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Mental Health and Wellness 101 (60-90 min)
Mental Health and Wellness 101 provides participants with a basic knowledge of mental health, wellness and recovery in an effort to reduce stigma. The training presents mental health as a continuum of wellness and an integral part of our overall health, encourages treatment seeking behavior and self-care to manage stress. Mental Health and Wellness 101 is for everyone – parents and guardians, educators, school staff and administrators, and community partners. Contact the Resource Center at 518.434.0439 to request a training.
Introduction to Trauma-Sensitive Schools (2-3.5 hours)
Introduction to Trauma-Sensitive Schools introduces the core values of trauma-informed care, the evidence of its impact, and what we can do in our schools to create a more trauma-informed culture and climate. Training can be delivered in one or two sessions, and follow-up consultation and technical assistance is available to help schools implement actionable steps shared during the training. Contact the Resource Center at 518.434.0439 to request a training.
Suicide Safety for School Staff (60-90 min)
This training is designed to meet the basic awareness needs of any and all school staff. Emphasis is on recognizing warning signs, clarifying the referral process in place at school, and making a warm hand-off. Additional workshops are provided by the Suicide Prevention Center of NY, including Creating Suicide Safety in Schools and Helping Students at Risk for Suicide.
Cultivating Educator Resiliency (60-90 min)
School staff will have an opportunity to explore self-care and wellness from a strengths-based perspective, including understanding stressors, building resiliency and self-compassion, and managing change.
Technical Assistance for Schools: Mental Health Education
Resource staff are available to provide technical assistance to schools to assess current mental health curriculum and school/district strategies to support a culture and climate of wellness. To assess for readiness, MHANYS has developed a guide available here.