A Toolkit for Connecting Social-Emotional and Mental Health Supports to the Opioid Epidemic

Authors : Patti Schank

This toolkit from the West Virginia Department of Education provides guidance for educators, students, families, and community providers to support the mental and social-emotional well-being of students in West Virginia in the context of the opioid epidemic. View Resource Organizations: West Virginia Department of Education and West Virginia Behavior/Mental Health Technical Assistance Center

Wisconsin’s Trauma Sensitive Schools Online Professional Development System

Authors : Patti Schank

This online learning system is designed to support schools in creating a trauma sensitive school in the context of a tiered system of supports. The learning modules provide foundational knowledge and skills, training on trauma-informed strategies and practices, and systems and policy considerations for supporting implementation. The online learning system also includes supplemental readings and … Continue reading Wisconsin’s Trauma Sensitive Schools Online Professional Development System

COVID-19 Considerations for Reopening Schools

Authors : Patti Schank

This state document provides considerations for reopening schools and supporting student and staff wellness. The document addresses planning considerations for supporting the social and emotional well-being of students and staff during the transition when schools re-open, including addressing grief, loss, and trauma. View Resource Organization: Kentucky Department of Education