Comprehensive Focus on MH in Schools
Concerns Related to Children's Severe MH Disorders
Concerns Related to Children's Psychosocial Problems
Positive Social and Emotional Development and Prevention of Psychosocial/MH Problems
Others focused on Addressing Barriers to Learning and Development

 

 

 

 

 

 

Major Centers, etc. Associations Government Agencies Listservs E-Journals & Newsletters

IV. Positive Social/Emotional Development and Prevention of Psychosocial/MH Problems

Major Centers / Networks / Initiatives / Projects / Consumer Info Resources
Center for Mental Health in Schools Center for School Mental Health Children Now
Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) Education Development Center National Mental Health and Education Center*
National School Climate Center School of the 21st Century Program University of Minnesota-General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health divisions
Yale Bush Center in Child Development and Social Policy Zero To Three Center for Community Collaboration
Center for the Research on the Education of Students Placed at Risk Children's Safely Network Coalition for Community Schools
Institute for Educational Leadership Light for Life Foundation-Yellow Ribbon Program National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention
National Criminal Justice Reference Service National Network for Youth National School Safety Center
National Youth Gang Center Policy Leadership Cadre for Mental Health in Schools Prevention Research Center
Research and Training Center for Pathways to Positive Futures Safe Schools/Healthy Students Action Center
* - Site has documents in language(s) other than English.

 

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  • Center for Mental Health in Schools approaches mental health and psychosocial concerns from the broad perspective of addressing barriers to learning and promoting healthy development. Its mission is to improve outcomes for young people by enhancing policies, programs, and practices relevant to mental health in schools.
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  • Center for the Research on the Education of Students Placed at Risk is a research and development center, that has launched an important comprehensive school initiative designed to enhance the achievement, academic environment, and quality of life for students, teachers, and parents. Site includes descriptions of research projects from 1994-2004. CRESPAR at John Hopkins University
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  • Center for School Mental Health provides leadership and technical assistance to advance effective interdisciplinary school-based mental health programs. It strives to support schools and community collaboratives in the development of programs that are accessible, family-centered, culturally sensitive, and responsive to local needs.
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  • Children and Family Futures is a non-profit firm providing technical assistance and training, strategic planning, evaluation and development of effectiveness measures. We provide services to government agencies, community based organizations, and schools.
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  • Children Now is a nonpartisan, independent voice for children, working to translate the nation's commitment to children and families into action. Children Now uses communications strategies to reach parents, lawmakers, citizens, business, media and community leaders, creating attention and generating positive change on behalf of children.
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  • Children's Safety Network provides resources and technical assistance to maternal and child health agencies and other organizations seeking to reduce unintentional injuries and violence to children and adolescents. <
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  • Coalition for Community Schools works toward improving education and helping students learn and grow while supporting and strengthening their families and communities.
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  • Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning 's mission is to establish social and emotional learning (SEL) as an integral part of education from preschool through high school.
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  • Education Development Center seeks to bring researchers and practicioners together to create tools and conditions for learning, reaching people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities.
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  • Institute for Educational Leadership aims to improve education -- and the lives of children and their families -- through positive and visionary change.
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  • Light for Life Foundation-Yellow Ribbon Program is a suicide prevention program with chapters around the world, presenting workshops and support for teens in trouble.
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  • National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention provides training and technical assistance for more than 160 Federally funded projects that engage school districts, mental health centers, community agencies, and Native American tribes who are working to promote mental health and prevent youth violence among children, youth, their families, and other adults. A core belief of the Center is that peopleďż˝s lives can be enhanced through effective programs that foster healthy development and resiliency for individuals, families, and communities.
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  • National Criminal Justice Reference Service is one of the most extensive sources of information on criminal and juvenile justice in the world, providing services to an international community of policymakers and professionals.
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  • National Mental Health and Education Center works to provide support for children and families and improve the professional training and practices of school psychologists and pupil service providers. It is dedicated to ensuring children receive the optimum services in their schools and communities.
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  • National Network for Youth is dedicated to ensuring that young people can be safe and lead healthy and productive lives. The National Network informs public policy, educates the public and strengthens the field of youth work.
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  • National School Climate Center brings together the fields of education, medicine, child development, research science and human behavior, to focus on the many ways that we can promote social and emotional learning and literacy in pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade children.
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  • National School Safety Center aims to serve as a catalyst and advocate for the prevention of school crime and violence by providing information and resources and identifying strategies and promising programs which support safe schools for school children worldwide.
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  • National Youth Gang Center expands and maintains the body of critical knowledge about youth gangs and effective responses to them.
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  • Policy Leadership Cadre for Mental Health in Schools seeks to expand, link, and build the capacity of the pool of persons who provide policy leadership for MH in schools at national, state, regional, and local levels.
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  • Prevention Research Center aims to promote the well-being of children and youth and to reduce the prevalence of high-risk behaviors and poor outcomes in children, families and communities.
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  • Research and Training Center for Pathways to Positive Futures improve the lives of youth and young adults with serious mental health conditions through rigorous research and effective training and dissemination.
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  • Safe Schools/Healthy Students Action Center assists and supports the Safe Schools/Healthy Students and School Action Grantees in the development and sustainability of peaceful and healthy communities.
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  • The School of the 21st Century is a national school-based or school-linked program providing early care, education, and family support services.
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  • University of Minnesota-General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health divisions promotes the adoption and adaptation of strategies policies and systems that show the greatest promise of supporting healthy youth development.
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  • The Yale Bush Center in Child Development and Social Policy aims to to bring research-based knowledge of child development to the federal and state policy arenas in an effort to improve social policy affecting the lives of children and families.
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  • Zero To Three's aim is to strengthen and support families, practitioners and communities to promote the healthy development of babies and toddlers.
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