Resources for Positive Behavior Support (PBS) and Mental Health assistance.
Folks interested in connecting middle schools and/or high school educators to free on-line suicide prevention training, called Kognito [reference https://www.kognito.com/products/k12/] or contact Jenna Heise, DSHS at: Jenna.Heise@dshs.state.tx.us or (512) 206-5954.
Folks interested in connecting local school districts to receive free Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA), should do so through your local mental health authority (LMHA) at Texas Council http://www.txcouncil.com/default.aspx - there is information about MHFA trainings and contact info for the LMHA's on this site. Or you can contact Lloyd Shangreaux at: lloyd.Shangreaux@dshs.state.tx.us or at (512) 206-5970.
NBC’s Education Nation recently created an online Parent Toolkit that allows parents to navigate their child’s journey from pre-kindergarten through high school. The toolkit helps parents track and support their child’s progress at each state of their education path, and is also available in Spanish.
Access the toolkit: English and Spanish.
Trauma Tool Box for Primary Care
American Academy of Pediatrics
This 6-part series was designed with the primary care practice in mind – those who may or may not be familiar with adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and the process of asking families about exposure to ACEs or other traumatic events. This project was funded through a grant (UC4MC21534) from the Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau.
Access the tool box.
Report: Children with Incarcerated Parents - Considering Children's Outcomes in the Context of Family Experiences
University of Minnesota's Children, Youth & Family Consortium
This report summarizes research on how children are affected by parental incarceration, particularly regarding child mental health.
Access the report.
Hogg Foundation - 2012
Georgetown Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, religion, color, national origin, or disability in providing education services, activities or programs. It is the intent and policy of this District to conduct its activities incompliance with all Federal and State laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, sex, age, religion, color, national origin, or disability.
El Distrito Independiente Escolar de Georgetown no discrimina a base de raza,sexo, edad, religion, color, origen nacional, o incapacidad en proveer servicios educacionales, actividades, o programas. Es la intencion y norma del Distrito de conducir sus actividades de acuerdo con todas las leyes Federales y Estatales prohibiendo discriminacion a base de raza, sexo, edad, religion,color, origen nacional o incapacida