Class Summary - Today you will be asked to complete activities based on the website walkinourshoes.org The activities deal with hearing personal stories from people with different mental illness, learning what mental illness actually is and doing a little self check on what makes each of us special. The site includes 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. Use the website walkinourshoes.org and the google doc https://drive.google.com/file/d/1HUwGUa67ptNGMgbc9QTyn0prLMuBqs-g/view?usp=sharing for today's assignment. As usual please make a copy and title it YOUR NAME 4/15 Walk In Your Shoes and reshare it back with me when you are finished.
Homework - Complete 4/15 walk in our shoes google doc.
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 identify characteristics that make them special. (Standard 1 Core Concepts)