First Presenter's Institution

Transformation Education Institute

Second Presenter's Institution

NA

Third Presenter's Institution

NA

Fourth Presenter's Institution

NA

Fifth Presenter's Institution

NA

Location

Session 5 (Ballroom A)

Strand #1

Academic Achievement & School Leadership

Relevance

Presenter will provide.

Brief Program Description

Our students’ mental health significantly impacts their school attendance, academic performance, socialemotional development, and school safety. This workshop provides the tools for establishing and developing expertise in these “Sherlock Holmes Skills” by providing participants exposure to the key symptoms, causes, and interventions for common mental health concerns in school-age youth including depression, anxiety disorders, trauma and stress-related disorders, oppositional disorder, conduct disorder, and attention disorders. Participants will also receive a workbook of course materials and a matrix outlining the background, causes, symptoms, and foundational interventions for each mental health concern.

Summary

Our students’ mental health significantly impacts their school attendance, academic performance, socialemotional development, and school safety. This workshop provides the tools for establishing and developing expertise in these “Sherlock Holmes Skills” by providing participants exposure to the key symptoms, causes, and interventions for common mental health concerns in school-age youth including depression, anxiety disorders, trauma and stress-related disorders, oppositional disorder, conduct disorder, and attention disorders. Participants will also receive a workbook of course materials and a matrix outlining the background, causes, symptoms, and foundational interventions for each mental health concern.

Evidence

Presenter will provide.

Format

Individual Presentation

Biographical Sketch

Frank Kros is a career child advocate who has served as a childcare worker, child abuse investigator, children’s home administrator, consultant, college professor, attorney, writer and speaker. He serves as president of The Institute for Transformation Education, executive vice president of The Children’s Guild, and director of the National At Risk Education Network. He presents professional development workshops and consultations worldwide to students, parents, educators, child-serving professionals and their leaders on various brain-based topics. Frank has presented his workshops at national education, and social work conferences and his work has taken him to countries around world. In addition to lecturing, he has co-authored several books, including Creating the Upside Down Organization: Transforming Staff to Save Troubled Children. Frank earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology (Creighton University), a master’s degree in social work (University of Nebraska-Omaha) and a law degree (Notre Dame Law School).

Presentation Year

2019

Start Date

3-5-2019 10:15 AM

End Date

3-5-2019 11:30 AM

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Becoming a Mental Health Sleuth: The “Sherlock Holmes Skills” Every Program Needs

Session 5 (Ballroom A)

Our students’ mental health significantly impacts their school attendance, academic performance, socialemotional development, and school safety. This workshop provides the tools for establishing and developing expertise in these “Sherlock Holmes Skills” by providing participants exposure to the key symptoms, causes, and interventions for common mental health concerns in school-age youth including depression, anxiety disorders, trauma and stress-related disorders, oppositional disorder, conduct disorder, and attention disorders. Participants will also receive a workbook of course materials and a matrix outlining the background, causes, symptoms, and foundational interventions for each mental health concern.