This document contains six lesson plans. The first lesson plan is designed to introduce the principles of mindfulness and stress management through music listening and mandala free drawing activities. The second lesson plan addresses stress management in the workplace through the introduction of the Freeze Frame method. The third lesson plan is designed to teach stress management through the principle of gratitude. The fourth lesson introduces the mind-body connection and principles of self-care through self-assessment of behavior. The fifth lesson plan is designed to discuss issues of mental illness and to provide resources to address mental health concerns. The sixth lesson plan addresses time management skills and the implementation of SMART goals to improve academic success.
The content is intended for high school or college-aged students and health care professionals.
Each lesson plan has a topic overview, time and format information, Healthy People 2020 Objectives, National Health Education Standards information, learning objectives, key concepts and terms, materials needed, and teaching steps.
This material was developed by Plymouth State University students as a part of their coursework for Promoting Health Across the Lifespan, in fall 2016 with Dr. Barbara McCahan.
1. THE ARTIST WITHIN: Hope Larson (CC BY-NC)
Lesson Plan p. 1
2. #FREEZEFRAMEMOMENT: Jessica Walsh (CC BY-NC)
Lesson Plan p. 6
3. GRATITUDE IS THE ATTITUDE: Ashley Valme (CC BY-NC)
Lesson Plan p. 13
PowerPoint Slides p. 18
4. MIND BODY CONNECTIONS FOR HEALTH: Jamie Carpenter (CC BY-NC)
Lesson Plan p. 32
PowerPoint Slides p. 40
5. SEEKING HELP FOR MENTAL HEALTH: Mikaela Malone (CC BY-NC)
Lesson Plan p. 60
6. BUILDING SMART GOALS FOR TIME MANAGEMENT: Alexandra Ambrosino (CC BY-NC)
Lesson Plan p. 68
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