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School-community partnerships

School-community partnerships refer to partnerships between schools and other community resources by integrating academics and community involvement to foster the learning and well-being of youth and their families.

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Conference Session: Cross-State Partnership on Using Data and Evidence to Facilitate Action  Conference Session: Cross-State Partnership on Using Data and Evidence to Facilitate Action  

Thursday, October 14 from 3:00 – 4:30 pm ET : Is your school, district, or organization looking to improve support for students experiencing trauma, increase use of data-driven decisionmaking for program improvement, and integrate continuous improvement into your culture?
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What a long, strange trip it’s beenWhat a long, strange trip it’s been

Going back to the classroom this year will be tough. That’s why we’re focusing on bringing you resources to help with recovery from all sorts of trauma.
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Reflecting on a year of distance learning as teachers plan for school reopeningReflecting on a year of distance learning as teachers plan for school reopening

After over a full year of school closures, several teachers and school administrators are busy preparing for the long-awaited return to in-person classes this fall. But while worries of student learning-loss, momentum, and social-emotional well-being remain at the forefront of parent and school administrators’ concerns, the significant impact that this ...
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NCSMH NewsletterNCSMH Newsletter

This is not “one more newsletter.” The National Center for School Mental Health listserv newsletters  include timely information on upcoming conferences, events, and webinars, grants and research opportunities, news reports and resources, policy updates, and issues in the popular media related to school mental health. The newsletter comes out every other ...
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Classroom Well-being Information and Strategies for Educators (WISE)Classroom Well-being Information and Strategies for Educators (WISE)

The Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) Network, in partnership with the National Center for School Mental Health at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, has developed a FREE self-guided online course, video library + resource collection, and a website focused on educator mental health literacy. The 3-part training ...
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Free professional development opportunity: how to support students and educators dealing with traumaFree professional development opportunity: how to support students and educators dealing with trauma

Join us and REL Appalachia on August 16-17, 11:00am – 4:00pm EDT. Between the ongoing opioid crisis and all of the ways that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted students and families, educators’ number one learning need for the 2021-2022 school year is supporting students experiencing trauma
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Social-Emotional Learning Program Study: Tools for Getting AlongSocial-Emotional Learning Program Study: Tools for Getting Along

After a turbulent 2020-2021 school year, it is more important than ever that educators have feasible and effective options to support students’ foundational social-emotional skills. Prior studies have found that students who participate in social-emotional learning (SEL) programs improve their behavioral and academic functioning and reduce their challenging behaviors.1 When ...
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How a researcher learns from practiceHow a researcher learns from practice

We know that research informs practice in education, but how does practice inform research? Dr. Michelle Woodbridge, one of our lead researchers, recently attended a webinar on supporting students impacted by racial stress and trauma. In our latest blog post, she shares her response to that learning experience (spoiler alert ...
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Check out our new Research page!Check out our new Research page!

Wondering what kinds of projects we’ve been funded to examine over the years? Check out our Research page!
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Webinar: Supporting Students Impacted by Racial Stress and TraumaWebinar: Supporting Students Impacted by Racial Stress and Trauma

Join our friends at the National Center for School Mental Health (NCSMH) on Wednesday, June 2nd for a free webinar on supporting students impacted by racial stress and trauma. Don’t miss this timely and important information! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_hOboJ3L4Q2qm5X5NUYBl_A
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