Miami: District to hire 75 mental health professionals

April 12, 2018, ABC10, Miami: Miami-Dade to hire mental health counselors in bid to prevent school violence—Superintendent holding town halls on school safely In response to the mass shooting at Parkland’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Miami Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho announced Thursday that the district will hire 75 mental health professionals. "We will expand by hiring mental health professionals for the benefit of our students to be able to identify mental issues and deviant behavior prior to a tragedy happening," Carvalho said.