The Idea Lab is imagined as an intensive, interactive, and free-thinking environment where adult allies will join with youth leaders to immerse themselves in a collaborative thinking process. You will be joining a state-wide movement that needs your expertise, vision and dreams of what youth mental wellness can look like. The workshop will result in the development of an innovative concept to increase preventative mental health services in schools using youth-led approaches.
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Addressing Targeted School Violence
November 15, 2019 | Santa Barbara City College
An 8-hour course designed to provide attendees with tools to identify pre-incident indicators of targeted violence; examine mental health issues and related community resources; understand legal considerations; and prepare for the law enforcement response to a mass casualty attack.
Asian & Pacific Islander Mental Health Empowerment Conference
November 21-22, 2019 | Clovis, California
This year’s APIMEHC theme is Action for Wellness: The Power of Legislation. The purpose of APIMEHC is to increase awareness of mental health concerns and promote improvement of mental health services for API communities
4th Annual Keeping the Dream Alive Conference: Shifting the Undocumented Narrative from Surviving to Thriving
December 2, 2019 | CSU, Sacramento
This year’s theme – “Shifting the Undocumented Narrative from Surviving to Thriving” – brings attention to the ways students navigate the challenges of undocumented status and achieve well-being despite status-imposed barriers. The conference will help reframe deficit-based approaches that emphasize the adversities and barriers imposed by undocumented status to examine more closely what it means to achieve thriving and well-being in the context of undocumented status. Panels and breakout sessions will further explore what social supports and advocacy efforts are …
California Professional Learning Community for the TAY Mental Health Workforce and Champions
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 | 10-11 a.m. PT
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2019-2020 Student Wellness Ambassadors
Welcome the second cohort of California Community College students
CCC Health & Wellness is pleased to welcome the second cohort of California Community College students to serve as Student Wellness Ambassadors for the 2019-2020 academic school year.
Webinar: CCC Brief Crisis Intervention
Join us on September 10 for a CCC Health & Wellness webinar on the brief crisis intervention model
This webinar will explore the brief crisis intervention model, which provides immediate response and short-term support to help students remain in school. Presented by Monique Crandal, PhD, UC San Diego Health Services; and Philip Van Saun, MA, UC Office of the President.
California Community College Mental Health Screening Tools
New resource from the CCC Chancellor's Office for implementing mental health screening on campus
This document provides an overview of screening tools that can be implemented at CCC. These tools are complementary and can help your campus expand mental health service capacity at both the student and population level.
Step by Step: Building Your College Mental Health Services
New tool from the CCC Chancellor's Office to help colleges establish and grow their mental health services
This tool is designed to help all CCC select strategies for establishing or growing their college’s mental health services. It includes guided reflection questions, suggested strategies and programs for every level of readiness, and further resources and trainings your college can use.
Youth MOVE National’s Rockstar Awards 2019
Call for Nominations
Know someone working toward improving youth-serving systems and the lives of youth? Youth MOVE National’s Rockstar Awards 2019 is open for nominations, including the following categories: Advocate of the Year, Organization of the Year, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Award for Health Equity—which comes with a $3,000 unrestricted cash prize.