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Tuesday, September 8 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Increasing Mental Health Awareness In School Communities

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Participants will acquire strategies for increasing mental health awareness in school communities.  With consideration of barriers including mental health stigma, cultural factors, and limited resources, participants will learn about developing an informative, user friendly webpage; educating staff, students and parents about mental health; and developing referral pathways with outside agencies.  Ideas for supporting mental health awareness during both distance learning and on campus instruction will be provided.    

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Liisa Hanninen-Danner

School Psychologist, Coordinator Mental Health Awareness, Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District
As a School Psychologist in the Livermore Unified School District, Dr. Hanninen-Danner coordinates the district's SAMHSA and BJA Mental Health Awareness Training grants and The Kid Connection Program, formerly part of the State Department of Mental Health's Early Mental Health Initiative... Read More →

Tuesday September 8, 2020 12:30pm - 1:30pm PDT
  School & District-Wide Initiatives
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