Prevention in the Face of a Pandemic Webinar Series
A Statewide Needs Assessment Exploring Changes in School Mental Health Needs Due to COVID-19
JUNE 3, 2021 | 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Deadline for registration is June 2
Approved for 1.25 Continuing Education Hours
This training is approved for CE for social workers, counselors, and marriage and family therapists in the state of Ohio. This training is approved for prevention professionals in domain P6 and chemical dependency counselors in domain C4.
Given the wide-ranging challenges from COVID-19 school closures and interruptions to in-person learning, there is a need to explore how COVID-19 has impacted student mental health needs and school mental health service delivery. This presentation will report findings from a statewide needs’ assessment administered in February 2021 to school mental health professionals. We will share how COVID-19 has impacted student mental health and substance abuse as well as changes in service delivery. We will conclude with best practice recommendations on how to use a preventative and systematic comprehensive Student Assistance Program to address student mental health needs. Course participants will be able to ask questions via webinar chat during the Q&A portion of the course.
- Participants will identify how COVID-19 has impacted students mental health and substance abuse needs.
- Participants will describe how COVID-19 impacted school-based mental health service delivery.
- Participants will describe the benefits of implementing Student Assistance Program.
- 11:00am – Introduction
- 11:10am – Review of survey and method
- 11:20am – Review results
- 11:35am – Review of Student Assistance Programs
- 11:50pm – Discussion
- 12:05pm – Q&A
- 12:15pm – Close
Participants are required to stay logged-in for the Q&A portion of the training for successful completion, as it is part of the educational portion of this course.
Assistant Professor at Miami University
Dr. Kristy Brann is an Assistant Professor of School Psychology at Miami University. Dr. Brann received her Master of Arts in Counseling and Ph.D. in School Psychology. Her research and consultation interests focus on building tiered school mental health systems and she is currently a co-lead on the Ohio School Wellness Initiative.
Professor and Chair at Miami University
Dr. Amity Noltemeyer is Professor and Chair of the Department of Educational Psychology at Miami University. Dr. Noltemeyer has experience as a practicing school psychologist, former President of the Ohio School Psychologists Association, Editor-in Chief of School Psychology International journal, and co-lead of statewide initiatives including Ohio’s first School Climate Transformation Grant and the Ohio School Wellness Initiative.
Senior Research Associate at Miami University
Kristen Morio, M.A.T. is in her 12th yr as a Senior Research Associate & Project Team Leader for the Discovery Center. Ms. Morio coordinates and leads external research & evaluation services, including research design; proposal development; project & program monitoring; qualitative data collection & analyses; and technical & evaluation report development for a variety of local-, state-, & federally-funded projects across the nation, with several Ohio ESC’s, for the ODE, NIH, DHHS, & for multiple NSF programs.
Evaluations will be distributed within 24 hours after the training via email. You will receive a link where you can submit the completed evaluation. Evaluations must be completed to receive CE credits. Certificates will be available to download once the once the evaluation is received.
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