In the first video, Dr. Stacy Frazier presents some developmental considerations to working with teens. She then walks through some tips and guidelines to help facilitate difficult conversations about difficult emotions, trauma, loss, and other challenging topics based on strategies taught in Mental Health First Aid. For the slides presented in the first video, click here.
Mental Health First Aid
Slides for the second video are available here, along with an abbreviated guide to Mental Health First Aid Do’s and Don’ts! For more insight into what students may be struggling with day to day, read this article on What Kids Wish Their Teachers Knew, or watch this video, Dear Teacher.