School Mental Health, Trauma-Informed Practices, and Crisis Recovery
Interconnected Systems Framework – builds system capacity and improves student outcomes by integrating school mental health into a single MTSS for academics, behavior and wellbeing
School Mental Health Resources by Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network (MHTTC) provides a free National School Mental Health Curriculum developed in partnership with the National Center for School Mental Health, as well as tools, trainings, best practices, and technical assistance for states, districts, and schools.
The School Health Assessment and Performance Evaluation (SHAPE) system houses the National School Mental Health Profile and the School Mental Health Quality Assessment (SMH-QA). These measures are designed for team completion at the school or district level to document the school mental health system components, assess the comprehensiveness of a SMH system, prioritize quality improvement efforts and track improvement over time. SHAPE Quality Guides cover topics of: Teaming, Needs Assessment and Resource Mapping, Screening, MH Promotion Services and Supports (Tier 1), Early Intervention & Treatment (Tiers 2 & 3), Funding and Sustainability and Impact
Best Practices in Universal Screening for Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Outcomes: An Implementation Guide
Kentucky Interconnected Systems Framework PLC webinar on universal screening
School Crisis Recovery and Renewal Project supports students, educators, school staff, and school-based clinicians to effectively implement trauma-informed crisis recovery and renewal strategies.
Coalition to Support Grieving Students offers information, training materials, consultation, and technical assistance. Consultation is provided at no charge to schools.
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Kentucky Cabinet of Health and Family Services Division of Behavioral Health
Strengthening Relationships in a Virtual Environment
7 Ways to Maintain Relationships During School Closure
5-Minute Chats with Students
Virtual SEL Activities Examples Brief
Building Relationships with Your Students - Quick activities from Milwaukee Public Schools PBIS
Adapting Check-in, Check-out for Distance Learning
COR Classrooms - Creating Opportunities through Relationships free teacher training modules from the University of Virginia
Supporting School Community Wellness with Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) During and After a Pandemic - This issue brief, created by The Pennsylvania State University, is one of a series of briefs that addresses the future needs and challenges for research, practice, and policy on social and emotional learning (SEL).
Remote Learning Free SEL Resources - CASEL archive of free remote learning SEL tools, trainings and resources searchable by grade level, target audience, and inclusion in CASEL program reviews
SEL Effort Inventory and Analysis is designed to help schools learn about the effectiveness of social and emotional learning efforts that have occurred in the past and during school closures related to COVID-19 and prioritize a short list of high-leverage SEL practices to implement schoolwide in the coming year.
Responding to COVID - 19 School Mental Health is a collection of resources including toolkits, webinars, guides, lesson plans, tip sheets, and infographics, specific to school mental health that can be useful when coping with the effects of widespread public health crises.
Reunite, Renew, and Thrive SEL Roadmap for Reopening Schools offers four SEL Critical Practices to help schools create supportive learning environments and foster social, emotional, and academic learning as we reunite and renew through a global pandemic and mobilization against systemic racism.
Returning to School During and After Crisis - PBIS.org resources to support the use of a multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) framework to support students, families, and educators during the transitions back to school
KDE Considerations for Reopening Schools Supporting Students and Staff Wellness
Related Trainings and Programs Available Free through Kentucky Department of Education Initiatives
Youth Mental Health First Aid Sources of Strength
Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
Olweus Bullying Prevention
You Are Not Alone - KET collection on Youth Mental Health