School Mental Health

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Summer 2019 - Training opportunities are listed below.


Supplemental funding was awarded to the MHTTC to provide training and technical assistance to teachers and school staff regarding mental health services for students. These trainings will:

  • Enhance understanding of the importance of mental health service provision in schools
  • Develop capacity for school staff to recognize and identify mental health concerns in students 
  • Provide training in best models of school-based mental health services
  • Inform about resources and linking, as needed, to community-based services

The Northeast Caribbean MHTTC is partnering with the University of Maryland, Center for School Mental Health to facilitate online assessments to determine areas of strength and needed growth that can contribute to the development of a strategic quality improvement plan for a state, district, or school regarding their capacity to address the mental health needs of students. If you are interested in having your state, district, or school assessed please contact the MHTTC at northeastcaribbean@mhttcnetwork.org


Summer 2019 Face-to-Face Training

Youth Mental Health First Aid
Behavioral Health Workforce Development Training  – August 6, 2019

Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) is a training for teachers, school staff, and others to prepare them to help young people experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge or crisis.

Who Should Attend
This training is appropriate for teachers, teacher’s aides, all school staff, and school administrators. 

PISCATAWAY, NJ  
Wednesday, August 7, 2019  
9:00 am – 12:00 pm  
Rutgers University  
Research Tower, 8th Floor, Room 822
675 Hoes Lane West  

Piscataway, NJ 08854

For More Information and to Register

 

Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) – Suicide Prevention Program
Behavioral Health Workforce Development Training  – August 7, 2019

Through this training you will learn how to recognize the early warning signs that may lead to a future suicide and how to intervene by questioning, persuading, and referring the student for further help. 

Who Should Attend
This training is appropriate for school counselors, school psychologists, school nurses, occupational therapists, and student assistance coordinators.

PISCATAWAY, NJ  
Wednesday, August 7, 2019  
9:00 am – 12:00 pm  
Rutgers University
Research Tower, 8th floor, Room 822  

675 Hoes Lane West  
Piscataway, NJ 08854

For More Information and to Register