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Conversations About Student Mental Health

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In this podcast, we talk with school administrators, educators, clinicians, and parents to open a dialogue that will help the growing number of students struggling with mental illness.

In this podcast, we talk with school administrators, educators, clinicians, and parents to open a dialogue that will help the growing number of students struggling with mental illness.
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Location:

United States

Description:

In this podcast, we talk with school administrators, educators, clinicians, and parents to open a dialogue that will help the growing number of students struggling with mental illness.

Twitter:

@Sage_Thrive

Language:

English

Contact:

201-218-7757


Episodes

School Refusal: A Parent's Perspective

8/22/2019
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In this episode, Chris Leonard talks with a parent of a student who struggled with school avoidance. This is an increasingly common problem faced by students, families, and school districts, and one that’s challenging to overcome. Laura describes her daughter Kelly’s battle with school avoidance and shares the intervention strategies that ultimately helped Kelly get back to school. Highlights include:

Duration:00:16:07

A Proactive Approach to Preventing School Tragedies

7/31/2019
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In this episode, Chris Leonard talks with Robert Ferullo (Principal of Weehawken High School and former Special Education Supervisor) about the proactive steps schools can take to prevent tragedies such as shootings and suicides. This can be a sensitive issue — one that we may prefer not to think about. But school administrators list preventing school tragedies among their top concerns. Highlights include:

Duration:00:18:34

What is the School’s Role in Addressing Student Mental Health Issues?

6/3/2019
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This first episode sets the stage for Conversations About Student Mental Health. Chris Leonard, clinical social worker shares some advice about the role of the school in addressing student mental health. Discussing such topics as:

Duration:00:16:52