*It is strongly recommended that you take the “School Mental Health Literacy” class prior to this course.
(available in ISEA’s Course Catalog here)
This class session is available for 1 License Renewal, Graduate or Audit credit only.
School mental health can feel overwhelming and complicated. There are so many moving parts in education and sometimes people and schools shy away when they hear school mental health systems out of fear that it is just one more thing added to already busy plates. This course helps professional to understand what school mental health systems really are and how to maximize on what is already being done while strategically evaluating what could still happen that would minimize excessive work. This course helps professionals navigate assessment and implementation of highly effective research and evidence-based strategies. The return on investment for improved school mental health can be felt in improved outcomes across any building or district. This highly engaging class is designed to offer participants important information and requires meaningful application to their professional lives.
This course is presented in a modified, self-paced format. Participants are expected to access the course and post regularly (at least once a week) and make reasonable progress, but there are no due dates attached to individual assignments to provide flexibility and to better accommodate participants’ busy schedules.
Participants are reminded NOT to WAIT UNTIL THE END OF THE COURSE TO TRY TO COMPLETE ASSIGNMENTS.
Course Materials/Required Text:
All materials are provided online.