North Central Action Network Projects Ohio’s Shared Agenda Support ~ Hosted a Forum in Wooster, Ohio at the local High School “Addressing Barriers to.
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North Central Action Network Projects Ohio’s Shared Agenda Support ~ Hosted a Forum in Wooster, Ohio at the local High School “Addressing Barriers to Learning”. ~ Speakers: Adelman and Taylor of UCLA. ~ 10 counties of parents, schools, and mental health professionals participated
North Central Action Network Projects Sponsored Training & Speakers: ~ No More Bullies: Domestic Relations Court ~ Ohio Suicide Prevention Initiatives: ODMH ~ Supporting Academic Success in Children with Mental Illness: Stepping Stones Consultation ~ The Resiliency Ring Around the Statehouse: Ohio Federation for Children’s Mental Health. ~ The Ashland School Liaison Program Model: Appleseed Community MH Center ~ Red Flags: Depression- Ukraine: Heartland Behav.Healthcare ~ No Child Left Behind: Akron Public Schools ~ Professional Collaborations Between School Counselors and Community Mental Health: Ohio School Counselor Association ~ School Psychology and Community Mental Health Blending: Kent State Univ./Dept of School Psychology ~Ohio Community Collaboration Model: Ohio State University/ODE ~ The Care Team Model – Fairless Schools/Stark Co.
NCAN Action Agenda FY 2004-2005 Projects Shared Survey Wellness Translator Mental Health Proficiency Curriculum for Teachers “See Me Hear My Feelings” Campaign Eliminating Barriers Initiative: Youth Speakers Bureau, EBI Teacher Tool Kit
Shared Survey 6 Counties Participated 48 School Districts Surveyed 156 Schools 56% - Elementary 24% - Middle School 20% - High School Surveyed: 1. Symptom Awareness? 2. Mental Health Service Need? 3. On or Off School Grounds?
Wellness Translator (Prevention and Treatment CD Prototype) 12 presenting behaviors: ~ Attention Problems ~ Hurtful to Others ~ Hurtful to Self ~ Moody / Withdrawn ~ Substance Abuse ~ Sexually Inappropriate ~ Disrespectful ~ Fearful ~ Sensitive ~ Attendance Issues ~ Under Achiever ~ Verbally Aggressive Articles in 5 Domain Areas: Emotional, Behavioral, Physical, Environmental, Learning
Mental Health Proficiency Curriculum for Teachers Module 1 Introduction Module 2 Child Development Module 3 Understanding Families Module 4 Education Standards for Children with Disabilities Module 5 Diagnoses of Childhood and Adolescence Module 6 Depression: Red Flags Module 7 Bully Prevention and Intervention Module 8 Positive Behavior Supports Module 9 Eliminating Barriers to Learning Contributors: Ohio Department of Mental Health Mental Health Network for School Success Heartland Behavioral Healthcare Summit Behavioral Healthcare Domestic Relations Court of Summit County Van Guard Media Communications Mental Health Association of Summit County Akron Public Schools North Central SERRC
The “Mental Health Experience” Workshop The AD/HD Experience The Mood Experience The Anxiety Experience The Anger Experience Mental Illness, emotional and behavioral disorders are a major barrier to school success. Through youth testimony and simulated activities, you will learn first hand what students experience in trying to manage their symptoms.
Eliminating Barriers for Learning Teacher Tool Kit Social and Emotional Factors that Enhance Secondary Education Module I: Eliminating Barriers for Learning, The Foundation Module II: Social-Emotional Development, Mental Health, and Learning Module III: Strategies to Make Help Accessible to Students and Families Module IV: Strategies to Promote a Positive Classroom Climate
Ohio’s Youth Speaker Corps (Eliminating Barriers Initiative) Criteria: ~ Youth who have experienced mental health or have a friend or sibling with an emotional disorder ~ Have a message to give ~ Have developed skills to manage their disorder ~ Have an ability to speak publicly ~ Family willingness ~ Academic grades sufficient to allow time to travel to speak ~ Have a level of resiliency to participate without negative effects