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Destigmatizing Mental Health
Best Practices for Creating a Comforting School Environment
From Onsite to Online: NYSIR’s Exclusive, No-Cost Virtual Symposium
As school boards and districts continue their search for solutions to the increasingly apparent problem of students with mental-health-related challenges, NYSIR’s special 2020 symposium, Destigmatizing Mental Health – Best Practices for Creating a Comforting School Environment, offers education professionals the opportunity to hear from experts on strategies for creating socio-emotional learning; implementing restorative practices; preventing suicide; and preparing for training mandated by Erin’s Law.
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To register, please email Krystel Allen at email@example.com with the names of attendees and school district by July 24. Links to symposium sessions will be sent the week of July 27. Please indicate if you need CTLE credit. A CTLE Request Form will be sent to you. Professional certificate holders can earn up to nine hours of CTLE credit.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 4
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Amy Molloy, Director, School Mental Health Resource Center, Mental Health Association of New York State - Best Practices for School Mental Health Programs
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Kristine Orr, Superintendent of Schools, South Glens Falls CSD - Best Practices and Innovative Mental Health Methods in the School Community