faculty & Staff

Early prevention and intervention goes along way in helping young students succeed

Recognizing and addressing early behavior and learning difficulties in young children is key to their success. The following programs offer easy strategies for helping students cope and overcome their challenges, while reinforcing a positive mindset for school and life.

Go Noodle

Audience: Elementary, Middle School Students

Description: Serves teachers, and families, in addition to students, with hundreds of videos that activate kids’ bodies and brain. The purpose of these activities is to make movement and mindfulness an integral part of the day both at school and at home.

Cost: The program is free initially, but additional information and access requires payment.

Mind Up

Audience: Elementary, Middle School Students

Description: Combines information on neuroscience with mindful awareness, positive psychology and social-emotional learning. This research-based curriculum features 15 lessons that use the latest information about the brain to dramatically improve behavior and learning for all students. Each lesson offers easy strategies for helping students focus their attention, improve their self-regulation skills, build resilience to stress, and develop a positive mind-set in both school and life. The lessons fit easily into any schedule and require minimal preparation.

Cost: Classroom management tips and content-area activities help you extend the benefits of MindUP throughout your day, week, and year. Available in a series of Scholastic workbooks for grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8 each $24.99.


SEL Programming

Audience: K-12

Description: Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, make responsible decisions.

Cost: Varies

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