Classroom WISE

Classroom WISE – Training for Teachers

Mar 19, 2024 | Learning Opportunities

Classroom WISE is a FREE 3-part training package that assists K-12 educators and school staff in supporting the mental health of students in the classroom. Developed by the Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) Network in partnership with the National Center for School Mental Health, this package offers evidence-based strategies and skills to engage and support students experiencing adversity and distress.

In addition to a free online course on mental health literacy for educators and school staff, a video library and resource collection are also available!

Classroom WISE is a 3-part training package that includes a FREE self-paced online course, video library featuring practicing teachers and students, comprehensive resource collection and website for K-12 educators on mental health literacy.

The Classroom WISE online course begins with a brief introduction video on why this work is important and why teachers matter in supporting the well-being of students. The course then proceeds with six modules covering the following:

Promoting the Mental Health and Well-Being of Students

  • Creating safe and supportive classrooms
  • Teaching mental health literacy and reducing stigma
  • Fostering social emotional competencies and well-being

Understanding and Supporting Students Experiencing Adversity and Distress

  • Understanding and supporting students experiencing adversity
  • The impact of trauma and adversity on learning behavior
  • Classroom strategies to support students

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