Mental Health Professionals

Resources for counselors, psychologists, social workers, and other mental health professionals.

SchoolSafety.gov

SchoolSafety.gov is a clearinghouse of resources related to safe schools.
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TOPICS Campus Security, Capacity Building, Comprehensive School Safety Plans, Coordination with First Responders, Mental Health, Notification Technology, School Climate, School Drills, School-based Law Enforcement, Social Media, Threat Assessment
Clearinghouses

VetoViolence.CDC.gov

VetoViolence.CDC.gov contains a collection of youth violence prevention programs.
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TOPICS Comprehensive School Safety Plans, Mental Health, School Climate, Threat Assessment
Clearinghouses

Youth.gov

Youth.gov is a Clearinghouse with information on creating safe and healthy outcomes for youth.
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TOPICS Campus Security, Comprehensive School Safety Plans, Coordination with First Responders, Mental Health, Notification Technology, School Climate, School Drills, School-based Law Enforcement, Social Media, Threat Assessment
Clearinghouses

SAMHSA.gov

SAMHSA.gov is a Clearinghouse with a broad collection of mental health and substance use programs and practices.
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TOPICS Mental Health, School Climate
Clearinghouses

StopBullying.gov

StopBullying.gov is a Clearinghouse with information on identifying and preventing bullying.
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TOPICS Mental Health, School Climate, Social Media
Clearinghouses

Social Media Responsibility With Student Engagement

As new research continues to shed light on the impact it can have on social and emotional health, and with an increase in screen time due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever that we understand how young people are using social media and work with them to instill healthy habits.
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TOPICS Social Media
Webinars

NIJ Virtual Conference on School Safety 2021

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) recently held a virtual conference on school safety, with a focus on “Bridging Research to Practice to Safeguard our Schools.” Recordings from the three-day event are now available.
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TOPICS Comprehensive School Safety Plans
Webinars

Student Mental Health in a Distance Learning Environment

Distance learning poses additional challenges in supporting student mental health and social-emotional learning. Join us to explore possible strategies and discover why this support is important. This is part one of a two-part series focused on school safety for distance learning.
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TOPICS Mental Health
Webinars

Operationalizing Evidence-Based School Safety Programs

Implementing evidence-based programs can be difficult. Learn how to assess your school’s needs, formulate a plan, and put it into action. This is part one of a three-part series focused on school safety program planning and implementation.
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TOPICS Capacity Building, Comprehensive School Safety Plans
Webinars

Trauma-Informed Resilience-Oriented Schools Learning Community

Over the course of four sessions, this learning community will engage in meaningful peer-to-peer learning focused on TR Schools. Participants will have an opportunity to discuss their experiences in implementing these practices with other school community members and our topic experts.
TOPICS Mental Health, School Climate
Learning Communities

School Climate and Student Fear: The Roles of Students and Teachers

Chris Melde, PhD and his team discuss their research into the ways school climate and previous experiences of victimization can affect a student's feelings of fear and perceptions of safety.
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TOPICS Comprehensive School Safety Plans, School Climate
Videos

School Safety: The Vital Role of Medical Emergency Response Teams

COVID-19 has created a need to develop safety planning related to health emergencies. Learn more about how.
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TOPICS Comprehensive School Safety Plans, Coordination with First Responders
Webinars

Improving School Climate & Safety Through Inter-Professional Collaboration Training Series

In this four-part interactive training series, join a multi-disciplinary group of experts each session as they share and discuss their diverse perspectives on school climate.
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TOPICS Capacity Building, School Climate
Self-Paced Trainings

Systematic Review: Post-Crisis Interventions

Rebeccah Sokol, PhD, describes promising research into the effectiveness of post-crisis interventions, including key findings and recommendations from our systematic literature review.
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TOPICS Comprehensive School Safety Plans
Videos

Trauma-Informed Practices: Prevention and De-escalating Disruptive Behaviors

Part two of Trauma-Informed Practices Across all School Settings, the focus will shift from overall environmental practices to prevention and management of behavior arising from stress, distress, and trauma through positive and thoughtful interactions between staff and students.
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TOPICS School Climate
Webinars

Connecting the Dots: Ideas, Plans, and Budgets for Grant Writing

This webinar will help new and experienced grant writers connect the dots between a winning proposal and their program's big picture goals.
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TOPICS Capacity Building, Mental Health
Webinars

Trauma-Informed Practices Across School Settings

This webinar addresses how to implement and adapt trauma-informed practices across school settings.
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TOPICS Mental Health, School Climate
Webinars

Essential Elements of School Threat Assessment

This webinar reviews the essential features of school threat assessment, how and when it should occur, how it differs from other forms of threat assessment, and who is involved in a multidisciplinary team.
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TOPICS Comprehensive School Safety Plans, Mental Health, Threat Assessment
Webinars