Glenn Counseling Weekly
June 01- June 05, 2020
Weekly Theme- Self-care, creating a Safety Plan
Can you believe this is the last week of school? Please take some time this summer to take care of yourself. This is very important for both your mental health and physical health. Here are some tips and advice on how to find peace and balance in life while practicing self-care.
We can't wait to see you in the next school year!
John Glenn Counseling Dept.
A Note to Parents- How to practice self- care & how to teach your children about self-care
Recorded Parent Webinar: Providing Closure for the 2019-2020 School Year
What was taught in Guidance Lessons (May 25 - May 29, 2020)
From Head to Toe
Kinder and Pre-K Astronauts learned to practice healthy habits.
2nd grade Astronauts will identify what it means to have a well-balanced life: physically, mentally, and socially.
The Very Frustrated Monster
3rd grade Astronauts identified what being frustrated means, how it affects their life on a social, mental, and emotional level.
Kinder student shared pictures of healthy and healthy food.
3rd - Frustration and calming strategies
3rd grade student shared what frustration looks like and the strategies he uses to help cope with that emotion.
Mindfulness & Social Emotional Learning @ Home
- Improves self-regulation in children.
- Helps to reduce anxiety symptoms in kids with anxiety.
- Helps them to better understand, express, and navigate their emotions, improving overall emotional wellbeing.
- Enhance children’s abilities to focus and to concentrate.
Children exposed to mindfulness practice have been found to show greater empathy, enhanced social skills, and decreased peer-rated aggression.
Mindfulness boosts self-esteem and self-compassion.
Mindfulness meditation promotes a healthy brain, boosting cognitive control, memory, and cognitive flexibility.