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Two students working at a table
November 8, 2022
Question-Persuade-Refer (QPR) for Educators
Learning and Training Opportunity
Professional Development
Webinar
Education professionals will learn an evidence-based practice question-persuade-refer (QPR) to help recognize crises including warning signs that someone may be contemplating suicide. Opportunities to role play will be provided to help you feel more confident with this practice.  This workshop is intended for licensed Iowa educators who are currently practicing OR for persons enrolled in […]
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November 7, 2022
Tier 1: Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
Learning and Training Opportunity
PreK-12
Professional Development
Tier 1: Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) provide universal, preventive, proactive schoolwide management strategies that are designed to meet the needs of all students. This learning module will address systems, practices, and data necessary to ensure effective Tier 1 implementation, that is provided equitably to all students.   Learning Goals: What: Learners will be able […]
Teacher in front of classroom and students raising hands
November 5, 2022
Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
Learning and Training Opportunity
PreK-12
Professional Development
Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among children and adolescents ages 12-18.  Mental Health First Aid certification, which must be renewed every three years, teaches participants to: Recognize the potential risk factors and warning signs for a range of […]
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November 2, 2022
University of Iowa Health and Well-Being Fair
Exhibitor
Higher Education
Come visit the Scanlan Center for School Mental Health table at University of Iowa Health and Well-Being Fair! Learn about campus resources to support your own personal health and also that of your work unit by visiting more than 30 vendors at the fair. All University of Iowa employees are invited to attend.  2022 FAIR […]
Teacher working with four students
November 1, 2022
Webinar: Introduction to DBT, Level 2: A Deeper Dive into Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Learning and Training Opportunity
PreK-12
Professional Development
This session will be a quick review of the Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) concepts from Level 1 and a deeper dive into applying them in practice.  How does DBT fit into a trauma-informed classroom?  Who benefits from DBT?  What might implementation look like?  Can I use DBT in my science (or math or English) class?? […]
Five middle school students with hands together in center
October 24, 2022
Foundations for Establishing Bully-Free Classrooms and Schools
Learning and Training Opportunity
PreK-12
Professional Development
In this online presentation, we will learn about the foundations for establishing bully-free classrooms and schools. Topics introduced will include defining bullying and associated roles, predictive and protective factors, warning signs, and intervention recommendations.