May 20,

Mental Health & Resiliency

Mental Health & Resiliency

Curriculum Resource List for Health Topics                        

  • Resources are organized by topic.
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  • Health and Physical Education (HPE) curriculum connections for each resource are listed in the column to the right.
  • Resources listed under “Information for teachers” provide background and supporting information in each topic area.
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Mental Health & Resiliency – Kindergarten

Resources: Curriculum Connections:
Sustainable Happiness and Health Education 
Lesson plans for K-Grade 6.
HPA: 1.1, 1.4, 1.5
PSD: 2.1
Social and emotional learning curriculum for pre K-Grade 2. The resource can be borrowed from Public Health.
HPA: 1.1, 1.5
PSD: 2.1, 3.1, 3.2

HPA: 1.1, 1.5
PSD: 2.1, 3.1, 3.2
Children’s Storybooks That Promote Resilience
Books are coded by content including emotional regulation, impulse control, analyzing cause of a problem, self-efficacy, empathy, optimism and reaching out.
HPA: 1.4, 1.5
PSD: All
L: 2.4
Information for Teachers:
Mental Health Services and Directory
Building Resiliency in Young Children
Embracing a Strengths-based Perspective and Practice in Education
Kids Help Phone  |  Jeuness J’ecoute
Growing Up Resilient:  Ways to Build Resilience in Children and Youth
Making a Difference: An Educators Guide to Child and Youth Mental Health Problems
This excellent resource provides mental health information that is specifically relevant for classroom teachers.
The ABCs of Mental Health – A Teacher Resource
Children’s Mental Health Ontario – Teacher Resources  |  Santé mentale pour enfants Ontario – Ressources pour les enseignants


Last modified on Sep 01, 2015