Strengthening Mental Health Supports
Is your school trauma-informed? Are you/your colleagues looking for mental health resources to better support your students? Join the Center for Educational Improvement (CEI) for a series of online events hosted by the New England Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (New England MHTTC).
This complimentary webinar series is designed to strengthen mental health supports that address the needs of children who have experienced/art at risk of experiencing significant trauma.
A Compassionate School Approach to Children’s Mental Health: Equity, Justice, and Overcoming Disparities
Date: May 12, 2020, 4:00 p.m.
Presenter: Meghan Wenzel, M.S.
Courageous Conversations: A partnering tool to achieve equity in schools
Presenter: Maria Restrepo-Toro, BNS, M.S.
Resiliency and the Power of Generative Questions to Foster Positive Relationships
Presenter: Jennifer Ozgur
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for updates about this webinar. Everyone who previously registered for the webinar will receive updates as we reschedule this webinar. We will announce a new date shortly. Stay posted.
A Districtwide Approach to Coordinating Mindfulness Implementation: Spotlight on Montgomery County Public Schools
Date/Time: February 4, 2020, 4:00 pm
Presenter: Jeff Donald
Join us for a webinar with Jeff Donald, Mindfulness Coordinator, Montgomery County Public Schools—the largest school district in Maryland—focused on the county’s intentional turn to infusing mindfulness and implementing trauma-informed school based mental health programs. Jeff will share how within a short period of time his yoga/meditation practices have expanded from serving one school to requests for services for over 50% of Montgomery County Schools. He will also describe the program he is spearheading to train teachers to implement yoga/meditation in classrooms, as well as the impact on students. Attendees will experience guided meditations and learn pointers for implementation of yoga and mindfulness practices, with a focus on secondary schools.
For more information on the Childhood-Trauma Learning Collaborative, contact CEI’s Executive Director Dr. Christine Mason.
The Childhood-Trauma Learning Collaborative is funded by the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and is part of the New England Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network.