- Build capacity to implement school-based prevention and early identification strategies that promote student mental health
- Build relationships among local agencies to develop effective cross-system collaboration
- Build capacity to provide education and training for school staff
- Provide technical assistance to schools for program development and implementation
This clearinghouse of resources and regional best practices is provided to assist California county offices of education, districts and schools to develop and implement effective programs and services that promote the mental health and wellness of students in grades K-8, with linkages to preschool and grades 9-12.
Our search feature helps you find useful resources specific to your needs as a teacher, school staff member, or administrator. Mental health staff, parents, caregivers and community members will also find the resources helpful as they work in partnership with schools.
Courage to Care:Building Community Through Service (Touchstones): Teacher/leader and student texts with lesson plans and worksheets that use passages from major literary works for reading/discussing issues of trust, respect, collaboration and community. Strategies help students in grades 2-12 learn...
SPORT: Program emphasizes substance abuse prevention, physical fitness, and healthy habits. Targets ages13-17 (and older youth/families) in school, community, and home environments. Participants take a self administered screening survery that focuses on activity, sleep, nutrition, and alcohol use...