Safe, Supportive, and Positive School Climate
Pursuant to TEC §38.351 Section (b), Sub-sections (c-6) and (c-9) each school district may select programs related to this area of mental health promotion and intervention, substance abuse prevention and intervention, and suicide prevention for appropriate implementation in the district. Resources related to this component of school mental health focus on strengthening the quality and character of school life, including interpersonal relationships, teaching and learning practices, and organizational structures, as experienced by students enrolled in the school district, parents of those students, and personnel employed by the district.
To view resources on this component of school mental health you can visit the new Texas School Mental Health Website for the Mental and Behavioral Health Recommended Evidence-Based Programs and Research-Based Practices Repository. This repository is updated as resources are reviewed and approved.
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Julie Wayman, Mental/Behavioral Health Director
Tammy Genke, Project A.W.A.R.E State Coordinator
Ashton Millet, Education & Program Specialist- Project A.W.A.R.E