Project Aware Training

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Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education) Increases awareness of mental health issues among school-aged youth, including training in mental health for school personnel, families and community members.

Project AWARE purpose, goals, approaches, interventions and outcomes:

 

OPPORTUNITY – MH & HS Curriculum
Project AWARE in collaboration with Prevent-Avert-Respond (PAR) Mental Health Initiative in Pierce County and the Jordan Binion Project is piloting a curriculum resource on mental health for use in junior and high school health class settings. All interested schools are invited to participate.

Mental Health & High School curriculum resource details and participation requirements

Training Details

Training of Teachers and Trainers July 11-13, tentative location is Tacoma
Who Teachers, school professionals, and mental health champions are welcome. This opportunity is open to all schools, initial training capacity is limited
Can’t make the July dates? That’s okay! We can work with you to arrange a 1-day Teacher Training session after July

The curriculum resource aligns well with the revised Health and Physical Education K12 Learning Standards. Our goal is to empower teachers to provide direct instruction on mental health awareness.

  • If your staff or partners want to promote this opportunity or join, we invite you to do so.
  • Please email Mandy Paradise at mandy.paradise@k12.wa.us to get further notifications of this opportunity and to participate.

 

Sign Up for a Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
Project AWARE offers no cost trainings that are in-person and open to parents, school staff, and other community members in Washington State. The all-day training teaches adults how to identify and respond to signs of mental illness and substance abuse among youth.

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