Class Summary - Today in class, students were to continue working with the website walkinourshoes.org Today's portion of the website dealt with learning about common mental illnesses that high school students might be challenged with, learning myths and facts dealing with mental illness and learning what students can do if they are worried about themselves or someone else who is struggling.
Homework - Complete walkinourshoes work packet Day 2 (In class)
Objectives - Students will understand key characteristics of mental illness (Standard 1 Core Concepts) Students will understand stigma associated with mental illness (Standard 1 Core Concepts) Students will understand the perspective of a person with mental illness and the hurt that comes from unkind responses (Standard 1 Core Concepts) Students will learn about responses that are helpful to someone struggling with a mental health challenge (Standard 4 Interpersonal Communication) Students will understand how people with mental health issues deal with challenges in a positive way. (Standard 1 Core Concepts) Students will understand that there are different types of mental illnesses. (Standard 1 Core Concepts) Students will be able to distinguish myths from facts about mental illness. (Standard 1 Core Concepts)