Provides a wealth of handbooks, newsletters, briefs, tutorials, and tools to assist through the twists and turns of program evaluation. Includes information for planning, data collection and analysis, and strategies to share results.
Provides an introduction to S.M.A.R.T. objectives, a guide to developing measurable goals. Provides a description of each of the 5 elements of S.M.A.R.T. objectives: goals should be Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time oriented. Provides a link to a worksheet and worksheet example.
Presents tools and information on hosting national prevention week in a community or school. The purpose of hosting the event is to increases public awareness of, and action around, substance abuse and mental health issues.
Provides evidence-based and best practice information for behavioral health practitioners and administrators working with people who have experienced trauma. Part one features a practical guide for the provision of behavioral health services, with key definitions, an overview of trauma's impact, screening and assessment, clinical issues across services, and trauma specific services.
A new online program at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse [UW-L] aims to help address Wisconsin’s extreme shortage of school psychologists.
Working with the Wisconsin State Department of Public Instruction (DPI) and the U.S.
Cal State Long Beach this semester became the first in the Cal State University system to have a mobile crisis unit with mental health professionals responding to mental health emergencies in place of campus police.
In April, six Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) participating in ATD’s Serving Native American Students with Holistic Student Supports project convened in North Dakota to share advancements in student support and to develop plans that continue building on their accomplishments. The cohort of six colleges were gathering in person for the first time since DREAM 2020, and excitement throughout the event was palpable.
Studies abound about the state of mental health and college students. Citing some measure of sadness, anxiety, feelings of burnout, or use of unhealthy coping skills, these studies say the same thing: College students are struggling. Leaders in Washington are starting to listen. The Biden administration recently called on colleges to use federal COVID relief funding to add mental health support for students.