Aug 16, 2017, KSHB Kansas City, MO: North Kansas City schools to continue mental health partnership to help students http://www.kshb.com/news/local-news/north-kansas-city-schools-to-continue-mental-health-partnership-to-help-students When school resumes Wednesday in North Kansas City so will a partnership district leaders praise for changing student behavior. The North Kansas City School District said it's the first district in the metro to hire a mental health liaison. Tri-County Mental Health Services employs the therapist, but partnered with the district to make her available full time to students. Shirleetra Roundtree has filled that role at the district the past two school years. She meets with students and parents individually or in groups away from campus in a room near the district headquarters designed to put students at ease.