Health and Wellness:
This strand includes topics related to physical or mental health, including drug abuse, self-care/care for the care-givers, trauma-informed care, suicide prevention, youth mental health first aid, healthy teen relationships/dating violence, and social and emotional learning supports.
April 13, 2020
In partnership with Crime Stoppers of Houston.
Region 4 Education Service Center partners with Crime Stoppers of Houston to provide students critical information on a variety of topics.
Professional Development Training
Youth Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour training course designed to give members of the public key skills to help an adolescent who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The 8-hour course covers a range of common disorders and potential crises such as helping a young person who is having a panic attack, is contemplating suicide or is struggling with substance abuse.
Session Dates available:
Helpful Tip Links and Resources
Specialized trainings, technical assistance, and support are provided within this topic area from multiple departments and team members across Region 4 ESC. The below Region 4 team member serves as a member of the Region 4 Safe and Healthy Schools Committee and is the contact for this topic area. This ensures that there is a designated contact to help assess regional training needs, ensure robust offerings are provided, and that specific training requests are efficiently and swiftly routed to the appropriate department.
SEL and Mental Health Specialist
Special Education Solutions