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Bowling Green, KY: Teachers taught to "recognize and address students’ mental health problems"

June 16, 2018, Bowling Green (KY)Daily News: Schools, agencies promote student mental health The two-day conference at the Green River Regional Educational Cooperative drew about 100 participants ranging from educators and school district personnel to mental health care providers. Between sessions Thursday and Friday, much of the conversation focused on implementing a framework for how to recognize and address students’ mental health problems. Sessions focused on implementing an approach called the Interconnected Systems Framework, which blends strategies for encouraging good student behavior, positive school cultures and student mental health. Dustin Kirby, service coordinator with LifeSkills, said the conference was helpful with networking and understanding data. “It has so much packed into two days that there’s something for anyone to latch on to,” he said.

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