The Office of Social and Emotional Wellness (OSEW) has created a portal on their website that holds wellness toolkits for educators. The intent of this portal is to provide educators with information about initiatives they offer, services provided, and to connect educators with resources in support of work in New Hampshire schools. Training toolkits were created …
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Governor Sununu Signs SB 282, relative to suicide prevention education in schools [August 2019]
Senate Bill (SB) 282 directly relates to Recommendation 8 from the task force. Recommendation 8 calls for an increase and promotion of evidence-based best practice suicide prevention training in schools. The purpose of SB282 is to reduce the number of suicides in the school population by ensuring suicide prevention education and training is available. SB282 …
Bureau of Student Wellness Professional Development Training (NH DOE) [May 2022]
The key to a successful Student Wellness program is continual learning and training. Below please find a calendar of upcoming training, events, and professional development opportunities that are either directly sponsored by the Bureau of Student Wellness or are hosted by another organization this is connected with our work in some way.
Youth Mental Health First Aid Training (NH DOE) [January 2023]
What is Youth Mental Health First Aid? Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) is an evidence-based training that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders in youth. This training gives adults the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support to children and …
NH Senate Bill 11: Relative to “relative to mental health services and making appropriations therefor.” (NH Senate) [January 2019]
SENATE BILL 11 AN ACT relative to mental health services and making appropriations therefor. SPONSORS: Sen. Sherman, Dist 24; Sen. Rosenwald, Dist 13; Sen. Chandley, Dist 11; Sen. Levesque, Dist 12; Sen. Cavanaugh, Dist 16; Sen. Dietsch, Dist 9; Sen. Morgan, Dist 23; Sen. Kahn, Dist 10; Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist …
Recommendation 5: Develop an age-appropriate school outreach program that educates staff and students on reducing the stigma of mental illness and what to do when someone is in crisis.
Recommendation 6: Increase and promote Mental Health First Aid to school staff, students, and families to provide the school community with the resources to effectively manage a mental health incident.
Recommendation 7: Develop a threat assessment task force at the community or district level that engages the local public health network, including an intervention and reporting protocol that evaluates students quickly and efficiently and provides a plan to help appropriately return students to school.
Recommendation 9: Expand programs that focus on creating a positive school climate and atmosphere with structured support for students, such as the Multi-Tiered System for Support and Behavioral Health (MTSS-B) or Positive Behavior Intervention System (PBIS).