Student Well-Being K-12 Essentials Forum

Boosting Student and Staff Mental Health: What Schools Can Do

This event occurred on December 07, 2023 4:00 PM EST.
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America’s adolescents today are sadder, more anxious, and lonelier than previous generations. It’s a long-term trend that has reached crisis proportions, according to mental health professionals. Schools have stepped up in response, adding mental health services and classes designed to foster mental well-being. But they’ve been limited by inconsistent funding and a scarcity of mental health professionals. Teachers, meanwhile, are stressed and struggling with low morale. This virtual forum is based on recent reporting on these challenges and how schools have responded.

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2:00pm ET

Welcome & Introduction

2:10pm ET

Interactive Session: What We Know about Student and Teacher Well-being.

2:20pm ET

Industry Perspective: Teaching Skills for Social-Emotional Behavioral Health

2:30pm ET

Panel Discussion: Tackling the Mental Health Crisis in Schools

3:15pm ET

Panel Discussion: Ensuring Teachers Don’t Forget Their Own Well-being

3:45pm ET

Interactive session: Cellphone Bans and Students’ Mental Health

3:55pm ET

Closing Thoughts

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