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Application period open for 2021-2022 school crisis planning learning community

Publication Date: Jul 01, 2021

Editors' Note: This story ran in our July newsletter, published July 1.


Districts and/or building level crisis teams are invited to apply by 5 p.m. Friday, July 23 to participate in our 2021-2022 Mid-America Crisis Planning Learning Community, which will focus on assessing current crisis response plans and implementing best practices in school crisis prevention and intervention efforts.


Teams selected to participate in the learning community will work toward the common mission of meeting student and staff mental health needs during crises and adopting policies and procedures to mitigate the crisis experience and facilitate evidence-based responses.


Participation benefits include:

  • Technical assistance/training sessions from the MHTTC team to support your team’s unique school crisis prevention and intervention priorities and improvement goals
  • Training, coaching and technical assistance by MHTTC team members representing various content areas in and related to evidence-based school crisis planning, and peer networking opportunities within the learning community, including:
    • Virtual learning sessions focused on best practices in school crisis prevention and intervention. 
    • Targeted technical assistance via phone/videoconference from school mental health experts
    • Participation in a Learning Community Listserv to facilitate cross-team communication and resource-sharing


To learn more and apply, visit the web page here. Download the flyer here.