Mental Health Issues: A Guide for Teachers

Course Available
2 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for DoDEA Participants Only

This course will allow participants to gain a deeper understanding of emotional/mental health issues impacting students. Participants will read 4 non-fiction texts. The group will also discuss other texts as resources to use in increasing awareness of mental health concerns for both teachers and students at school throughout the course of the school year. They will discuss the books with a Professional Learning Team and make connections to their lives and their teaching, with a focus on supporting students and teachers. A final reflection project and methods to increase well-being at school will be submitted to the instructor at the end of the course.

Course Details

Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for Lakenheath High School Educators.

Course Options

Course Date Units Price
EDC-X759W – 001 05 Oct 202324 May 2024 2 $158

Mental Health Issues: A Guide for Teachers

05 Oct 202324 May 2024
Credit Validation

Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.

Enrollment Open Through: May 1, 2024 (11:59pm PT)

What You Will Learn

  • Learn Mental Health diagnoses and ways these can impact students and their learning
  • Understand ways to help introverted students in their classrooms
  • Learn and understand ways anxiety and self-harm are negatively impacting our students and ways to help


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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

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Many receiving institutions may accept credits towards degree programs, giving you a head start in earning a graduate degree.