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Safe School Summit 2013 -Youth Mental Health

 Thank you for attending the information-packed Nov. 20, 2013 Northwestern District Attorney's Office 2nd Annual Safe School Summit on Youth Mental Health, presented this year in partnership with the Massachusetts Teachers Association (MTA)  and National Education Association (NEA). Click the links below for workshop materials. More materials and conference videos to come.

Keynote Address by Ross Greene, Ph.D.

Understanding and Helping At-Risk Kids: Where We Go Wrong and How to Make it Right

Ross Greene Keynote

Workshop Session A

Ross Greene, Ph.D.: Collaborative & Proactive Solutions: The Next Generation of Solving Problems Collaborative

Ross Greene: Collaborative and Proactive Solutions

Joyce Hanousek: Not Everyone Cries: Strategies to Help Children Who Are Victims of Violence

Not Everyone Cries

Jennifer Bryan, Ph.D.: From the Dress Up Corner to the Senior Prom: Navigating Gender and Sexuality Diversity in PreK-12 Schools

Gender and Sexual Diversity Books for Pre-K, Elementary and Middle School Readers Recommended by Jennifer Bryan

Selected Gender and Sexuality Resources

Workshop Session B

John Swanson, MD: Psychopharmacology: Medication and Schools

Medications and Schools

Maru Gonzalez: Safe Schools, Happier Students: Cultivating a Respectful and Affirming School Climate for LGBTQ Students

Safe Schools, Happier Students

Barry Feldman, Ph.D.: Preventing Youth Suicide: What Educators Should Know

Suicide Prevention

Workshop Session C

Christopher Overtree, Ph.D.: Partners in Mental Health: How Schools and Parents Work Together to Raise Healthy Children

Raising Healthy Children

Joyce Hanousek Moderated Panel Discussion: Safe School Planning: Is Your Plan Meeting All Student Needs?

Building a Comprehensive Safe Schools Plan

Amber Douglas, Ph.D.: Cultures of Coping: Understanding Resiliency Across Cultures

Cultures of Coping: Understanding Resiliency Across Cultures