MTSS: A School District Approach to Prevention and Intervention

Kelly Perales, LCSW, Co-Director of the Midwest PBIS Network & McKenzie Harrington-Bacote, Office of School Wellness, Laconia School District, New Hampshire

This session will provide a district example of building a continuum of prevention through intervention for substance misuse within a multi-tiered system of support. Participants will learn about resources, strategies, and tools to support the complex social-emotional-behavioral health needs within schools during this unprecedented time. The Laconia School District will share how it has leveraged the MTSS Framework to address substance misuse and provide recommendations for school-based preventions and interventions.

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This presentatation was part of the virtual event: SUBSTANCE MISUSE PREVENTION: A 2-DAY SUMMIT OF STRATEGIES FOR SCHOOLS, held AUGUST 18-19, 2020

Funding for this event was made possible in part by a State Opioid Response Grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

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Additional Info

  • Resource Topic: Substance Misuse Prevention
  • Source: SERC
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Resource Type: Video