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Mental Health Literacy

Helps Your Community

  • Navigate Difficult Transitions of School and Life

  • Communicate empathetically about emotionally charged topics

  • Foster Mental Health and Create Positive Outcomes

Course Outline

Foundations of Health and Wellness

  1. Health and Wellness Models 
  2. Nature, Nurture and Epigenetics 
  3. Resilience
  4. Growth Mindset 


Brain Science 101

  1. About Brain Development
  2. Brain Pathways
  3. Pruning and Paving
  4. Neurotransmitters and Hormones
  5. The Three R's


The Resilient Mindset Model

  1. The Two Brain Systems
  2. About The Resilient Mindset Model
  3. Dan Siegel’s Brain Model
  4. Resilience and the Four S’s
  5. R.E.A.C.T.S.
  6. Mindfulness


Brain-Based Leadership

  1. Leadership Styles
  2. Scaffolding
  3. Scripting
  4. Growth Mindset
  5. The Resilience Formula


Mental Health Literacy

  1. The Importance of Mental Health Literacy
  2. Prevention
  3. Risk Factors and Protective Factors
  4. Trauma
  5. Coping Behaviors
  6. Screening and Early Intervention
  7. Treatment and Recovery


About the Instructor

Founder of Pathways to Empower

Dr. Donna Volpitta

Always an educator, Dr. Volpitta loves finding ways to translate neuroscience so that people can apply it to their own lives. Her work is grounded in the latest research in neurology, psychology, and education. She is the co-author of The Resilience Formula, author of Neuroworld, co-creator of the Nametags Education Program, and is a sought-after speaker. A former classroom teacher (and mother of 4 adolescents!) with experience in both general and special education, Donna holds a doctoral degree in Learning Dis/Abilities from Teachers College, Columbia University.

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