Teaching Elementary School Health Education/Mental and Emotional Health/Social-Emotional Environment and Health Status

A positive social-emotional environment exists when a person receives plenty of social-emotional boosters. Creating a positive social-emotional environment is important. Click on the following link for a lesson over creating a positive social-emotional classroom. Peacable Classroom Here are the ten ways that a positive social-emotional environment improves health status:

  • Improves self respect
  • Provides support for responsible behavior
  • Provides the support and encouragement you need to take calculated risks
  • Allows you to correct mistakes, forgive yourself and move on
  • Helps you to be resilient
  • Reduces Stress
  • Helps to prevent and relieve depression