This webinar highlighted the importance of sustaining the school mental health workforce for achieving the goals of an effective, high-quality school mental health services system. Dr. Mark Weist and Dr. Janet Cummings discussed recruitment and retention approaches that community mental health providers and local education agencies may want to consider implementing to support these goals, the current evidence concerning these approaches, and key resources to inform implementation efforts.
- Understand the essential roles of workforce in achieving high-quality school mental health services systems
- Describe potential approaches to improve recruitment and retention of the school mental health workforce
- Discuss the evidence about best practices in recruiting and retaining school mental health providers
- Identify key resources on developing the school mental health workforce