Mary Jo Terranova
About Mental Health and Creating Safer Schools
CREC provides a series of professional development training opportunities and school specific technical assistance to help school leaders, faculty, and staff in better understand how to increase safety as well increase social and emotional and academic achievement for all students. The training curriculum addresses the effective planning and implementation of school-based mental health, creating trauma-sensitive schools, school-wide prevention and intervention dropout prevention, and helping staff with how to recognize and plan for other mental health student concerns.
Topics in the series include: comprehensive school-based mental health approach; trauma sensitive schools to improve learning; addressing student attendance; adjustment issues and dropout; working with students with mental health concerns; and Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools (TCIS) certified and non-certified workshops.