Date/Time: Thu., 1/6 @ 4 p.m. EST

Andria Amador, CAGS, NCSP, Senior Director of Behavioral Health Services, Boston Public Schools; and Shella Dennery, PhD, LICSW, Director, Boston Children’s Neighborhood Partnerships Program

In this session, we will hear from the women who led the development process for the Comprehensive Behavioral Health Model, a gold standard example of how schools can collaborate with healthcare institutions to provide effective, trauma-responsive mental health support to students. Join us to hear Andria and Shella’s journey towards effective school mental health collaboration and learn about the importance of:
  • Person-centered communication
  • Active and reflective listening skills
  • Defining roles and responsibilities
  • Forming relationships
  • Establishing infrastructure