Exploring Strategies for Wraparound Behavioral Health Services in Schools

Exploring Strategies for Wraparound Behavioral Health Services in Schools

March 03, 2022

On Demand

Presenters

  • Written By:
    Michele Wilmoth, M.S.N., RN
    Director of School Health Services, Akron Children’s Hospital
  • Written By:
    Carey Spain, M.S.W, MBA
    Senior Director of Integrated Community Care, Children’s Mercy Kansas City

About This Event

This panel discussion with two children's hospitals will address approaches to wraparound services for behavioral health. Akron Children's Hospital in Ohio and Children's Mercy Kansas City in Missouri have school partnerships that proactively address the growing behavioral health needs of children by leveraging school nurses and social workers. 

Learning Objectives

  • Describe how a children's hospital can extend services and expand partnerships into the community to mitigate the behavioral health crisis by using schools. 
  • Articulate the importance of early identification of behavioral health needs as a critical prevention strategy to maximize academic and health outcomes for students. 

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