As additional resources for you and others at your school, the following
materials are available through the Center at
firstname.lastname@example.org. For a more extensive list see our list of
Parent and Home Involvement in
Provides an overview of how home involvement is conceptualized and outlines current models
and basic resources. Issues of special interest to under-served families are addressed.
Screening/Assessment: Indicators and
Designed to provide some resources relevant to screening students experiencing problems.
In particular, this packet includes a perspective for understanding the screening process
and aids for initial problem identification and screening of several major psychosocial
Substance Abuse: Indicators and
Offers some guides to provide schools with basic information on widely abused drugs and
indicators of substance abuse. Includes some assessment tools and reference to prevention
School-Based Client Consultation,
Referral, and Management of Care
Discusses why it is important to approach student clients as consumers and to think in
terms of managing care, not cases. Outlines processes related to problem
identification, triage, assessment and client consultation, referral, and management of
care. Provides discussion of prereferral intervention and referral as a multifaceted
intervention. Clarifies the nature of ongoing management of care and the necessity of
establishing mechanisms to enhance systems of care. Examples of tools to aid in all these
processes are included.
Responding to Crisis in Schools
Provides a set of guides and handouts for use in crisis planning and as aids for training
staff to respond effectively. Contains materials to guide the organization and initial
training of a school-based crisis team, as well as materials for use in ongoing training
and as information handouts for staff and in some cases for students and parents.
Where to Get Resource Materials
Offers school staff and parents a listing of centers, organizations, groups, and
publishers that provide resource materials such as publications, brochures, fact sheets,
audiovisual & multimedia tools on different mental health problems and issues in
Students and Psychotropic
Medication: The School's Role
Underscores the need to work with prescribers in ways that safeguard the student and
the school. Contains aids related to safeguards and for providing the student, family, and
staff with appropriate information on the effects and monitoring of various
psychopharmacological drugs used to treat child and adolescent psycho-behavioral problems.