In a new video collection, experts on trauma provide strategies for building positive relationships with youth, fostering resilience, responding to youth suicide, understanding youth behaviors, and employing trauma-informed practices.
The Seaford Public School District has a systemic approach to addressing behavioral health. The district engages families and the community to help identify root causes of behavioral challenges and determine relevant, community-based strategies for supporting students.
Dr. Michelle Rodriguez, Superintendent of the Pajaro Valley Unified School District (PVUSD), characterizes PVUSD schools as the center of the community. Through its Family Engagement and Wellness Center, the district provides responsive supports that promote multi-generational wellness.
By listening to and working alongside students, families, educators, and community partners, charter schools can serve as communities of care where young people thrive. Learn about a framework designed to help charter schools organize mental health and well-being supports.
School-based telehealth offers students nearly instant access to primary and urgent health care, chronic disease management, mental and behavioral health services, and access to medication—all through virtual medical appointments.
Learning programs that center the whole child integrate equity and well-being into instruction. This blueprint outlines how programs can develop the qualities necessary for successful integration, focusing on six critical areas.
Findings from an analysis of California's school-based mental health referral pathways offer insights for aligning education and behavioral health systems. Read about the findings and considerations to inform ways to improve mental health delivery systems for students and their families.
Learn about new research on equity mindsets, plus promising and practical strategies to advance equitable learning environments for students of color; promote positive relationships among educators, students, and families; and foster agency and belonging for all students.