Social/Emotional (Character Education/Bullying Prevention) - Mind Matters (GR 6-8)

by  Byrnes Health Education

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Mind Matters is an important program for middle, adolescent (middle school) students who are beginning to become more aware and in control of their emotions. It is the perfect time of development for a discussion on what emotions are, how they are unique to each individual person in their unique situation, and how they can be used to help navigate social situations to have the most positive outcomes possible. Emphasis will be placed on the four steps to emotional intelligence including self awareness, social awareness, self management, and relationship management.

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About This Program


By Request: $350.00

Pricing - $350 per program for 1-50 students; $600 per program for 51-100 students

A tiered pricing system is utilized based on the number of program participants which will be discussed at the time of scheduling.

**Please provide approximately 4 weeks' notice when scheduling.


One 45 minute session

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 6, 7, 8, Homeschool/Family

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Primary Disciplines

Health/Physical Education, Social and Emotional Learning( SEL) Emotional Intelligence

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

A fee of 25% will be charged to sites that cancel with 15-3 days notice.
A full 100% fee will be charged to sites that cancel with less than 48 hours notice.
No fee will be charged to programs cancelled due to natural causes (weather, etc.)

About This Provider

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Byrnes Health Education

York, PA
United States

Located in south central Pennsylvania, Byrnes Health Education (BHE) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that remains dedicated to the mission of educating and inspiring people of all ages to make healthy choices since 1995.

We are proud to offer a variety of preventive health education programs to students (grades PreK-12) and adults (workplace, parents, teachers). Those local to our area can experience our "in-person" programs either here at our center or at their location. Additionally, now thanks to technology, participants outside of our "in-person" reach can experience our "live-virtual" webcast programs during which a BHE health educator streams live from one of our five teaching theaters, Participants in all programs are presented vital health content while being engaged through interactive visuals, props, exhibits, activities, and experiments,

Program subject areas include Social/Emotional (character education/bullying prevention), substance abuse prevention, general health, human development, nutrition & fitness, oral health, and safety & disease prevention. All program content is based on factual scientific information, and guided and mapped to state and national health education standards (as well as those in several Canadian providences).

We are passionate about health education and thrilled to be partnering with you to share in that passion!

Lydia Seifert, Director of Education Services
717-848-3064 ext 267

Program Details


1. Emotional Intelligence (EI) Definition
2. Benfits to EI for students
3. All emotions are good emotions
4. Nervous System: neural pathway for emotions and plasticity
5. 4 Steps to Emotional Intelligence: self/social awareness, and self/relationship management
6. R.U.L.E.R. Acroynm
7. Anchor Tools: mood meter, best-self, conduct contract, blueprint


At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
1. Understand emotional intelligence and its benefits to overall health and wellness
2. List the four steps to build emotional intelligence: self-awareness, self-management, social awareness relationship management
3. Identify ways to use the steps of emotional intelligence, to increase success as a student in a variety of social situations

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Standard 1 Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
Standard 2 Students will analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behaviors.
Standard 4 Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks.
Standard 5 Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.
Standard 6 Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting skills to enhance health.
Standard 7 Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.

State Standards

Pennsylvania Health, Safety, & Physical Education
Grade 9
10.1.6 B, D, E
10.2.6 A, D, E
10.3.6 C