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Seasonal Affective Disorder: Responding to the Winter Blues in the Classroom
Collaborating TTC: New England MHTTC
January 13, 2020

School Mental Health Initiative: Childhood Trauma Learning Collaborative (C-TLC)
 


Mental Health Resources for New England Educators: The C-TLC is a part of the New England Mental Health Technology Transfer Center’s (MHTTC) School Mental Health Initiative. The C-TLC  is designed to strengthen mental health supports that address the needs of children who have experienced/are at risk of experiencing significant trauma. The School Mental Health Initiative, which includes collaborations with Harvard University and C4 Innovations, provides training and technical assistance to school-based mental health professionals in the six states that are a part of the Region 1 grouping for activities: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Our aim is to enhance school culture and prepare school personnel to improve the mental health of school-aged children in the New England region.

 

C-TLC Toolkit Resource: Released December 2019
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD): Responding to the Winter Blues in the Classroom
This toolkit is designed to provide educators in Region 1 and beyond with practical advice for preventing, recognizing the symptoms of, and addressing Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) in the school building and community.  

    

Authors


Christine Mason, Ph.D.
Program Director, Childhood-Trauma Learning Collaborative
New England MHTTC

 

Martha Staeheli, Ph.D.
Director, School Mental Health Supplement Initiative

Yale Program for Recovery and Community Health

 

Dana Asby, M.A., M.Ed.
Director of Innovation and Research Support
Center for Educational Improvement

 

Didi Dunin, M.A.
Intern
Center for Educational Improvement