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.
Violence impacts our youth at home, in the community, and on campus. This Issue Brief homes in on the evidence-based practices, programs, and policies that ensure students are safe at school. It explores both interpersonal violence and structural violence, and describes the ecological systems framework to address them.
This brief is written for education agency leadership, school administrators, and school mental health staff who are involved in driving the implementation of evidence-based and innovative practices. The purpose of this brief is to explain implementation science principles and processes practical guidance, and how they support school mental health efforts. It also provides practical guidance for improving the use of research evidence surrounding social, emotional, and behavioral interventions in schools.
The article discusses community-based interventions that promote mental health and social equity. The authors offer information on strategies for incorporating effective interventions in early intervention, school-based initiatives, homeless and criminal justice services.
This brief covers key considerations for schools to assess and treat major depression in adolescents. It also describes the costs and benefits of several best-practice, school-based depression strategies appropriate for different MTSS tiers.