Addressing Staff Mental Health – Understanding Everyone’s Role
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Presenters: David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Director; Susan Coyle, MA; Middlesex County Traumatic Loss Coalition Coordinator; Rebecca Gold, LEGAL ONE Consultant
When it comes to supporting school staff and addressing mental health needs, all school staff – from the superintendent, to the director of human resources, to other school administrators, educators and support staff – have a critical role to play. This episode is part of a series offered in collaboration with the ERIC North subfund of the New Jersey Schools Insurance Group.
Key topics addressed in this episode include:
- Potential scenarios that could arise related to staff mental health and key protocols to address those situations
- the role of key players in addressing staff mental health, including the school board, superintendent, HR Director, affirmative action officers, other school administrators and ALL school staff members, and
- Key steps that should be taken at the beginning of the school year to set the proper tone in addressing staff mental health.