This session is designed for local education agencies/school districts engaged in school mental health initiatives who want to gain an understanding of effective sustainability tools, resources, and practices. It is ideal for those with a role in planning for the longevity of school mental health services through implementation of systems and policies. This is an opportunity to consider how to apply sustainability tools and practices within your school or district, including in collaboration with teams/partners. The information will be relevant to state education agency teams.
Participants who join this session will be able to:
- Identify key concepts and considerations for ensuring that core elements school mental health initiatives are secure for the long term.
- Apply tools and resources to guide sustainability planning and implementation practices.
- Engage key partners and stakeholders in the sustainability process.
How do we make sure the progress we’ve made in supporting student wellness continues? Is the impact of our school mental health initiative going to be available to our students in the future? What can we do to secure school mental health supports for the long term? This topical learning forum is dedicated to building capacity of school and district teams invested in building long-lasting practices and policies that promote school and student mental health. In this virtual learning session, you will learn about effective sustainability practices, including strategies and tools designed to support an intentional approach to developing change that lasts.