This is the opening session for Healing School Communities: Shifting the Dominant Paradigm to Center Student Wellness, a Community of Practice intended for students, families, educators and school mental health professionals who are navigating the ongoing impact of racial violence in all forms on student mental health. This Community of Practice session will offer opportunities for participants to:
- Name and examine the organizational structures that lead to Racial Violence within School Communities.
- Explore the various mental health implications of racial violence on school ecosystems.
- Identify and elevate community strengths, wisdom and voice as effective strategies for healing and place them at the center in supporting mental health.
- Become familiar with resources and tools to address the detrimental effects of racial violence in schools, that further build protective factors, power and agency.
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NOTE: This session is part of a Community of Practice running from February 8, 2022 to March 22, 2022. For more information about the other sessions in this Community of Practice, please click here.
- Central East MHTTC - Reimagining Wellness: Preventing Suicide Among Black Boys
- Central East MHTTC - Saving Young Black Lives: Reversing Suicide Trends
- Racial Equity and Cultural Diversity Resource Collection
- Responding to COVID-19 - Mental Health Disparities
- Responding to COVID-19 - School Mental Health
- A Letter to My Nephew by James Baldwin
- A Talk to Teachers by James Baldwin
- Brandon Santiago - Brown vs. Board of Education
- Educating for Insurgency by Jay Gillen
- K-12 Healing Toolkit for Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention
- Radical Education for Excluded Communities