- Positive Parenting In Covid 19
- Tips for At Home Learning
- Family Services
- Leader in Me- Resources for Families
- Captain Compassion- Bullly Prevention
- Mental Health Resources
Read Alouds for Students
- The Color Monster
- In My Heart
- Glad Monster, Sad Monster
- My Many Colored Days
- Be Kind
- We are all Wonders
- Kindness is Cooler, Mrs. Ruler
- Have you filled a bucket today?
Texas Suicide Prevention
The Texas Department of State Health Services lists multiple best practice resources for schools in areas of Early Mental Health Intervention, Mental Health Promotion and Positive Youth Development, Substance Abuse Prevention and Intervention, and Suicide Prevention. The list has been created in cooperation with the Texas Education Agency to comply with the requirements of Texas Education Code § 21.451. The list is available at: http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/mhsa/suicide/Suicide-Prevention.aspx and at
Suicide Prevention Training for Texas Educators
A free, interactive training to help educators build skills and confidence to identify and refer students in psychological or suicidal distress.
Mental Health First Aid
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an 8 hour in-person training that teaches participants how to help people with symptoms of a mental illness or in crisis. http://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/
Texas Department of State Health Services Suicide Prevention
The Texas Department of State Health Services Suicide Prevention homepage lists crisis hotlines and best practice-based resources for public schools, including resources in the following categories: Early Mental Health Intervention, Mental Health Promotion and Positive Youth Development, Substance Abuse Prevention and Intervention, Suicide Prevention, and Educator Preparation Programs .
Texas Suicide Prevention
A collaborative initiative to reduce suicides in Texas, Texas Suicide Prevention provides resources and in-person, online, and video training. Resources include information for specific populations and after a suicide takes place.
Texas Youth Suicide Prevention Project
Provides online suicide prevention trainings for elementary, middle, and high school educators. Users have practice conversations with virtual students to learn effective methods for engaging in difficult conversations addressing mental health issues. The Kognito online trainings are listed on the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP). https://texas.kognito.com Try out demos of the trainings: http://www.kognito.com/demos/
The ASK About Suicide to Save a Life app provides useful information to use as an educational resource as well as a crisis intervention resource for suicide prevention.
Texas Education Agency (TEA)
The TEA website provides a list of resources related to the counseling and mental health services component of the coordinated school health model.
MentalHealth.gov provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health problems information, including resources on suicide prevention and coping with traumatic events.
Center for School Mental Health
Center for School Mental Health strengthens policies and programs in school mental health to improve learning and promote success for America's youth.
National Association of School Psychologists
A collection of information and resources for educators and families about a variety of children’s mental health issues.
Information for Families – http://www.nasponline.org/families/index.aspx
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1 (800) 273-TALK (8255)
Trained crisis workers are available to talk 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
UCLA Center for Mental Health in Schools
An online toolbox providing a broad view of mental health in schools and of the role mental health plays in the well-being of students, their families, and their teachers.
StopBullying.gov provides information and resources about what bullying and cyber bullying is, who is at risk, and prevention and response strategies.
Student Mental Health and Its Impact on Learning
Depression in Children and Adolescents
Sleep and Sleep Disorders in Children and Adolescents: Information for Parents and Educators
Teaching Students with Mental Health Concerns
Child Trauma Toolkit for Educators
A toolkit to provide school administrators, teachers, staff, and concerned parents with basic information about working with traumatized children in the school system.
Helping the Student with ADHD in the Classroom
The ABC’s of Children’s Mental Health
Teaching Students with a History of Trauma
The Effects of Trauma on Schools and Learning
National Child Traumatic Stress Network: Resources for School Personnel
An online resource library for school personnel including information on responding to a school crisis, school safety, the effect of trauma, and more.
Death and Grief: Supporting Children and Youth
Facts on Traumatic Stress and Children with Developmental Disabilities
Identifying Seriously Traumatized Children: Tips for Parents and Educators
Crisis Event Service Intervention Programs
Service intervention programs to facilitate the recovery of students, staff members, and the school environment after a crisis event.
Psychological First Aid for Schools
Psychological First Aid for Schools is an evidence-informed approach for assisting children, adolescents, adults, and families in the aftermath of a school crisis, disaster, or terrorism event.
Teacher Guidelines for Helping Students after Mass Violence
Center for Parent Information and Resources – Behavior at School
Resources and tools for teachers including using positive methods to solve behavior issues, information on specific disabilities, and resources on Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
Schoolwide Planning, Implementation & Evaluation
Checklist for School Personnel to Evaluate and Implement the Mental Health Component of Your School Crisis and Emergency Plan
Trauma-informed Schools and Anti-bullying Webinars
A series of webinars focuses on partnering with schools to enhance mental health and trauma-informed services including the impact of traumatic events and the benefits of providing trauma-informed mental health services and IEPs in schools.