In the past 18 months, many students experienced gaps in academic, social, and emotional development. Parents are worried about what their children have missed and how their school will ensure stability and readiness for what comes next. Needless to say, the current situation can be a recipe for tension between parents and educators. So how […]
Experts are predicting a wave of mental health issues as a direct outcome of the trauma and uncertainty associated with COVID-19. In this presentation, we explore how educators and parents can proactively address trauma, in themselves and their children, to minimize the long-term fallout from the pandemic crisis.
In this episode, Chris Leonard talks with Pat Hovey, a leader and innovator among NJ Directors of Special Services. Pat has worked to implement and fund successful programs for students with mental health problems in several New Jersey school districts, as well as serving as an advisor to numerous other districts. Chris and Pat discuss the process […]
You don’t have to sacrifice other programs to provide support for student mental health. In this guide, we’ll show you how you can take advantage of some funding sources you’re already familiar with to pay for student mental health programs. And we’ll share some funding sources you may not know about. GET THE GUIDE
In this episode, Chris Leonard talks with Robert Ferullo (Principal of Weehawken High School and former Special Education Supervisor) about the proactive steps schools can take to prevent tragedies such as shootings and suicides. This can be a sensitive issue — one that we may prefer not to think about. But school administrators list preventing […]