mental health

Hope and Healing Amid a Summer of Turmoil: A Conversation with Dr. Shawn Ginwright

By Kyle Taylor, Communications Manager, School-Based Health Alliance Violent events throughout this summer have exposed many young people to trauma either firsthand or vicariously through media coverage. We recently caught up with Dr. Shawn Ginwright, author of Hope and Healing in Urban Education and opening plenary speaker at our 2016 convention, to discuss how school-based …

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Resources to Help Students Cope with Trauma

By John Schlitt, President, School-Based Health Alliance A turbulent summer of violence and injustice has ushered in the 2016 back-to-school season. Much of what children and adolescents are experiencing via the media—and in their own communities—is potentially traumatic, and, left unaddressed, could have serious consequences to their wellbeing. More and more, the public health world …

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Survey for School Mental Health Professionals

Pace University’s Psychology Department is hosting an anonymous survey about interprofessional collaboration between school mental health clinicians and pediatric primary care providers. The survey takes approximately 15 minutes, and you must be a practicing school mental health professional to participate. The survey asks questions about your current practices, comfort in collaborating with pediatric primary care providers, training needs, and beliefs about …

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