Schools play an important role in helping to identify children
and adolescents in distress. Teachers, faculty and staff are
often the first to notice signs that a child is in need of
help. Interventions promoting social and emotional support and
positive relationships can connect young people with positive
and adults leading to an increase in academic involvement,
social and emotional competencies, and a positive outlook.
When schools offer mental health care to students and families
not only are they making mental health care more accessible,
they are reducing the stigma associated with mental health,
creating a safer and healthier school environment for all.
Educators agree that the Safety
Net School-Based Social and Emotional Wellness
Program developed by Dr. Caren Caty at Advanced
Psychological Solutions is one of the most important programs
to emerge in the field of education, providing a missing link
in the development and education of children.
The Safety Net School-Based
Social and Emotional Wellness Program
has demonstrated that it helps parents and children adopt
positive attitudes toward school and academic achievement and
reduces emotional distress that can interfere with a child’s
ability to learn.