Join the California School-Based Health Alliance and the Regional Educational Laboratory West (REL West) at WestEd on October 10, 2019 for a free, daylong convening to explore the impacts of trauma on youth development, focusing on building authentic relationships with children and youth and individual and community resilience.
This event is designed for Central Valley educators and health, mental health, and other student support practitioners and will showcase promising practices from state and regional schools and health centers.
Full schedule and workshop details to come.
Strengthening Student Resilience: Cross-Sector Approaches for Promoting Effective Trauma-Informed and Mental Health Practices
The California School-Based Health Alliance, the Regional Educational Laboratory (REL West) at WestEd, and Kaiser Permanente are pleased to invite you to a free, day-long convening for Central Valley health, mental health, and education practitioners.
Join us on October 26, 2018 at the Radisson Hotel Fresno Conference Center for an exciting day of presentations and workshops with a focus on practical strategies to:
- Implement resilience-building practices that support youth and communities
- Build the capacity of clinicians to consult with educators around trauma
- Implement mindfulness-based interventions for student healing
- Engage youth voice and experiences to improve services and programs
We’re excited to announce the opening keynote presentation from Mary Donnelly-Crocker of Young & Healthy Pasadena discussing how to build individual and community resilience and an interactive closing activity from Roni Habib of EQ Schools on fostering caring relationships and collective wellbeing!
|8:30am – 9:00am||Light Breakfast & Registration|
|9:00am – 9:15am||Welcome Remarks|
|9:15am – 10:30am||Keynote Speaker: Mary Donnelly-Crocker, Young and Healthy Pasadena|
|10:30am – 10:45am||Break/Transition|
|10:45am – 12:00pm||
Breakout Session 1
*Note: this session will have a limited capacity of 25. It will be repeated during the afternoon breakout sessions.
Sharing Student Health and Education Information: Why Information Sharing is Important and How to Apply HIPAA, FERPA, & Other Confidentiality Law
|12:00pm – 1:00pm||Lunch Buffet|
|1:00pm – 2:15pm||
Breakout Session 2
*Note: this session will have a limited capacity of 25.
|2:15pm – 2:30pm||Break/Transition|
|2:30pm – 3:30pm||Closing Keynote: Teaching to the Human Core, presented by Roni Habib, EQ Schools|
|3:30pm – 4:00pm||Concluding Remarks|
Understanding School Mental Health Practices and Trauma-Informed Approaches: A Central Valley Convening
Friday, October 6, 2017
Light breakfast and lunch provided. Free parking available on-site.
The California School-Based Health Alliance and Regional Educational Laboratory West (REL West) at WestEd are pleased to present a free, day-long event that will address how schools and clinics can work together to address the needs of children or youth who are experiencing mental health challenges, including those who are impacted by trauma. The convening will include presentations and workshops to ground participants in the science of how mental health impacts student learning, health, and development, and what works in classrooms and clinics to help them succeed. Breakout sessions will explore how educators and healthcare providers can create environments that support the mental health and well-being of all youth and students.
- Learn about how trauma and mental health challenges affect students’ learning, health, and development;
- Develop a deeper understanding of how to provide integrated mental health supports in education and healthcare systems; and
- Engage in discussion with colleagues about multiple strategies for supporting mental health work in schools and school-based health centers, including how to leverage funding opportunities, build collaborative support teams, provide integrated mental health services, and practice self-care
|8:30 am||Light Breakfast & Registration|
|9:00 am||Welcome & Student Speaker|
|9:15 am||Keynote Session: Supporting Health and Learning through Trauma-Informed Practices
Dr. Martha Merchant, PhD, is a national expert on trauma and a licensed psychologist and is currently a consultant with the University of California, San Francisco Healthy Environments and Response to Trauma in Schools (HEARTS) program in several school-based projects. As such, she provides training, consultation, and support for adult members of the students’ caregiving system -teachers, school staff and parents/families – to create more trauma-sensitive, safe and supportive school environments.
|11:15 am||Breakout Session 1 – topics will include:
|1:30 pm||Breakout Session 2
Morning sessions will be repeated
|2:45 pm||Break & Transition to Closing Activity|
|3:00 pm||Interactive Closing Activity|