School Re-entry: Supporting Children’s Behavioral and Mental Health Needs

September 22, 2021

Do you feel prepared to meet the mental and behavioral health needs of your students as we enter another year affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic?

The stresses, financial difficulties, loss of life, and disruption to daily life experienced by the population during the pandemic have brought forth an array of mental health concerns that School Health Professionals (SHPs) will encounter as they return to school.  This and subsequent sessions in the series will deliver vital information and tools to SHPs, better preparing them to address the mental and behavioral health concerns of their individual students and whole school community.

Target Audience

School Nurses, School Psychologists, Adjustment Counselors, Anyone interested in School Mental Health

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the challenges in fostering a safe and supportive school environment posed by the COVID-19 Pandemic.
  2. Explain what the data is telling us about the experiences of children and youth during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
  3. Describe two universal strategies to promote resilience amongst students 
  4. Apply one communication strategy designed to prompt information gathering and support mental and behavioral health in a school setting.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 ANCC
    Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
  • 2.00 Participation
Course opens: 
09/10/2021
Course expires: 
06/30/2022
Event starts: 
09/22/2021 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
09/22/2021 - 3:00pm
Cost:
$30.00

Please enroll to register for Zoom. The program is as follows:

TopicTime
Welcome1:00 - 1:05 PM

Examining the school environment

Safe Supportive Schools

Summary of what the data tells us.

1:05-1:35 PM
Breakout Activity1:35 - 1:45 PM
Universal prevention and general programs 1:45-2:05 PM
Break2:05-2:10 PM
Strategies & Breakout Activity2:10-2:50 PM
Summary and Wrap up2:50- 3:00 PM

 

Zoom
United States

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Laura Rogers

Laura Rogers, Ed. D

Senior Lecturer Emerita at Tufts University

Erin Sivak, MSN, BSN, RN

Nurse Educator

SHIELD

 

Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this enduring material of 2.00 contact hours none of which are eligible for pharmacology credit. 

Available Credit

  • 2.00 ANCC
    Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
  • 2.00 Participation

Price

Cost:
$30.00
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Disclosure

THIS CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM IS INTENDED SOLELY FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES FOR QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS. IN NO EVENT SHALL BOSTON UNIVERSITY BE LIABLE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN IN RELIANCE ON THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE PROGRAM. IN NO EVENT SHOULD THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE PROGRAM BE USED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL CARE.  NO PHYSICIAN-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP IS BEING ESTABLISHED. IN NO EVENT SHOULD INFORMATION IN THE MATERIALS REGARDING LAWS, REGULATIONS, OR LEGAL LIABILITY BE CONSIDERED LEGAL ADVICE OR USED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR CONSULTING WITH AN ATTORNEY.


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