Building Capacity of Rural School Personnel through CoP

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Building Capacity of Rural School Personnel to Address Mental Health Needs of Students through Communities of Practice (CoP)

November 7, 2019

Sarah Nielsen, Susan Bazyk, Tanja Brown, and Thomasine Heitkamp described a Communities of Practice (CoP) Model pilot project targeting implementation of a multi-tiered approach to address school mental health in six rural schools across three states. 

Presenters described: 

  • Unique features of rural schools.
  • CoP practice approach utilized.
  • Strengths and weaknesses of the CoP process. 
  • Strengths and barriers to implementing a multi-tiered approach in rural settings.


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