mental health Archives - Page 5 of 6 - Education Matters Magazine

At breaking point?

With one in three school leaders generating a red flag when it comes to their mental health, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, Philip Riley, from the Institute for Positive Psychology and Education at Australian Catholic University, discusses how principals can identify if they fall into the high-risk category.

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Active modalities to support mental health

Combining cognitive behavioural therapy with therapeutic physical activities and exercises, the MAT Life Skills Program aims to engage students and create a space where they can learn about self-awareness, self-management, social-awareness and respectful relationships.

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Managing students’ mental health

As Year 12 students around the nation begin preparations for their final school exams, stress levels can be high, but as relationship service provider Interrelate explains, there are a variety of techniques teachers can use to help assist with the mental health of their students.

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Study links mental health to school performance

Poor attendance and engagement, greater absences from school and more likelihood of self-harm a some of the effects of mental disorders on Australia’s school students, according to a national survey led by The University of Western Australia. Read more