Past Events
Teacher at whiteboard
May 15, 2023
How to care for your mental health during the summer
Clinical Services
Special Event
Join us for a special Mental Health Awareness Month live-stream event just for Iowa PreK-12 educators!  Summer is a time for educators to disconnect and recharge. But even if we aren’t physically in the classroom or in the school building, we still crave connection and need resources to support our well-being.  Perhaps, we need this even […]
Teacher with five students around a table
May 9, 2023
Webinar – Whole School Engagement Strategies for Reducing Student Absenteeism
Learning and Training Opportunity
Professional Development
 A workshop for PreK-12 education professionals! Join this free 90-minute webinar to learn about whole school strategies to create positive conditions for learning and strong relationships with students and families that prevent absenteeism. Be introduced to the framework of multi-tiered attendance strategies that moves schools towards prevention and early intervention. Learn effective strategies to communicate with families about […]
NAMI Walks - May 6
May 6, 2023
NAMI Walks – Johnson and Linn Counties
Come visit the Scanlan Center for School Mental Health resource table at the NAMI Walks – Johnson and Linn Counties event on May 6! Event Description Let’s raise our voices to be heard, united in our commitment to raising awareness of NAMI Johnson County & NAMI Linn County’s free, mental health education, support, and advocacy. […]
Children walking, man in corner
May 4, 2023
National Expert Talk: Evidence-Based Assessments and Universal Screeners
Special Event
Researchers, graduate students, faculty, K-12 administrators, educators, and youth-serving professionals interested in school mental health are invited to join us for this special presentation. During this 1-hour virtual presentation, school mental health expert Dr. Stephen Kilgus will discuss developing evidence-based assessment procedures and universal screeners.  Are you local to Iowa City? If you are located in Iowa […]
Resilence and Well-Being Summit
May 1, 2023
2023 Resilience & Well-Being Summit
Affiliate/Partner Event
Special Event
A day filled with learning and growth for professionals, caretakers, and leaders throughout and beyond the Cedar Rapids Corridor! Tanager, the Meraki Institute of Learning, and The Restoration Project are partnering together to bring to you the first-ever Resilience & Wellbeing Summit! At this year’s summit, you will have the opportunity to attend keynote speakers, […]
Chat from the Old Cap
April 26, 2023
Chat from the Old Cap: Mental Health and Wellness
Special Event
Allison Bruhn, former middle school teacher and current executive director of the University of Iowa’s Scanlan Center for School Mental Health, witnessed firsthand the number of students who had severe mental health and behavioral issues and knew she had to do something about it. Hear Bruhn’s story at this Chat From the Old Cap where […]