P.A.W.S. In-School Programs
We are lucky to have P.A.W.S located in the school. As part of their mandate as a Mental Health Capacity Building project, P.A.W.S. sponsors many child-, family- and community-focused projects. The following are in-school programs presented by P.A.W.S. as part of the Health Programs.
Kindergarten – Kimochis
Helping children and families learn to manage big feelings.
Grade 1 – Incredible Flexible You Volume 2
Social Thinking Curriculum – learning how we fit with others and how others fit with us to improve our social interactions (Part 2)
Be Safe – Personal Safety program for children with a focus on preventing the sexual abuse of children
Grade 2 – Zones of Regulation
Zones of Regulation – A self-regulation and emotional control program to help students recognize and communicate how they are feeling safely and effectively (strategies to assist movement from one zone to another)A self-regulation and emotional control program to help students recognize and communicate how they are feeling safely and effectively (strategies to assist movement from one zone to another)
Grade 3 – Superflex
A Superhero Social Thinking Curriculum that increases students’ knowledge of social expectations, awareness of their own behavior and how to modify their behaviors with Superflexible strategies
Grade 4 – The Paths Program
A social-emotional learning curriculum
Grade 5 – Kids Have Stress Too
Identifying and Managing Stress
Grade 6 – Developing a Growth Mindset
Building skills around grit and perseverance
Grade 7/8 – The Fourth R: Healthy Relationships
A small groups program to promote healthy relationships and positive mental health
Grade 9 – Resilience: Increasing Protective Factors
Using artwork to build self-esteem & self-awareness, & develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Focusing on mental health literacy with CALM class.