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 NTTAC Infant & Early Childhood Transformation Team brings 5 Things to know about infant and early childhood mental health in the time of COVID-19. Topics include trauma, stress, nurturing, and supporting children with loss and grief.
Several Healthy Transitions grantees have adopted and expanded the drop-in center approach, using them as tools for local behavioral health agencies to engage youth and young adults. This Healthy Transitions issue brief shares examples and lessons learned from the field across the various stages of drop-in center implementation, from early exploration and planning to full operation and sustainability
This webinar explores civil commitment law through the lens of civil liberties for young adults of transition age. We consider the ethical tensions between a provider or family member’s desire to help a young person experiencing serious mental illness and the young person’s autonomy. Presenters will discuss the importance of shared decision making and will provide strategies for improving the process of civil commitments for youth and their families.
Creating compassionate policies is a cornerstone strategy of educational leadership. This guide provides a deep dive into developing, implementing, and evaluating trauma-informed and compassionate school policies. It highlights four “choice points” for education and mental health leadership: Names & Definitions, Platforms & Levers, Approach, and Match Process to Product. This guide is designed to be hands-on! Each choice point comes with examples, guiding questions for leadership, and practice suggestions to help policy come alive.