Project Goals

Project Goals

1. Build capacity of all school personnel and families to promote mental health and contribute to prevention and intervention of mental health challenges in all children through education and online resources. This is done using a combination of strategies designed to help school personal learn about a multi-tiered approach to mental health (e.g. reading, reflection, discussion) followed by collaborative planning and implementation.

2. Develop and implement model programs and embedded strategies throughout the school day to promote positive mental health through enjoyable participation. Model programs for the cafeteria, recess and classroom have been developed, implemented, and evaluated.

3. Dissemination throughout Ohio using a variety of strategies including online resources, professional development webinars, and toolkit materials.