SCHOOL-BASED MENTAL HEALTH

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The Great Lakes MHTTC's School-Based Mental Health program supports mental health services and supports in schools for our region through training and technical assistance around implementation and best practices. 

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Connect with our school mental health program manager to learn more about who we are and what we do:

Sarah Parker McMinn, MSW, LCSW: sarah.mcminn@wisc.edu

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MHTTC's Implementing Change: Great LakesThe Great Lakes MHTTC works to be change leaders in advancing school-based mental health. Check out one example in our featured story in MHTTC's Implementing Change! 

Always and NowThe MHTTC Network hosted an 8-part training series using the National School Mental Health Best Practices: Implementation Guidance Modules for States, Districts, and Schools. This resource was developed by the MHTTC Network in partnership with the National Center for School Mental Health (NCSMH) and aims to help states, districts and schools advance comprehensive school mental health and engage in a planning process for implementation.  

Best Practices ModulesTo access the Implementation Guidance Modules, click here.

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Check out our recorded webinar series: What Teachers Should Know about ADHD: Supporting Diverse Students & Families! View the recordings here: Part 1 & Part 2

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood. Without early identification, treatment and support, children with ADHD can have significant impairments in school, home, and other aspects of life including interpersonal and social skills. For children from racial and ethnic minority groups with ADHD, barriers to ADHD diagnosis and treatment can place them at greater risk of poor health and educational outcomes than their white peers. Teachers play a critical role in understanding these disparities and the impact of ADHD on learning and academic performance of all children.

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Calling all PARENTS, CAREGIVERS, and other adults interested in learning more about supporting youth mental health. Check out our recent recorded webinars specifically for you! 

Parenting Tips for ADHD: How to Unleash Your Child's Superpowers

More than Sad: Suicide Prevention for Parents

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Check out our recorded webinar series on how educators can continue to support student connection and sense of belonging across all learning platforms: Staying Connected with Students and Youth During COVID-19. View the 4-part recorded sessions here: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, & Part 4.

Classroom WISE

 

The MHTTC Network is pleased to announce that the new school mental health training package, Classroom WISE (Well-Being Information and Strategies for Educators), is now available!

The 3-part training package was informed by and co-developed with educators from across the nation. These resources

  • present concrete, universal approaches to promoting student mental health and creating safe and supportive classroom environments,
  • describe student behaviors that may indicate a mental health concern, and
  • provide specific skills and strategies to engage and support students with mental health concerns.

For more detailed information and access to the Classroom WISE online course, video library, and resource collection, please visit our Classroom WISE website: www.classroomwise.org.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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Tired, Wired, Mired And Inspired: Strategies For Preventing Burnout and Compassion Fatigue

The Great Lakes MHTTC offers this training in partnership with IABH for behavioral health

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