Miltner Consulting: Mental Health and Academic Performance
Returning to the Classroom
Policy Analysis for California Education reports “Well-thought-out, concise surveys about students’ well-being should be a part of all schools’ reopening plans”.
Amy Cranston, executive director for the Social Emotional Learning Alliance for California states that students need time to reconnect with friends, daily check-ins with teachers, more counselors hired, activities such as mindfulness offered and more. “Students who are lagging behind will not be able to progress academically until they feel good about themselves and connected to school”. Read more here- https://edsource.org/2021/why-mental-health-is-the-key-to-dealing-with-learning-loss/653087
If your child is unwilling to engage with school or peers, has fallen into a deep depression, gaming all the time, or turned to substance use- please give me a call to create a positive path forward.