Total CE Credit Hours: 6
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/101050
About the Course:
Recent research points to public schools as the major providers of mental health services for school-aged children. This course provides information on school mental health services derived from a 2002-2003 comprehensive government survey of approximately 83,000 schools and their associated districts. The findings of the study provide information about the role of schools in providing mental health services, as well as how services are organized, staffed, funded, and coordinated.
This course is based on the reading-based online, School Mental Health Services in the United States created by Susan Foster, M.S.S.W., M.P.H., et al.
U.S. Department Of Health And Human Services
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about mental health services in the public schools. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Identify types of mental health problems identified in school settings and how they are addressed.
Describe how schools handle administrative arrangements for the delivery and coordination of mental health services in the schools.
Explain who staff providing services in public schools are and how their services are funded.
Define mental health problems found at different grade levels of schooling.
Become familiar with implications for further research regarding school mental health, as well as the supplemental materials offered in the appendixes of the report.
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American Psychological Association (APA)
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CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
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