Webinar: A compassionate school approach to children's mental health: Equity, justice, and overcoming disparities
This webinar will review current trends in children’s mental health (particularly with rural and low-income populations and students of color) and explore why youth suicide and mental illness are on the rise. We will discuss cultural, racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic factors and how they impact prevention and treatment options, with recommendations for how to improve equity. We also will explore restorative justice and case studies of effective solutions.
Our presenter, Meghan Wenzel, M.S., is a Researcher and Writer with the Center for Educational Improvement. She is also a member of the research team at Factual, a startup company focusing on location data. In this role, Meghan establishes research standards, processes, and metrics, builds partnerships across teams, and leads research efforts across all products.
The Childhood-Trauma Learning Collaborative (C-TLC )is being conducted as part of the New England Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (New England MHTTC). The collaborative is designed to foster alliances to address the needs of children and youth who have experienced/are at risk of experiencing significant trauma. For more information, contact us at email@example.com.