School Mental Health SummitEmerging Stronger and More Resilient: Learning from the COVID-19 Crisis
August 31 – September 1, 2021
Virtual (Online Via Zoom)
The Northeast & Caribbean Mental Health Technology Transfer Center will present
this 2- Day Virtual Conference designed for K-12 educators and staff. This conference
will highlight the voices of students and their thoughts about mental health and how
schools can best support students. Additional sessions will focus on strategies to
support student and educator wellness as we transition back to school.
There is NO COST to attend but you must register in advance. Join us!
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About the Virtual Conference
This year the Northeast & Caribbean MHTTC is sponsoring a mental health summit titled “Emerging Stronger and More Resilient: Learning from the COVID-19 Crisis”. This timely summit will bring together some remarkable speakers to address topics that will assist you as you transition back to school this Fall. It is our intention to help you meet your student’s mental health needs while also taking care of yourselves. The virtual summit will explore topics that include trauma informed approaches, addressing grief, transitioning back to school, strengthening partnerships with families and your community, and staff self-care. Certificates of Attendance will be provided which can be utilized towards professional development hours.
We have gathered together a number of remarkable professionals, practitioners and researchers from all over the country to present on timely topics related to supporting students and educators during this difficult time.
Sessions That Inspire
We have scheduled a variety of sessions based on the critical needs you’ve told us about over the past year. Discover strategies based on evidence-based research that you can use in your face-2-face and virtual classrooms this fall and throughout the coming school year.
We are especially pleased to bring to you the perspectives of youth who have experienced the challenges of the pandemic first hand. They will share with you what they’ve found helpful and what’s not been as helpful. The youth presenters will address how educators and schools can support mental health and stamp out the stigma that keeps some from seeking help.
Featured Talks & Speakers
Our powerhouse lineup of keynote speakers will inspire you with stories of dedication, resilience and growth. Check out our full schedule.
David Schonfeld, MD
Steve Mazza, Ph.D.
Who We Are
The Northeast & Caribbean MHTTC serves New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands, providing training, technical assistance, and resource dissemination to support and enhance the mental health workforce.
The center is located at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, School of Health Professions, Department of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Counseling Professions.
Funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the MHTTC works with organizations and practitioners who provide mental health services to strengthen their capacity to deliver effective, evidence-based interventions.
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