Connecting School Mental Health

with Juvenile Justice and Dropout Prevention

ISSUES & RESOURCES

 

 

Adolescent Development

·         Developing Adolescents: A Reference for Professionals. American Psychological Association http://www.units.muohio.edu/csbmhp/resources/pdf/develop[1].pdf

·         RETHINKING THE JUVENILE IN JUVENILE JUSTICE: Implications of Adolescent Brain Development on the Juvenile Justice System. Wisconsin Council on Children and Families http://www.wccf.org/pdf/rethinkingjuv_jjsrpt.pdf

 

Aggression Reduction

·         Anger Management Online Resources. Dept. of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Center for the Prevention of School Violence (North Carolina)

http://www.ncdjjdp.org/cpsv/pdf_files/anger_management.pdf  

·         Persistently Dangerous Schools: Roles for School Mental Health. The Need for Decreasing Aggressive and Delinquent Behaviors in Schools. Center for School Mental Health

http://csmh.umaryland.edu/resources.html/PDSISSUEBRIEF.pdf

 

Bullying

·         Bullying Prevention. Center for Mental Health in Schools at UCLA http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu/pdfdocs/quicktraining/bullyingprevention.pdf

·         Bullying Resource Packet. Center for School Mental Health http://csmh.umaryland.edu/resources.html/resource_packets/download_files/bullying_2002.pdf

·         Stop Bullying Now  http://stopbullyingnow.hrsa.gov/index.asp

 

Confidentiality

·         Dispelling the Myths about Sharing Data between Mental Health and Criminal Justice Systems.  http://gainscenter.samhsa.gov/pdfs/integrating/Dispelling_Myths.pdf

·         Guidelines for Juvenile Information Sharing. Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention. http://ojjdp.ncjrs.gov/publications/PubAbstract.asp?pubi=237372

 

Conduct and Behavior Problems in Schools

·         Positive Behavior Support Information. Assn for Positive Behavior Support  www.apbs.org 

·         Conduct and Behavior Problems: Interventions and Resources for School Aged Children. Center for Mental Health in Schools at UCLA.  http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu/pdfdocs/conduct/conduct.pdf

·         Interventions for Academic and Behavior Problems II: Preventive and Remedial Approaches. National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) http://www.nasponline.org/publications/booksproducts/interventions.aspx

·         School-wide Positive Behavioral Supports. http://www.pbis.org/schoolwide.htm

·         The ABCs of Classroom Management. Teaching Tolerance, Southern Poverty Law Center http://www.tolerance.org/teach/activities/activity.jsp?ar=921&pa=1

 

Crisis Intervention

·         Crisis Intervention: A Guide for School-Based Clinicians. Center for School Mental Health http://csmh.umaryland.edu/resources.html/resource_packets/download_files/crisis_intervention_2002.pdf

·         Responding to a Crisis. Center for Mental Health in Schools at UCLA http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu/ 

 

Cultural Competency

·         Cultural Competence and School Mental  Health. Center for School Mental Health Issue Brief http://csmh.umaryland.edu/resources.html/CulturalCompetenceIB-CSMHA.pdf  

·         Cultural Competency Resource Packet. Center for School Mental Health http://csmh.umaryland.edu/resources.html/resource_packets/download_files/cultural_competency_2001.pdf

·         Preventing Disproportionate Representation: Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Pre-referral Interventions. National Center for Culturally Responsive Education Systems (NCCREST)  http://www.nccrest.org/Briefs/Pre-referral_Brief.pdf?v_document_name=Pre-Referral%20Brief

 

Disabilities – Students with

·         Addressing the Needs of Youth with Disabilities in the Juvenile Justice System: the Current State of Knowledge. Urban Institute Justice Policy Center http://www.urban.org/urlprint.cfm?ID=8636 

·         Mental Health, Schools and Families Working Together for All Children and Youth: Toward a Shared Agenda - A Concept Paper. Prepared by NASMHPD & NASDSE

http://www.ce-credit.com/articles/MentalHealthSchoolsFamilies100167.pdf

 

Dropout Prevention

·         Alternative Pathways Project:  A Framework for Dropout Reduction & Recovery. Keep the Change, Inc.  http://www.ytfg.org/documents/AltPathv.7.7Julyfin.pdf

·         Dropout Risk Factors and Exemplary Programs: A Technical Report.

National Dropout Prevention Center/Network http://www.dropoutprevention.org/resource/major_reports/communities_in_schools/Dropout%20Risk%20Factors%20and%20Exemplary%20Programs%20FINAL%205-16-07.pdf

·         Effective Strategies for Dropout Prevention National Dropout Prevent Center/Network.  http://www.dropoutprevention.org/effstrat/

·         Effective Strategies for Increasing Graduation Rates. National Dropout Prevention Center/Network www.neglected-delinquent.org/nd/events/webinars/webinar0207_cash.ppt

·         National Dropout Prevention Practice Guide. Institute of Educational Sciences

·         Evidence-Based Dropout-Prevention Programs. National Dropout Prevent Center for Students with Disabilities http://www.ndpc-sd.org/dissemination/model_programs.php

 

Drug-endangered Children

·         Family Matters: Substance Abuse and The American Family. National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASA). http://www.nationaldec.org/user_files/3568_6402089.pdf

 

Early Childhood

·         Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation: An Evaluation Tool Kit. National Technical Assistance Center for Children’s Mental Health http://gucchd.georgetown.edu/object_view.html?objectID=40525  

 

Early Identification

·         Quality Assessment & Quality Improvement (QAI) Resources. Center for School Mental Health. http://www.schoolmentalhealth.org/Resources/Clin/QAIRsrc/QAI  

·         Screening and Assessment (NASBHC) http://www.nasbhc.org/site/c.jsJPKWPFJrH/b.3015369/

 

Early Intervening Services

·         School-Based Early Intervening Services: An Opportunity To Improve The Well-Being of Our Nation’s Youth (2007). CSHMA Issue Brief http://csmh.umaryland.edu/resources.html/School-Based%20Early%20Intervening%20Services%20brief.pdf  

 

Evidence-based Practices & Programs

·         Summary of Evidence-Based Program Registries (June (2008). Center for School Mental Health. http://csmh.umaryland.edu/resources.html/  

·         Summary of Recognized Evidence-Based Programs Implemented by Expanded School Mental Health (ESMH) Programs. (June 2008). Center for School Mental Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine. http://csmh.umaryland.edu/resources.html/  

 

Family Involvement / Family Preservation

·         Family Involvement in Expanded School Mental Health Programs: Resource Packet. Center for School Mental Health http://csmh.umaryland.edu/resources.html/resource_packets/download_files/family_involvement_2002.pdf

·         Mental Health, Schools and Families Working Together for All Children and Youth: Toward a Shared Agenda. A Concept Paper prepared by NASMHPD & NASDSE  

http://www.ce-credit.com/articles/MentalHealthSchoolsFamilies100167.pdf

·         Resources for School Mental Health Clinicians: Family Engagement. SchoolMentalHealt.org http://www.schoolmentalhealth.org/Resources/Clin/FamEngClin

Program Development

·         Advances in School Mental Health Promotion Globally. Published by the Clifford Beers Foundation

http://www.schoolmentalhealth.co.uk/Inaugural_Finalv2.pdf  

·         “Guidelines for Mental Health in School,” in Mental Health in Schools: Guidelines, Models, Resources & Policy Considerations. Policy Leadership Cadre for Mental Health in Schools. http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu/pdfdocs/policymakers/cadreguidelines.pdf

·         Principles for the Delivery of Children's Mental Health Services http://www.bazelon.org/issues/children/incourt/jk/jkprinciples.html  

·         Program Development Resource Packet. Center for School Mental Health

http://csmh.umaryland.edu/resources.html/resource_packets/download_files/program_development_2002.pdf

 

Psychotropic Drugs and Children

·         Psychopharmacologic Medication: What Teachers Need to Know http://cecp.air.org/interact/authoronline/june97/meds.html

·         Psychotropic Drugs and Children: A 2007 Update. Center for Health & Health Care in Schools http://www.healthinschools.org/News-Room/Fact-Sheets/Psychotropic.aspx   

 

Resources for School-based Mental Health Professionals

·         Quick Guide to Clinical Techniques for Common Child and Adolescent Mental Health Problems. Center for School Mental Health http://www.schoolmentalhealth.org/Resources/Clin/QuickGuide.pdf

·         Resources for School Mental Health Clinicians. SchoolMentalHealth.org   http://www.schoolmentalhealth.org/Resources/Clin/ResClin.html   

 

School Connectedness

·         Enhancing Student Connectedness to Schools. Center for School Mental Health Issue Brief. http://csmh.umaryland.edu/resources.html/caring%20connectedness%20brief.pdf

·         Engaging and Re-engaging Students in Learning at School. Center for Mental Health in Schools at UCLA http://www.smhp.psych.ucla.edu/pdfdocs/engagingandre-engagingstudents.pdf

 

School Reentry from Juvenile Justice Facilities

·         A Summary of Best Practices in School Reentry for Incarcerated Youth Returning Home. JustChildren, Legal Aid Justice Center (Virginia) http://www.justice4all.org/files/public/Publications/A_Summary_of_Best_Practices_in_School_Reentry,_-_A_Report_by_the_JustChildren_Program_of_the_Legal_Aid_Justice_Center_%28November_2004%29.pdf

·         Family Integrated Transitions (FIT) http://guide.helpingamericasyouth.gov/programdetail.cfm?id=710

·         School Reentry of Juvenile Offenders. Center for School Mental Health Issue Brief  http://csmh.umaryland.edu/resources.html/resource_packets/download_files/School%20Reentry%20Brief%20-%20CSMHA.pdf

·         Transition to and from Facilities: Records Transfer and Maintenance. Self-Study Toolkit: Records Transfer Module (NDTAC)  www.neglected-delinquent.org/nd/resources/spotlight/spotlight200501c.asp    

 

School Resource Officers

·         Implementing an Effective School Resource Officer Program
http://www.promoteprevent.org/Resources/briefs/school%20safety-security.html

 

School-to-Prison Pipeline

·         Cradle to Prison Report. Children’s Defense Fund http://www.childrensdefense.org/site/PageServer?pagename=c2pp_report2007 

·         School-to-Prison Pipeline. Legal Defense Fund http://www.naacpldf.org/content.aspx?article=828   

 

Seclusion & Restraints in Schools

·         Alliance to Prevent Restraint, Aversive Interventions, and Seclusion http://aprais.tash.org/index.htm

·         Guidelines for the Appropriate Use of Seclusion and Physical Restraint in Special Education Programs. Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction http://dpi.wi.gov/sped/doc/secrestrgd.doc

·         Supporting Student Behavior: Standards for the Emergency Use of Seclusion and Restraint.

Michigan Dept. of Education  http://www.michigan.gov/documents/mde/Seclusion_and_Restraint_Standards_180715_7.pdf

·         Use of Restraint and Seclusion in Public Schools – Guiding Principles. National Disability Rights Network.  http://www.ndrn.org/issues/an/rs/resources.htm#school

 

Suicide Prevention in Schools

·         Suicide Prevention in the Schools, Center for School Mental Health Issue Brief  http://csmh.umaryland.edu/resources.html/suicide%20prevention%20brief.pdf  

·         Suicide Prevention Resource Packet. Center for School Mental Health http://csmh.umaryland.edu/resources.html/resource_packets/download_files/suicide_prevention_2003.pdf

 

Teacher Supports

·         Enhancing Educator Training and Supports. SchoolMentalHealth.org

www.schoolmentalhealth.org/PowerPoints/Teacher%20Training%20Support.ppt

·         What Teachers Need to Know When Challenged by Student Mental Health. NAHEC  http://www.schoolmentalhealth.org/Resources/Educ/Prioritized%20Compentecies%20-Educators.pdf  

 

Trauma Sensitive Care in Schools & JJ Facilities

·         National Center for Trauma-Informed Care http://mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/nctic/

·         Trauma-Informed Care http://mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/nctic/trauma.asp

 

Truancy

·         Tool Kit for Creating Your Own Truancy Reduction Program. Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention http://ojjdp.ncjrs.gov/publications/PubAbstract.asp?pubi=238899

·         Innovations in Truancy Prevention Practice: An Inventory of Selected Collaborations from around the United States. National Truancy Prevention Association. http://www.truancyprevention.org/TruancypreventionRegistry/Admin/Resources/Resources/53.pdf

 

Violence Prevention

·         Blueprint for Violence Prevention. Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Reduction (OJJDP)  http://www.colorado.edu/cspv/blueprints/

·         Security Measures in Schools: Mental Health Considerations http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu/  

·         Violence Prevention Resources (NCCSHS) http://mchb.hrsa.gov/healthystudents/resources/index.asp?mode=viewcategory&category=15