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North American Roundtable Dialogue | Building and Scaling Effective School Mental Health Programming and Initiatives: The Importance of Global Collaboration and Leadership (Part 2)
September 19, 2023 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm MDT
This roundtable dialogue is for members of the International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL), the International Initiative for Disability Leadership (IIDL), and the College for Behavioral Health Leadership (CBHL).
Description: On September 12, a webinar was held to discuss strategies for building and scaling effective mental health programming and initiatives. Topics included global collaborations focused on school mental health, the successes and challenges of the implementation of evidence-based models, and the value of effective leadership in school mental health programming. The recording of this webinar can be found here.
Join us on September 19, 2023, to engage in a deeper dialogue with the subject matter efforts to further explore best practices and lessons learned based on global collaborations. You are encouraged to view the recording prior to the roundtable discussion, and to come prepared to ask your questions and share your own experiences.
Target Audience: Members of CBHL, IIMHL, and IIDL
When: September 19 at 10:00am PST / 11:00am MST / 12:00pm CT / 1:00pm ET
Brian P. Daly, Ph.D., Drexel University, Associate Professor and Department Head of Psychological and Brain Sciences; Director, Pediatric and Child Adolescent Psychology Lab; Research Fellow, AJ Drexel Autism Institute. Dr. Daly’s areas of interest in research include prevention and resiliency in urban youth; school mental health promotion; evidence-based psychosocial interventions for youth; and leadership in schools. His research has been funded by federal, foundational and corporate agencies.
Kathy Short, Ph.D., C.Psych., Executive Director, School Mental Health Ontario; Co-Chair School Mental Health International Leadership Exchange (SMHILE). Dr. Kathy Short is a Clinical Child Psychologist with research and practice interests in school
mental health promotion, knowledge mobilization, and implementation science. She is the Executive Director for School Mental Health Ontario, a provincial implementation team supporting the uptake and sustainability of evidence-informed mental health promotion and prevention programming in schools. Dr. Short has served on several provincial advisory groups, including the Student Well-Being Advisory Committee for the Ministry of Education, the Mental Health and Addictions Leadership Advisory Council for the Ministry of Health, and the COVID-19 Mental Health and Addictions Advisory Table. She helps to lead the Canadian School Mental Health Leadership Network and co-chairs the School Mental Health International Leadership Exchange (SMHILE), a network of global leaders focused on key themes in mental health promotion.