When we first heard about the concept of Mental First Aid last year we were taken with it. Why not? It’s obvious when you think about it. We have learned to take on basic casualty care to help provide an interim support for physically injured people. It’s common sense. Why wouldn’t you have a basic approach for mental health care so that you can provide some temporay but effective support for someone who is mentally not well. We intend to explore this further and the programme will have training specific to adolescents. It’s worth the effort.
is a site to help goal setting . Their model SMART goal setting model is quite useful:
S – specific, significant, stretching
M – measurable, meaningful, motivational
A – agreed upon, attainable, achievable, acceptable, action-oriented
R – realistic, relevant, reasonable, rewarding, results-oriented
T – time-based, timely, tangible, trackable
The site has a wealth of resources related to project management and achievement.
Under Year 9 on the right, in the grey column, is the Log in. You need to log in there with username and password first. Then go to Dashboard or New Post. You can edit posts by using the edit command at the bottom of each post. Have fun.
I think that we can use Advocacy as a way to join all the different parts of well-being togther. We have found out many issues, so now let’s have a go at using a tool to make a move on some of these. We can not do it all, but we could see to what extent advocacy makes a difference. Perhaps a year level?
Lots of Cathy's students are off blogging all over the place. "Live and kicking" seems to be popular!!
I am still dealing with the IT world and now I can get Blogged and still not know what is happening!!!!!GB
Cathy is trying to teach us all about blogging. She's looking after our IT wellbeing.