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Strategies for Improving Mental Health Services for At-Risk Students

Students' mental health needs are a serious problem confronting communities and schools alike. This dilemma is a significant deterrent to academic achievement and self-actualization.

This on-demand webinar explores the complex factors associated with students' mental health development. The interaction of family, community and school is examined to create a preventative service plan to both nurture and rehabilitate students' mental health. Following these recommendations will empower professionals to maximize their investment in remediating this national crisis.

Learning Objectives:

  • You will be able to identify cultural factors impacting students' mental health maturation.
  • You will be able to review characteristics of at-risk students' mental health problems.
  • You will be able to discuss ecological system of mental health strategies that integrates community resources with school-based practices.

Runtime: 82 minutes
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Agenda

Overview of Developmental, Family, and Social - Cultural Factors Impacting Students' Mental Health Maturation

Analysis of School-Based Variables on Students Mental Health Development

Review Characteristics of At-Risk Students Mental Health Problems

Discussion of Conventional Community/School - Based Mental Health Services

Introduction of an Ecological System of Mental Health Strategies That Integrates Community Resources With School - Based Practices

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This course was last revised on October 10, 2013.

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Donald F. Perras

Donald F. Perras

D.P. Enterprise

Donald F. Perras, Ph.D.

  • Started D.P. Enterprises, a professional development agency to provide combination of training workshops and on-site consultation
  • Prepared graduate special educators since 1972 at Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, Connecticut, emphasizing the seriously emotionally master’s concentration
  • Taught a classroom management course since 1973 to a few thousand educators, including regular educators
  • An adjunct professor of special education at University of St. Joseph, West Hartford, Connecticut, since 2011, teaching graduate courses on social skill interventions and behavioral practices
  • Designed a research - based ecological model program of instructional strategies/proactive behavioral interventions for elementary - secondary educators
  • Created instructional videotapes on my ecological model system
  • Conducted professional development workshops on programming for challenging students to thousands of educators in dozens of school districts
  • Consulted in 205 schools/social service agencies since 1973, especially in urban communities
  • Spoken at multiple national conferences on strategies for instructing and managing at-risk learners
  • Can be contacted at 203-385–0068 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 391943
Published 2013
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