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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month Each year millions of Am…e national movement to raise awareness about mental health. The purpose of this movement is to fight st https://www.gwaea.org/educators/educator-blog/2021/04/may-mental-health-awareness-month

Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach teachers, school staff, community members, health and human service workers, parents, family members, caregivers, and other caring citizens how to help adolescents and elementary aged children who are experienc…
Mental Health First Aid Training Trainers are availabl…Grant Wood AEA to provide virtual or blended mental health first aid training in your school. Thi https://www.gwaea.org/educators/educator-blog/2021/01/mental-health-first-aid-training

GWAEA PRIDE: Mental Health Pilots

Grant Wood Area Education Agency’s Chief Administrator John Speer with Kris Donnelly, executive director of teaching and learning, presented at this year's virtual AESA conference. Their presentation documented initiatives designed to help provide mental …
Mental Health Pilots Grant Wood Area Education Agency…umented initiatives designed to help provide mental health infrastructure and support services for stud https://www.gwaea.org/educators/educator-blog/2020/12/gwaea-pride-mental-health-pilots

CISM Presents Virtually at the AESA Conference

Members of the Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) team presented at this year's virtual AESA conference.
https://www.gwaea.org/educators/educator-blog/2020/12/cism-presents-virtually-aesa-conference

Scoop on 'Self-Care'

“Self-care” has been a huge topic of discussion in recent times, with many sources discussing its importance. But what exactly is “self-care”, and how do we do it?
th yourself by maintaining your physical and mental health makes you more resilient https://www.gwaea.org/educators/educator-blog/2020/09/scoop-self-care

Child & Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Trainers are available through Grant Wood AEA to provide Child & Youth Mental Health First Aid training in your district.
Youth Mental Health First Aid Training Trainers are availabl… Youth Mental Health First Aid training in your district. Th…cuses on how to help students experiencing a mental health https://www.gwaea.org/educators/educator-blog/2020/09/child-youth-mental-health-first-aid-training