Colorado School Social Work Association
See information below from the Partners for Children’s Mental Health (PCMH).
PCMH is excited to announce FREE school trainings for the Fall. Below are the event details.
Developing School Protocols: Intervening with Students Experiencing Thoughts of Suicide - Statewide:
A two part series on practice guidelines and practical suggestions for school districts looking to develop or improve protocols and policies to support students experiencing thoughts of suicide. Recommendations for suicide screening, assessment, safety planning, re-entry post hospitalization, and ongoing monitoring will be reviewed.
Developing School Protocols: Support After a Suicide Loss -Statewide:
A two-part series on best practice guidelines and practical suggestions for school districts looking to develop or improve postvention protocols and policies. Recommendations for orchestrating staff, student, and community support after a suicide loss will be reviewed.
Who should attend?
These workshops are intended for school administrative staff or mental health professionals who are involved in developing and implementing protocols and/or policies within their school community. Schools who are in the earlier stages of developing policies and protocols may benefit more from these workshops, as they are introductory in nature.
WAITLIST ONLY: Live 5-Part Utilizing DBT Skills with Youth Series-Statewide:
This training occurs over five consecutive weeks to facilitate learning, dialogue, and implementation of DBT skills. Each week, participants review one module and learn a skill to use in their personal and professional lives. Modules include mindfulness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, interpersonal effectiveness, and finding the middle path. This is currently an open-enrollment series.
This course is a self-paced introductory overview of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), a therapeutic approach focused on building skills around mindfulness, stress management, and healthy relationships. In this course, particular recommendations are offered for facilitating learning in individual/group environments and within remote learning environments.
These series of training are intended for school mental health professionals who are supporting youth with mental health concerns.
PCMH's full Training Center is linked here.
If you have any questions, please email PCMH directly at email@example.com.
Consider leading a a breakout session during the 2022 Colorado School Social Work Conference.
See our Call for Breakout Session Presenter Proposal for more information. Submission due date: August 26, 2022.
Breakout session leaders will receive a reduced conference registration rate.
You may notice that CSSWA's website looks a bit different. That's because it is! Welcome to our new site!
We have transitioned to a new platform, WildApricot, to support our organization's website and member management needs.
Members will be able to log in to their accounts, explore membership options, enroll in auto-renewal, and view members-only benefits such as supervision and job boards, a member directory, and exclusive resources.
Our News & Updates page will be updated frequently to include school social work, education, and Colorado-related announcements, articles, and happenings around our state.
Finally, our Events page will be the go-to destination for conferences, webinars, professional learning opportunities occurring in Colorado and beyond.
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