Student Mental Health During COVID-19: How to Prepare as Schools Reopen

SMH COVID webinar

Student Mental Health During COVID-19: How to Prepare as Schools Reopen is a webinar geared toward emergency managers, public health professionals (state and local health departments), and school administrators who are working together to create school reopening and response plans. Session content is focused on the mental health needs of children, adolescents, and educators related to crises and how community and school organizations can partner to develop responsive plans that address these needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Brandy Clarke, Ph.D., LP, is the Project Director for the Mid-America Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC). Dr. Clarke, is also a licensed psychologist and an associate professor in the Department of Psychology at the Munroe-Meyer Institute (MMI) for Genetics and Rehabilitation at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She has years of experience in clinical training and research related to increasing access to mental and behavioral health supports for children and adolescents in various settings, such as schools and integrated primary care.    ​



Nancy Lever, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist with extensive clinical, research, policy, and training experience related to advancing comprehensive school mental health systems. Dr. Lever has over 20 years of experience providing and leading school mental health services and programming efforts at the local, state, and national levels. She serves as the executive director of the University of Maryland School Mental Health Program, and co-director of the National Center for School Mental Health, wherein she is working at local, state, and national levels to advance research, training, policy, and practice in school behavioral health.​

This webinar is brought to you by the Mid-America MHTTC and MHTTC Network Coordinating Office in partnership with the National Center for School Mental Health. It is being sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) and Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH). For more information on the webinar, please click here.



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