KS3-4: Technology and mental health

Suitable for 11-18-year olds (secondary, middle and high schools), this article and accompanying activity sheet can be used in the classroom, in science clubs and at home.

This resource links to KS3 Biology, health; PSHE and KS4 Psychology, but is also internationally relevant.

It can also be used as a careers resource and links to Gatsby Benchmarks:
Gatsby Benchmark 2: Learning from career and labour market information
Gatsby Benchmark 4: Linking curriculum learning to careers

The article includes a summary of a mental health research project, an interview with the clinical psychologist Dr Christine Wekerle and an overview of clinical psychology i.e. what is it and how do you become a clinical psychologist?

The activity sheet includes discussion points - eight questions the students can answer in groups or individually - and ideas for activities that are relevant to psychology.

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Created: Jun 17, 2019

Updated: Jul 8, 2019

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