Comprehensive School Mental Health Approaches

This webinar was held at 9am on Thursday, October 15, 2020. The live recording is below.

This presentation will overview the components of comprehensive school mental health, underscoring the rationale for utilizing a tiered approach to meeting the mental health needs of all students. Following an overview of trends in youth mental health nationally and in Pennsylvania, the presentation will highlight considerations for building comprehensive school mental health systems, identifying essential foundations, as well as key strategies and resources that may be utilized across tiers of intervention.

Dr. Perri Rosen is a consulting psychologist at the Pennsylvania Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) at the Department of Human Services (DHS) in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. She is also Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP) and certified special educator. At OMHSAS, Dr. Rosen has helped lead several school and community-based mental health and suicide prevention initiatives, including the Garrett Lee Smith Youth Suicide Prevention grant and the Pennsylvania Network of Student Assistance Services.