Addressing the Youth Mental Health Crisis Workshop Series
These workshops are designed for school or program teams to work together to to discuss and plan together.
Three Workshops (2 hours each):
Understanding the Present Situation from a Mental Health Perspective
How Do We Know What Youth are Going Through?
A New Vision of the Three Tiers of Support
Workshop 1: Understanding the Present Situation from a Mental Health Perspective
Develop a shared language and approach to discussing the pandemic’s impact
Use a social-emotional framework to understand mental health challenges youth are facing amidst the pandemic
Create a chart of ways to center their own wellness and translate that into their schools/programs
Workshop 2: How Do We Know What Youth are Going Through?
Identify the “look-fors” regarding mental health and wellbeing
Implement strategies for identifying youth mental health concerns
Understand the role of educators in identifying & supporting youth mental health needs
Workshop 3: A New Vision of the Three Tiers of Support
Organize response to youth mental health needs by the three tiers
Use a social-emotional frame to understand youth and adult mental health needs
Create a plan to address mental health needs in their school or program