FeaturedCoalition members speak at Medicaid Reform and Oversight Committee Assembly on Clinical Consultation Code

On May 22nd, the Assembly Committee on Medicaid Reform and Oversight held a hearing on AB 192 relating to Mental Health Clinical Consultations for Students under Medicaid. This bill, that the Coalition has been advocating for would allow school therapists to be paid for consultations with parents. In addition,...

CASEL releases SEL Roadmap for Reopening School

As you prepare to welcome students and adults back to school, you face the layered impact of schools closures, the pandemic, racial inequities amplified by nationwide mobilization, and more. To aid you in this transition, CASEL collaborated with more than 40 partners to illuminate a way forward with social and emotional...

Medicaid/CHIP Provider Relief Fund Payment Forms and Guidance

In case you did not see the information released by DHS on June 9,> federal HHS expects to distribute $15 billion to eligible Medicaid and CHIP providers through the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund. This funding will supply relief to Medicaid and CHIP providers experiencing lost revenues or increased...

Peer-to-Peer Suicide Prevention Grants – Application Opens in July

Starting in July 2020, high schools in Wisconsin are eligible to apply for peer-to-peer suicide prevention grants through the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI). Grants are available for public, private, and tribal high schools. Grants may be up to $1,000 per school and may be renewed up to...

DPI Student Services/Prevention & Wellness and COVID-19 Webpage

Many of you have benefited from the support of the DPI SSPW team throughout this challenging time. For those who have not connected with the SSPW resources, this webpage provides a range of resources relevant to Student Services/Prevention and Wellness including Safe Schools, Pupil Services, School Mental Health, Alcohol & Other Drug...

Harvard Center for the Developing Child “The Brain Architects” Podcast

Visit the website for the Harvard Center for the Developing Child to access a series of COVID-19 focused podcasts in their “Brain Architects” series. The webpage also includes helpful links to a range of resources on trauma and other topics to help you support your workforce and families as...

Office of Children’s Mental Health – Building Social and Emotional Skills

This month the Office of Children’s Mental Health released a new fact sheet focused on building children’s social and emotional skills and what our communities can do to increase these skills.  Highlights include:  Over 80% of parents and teachers, as well as most high school students think it’s important to prioritize social...