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 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 email@example.com 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.
- Interested? Contact our training coordinator Deb Drandoff at firstname.lastname@example.org or (360) 952-3396
- Learn more about Youth Mental Health First Aid on the YMHFA website