Raising the Bar: Mental Health [video] Print or save as PDF

The OurSCHOOL survey provides you with insight into student voice that enables you to address mental health issues of your school.

This video provides an overview of the common mental illnesses among Canadian children and youth, and highlights the leading indicators in the OurSCHOOL survey that directly inform you of your school’s mental health climate.

Chris Friesen, principal at Woodstock Collegiate Institute, discusses some best practices from the field that will help your school to design and implement mental health improvement strategies.




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What are some of the key mental health terms a school should know?


What are the most common mental illnesses among Canadian children and youth?


How can I use my OurSCHOOL survey data to help structure a school based mental health program?


Why is student engagement an indicator of mental health?


Which other OurSCHOOL survey measures indirectly relate to mental health?


Altogether, which OurSCHOOL survey measures relate to mental health?


What report should I start with to examine my school's data?


How can the OurSCHOOL survey help my school to determine which areas to celebrate and which areas to adjust?


How can the OurSCHOOL survey benefit my school in addressing mental health issues?


What are some examples of school based mental health strategies that use OurSCHOOL data?


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