Tag: Mental Illness

Read: Enhancing Children’s Mental Health Through Social Emotional Learning Processes

Read this issue brief from the smart folks at the University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development that ties our work in children’s mental health with youth work in out-of-school-time (OST)! “… SEL is about more than just improving academic achievement—it is also a…

Watch: Mental Health: Yours, Mine, and Ours, by Cari Michaels MPH for UMN Extension Center

What does mental health mean to you? Adult youth workers need to be emotionally secure and stable enough to behave responsively under stress in order to be most effective in our practice. However, a public health lens helps us identify that being stable, or being mental…

Trauma Informed Care Values = Youth Worker Values

I’m so excited to share that I’ve received permission from CJ to use these slides in my upcoming e-learning module for the Hubert Humphrey School of Public Policy on Values-Based Youth Worker Management! Check out his slides on the Guiding Values of Trauma Informed…