Early identification of student mental health challenges is an essential component of a safe and supportive school learning environment. Awareness of the types of behaviors reflecting a mental health concern or crisis can help schools to efficiently and effectively provide the necessary support to students who are in need. Designed for School Resource Officers, this course provides an overview of how to recognize early mental health warning signs in students, create a school-based threat and suicide assessment process, and respond to student mental health concerns. This course is the third in a six-part series titled MSP Training in School Safety and Mental Health for School Resource Officers.
In this course, you will:
- Recognize early mental health warning signs and common mental health challenges in schools.
- Describe school-based threat and suicide assessment processes.
- Identify ways to respond and support mental health concerns