BC School Centred Mental Health Coalition

The British Columbia School Centred Mental Health Coalition includes members from more than 70 organizations representing government ministries and non-government organizations, service providers, research agencies and institutions, advocacy groups, professional associations and the public education system. 

The Coalition exists to advance the concept of “school connectedness” and the body of research and strategies that support the concept.

Webinar Series

Compassionate Systems Leadership

This webinar asked the question, "how will we collectively lead a return to school that promotes mental health and well-being throughout the system?" The webinar focused on the three core elements of compassionate systems leadership: personal mastery, systems thinking, and reflective conversations.

Panelists: Joanne Schroeder and Pippa Rowcliffe, UBC Human Early Learning Partnership; and David DeRosa
Moderators: Gail Markin and MIchelle Cianfrone

Webinar Recording   Slides      Quick ref handout (coming soon)
Full Report (Fragmentation to Alignment), and Report appendices.

Anchoring Resilience in Turbulent Times

This webinar  created opportunities for dialogue about how we can move from reacting to reframing resistance to manifesting resilience. Together, we can plan for the next stage of our journey.   

Facilitator: Connie Easton, Coordinator Mental Health, SEL and Counselling, SD38 Richmond

Webinar Recording             Slides              Discussion-notes

Staff Wellbeing: We All Have a Role to Play 

Staff wellbeing is a shared responsibility between employees and the school district that employs them. In this webinar we explored how we can improve the wellbeing of the adults in schools through individual, collaborative and systemic actions.  Hear from districts across BC. 

Facilitator:  Charlie Naylor, Educational Consultant 

Webinar Recording            Slides                      Resource List


To enquire about joining the Coalition, please email us: bcscmhc@hotmail.com

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