Provides a unifying framework for schools, families, and communities to understand, select, and organize their learning supports (i.e., strategies, programs, and practices used to create conditions to enhance learning).
Presents a video, created by the Elk Grove Unified School District, on the experience and successes of schools under Project GROW, an Elementary and Secondary School Counseling Grant program. The program uses a multi-tiered approach to address behavioral issues and provide developmentally appropriate interventions to students so that they can develop the skills to succeed in the instructional environment.
Focusing on reintegration in the 2021-22 school year to ensure the success of students and staff upon return to full in-person instruction, the Pasadena United School District (PUSD), a Mental Health Service Professional grantee in California, developed an enhanced version of their curriculum that included visual arts, mental health, and academics.
Join the CCSC on Tuesday, February 28, 2023 for a full day virtual conference titled, The Power of Relationships in Supporting Positive School Climates.
Registration details coming soon!
Announcing our keynote speaker: Jaleel Howard, co-author of the book No More Teaching Without Positive Relationships.
Session topics will include:
Schools as Centers of Wellness
Culturally Responsive Pedagogy
Individual and Collective Well-
Describes targeted technical assistance provided by the National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC), in collaboration with the Ventura County Office of Education (VCOE), to promote cultural and linguistic competence among school district staff serving Hispanic migrant children and their families.
Pitt’s University Counseling Center partnered with Togetherall to provide students with free peer support for mental health. The online platform is anonymous and monitored by licensed mental health practitioners. Students can share their feelings and experiences with a community of more than 4.6 million users and connect either in groups or one-on-one chats.
Tammy Smith-Hinchey, Nurse Coordinator with the St. Joseph School District (SJSD) in Missouri, wants to see the district educate students and families on coping mechanisms for opioid use, and focus on providing mental healthcare in the schools and community.
The University of Iowa is turning its student union hotel into a mental health center. North Carolina’s state colleges are expanding mental health and crisis services with about $8 million from Gov. Ray Cooper. Florida State University created a new course to train faculty and staff to spot and help students battling trauma. Community colleges are stepping up, too.
School district administrators, teachers and school board members are always looking for ways to support the children who attend local schools. School districts around the region received a Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) Mental Health and Safety grant to assist in taking care of tomorrow’s leaders.