Virtual MTSS Fest 2020: An Online Learning Experience

MTSS Virtual fest


The Northwest Mental Health Technology Transfer Center is excited to be a sponsor and present at the 2020 Virtual MTSS Fest: An Online Learning Experience.

About the Event:

OSPI's Virtual MTSS Fest offered free, virtual sessions on a variety of MTSS topics on April 22, 2020. Sessions were facilitated by leaders in our MTSS Community, OSPI Staff, and Capital Region ESD 113. Washington State Superintendent Chris Reykdal provided the morning welcome; George Sugai was the keynote speaker. 

Learn more about the event, view the full agenda, and access all presentations and materials on OSPI's MTSS Conference Page.

Northwest Mental Health Technology Transfer Center School Mental Health Team Presentations:

The Northwest School Mental Health team delivered two presentations at the 2020 Virtual MTSS Fest.

  • Interconnected Systems Framework (ISF): Integrating MTSS & School Mental Health
    Presented by Kelcey Schmitz & Tawni Barlow

    Presentation Description: ISF is a structure and process for creating one comprehensive system of social, emotional, and behavioral supports and moving school mental health from a co-located approach to an integrated approach. The presentation will focus on key messages including a single system of delivery, mental health wellness as a protective factor, measuring impact as opposed to access, and using the MTSS framework to guide an integrated approach. Medical Lake School District will share successes and lessons learned. New ISF material will be shared as well as how to access other school mental health information from the Northwest Mental Health Technology Transfer Center.

>> Recording

>> Presentation PDF


  • Implementing Social-Emotional Learning into PBIS
    resented by Susan Barrett & Tammy Bolen

    Presentation DescriptionThis session will describe ways we can use this time to build personal social emotional competencies and connections with our students. We will also discuss strategies for redesigning our systems of supports as we come back to school in the Fall. Lastly, we will highlight 2 resources that focus on strategies for adult wellness and connecting with families.|

>> Recording

>> Presentation PDF

>> Practice Brief: Teaching Social-Emotional Competencies in a PBIS Framework

>> Fun with the Family Activity Pack

Want more information and school mental health resources? Visit the Northwest MHTTC's School Mental Health page and sign up for our monthly newsletter for regular updates about events, trainings, and resources available to the Northwest region.

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