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MENTAL HEALTH IN SCHOOLS CONFERENCE
October 19, 2018
Education Service Center Region 19
6611 Boeing Drive El Paso, TX. 79925
ID#: 177996 Cost: $75.00
The 2nd Annual Mental Health in Schools Regional Conference will provide educators, school administrators and school personnel with the most current information on some of the more common mental health conditions that students deal with as well as provide participants with strategies, resources, and tools that will improve their effectiveness in working with students who may be dealing with mental health conditions. Not only are we seeking to improve academic outcomes for these students, but we are also looking at ways to improve their social and emotional competencies as well.
Consider the following:
One in five children in the US has a mental health disorder.
50% of all lifetime cases of mental illness begin by age 14.
Approximately 50% of students age 14 and older with a mental illness drop out of high school.
Suicide is the second leading cause of death among adolescents.
Given these sobering statistics, it is crucial that school personnel have a better understanding of the social, emotional, and mental health issues facing students in our region so that they can learn to become protective factors in their lives.
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