Summarizes results from three large-scale reviews of research on the impact of social and emotional learning (SEL) programs on elementary and middle-school students.
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Reports and Briefs
Provides a biennial survey on the mental health status of the U.S. population; the providers and settings for mental health services; the types of mental health services and rates of utilization; and costs and sources of funding for mental health services. Biennial reports available since 2002.
Articulates the Interconnected Systems Framework (ISF), a proposed and developing interconnection of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and School Mental Health (SMH) systems to improve educational outcomes for all children and youth, especially those with or at risk of developing mental health challenges. Represents a collective effort to further develop the ISF concept and guide the interconnection of PBIS and SMH toward effective multi-tiered mental health promotion for all students, with guidance for this work at school building, district, and state levels.
Provides information on three school-related health strategies supported by the Affordable Care Act (ACA): school-based health centers, community-school health partnerships, and pregnant and parenting teen supports. For each strategy, the brief provides background information, evidence-based recommendations, and information about how the ACA can support implementation.
Examines the roles of school districts and teachers in promoting family engagement and provides several case studies of effective approaches culminating in a set of policy recommendations.