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CSBH Professional Development

If you would like to secure any of the following trainings, please click here to submit a training request form. For more information about any of our trainings, please contact Cecilia Hoeft, Center for School Behavioral Health Coordinator.

EMOTIONAL BACKPACK

The program utilizes a train-the-trainer format and trains 2 designated facilitators from a campus on the Center’s core modules, lesson plans, and activities and prepares them to teach the modules to the staff at their home campus. Core modules include Children’s Mental Health, Trauma-Informed Classrooms 101, Trauma-Informed Classrooms 102, Youth Suicide Prevention, and Self-Care for Educators. The training modules fulfill TEA requirements for mental health and suicide prevention training and help infuse mental health awareness into the campus culture.

Contact: Not currently offered in person, but virtual facilitation is available. For questions, contact Cecilia Hoeft, Coordinator, Center for School Behavioral Health

 

 

 

CHILD MENTAL HEALTH

Through activities, role-play, video, and demonstrations, participants will spend 90 mins gaining a baseline understanding of the difference between mental health and mental illness, exploring the stigma of mental health, learning how to recognize the signs and symptoms of a student who may be developing a mental health challenge, and creating a plan to help.

Contact: Not currently offered in person, but virtual facilitation is available. For questions, contact Cecilia Hoeft, Coordinator, Center for School Behavioral Health

 

YOUTH SUICIDE PREVENTION TRAINING

Based on three SAMHSA Nationally Recognized Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP) youth suicide prevention programs, this training uses video, discussion and role-play to enable participants to feel comfortable identifying signs and symptoms of youth suicide and how to assist a student who may be suicidal.

Contact: Not currently offered in person, but virtual facilitation is available. For questions, contact Cecilia Hoeft, Coordinator, Center for School Behavioral Health

 

TRAUMA INFORMED CLASSROOM: TRAUMA 101

Through activities, role-play, and video, participants will spend 90 mins learning how to recognize signs and symptoms in students displaying behavioral health concerns, how trauma affects learning and how to address these effects; and how to appropriately respond to young people experiencing mental health issues.

Contact: Not currently offered in person, but virtual facilitation is available. For questions, contact Cecilia Hoeft, Coordinator, Center for School Behavioral Health

 

ADVANCED TRAUMA INFORMED CLASSROOM: TRAUMA 102

This training module was created as a follow-up to Trauma-Informed Classroom. Participants will spend 90 mins interacting and utilizing strategies to create a trauma-informed classroom and campus. Participants will also discuss how cultural awareness, equity, and racial/historical trauma impact the classroom.

Contact: Not currently offered in person, but virtual facilitation is available. For questions, contact Cecilia Hoeft, Coordinator, Center for School Behavioral Health

 

YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID

Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches a 5-step action plan to help educators understand signs and symptoms of emerging mental health issues and how to connect students experiencing a mental health crisis with appropriate care. This 8-hour nationally recognized, evidence-based course certifies participants in Youth Mental Health First Aid for 3 years.

Contact: Not currently offered in person, but virtual facilitation is available. For questions, contact Cecilia Hoeft, Coordinator, Center for School Behavioral Health

 

SELF-CARE FOR EDUCATORS

Student well-being and academic success depends on the stability and well-being of teachers and caregivers. This highly interactive 75 min workshop focuses on self-care and stress reduction for educators and other caregivers. New skills can be applied immediately and many activities can be used with students.

Contact: Not currently offered in person, but virtual facilitation is available. For questions, contact Cecilia Hoeft, Coordinator, Center for School Behavioral Health