Zoom links and reminders will be sent out to registrants as the session date approaches.
Presentation handouts, if provided by speaker, will be linked to the title of the session at the right.
Register for each of the Virtual Health Series sessions here.
Bringing Mental Health Strategies to the Classroom: February 9, 2021
Speaker: Jean Foster, Regional School Health Coordinator, Monroe County ISD
Providing Practical Strategies and resources to bring to the classroom. Providing information on how and why kids “flip their lids” (become unregulated) in the classroom and how we can prevent that from happening. Geared towards staff that work with PreK-5.
Suicide Prevention Basics for School Staff: March 9, 2021
Speaker: Angela Blood Starr, Regional School Health Coordinator, Calhoun Intermediate School District
This session addresses risk and protective factors for suicide, myths and facts, suicide statistics, and warning signs for suicide and depression. The material is presented through the lens of school staff and their engagement with preventing youth suicide.
The Effects of Overall Health on Student-Athletes, Coaches, and Parents During the Pandemic: May 11, 2021
Speaker: Travis Neller, Prevention Specialist, Eaton Regional Education Services Agency
This session will breakdown how the pandemic has affected student-athletes, coaches, parents, and fans mentally, physically, emotionally, cognitively, and socially. Quotes from people affected will be provided as well as research pertaining to the pandemic.