The ReachOut Teachers Network provides teachers and professionals working with young people in a school environment with free access to curriculum resources and lesson ideas on youth mental health and a range of other issues that may impact on the wellbeing of young people.
Access ReachOut Teachers Network at www.Teachers.ReachOutPro.com.au
The site has a number of sections which you can read about below.
Teaching and learning resources
The teaching resources section provides easy access to a range of quality curriculum resources that have been developed by the ReachOut Teachers Network in conjunction with development partners to support the teaching of mental health issues and resilience in schools. These resources are mapped to state and territory curriculum and are available for download free of charge.
This section contains easily accessible lesson ideas that explore concepts linked to promoting positive mental health and wellbeing for your students. These activities can be incorporated into existing units of work or can be used in pastoral care sessions or other extracurricular programs.
Professional development - any time, any where
The ReachOut Teachers Network is an accredited professional development provider and has developed and delivered a range of training sessions at schools and conferences throughout Australia. In this section of the website you will find the latest research on issues in the youth mental health field, hints and tips for teachers on youth mental health issues you might come across in your schools and conversations about youth mental health that are taking place in the public arena.
The site also has professional development online webinars that you can view any time, any place free of charge to improve your understanding of mental health issues and to upskill yourself in promoting mental health for students in your classrooms.
ReachOut Teachers Network also contains the latest information about the various mental health disorders
that may impact on the mental health and wellbeing of young people.