Special Resource Material Developed by the Center

Title: Mental Health in Schools: Moving Forward

Description: This article indicates the type of shifts in perspective, policy, practice, and research that can help schools move forward in addressing mental health and psychosocial concerns. Specifically discussed are the strengths and limitations of prevailing practices, the need to broaden current perspectives to improve efficacy for those served and to serve greater numbers, directions for moving forward with policy and practice, and implications of new directions for the training and work of school psychologists. Keywords: policy studies, Mental Health, Education, Policy, Strategies, Reform, best practice, youth policy, health policy, standard based reform, learning support, school reform, standard based reform, empirically supported intervention,

Access at:   http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu/publications/13 mh in schools moving forward.pdf (For Personal Use Only)