3 Opportunities to Attend! Managing Traumatic Grief in the School System

Wisconsin Safe and Healthy Schools Center is offering three one-day training programs in 2019 on February 19th (Green Bay),  Feb. 20th (Tomahawk), & Feb. 21st (Chippewa Falls).  Join speaker Barbara Rubel, MA, BCETS, DAAETS, Certified Bereavement Specialist as she discusses traumatic death and building resilience. Participants learn about factors that influence grief after a traumatic […]

DPI Mental & Behavioral Health Screening Guide

Visit the Department of Public Instruction’s website for tools and resources on mental/behavioral health screening.  According to the site: “The goal of screening is to generate new and useful information so that students can be better served in interventions that prevent or mitigate mental health challenges and promote resiliency. Thoughtful selection and implementation of a […]

Behavioral Health in Schools Article Features Coalition Member

The Wisconsin State Journal recently featured two school mental health initiatives in a Nov. 25, 2018 article: Behavioral Health in Schools and Building Bridges.  Started in 2013, Building Bridges works with families experiencing mental health crises and connects families with resources.  Behavioral Health in Schools is a Madison School District partnership with Catholic Charities and […]

Rep. Rohrkaste and Sen. Darling Receive Award at 3rd Annual Growing School Mental Health Summit

Thank you for joining us at the 3rd Annual Growing School Mental Health Summit. It was a great day of learning and connecting with folks from all over the state who care about school mental health. Read the Press Release Here Representative Mike Rohrkaste (R-Neenah) and Senator Alberta Darling (R-River Hills) were recognized at the […]

Skills and Tools for Adolescent Engagement: WAFCA Continuing Education Training

Join us for a day of training: “Skills and Tools for Adolescent Engagement” on May 8, 2018 at the Best Western Oshkosh Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center. This full-day event features the expertise of Mike McGowan and Associates, a training and consultation firm specializing in school, workplace and family issues. An engaging and motivational speaker, […]

Joint Finance Committee Approves Funding for School Mental Health Grants

The Coalition for Expanding School-Based Mental Health in Wisconsin celebrates the Joint Finance Committee’s August 28th action to increase funding for school mental health beyond the Governor’s budget initiatives. The Joint Finance Committee approved $3.25 million for school mental health grants (up $750,000 from the Governor’s budget) along with the text proposed by the Coalition […]