Mental Health Trainings in California’s K-12 System Are Associated with Increased Confidence and Likelihood to Intervene with and Refer Students

Mental Health Trainings in California’s K-12 System Are Associated with Increased Confidence and Likelihood to Intervene with and Refer Students

Karen Chan Osilla
Asha Goldweber
Rachana Seelam
Courtney Ann Kase
Elizabeth Roth
Bradley D. Stein
Copyright Date: 2015
Published by: RAND Corporation
Pages: 4
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7249/j.ctt14bs1sm
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    Mental Health Trainings in California’s K-12 System Are Associated with Increased Confidence and Likelihood to Intervene with and Refer Students
    Book Description:

    Reports on an evaluation of California mental health trainings offered to staff in California’s K–12 system.

    eISBN: 978-0-8330-8922-9
    Subjects: History, Psychology, Education

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  1. Mental Health Trainings in Californiaʹs K–12 System Are Associated with Increased Confidence and Likelihood to Intervene with and Refer Students
    (pp. 1-4)
    Karen Chan Osilla, Asha Goldweber, Rachana Seelam, Courtney Ann Kase, Elizabeth Roth and Bradley D. Stein

    California’s Statewide Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) activities funded by the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) under Proposition 63 included PEI training in mental health for staff from K–12 schools in California. RAND evaluated a subset of these PEI trainings using an anonymous survey that asked participants to report, before and after the training, their confidence in their ability and likelihood to refer and intervene with students with social-emotional needs. Participants also reported on their general satisfaction with trainings. Participants completed either a retrospective survey (reporting pre- and post-training responses in one sitting) or a pre-post survey (reporting...