Hope, Healing and Homework: Empowering Educators in Screening for Psychosis and Navigating School Supports for Students with Psychosis
Returning to school after experiencing psychosis can be challenging and stressful for individuals and families. This 60-minute session will cover how educators can screen for psychosis and support families and elementary/middle/high school students in navigating school supports for students with psychosis. We will discuss the purpose of and strategies for approaching disclosure and review school accommodations that may be helpful for supporting the academic success of students with early psychosis and those at risk for psychosis.
Please note: This is session 1 of the 3-part Introductory Series titled Early Psychosis 101: Basics for Supporting Students. Learn more about the speakers for this session and access information about the other sessions in the series here.
This introductory-level learning series is geared toward the following school personnel from middle and high schools:
School mental health providers, such as school counselors, social workers, psychologists, and other mental health professionals (those hired by the school and those who work for a community organization and come into the school to provide school mental health services)
School nurses/school health aides, and other primary care partners working in schools
School educators, administrators, school resource officers, and mental health peer leaders