Professional Development for School Personnel

The MHANYS School Mental Health Resource and Training Center can help educate teachers, staff and all school professionals about mental health challenges, suicide prevention, trauma and a myriad of other topics to help schools better understand the mental health needs of their communities. Visit our website to learn more about self-paced, online trainings, upcoming PD opportunities, and to locate recordings of archived webinars.  

We are also happy to work with you to schedule a training for your school or district; contact us at schools@mhanys.orgWe are a provider of CTLE hours.

Below is a list of our NYS partners that also provide professional development. 

Coordinated Care Services, Inc.


Description: Access training opportunities, presentations and resources focused on the importance of trauma informed care for prevention and treatment. Understand the prevalence and impact of trauma and learn about essential elements to starting and sustaining trauma-informed services. 

NYS Center for School Health 

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Description: Provides information to help support student success through health and education. Stay current on education laws and guidelines or learn more about how to obtain technical assistance, resources and training for school health and education professionals. 


NYS Center for School Safety 


Description: View self guided training modules on topics including Dignity for All Students Act (DASA), improving school climate, social emotional learning, emergency response planning and more. 


Suicide Prevention Center of NY


Description: Recognizing that everyone has a role to play in preventing suicide, New York State provides a variety of evidence-based trainings, workshops, online learning modules, and resources to meet the specific needs of clinicians, other health care workers, community members, and school staff.

Contact Us

Please contact us at or call 518.434.0439 from 9 am to 5 pm.

To contact a specific staff member, click here.

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