The recent spate of school shootings has brought forth an intensified concern about mental health in the school setting. The authors suggest a program where in-school and out-of-school resources are used together to identify and treat students with mental health needs.Source:
Catherine A. Hogan & Laura F. Main, Education Week, April 13, 2018 Description:
"Up until now, many schools have treated students with mental-health issues reactively, rather than proactively. Too frequently, students’ behaviors may not be sufficiently chronic to warrant an out-of-district educational setting or even identification as a student who needs extra attention and services. These students walk school halls, often growing more isolated and angry from lack of acceptance by their peers."Read the full article here!