Celebrating Our Learnings & Co-creating Next Year's CoP Learning Agenda – May 25, 2022

DC School Behavioral Health Community of Practice meeting on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm, “Celebrating Our Learnings & Co-creating Next Year's CoP Learning Agenda”, examined the value of the DC CoP in supporting implementation of school behavioral health (SBH) practices in schools. Your participation and engagement are very important to informing next year’s activities. The DC CoP is led by community members, for community members.

Provider Wellness – March 23, 2022

DC School Behavioral Health Community of Practice meeting on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 participants explore different self-care strategies. Michelle Kelsey Mitchell will lead the experiential session examining the reciprocity of self-care, along with the neuroscience of stress, and its effects on the body and nervous system followed by breakout sessions focused on mindfulness, movement and other self-care techniques.   

Supporting a positive transition back to school: Strategies for students, teachers and families

DC School Behavioral Health Community of Practice meeting “Building a Culture of Compassion and Creating Supportive and Safe School Environments” shared evidence-based practices and other resources that can be applied by school teams to promote supportive and safe school environments.  

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Restorative Practices and Positive School Climate Approaches for Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI)

DC School Behavioral Health Community of Practice meeting on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm explored the restorative practices and how they can facilitate conversations about justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion. CoP leaders and community partners shared the evidence-based practices and other resources that can be applied by school teams to promote welcoming school environments.

Mapping Comprehensive School Behavioral Health Interventions Using an MTSS Framework

The DC School Behavioral Health Community of Practice (DC CoP) hosted a capacity-building virtual learning opportunity focused on best practices for the implementation of school behavioral health supports within a multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS) framework. Participants focused on prevention and early intervention services for school-based behavioral health and build an understanding of the array of interventions within Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 3 levels of support.

SOS Training

MindWise Signs of Suicide (SOS) 360 Virtual Workshop

About this event

Signs of Suicide (SOS) is an evidence-based youth prevention program designed to teach students how to identify signs of depression and suicide in themselves and their peers, equipping them with tools to understand and express their behavioral health concerns with trusted adults. SOS also trains school professionals, parents and other adults to recognize at-risk students and take appropriate supportive action.