Creating Comprehensive School Mental Health Systems to Achieve Improved Student and School Outcomes

 

 

 

This session is FULL. No waitlist available. 

Session Description

Comprehensive School Mental Health Systems (CSMHS) provide a full array of supports and services that promote positive school climate, social-emotional learning, mental health, and well-being while reducing the prevalence and severity of mental illness. CSMHS contribute to improved student and school outcomes including greater academic success, reduced exclusionary discipline practices, improved school climate and safety, and enhanced social-emotional-behavioral functioning. This presentation introduces participants to the components of CSMHS and its value to schools using the National School Mental Health Curriculum, a resource from the National Center for School Mental Health and the Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) Network.  This session is capped at 50 participants.

Learning Objectives

     #1: Define comprehensive school mental health systems.
     #2: Describe the six core features of comprehensive school mental health systems.
     #3: Identify three reasons why comprehensive school mental health is important.”

About the Presenters

Presenter, Michelle Monk's headshotMichelle Monk, Senior Program Coordinator, South Southwest Mental Health Technology Transfer Center
Michelle Monk is the Senior Program Coordinator for School-Based Mental Health at the South Southwest Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (South Southwest MHTTC). With funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the South Southwest MHTTC is working to expand the capacity of schools in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas to deliver evidence-based mental health promotions, supports and interventions within the school setting through information sharing, resource development, consultation, and training.

Presenter, Shayna Klassen's headshot

Shayna Klassen, Statewide Behavioral Health Consultant, NM Department of Health, Office of School and Adolescent Health
Shayna Klassen brings 12 years of behavioral health experience to her role as the DOH Statewide Behavioral Health Consultant. She is a certified trainer in multiple evidence-based models, has a strong personal and professional passion for behavioral health, and is dedicated to creating safe environments that promote youth resiliency. She is passionate about de-stigmatizing mental health. She enriches workshops with her lived experiences and examples to make her workshops both relatable and relevant for participants.

Presenter, Victoria Waugh-Reed's headshotVictoria Waugh-Reed, Statewide Youth Suicide Prevention Coordinator, NM Department of Health, Office of School and Adolescent Health
Victoria Waugh-Reed is the statewide youth suicide prevention coordinator in the NM Department of Health, Office of School and Adolescent Health. She has worked with schools throughout New Mexico for 20 years as a counselor, interventionist, trainer, and coordinator. Victoria holds a master of arts in counseling and is a doctoral candidate in educational leadership, and has extensive experience providing professional development in suicide prevention, crisis intervention, and stress management. Victoria creates a safe educational environment for discussing hard topics that impact school communities.

Continuing Education

This presentation has been approved for the following continuing education units:

Approving BoardProfessionsCEUs Offered
NASW-NWCounselors & Social Worker1.5
ENMU-RNurses1.8
CHWCommunity Health Workers1.5
NMBCCHPBehavioral Health Providers1.5

This presentation meets the requirements of a cultural awareness subject area as required by the licensing board.

To receive credit, you must attend the session in its entirety and complete the session evaluation within 48 hours of the session conclusion. 

Brought to you by: 

South Southwest Mental Health Technology Transfer Center

With funding from SAMHSA, the South Southwest Mental Health Technology Transfer Center is working to expand the capacity of schools in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas to deliver evidence-based mental health promotions and supports to students within the school setting through information sharing, resource development, consultation and training.

 

 

Date

May 13 2020

Time

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Cost

FREE
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