SHIELD has developed a nine-part series on supporting Mental Health in Schools. Sessions may be taken in any order.
The following recordings are now open:
School Re-entry: Supporting Children’s Behavioral and Mental Health Needs (Topics on Safe and Supportive Schools & 5 Essential Elements—Challenges following pandemic in creating safe and supportive schools)
The Impact of Trauma on the Body, Brain, and Behavior (Topics on neurological effects of experiencing trauma, How trauma translates to behavior, and how to regulate your response and yourself with staff or students in distress)
The MTSS Framework and Comprehensive School Mental Health Systems (What does a comprehensive School Mental Health System Look Like? As well as an introduction of the MTSS Version with SEL and Mental Health)
Cultivating Regulation and Resilience Amid Ongoing Uncertainties and Inequities (Topics on examining school health professional’s ability and readiness to be a trusted adult for students with mental health needs and demystifying Equity, and learning what it means for Mental Health in Schools)
Experiences of Youth with Behavioral and Emotional Needs in Massachusetts: Stories from the Mental Health Advocacy Program for Kids (MHAP for Kids) (The impact of trauma on the school experience and The trajectory after entry into the mental health system)
Audience: This is a multi-disciplinary program relevant to all School Health Professionals.
Presenters: Faculty from Boston University School of Public Health, School of Medicine, and Tufts University, the BRYT Program (Bridge for Resilient Youth in Transition), and many more
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