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ONLINE — SPY 796, section 700 — 1 university graduate credit

SPRING 2018: April 2–20, 2018 (15 hours as arranged)

Target audience: School Psychologists

With approximately 20% of the school population affected by mental health problems, it is important for schools and districts to recognize the impact this has on the learning environment and educational outcomes. This online and asynchronous class will focus on understanding the mental health concerns and advancing a mental health agenda in a school and/or district.

Participants will:

  1. Assess the current needs within their school system/district
  2. Prioritize action steps and/or advocacy plans to advance tier I/universal strategies in the school system/district
  3. Recognize mental health symptoms in staff and develop tier I support plans
  4. Translate legal and ethical standards to the mental health needs of your school/district

Instructor: Robert Dixon, Ph.D.,