Coalition 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,...

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...

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....

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...

School Mental Health Update July 27, 2018

It’s been a big week for school-based mental health in Wisconsin: DPI Awards Grants, Announces Plans for Increasing Funds. On Monday, the Department of Public Instruction announced the recipients of $3.25 million in grants to fund school mental health services in 64 school districts across the state. DPI received...

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...

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...

Kids in Crisis Series: Increasing Resources for School Mental Health

This article explores recent approved provisions in the state budget that support youth mental health and features Coalition member Linda Hall.  The Kids in Crisis Series (by the Appleton/Fox Cities Post-Crescent), now one year running, examines teen suicide and youth mental health in Wisconsin. Post-Crescent Kids in Crisis Article