Partnering with Schools to Improve Youth Mental Health: Learning Collaborative

Program Information

The National Council for Mental Wellbeing’s Center of Excellence for Integrated Health Solutions, in partnership with the School-Based Health Alliance, is hosting this learning collaborative for community mental health and substance use treatment organizations, including Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics, to support their partnerships with schools and school-based health centers, and promote and improve youth mental health.

Acknowledgement of Support

The learning collaborative is supported by a grant from the National Council for Mental Wellbeing.

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Target Audience

This activity is appropriate for the following audiences:

  • Behavioral health providers
  • Social workers
  • Other care team members

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Develop a peer learning network with other participants to guide and support their work in embedding behavioral health and integrated healthcare services in schools.
  2. Identify three considerations when building, maintaining, and supporting relationships with schools and school districts.
  3. Create and implement a realistic action plan to integrate what they have learned in the Learning Collaborative and apply it to their organizations.
  4. Discuss the importance of behavioral health services in schools and identify strategies for sustainability. 
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of Social Influencers of Health (SIoH; also known as Social Determinants of Health – SDoH) in the school setting, and be able to apply Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) principles in the school context.

Additional Information

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Activity summary
Available credit: 
  • 10.00 AAPA Category I CME
    Through Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Academy of PAs (AAPA) credit to physician assistants at its activities. Participants should only claim commensurate credit with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 10.00 ACE/ASWB
    Through Joint Accreditation Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) credit to social workers at its activities.
  • 10.00 ADA CERP
    Through Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
  • 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    Through Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to physicians at its activities via Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
  • 10.00 ANCC
    Through Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) nursing credit to nurses at its activities.
  • 10.00 APA
    Through Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Psychological Association (APA) credit to psychologists at its activities.
  • 10.00 Participation Hour(s)
    If you are not able to utilize any of the above credit types, you are able to download an unaccredited Participation Certificate for your records.
Activity opens: 
02/16/2023
Activity expires: 
09/30/2024

Faculty

  • Katy Stinchfield, LPC, Core Faculty
  • Addie Van Zwoll, LSCW, Core Faculty
  • Ellie Boyarski, LCSW-BCD, Core Faculty
  • Donnie Greco, BA, Program Associate
  • Michelle Theesfeld, LMHC, Subject Matter Expert
  • Sharon Hoover, Ph.D., Subject Matter Expert
  • Amy Hill, LCSW, Subject Matter Expert
  • Stacy Spencer, LCSW-S, Subject Matter Expert
  • Jamie Martens-Perry, LCPC, Subject Matter Expert
  • Paula Fields, MS, RN, Subject Matter Expert
  • Terrence Fitzgerald, Ph.D., M.Ed., M.S.W., Subject Matter Expert
  • Emilia Demarchis, MD, MAS, Subject Matter Expert

Weitzman Institute Disclosure Statement

It is the policy of the Weitzman Institute to ensure that Continuing Education (CE) activities are independent and free of commercial bias. To ensure educational content is objective, balanced, and guarantee content presented is in the best interest of its learners' and the public, the Weitzman Institute requires that everyone in a position to control educational content disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies within the prior 24 months. An ineligible company is one whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Examples can be found at accme.org.

Faculty participating in a Weitzman Institute-sponsored activity must disclose to the planning committee and audience all financial or other relationship(s) with ineligible companies.

Faculty Disclosures

No faculty disclosed a relevant financial relationship for this program.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Moses/Weitzman Health System Inc. and its Weitzman Institute is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credential Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

By completing this activity you provide the Weitzman Institute permission to share completion data with the ACCME and the certifying board(s).

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Available Credit

  • 10.00 AAPA Category I CME
    Through Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Academy of PAs (AAPA) credit to physician assistants at its activities. Participants should only claim commensurate credit with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 10.00 ACE/ASWB
    Through Joint Accreditation Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) credit to social workers at its activities.
  • 10.00 ADA CERP
    Through Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
  • 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    Through Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to physicians at its activities via Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
  • 10.00 ANCC
    Through Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) nursing credit to nurses at its activities.
  • 10.00 APA
    Through Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Psychological Association (APA) credit to psychologists at its activities.
  • 10.00 Participation Hour(s)
    If you are not able to utilize any of the above credit types, you are able to download an unaccredited Participation Certificate for your records.
 
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