School-Based Mental Health Professionals Training

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School-Based Mental Health Professionals Training

Adapted from the National Adoption Competency Mental Health Training Initiative (NTI), this training was uniquely created to address the complex needs of students experiencing adoption, foster care, or kinship care and support the well-being of K-12 students!

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Free, web-based, interactive training for your school and school district:

Reaching across our nation with the goal of impacting every school district, this training is an essential part of a trauma-informed system for schools striving for students’ well-being.

It provides the foundational knowledge, values, skills, and resources for school counselors, social workers, psychologists, and school-based therapists to effectively support the mental health and well-being of children experiencing foster care, adoption, kinship care, and/or significant separation and loss of birth family, community, and culture.

The 8 modules focus on support and therapeutic interventions which improve well-being and promote permanency for K-12 students and their foster, adoptive, and guardianship families. The self-paced content can also be relevant for addressing the needs of immigrant / refugee populations and students who are experiencing other types of traumatic experiences.

Credit hours are also available! The 17.5 hour training is approved for continuing education credits (CEs) on the C.A.S.E. LMS. Credit hours are also approved by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC). CE credits may also be available through your state or licensing boards.

Enrollment Key Name: NTISCHOOL

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Get the knowledge, skills, strategies, and resources to work with students and their behaviors in ways that support their well-being.

  • Goes beyond available training on trauma with evidence-based practices to effectively address core underlying issues of adoption, foster and kinship care along with other traumas (e.g., attachment, grief and loss, identity formation).
  • Gives you resources to utilize your new knowledge and skills in the classroom or other school settings.
  • Provides a shared language to foster interdisciplinary collaboration between school administrators and mental health professionals as they share insights with teachers.
  • Helps you experience better outcomes with students by gaining foundational knowledge, values, and skills that make a difference.
  • Enables schools to create a more fully trauma-sensitive learning environment that supports students’ healing processes and maximizes learning potential, promoting understanding, compassion, and resilience.

Features of School-Based NTI Training:

  • Web-based interactive training – training that holds your interest through a variety of visually-based content.
  • Learn at your own pace – set your own schedule, review as you like, and pause with opportunities for reflection.
  • Engaging content for all participants – activities using real-life scenarios, case vignettes, and videos of people with actual lived experience.
  • Free downloadable resources – take a deeper dive and use the tools that are meaningful in your work.
  • Proven national training and a wise time investment – adapted from the successful “National Adoption Competency Mental Health Training Initiative (NTI)” with more than 25,000 participants, recently re-designed specifically for the K-12 school environment. Learn more about NTI.
Interested in Bringing School-Based NTI Training to Your School District or Organization?