resources

In 2009, the Children’s Mental Health Matters Campaign developed Teacher Resource Kits as a tool for those who work with children. In 2016, we released the new and revised Educator Resource Kit. We encourage you to download here and share with your colleagues. Hard copies of the kit are available, at no charge.

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Educator Resource Kit

Educator Resource Kit Fact Sheets

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Aggressive Behaviors
Anxiety Disorders
Bullying
Crisis Management
Cultural Competence
Depression
Early Childhood Mental Health
Eating Disorders
Family Involvement in School-Based Mental Health
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning Youth
Managing Classroom Behavior
Medication Management
Oppositional & Defiant Behaviors
Psychosis
Resilience: Promoting Positive Mental Health and Wellbeing
School Services
Self-Injurious Behaviors
Substance Use
Suicide Prevention
Traumatic Events

Additional Resources

Supporting Young Children Experiencing Separation & Trauma
Separated Children
Substance Use Resource Guide
from the Office of Child and Adolescent Substance Use Service
Programs for Transition-Aged Youth
Transition-Aged Youth Programs (PRP & RRP)

Dovetail Learning’s Toolbox: A Resource for Schools Seeking to be Trauma-Informed
The Kennedy Forum: Mental Health Activities for the Classroom
The Kennedy Forum: SAMHSA’s Action Signs
The Kennedy Forum: Adverse Childhood Experiences
The Kennedy Forum: 5 Pillars: The Pathway to Improving the Delivery of Mental Health Services in Education

Trainings

View a comprehensive list of free online professional development courses for behavioral health professional development and school-based and early childhood staff.

New, free online training and CEU series “Supporting Social Emotional Wellness in Early Childhood