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1 Aligning Educational Practices with Community Behavioral Health and Prevention Presented by, Jill Jackson, ODE Education Consultant Emily Jordan, ODE Behavioral Supports Consultant July 1,

2 Overview Our Goal in Ohio What should we do? Connect Non-Academics to Academics Approaches for School and Community Planning, Programming and Evaluation Ohio s School and Community Initiatives 2

3 Our Goal For Ohio Higher achievement for all students Students receive high quality instruction aligned with academic content standards Students have the right conditions and motivation for learning 3

4 Relationships How are relationships among School and Community Professionals established or maintained? Micro 4

5 School and Community Partners can 1. Heighten awareness of how non-academic supports facilitate academic outcomes in classroom, school, district and community 2. Implement a whole child framework. Looking at the needs of the student in context with their family, school and community. 3. Integrate school and community system of services 4. Educators, students, families and communities participate in environmental strategies focused on behavioral health and violence prevention/promotion 5. Students showing signs of risk be identified and referred to system of services 5

6 District Leadership Team (DLT) 1. Superintendent; Committee Membership 2. Local school board member; 3. Treasurer; 4. Building-level administrators; 5. Teacher leaders from various content areas, grade levels, buildings, and specialized instructional areas, (e.g., special education, gifted, limited English proficient); 6. Program directors/supervisors (e.g., special education, curriculum, preschool, health and nutrition, safety, Family and Civic Engagement coordinator); 7. Family and Civic Engagement Team representing parents, local businesses, health and human service and community organizations 8. Representatives from groups such as teacher bargaining units. 6

7 Building Leadership Team (BLT) Committee Membership 1. Principal/building level administrator(s); 2. Teachers who represent all grade-levels or grade spans, early childhood, general education, special education and English Language Learners (ELL) including all subgroups; 3. Non-administrative staff who serve in a leadership position, e.g., literacy coach, math coach, after school coordinator, parent liaison; 4. Non-certified staff, e.g., secretaries, custodial and maintenance staff, food services staff; 5. Stakeholders representing parents, local businesses and/or community organizations, such as a community program that serves children and families who will transition into the elementary building; 6. Teacher union representation; 7. Central office/dlt liaison or ad hoc members. 7

8 Education Ohio Improvement Process School-wide Stage 1: Identifying Critical Need Stage 2: Developing a Focused Plan Stage 3: Implementing and Monitoring the Focused Plan Stage 4: Evaluating the Improvement Process Approaches to Strategic Planning Education Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports School-wide and selected students Tiered Fidelity Inventory; Data Review Create PBIS Implementation Plan Implementation of EBPs at Tier 1, then Tier 2 and 3 Evaluation Education CCIP Application School-wide or selected students Planning Tool Prevention Strategic Prevention Framework Population or Community Intervention Assessment & Capacity Treatment Individual or Group Intervention Intake: Biopsychosocial Assessment SMART Goals Planning Treatment Planning Strategies and Action Steps District Goal and Monitoring Implementation & Evidence-Based Prevention Approaches Evaluation Treatment Modality & Evidence-Based Treatment Approaches Evaluation Sustainability Sustainability Sustainability Sustainability Recovery

9 Data Driven Decision Making Data is collected and analyzing by school and community professionals to: Identify needs of the students and families Pinpoint a common agenda among school and community partners Determine plans, partners, programs and services? 9

10 Planning School and community plan developed to: 1. Address the needs of the whole child 2. Implement environmental strategies focused on behavioral health and violence prevention/promotion 3. Refer students showing signs of risk to appropriate community agencies 10

11 Implementation Schools and community based agencies: Implement prevention strategies and interventions based on data and collaboration Implement mutually reinforcing prevention strategies and interventions 11

12 Evaluation and Sustainability School and Community Partners should: 1. Meet regularly to monitor progress of the plan and the programs. 2. Progress monitoring should be an ongoing activity to ensure fidelity. 3. Plan to make adjustments to the plan and to sustain services and activities 4. Areas for evaluation and sustainability: Planning Partnerships Programming Funding Initial data sets 12

13 1 How can we get there? All public learning environments in Ohio will implement Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) as an effective and proactive framework for improving safety, social competence, and academic achievement for all students. Ohio PBIS Network Vision Statement

14 Prevention/Intervention Approaches Public Health Approach Who Academic (RTI) Behavior (PBIS) Behavioral Health Prevention and Promotion* Indicated/ Targeted/ Tertiary High-risk/ Identified problems Individual attention 1:1 Instruction Increased Time Tutoring 504 or IEP FBA/BIP Individual Counseling Wraparound Services Information and referral Screening and consultation Selective/ Secondary At-risk Small groups Small Group Supplemental Instruction CICO Behavior Chart/Plan Small Group Skill Development Peer support groups Education for specific groups Universal All settings Communities All students Core Curriculum 3-5 Behavior Expectations Teach Appropriate Behavior Reinforce Appropriate Behavior Access policies Anti-bullying policies Good Behavior Game Life Skills training Youth-led Prevention Social Norms Media Campaigns *Behavioral Health Treatment occurs after diagnosis of a mental health or drug and alcohol disorder and can include individual counseling, wraparound services, and outpatient and intensive outpatient treatment.

15 Ohio's Healthy Schools and Communities Initiatives Safe Schools Healthy Students HSCRT Project AWARE School Climate Transformation

16 Ohio's Healthy Schools and Communities Initiatives Safe Schools Healthy Students Ohio has developed a comprehensive plan representing both state-wide efforts and local efforts Created an integrated network of activities, programs, services, and policies to decrease youth violence and promote the healthy development of children and youth in the following areas: 1. Promoting Early Childhood Social and Emotional Learning and 2. Development Promoting Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Health, 3. Connecting Family, Schools, and Communities, 4. Preventing Behavioral Health Problems, (including Substance Use) and 5. Creating Safe and Violence-Free Schools Project Aware Building upon the successful strategies of the Safe Schools/Healthy Students initiative, Project AWARE will: 1. Build and expand the capacity of State Educational Agencies to increase awareness of mental health issues among school-aged youth, 2. Provide training for school personnel and other adults who interact with school-aged youth to detect and respond to mental health issues in children and young adults 3. Connect children, youth, and families with appropriate services School Climate Grant Promote and sustain use of PBIS in Ohio s Schools

17 ODE Non-Academic Supports 1. School Climate Guidelines 2. Comprehensive System of Learning Supports 3. Anti-Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying Policy 4. Safety and Violence Prevention Curriculum 5. School Safety Plans 6. Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) st Century Before and/or After-school programs 17

18 Thank you for your time. Jill Jackson, Education Consultant Ohio Department of Education Center for P-20 Safety and Security Emily Jordan, Behavioral Supports Consultant Ohio Department of Education Office for Exceptional Children

19 Social Media Ohio Families and Education Ohio Teachers Homeroom ohio-department-of-education OhioEdDept

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