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Translating This Year’s SEB Data into Next Year’s Targeted Mental Health and SEL Supports

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Translating This Year’s SEB Data into Next Year’s Targeted Mental Health and SEL Supports

Presented by Nathaniel von der Embse, Ph.D., NCSP, Associate Professor, University of South Florida; and Stephen Kilgus, Ph.D., Associate Professor of School Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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More than 140,000 children have lost a parent or caregiver to COVID. 54% of 11- to 17-year-olds report frequent suicidal thoughts or self-harm in the previous two weeks. And 29% of high school students have a parent or adult in the home who has lost their job.

Day in and day out, educators are supporting the real students behind these statistics. As you look ahead to aligning resources and programming for the 2022–23 school year, student mental health is undoubtedly a priority. Social-emotional behavior (SEB) assessment data, both from this school year and fall screening, will help you identify and effectively address individual student and district- and school-wide mental health needs.

During this edLeader Panel, two leaders in the field of SEB assessment will provide guidance on leveraging SEB data to:

  • Address the increasing rates of anxiety, depression, stress, and other mental health issues by integrating appropriate mental health supports in both Tier 1 and Tier 2 of your MTSS
  • Determine whether students require mental health services, social-emotional supports, or both
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of your social-emotional learning (SEL) programs and initiatives and where additional SEL instruction or intervention is needed to help students cope with mental health issues
  • Identify the role of implicit biases to address inequities in services, supports, and instruction

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to use SEB data to make informed, impactful decisions about programming, services, and placement that will set students up for success in 2022–23. This edLeader Panel will be of interest to PreK-12 teachers, school and district leaders, school counselors, and school psychologists. There will be time for questions at the end of the presentation.

References:

  1. Addressing the pandemic’s mental health fallout
  2. 2021 COVID-19 and Mental Health: A Growing Crisis
  3. New CDC data illuminate youth mental health threats during the COVID-19 pandemic
 

Nathaniel von der EmbseAbout the Presenters

Nathaniel P. von der Embse, Ph.D. is an associate professor of school psychology at the University of South Florida. Dr. von der Embse serves as an associate editor for the Journal of School Psychology, and his research interests include universal screening for behavioral and mental health, teacher stress and student test anxiety, and training educators in population-based mental health services. He received the 2018 Lightner Witmer Award for early career scholarship from Division 16 of the American Psychological Association. He is one of the authors of the Social, Academic, and Emotional Behavior Risk Screener (SAEBRS) assessment suite and is an author and behavior team member with FastBridge.

 

Stephen KilgusDr. Stephen Kilgus is Associate Professor in the School Psychology Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where his research primarily relates to social-emotional and behavioral assessment. His work has resulted in the development of evidence-based assessment procedures, as well as the validation of tools for universal screening, problem analysis, and progress monitoring. Dr. Kilgus has authored and contributed to the development of a number of assessments, including the SAEBRS screener and Direct Behavior Ratings (DBRs). He currently serves as a principal investigator on a grant from the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) regarding the validation of the Intervention Selection Profile (ISP), a suite of tools to inform the selection and modification of Tier 2 targeted interventions. Dr. Kilgus is also researching the development and evaluation of Tier 2 targeted interventions.

 

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Date:
Tuesday, May 24, 2022
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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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