The NTTAC School-based Services Transformation Team brings 5 Things to know and resources about competency building: fostering school-based providers’ knowledge, awareness, and skills to support trauma-informed, systems-focused policies and practices. Topics include educator learning, quality indicators, policy development, and more.
The blog sheds light on the impact that COVID-19, and the associated inequities related to access to care, has on communities of color. The blog offers advice for behavioral health practitioners, through the interview with Yolo Akili Robinson, who is the Executive Director and Founder of Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective (BEAM).
OUR HOUSE, a grief support center, shares lessons learned wading through the challenges of supporting families on overwhelm during COVID-19. They teach how they addressed JW Worden’s Tasks of Mourning using interventions that can be facilitated by volunteer group leaders via an online platform. They share the magic that can happen when you create virtual spaces with intention for children to connect and support one another around their grief and losses, in spite of Zoom fatigue and physical distance.