Recruitment & Retention Schools Struggle to Hire Mental Health Workers. New Federal Grants Might Help
Schools have long struggled to hire enough psychologists, social workers, and counselors. The pandemic made the need even more urgent.
Student Well-Being Reported Essay We Talk a Lot About Student Mental Health. We Need More Action
The pandemic has brought new attention to student mental health concerns. Schools need sustained help to respond.
Student Well-Being K-12 Essentials Forum Tackling Student and Staff Mental Health Issues in COVID-19’s Wake
Join this event and hear from experts on how to tackle managing student and staff mental health challenges.
Student Well-Being School Counselors and Psychologists Remain Scarce Even as Needs Rise
The vast majority of K-12 schools lack the school psychologists and counselors to respond to their students' rising mental health concerns.
Student Well-Being Leader To Learn From How Putting Students’ Welfare First Can Transform a District
For Lateshia Woodley, a relentless focus on supporting students facing trauma comes from her own lived experience.
Student Well-Being Why School Counselors of Color Matter More Than Ever
Fighting racial biases and diversifying counseling staff is seen as crucial to boosting college-going rates among Black and Latino students.
Student Well-Being Teaching Social-Emotional Skills is Hard, Time-Consuming, and Necessary, Report Says
Growing students' social and emotional skills has become a big part of counselors' jobs. But they need more resources to be successful.
Student Well-Being Thousands of Kids Lost Parents to COVID-19. Schools Must Prepare to Help the Grieving
While some may view the back-to-school season as a return to “normal,” for those students who’ve lost someone, it will feel anything but.
Student Well-Being From Our Research Center Mental Health Problems Loom for the COVID Generation. Here's What Schools Can Do
Schools were struggling to meet students' mental health needs before the pandemic disrupted classes. Now those needs have ballooned.