Presentation on theme: "Syracuse City School District Administrators Meeting August 20, 2012 Bob Long, Commissioner Onondaga Dept of Mental Health Jennifer Parmalee, Onondaga."— Presentation transcript:
Syracuse City School District Administrators Meeting August 20, 2012 Bob Long, Commissioner Onondaga Dept of Mental Health Jennifer Parmalee, Onondaga Dept of Mental Health Linda Brown, OCM BOCES
What is Promise Zone? NYS Office of Mental Health Grant to 3 Urban districts for innovative solutions that result in improved student achievement Designed to increase community collaboration and the districts ability to identify and support students with serious emotional challenges
Syracuse Partners in Success Department of Mental Health Syracuse City School District Say Yes Brownell Arise St. Joes OnCare Other Community Agencies: Syracuse Community Health Center, Contact, Hillside, Catholic Charities
Healthy Youth Development What does each child need to be successful?
How does Promise Zone align with Other Important Work?
The Syracuse Commitment to its Children All Syracuse Children can be Competitive, Successful and Drive our Communitys Future Social Behavior is Central to Academic Success
All Students can be Successful Context: Key Challenges the Community Faces; Students, Families, Schools, Child Welfare, Mental Health, Juvenile Justice
Linking Behavior & Academics – No HS 2012
Chronically Absent Through April 2012
All Students can be Successful cont. Core Student Needs: 40 Developmental Youth Assets; Response to Intervention and Positive Behavior and Supports Initiatives: Multi-Tired Systems of Support; How al l relate to each other; Dignity for All Students Act
All Students can be Successful cont. Strategies: Reflects the specific actions underway to address core student needs PZ Specific: Expand Licensed outpatient clinic services in schools Clinician Integrated into SBIT-B Teams Clinicians prioritize school functionality in treatment Data based decisions for identification and intervention Support Development of Screening and SBIT-B functions Family engaged as partners in process
All Students can be Successful cont. Necessary Action Steps: What we (district and community) still need to do to be successful Tangible Short Term Results: What initiatives hope to achieve in next 12 months; results are shared Long Term Outcomes: All initiatives share same long terms goals
Promise Zone Department of Mental Health Syracuse City School District Say Yes
Screening Process – Tier 2 - Grouped Identify Students using standard criteria (3 or more ODRs and/or at-risk referral form) Review Students(1-2 minutes each) Group students according to criteria and determine intervention Implement and Progress Monitor Intervention Review group intervention data (every 4 weeks) Continue intervention or Phase Out Refer to SBIT Behavior Team with rising referrals to 6 or more
SBIT-Behavior Process – Tier 3 - Individualized Identify Students using standard criteria (6 or more ODRs and/or at risk form) Review students (45 minutes each) Determine Intervention and Progress Monitor Review student data (every 4 weeks) Continue intervention or phase out
Training and Coaching Cohort 1 (5 schools) Trained November 2011 Each assigned external coach 2 learning collaborative sessions Cohort 2 (6 schools) Trained March 2012 Each assigned external coach 1 learning collaborative session
Screening Teams (group student planning) Total number of students referred 133 Percent that had at least one follow-up meeting 35% (46 students) Goal is 100%
S-BIT B Teams (individual level planning) Total number of students referred 18 Percent that had at least one follow-up meeting 100% (18 students) Goal is 100% Schools inviting parents to SBIT-B Meetings 1 (Goal is 100%)
SBIT-B Cohort 1 Goals Percentage of goals where students either met or exceeded S-BIT B goals or made promising progress. 90%
Thank You and Great Job! Bellevue Danforth Dr. King Delaware Frankliln Lemoyne Meachem Porter Roberts Salem Hyde
Congratulations to Cohort 3! Clary Middle School Dr. Weeks Expeditionary Learning Middle School Hughes Seymour
Next Steps – Support, Support, Support 1. Cohorts 1 and 2 hit the ground running 2. Cohort 3 Training in October 3. Learning Collaborative and Coaching 4. Cohort 4 – Get Ready for January!
Preparation for Screening/SBIT- B Start Up 1. PBIS Universal team is in place and meets monthly 2. Explicit Teaching of Behavioral Expectations in place 3. Solid Acknowledgement systems are in place and supported by 80% of staff in school 4. Team reviews behavior data on a monthly basis 5. Every classroom has a behavior management plan 6. IF you have a clinician, how is it working for you (scale of 1-5)
Tool to Support Preparation Tool T - Analysis
We look forward to working with you this year! Thank you!