Mid-America School Mental Health Provider Learning Community

Mid-America School Mental Health Provider Learning Community


Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. See below for upcoming deadlines. Apply Here


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School mental health providers can strengthen their skills and grow their network through the Mid-America MHTTC School Mental Health Provider Learning Community.  

This program is designed for community-based mental health providers providing services in schools and school-based mental health providers such as school psychologists, school counselors, school social workers, and board-certified behavior analysts. Participants will meet bi-monthly for virtual learning sessions focused on technical assistance, coaching, and network building.  


During learning community sessions, participants will partake in candid conversations and presentations on topics including:  

  • Comprehensive systems to support school mental health 
  • Strategies to engage and participate in school teams  
  • Information-sharing methods 
  • Approaches to managing school crises 


This regional peer learning community is focused on comprehensive service delivery in the school-based setting and will guide providers integrate into school settings and address school mental health from a multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) framework.


Participation Benefits

  • Participate in technical assistance/training sessions from MHTTC team to support your individual and team’s unique school mental health priorities and quality improvement goals 
  • Learning Community teams will receive training, coaching and technical assistance by MHTTC team members representing various content areas in, including specific challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Engage in peer networking opportunities within the Learning Community 



Registrants must be individuals providing mental health services and supports in schools from one of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Region 7 states: Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska.

Registrants can be an individual or a team of 2 to 6 members. If registering as a team, this may include school mental health providers from a community-based organization or a school-based team of individuals providing mental health support in a school building.


2022-2023 Meetings

This learning community will convene 9-10 a.m. on the third Friday of every other month beginning in September.

There will be a 30-minute introductory call for this learning community on September 16, 2022 at 9:00 AM (CT). Following that initial call, this learning community will convene 9-10 a.m. (CT) on the third Friday of every other month beginning in October.


Application Deadlines

  • September 16, 2022 - (September 15)
  • October 21, 2022 (October 17)
  • December 16, 2022 (December 12)
  • February 17, 2023 (February 13)
  • April 21, 2023 (April 17)
  • June 16, 2023 (June 12)


Questions? Email [email protected]