School-Based Mental Health

School Mental Health Initiative 

The Southeast Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (Southeast MHTTC) School Mental Health Initiative is proud to serve HHS Region IV (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee).

 

Mission: 

The Mission of the Southeast MHTTC School Mental Health Initiative is to provide training and technical assistance to leaders in our region to aid in the advancement of comprehensive school mental health systems.

 

Goals:

The goals of the School Mental Health Initiative activities include: 

1.   To support the development of regional, state, and local leadership capacity to advance comprehensive school mental health systems within Region IV

2.   To provide training and technical assistance to state- and district-level leaders on the importance of mental health service provision in schools and linkages to such service when direct provision is not feasible.

3.   To disseminate information related to comprehensive school mental health systems in Region IV.

 

 Meet our team

 

Janet

 

Janet Cummings, PhD

Pronouns: she, her, hers

[email protected]

Project Director

Adam

 

Adam Wilk, PhD

Pronouns: he, him, his

[email protected]

Deputy Director

Katherine

 

Katherine Pickard, PhD

Pronouns: she, her, hers

[email protected]

Implementation Scientist

 

 

Kellay Chapman

Pronouns: she, her, hers

[email protected]

Senior Program Coordinator

 

 

Josie Uerling

Pronouns: she, her, hers

[email protected]

Graduate Assistant 

 

 

Asmita Lehther

Pronouns: she, her, hers

[email protected]

Policy Analyst 

 


 

Training, Webinars, and products:

The Southeast MHTTC School Mental Health Initiative has implemented and sponsored in-person and virtual trainings on key topics related to comprehensive school mental health systems. Topics include:

Key Resources

Comprehensive School Mental Health Systems: Foundations 

Mental Health Services and Supports in Schools 

Funding, Sustainability, and Impact 

Diverse Populations, Equity, and Inclusion

 

 To view our complete resource catalogue, click HERE.

 

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For more information about the Southeast School Mental Health Learning Community, please contact [email protected].