Program

March 17 to 20, 2019

Banff 51 – School Mental Health

Equipping Schools and Communities to Support Student Mental Health

Sunday, March 17

4:00-7:00 Registration, Professional Development Centre
5:30-7:30 Dinner

Monday, March 18

7:00-8:45 Breakfast
8:00-8:45 Registration
8:45-9:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks
 9:00-10:15 Address:

Toward System-Wide School Mental Health: Successes and Future Directions in Canada and the United States

Kathy Short, School Mental Health ASSIST, Ontario

Mark Weist, University of South Carolina

10:15-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-11:45 Address:

A Multi-tiered Approach to Safe, Supportive, and Trauma-responsive Schools

Sharon Hoover, National Center for School Mental Health, University of Maryland

11:45-1:30 Lunch
1:30-4:30 Workshops (Concurrent):

A. Implementing Science: Supporting Evidence-Based, Implementation-Sensitive Mental Health Promotion and Prevention in Schools

Kathy Short, School Mental Health ASSIST, Ontario

B. Teacher Education for Mental Health

Susan Rodger, Centre for School Mental Health, Western University

2:45-3:00 Coffee Break
4:45-5:45 Conversation and discussion, Short, Weist, Hoover, Rodger
5:30-7:30 Dinner
 7:45-9:00 Address:

TBA

9:00-10:00 Poster Session and Reception

Tuesday, March 19

7:00-9:00 Breakfast
9:00-12:00 Workshops (Concurrent):

C. STRONG Resilience Intervention for Newcomer Children and Youth

Sharon Hoover, National Center for School Mental Health, University of Maryland

D. From Evidence to Impact: Supporting Effective School Mental Health Practices with Multi-level Implementation Strategies

Aaron R. Lyon and Eric J. Bruns, University of Washington SMART Center

10:15-10:30 Coffee Break
12:00-1:30 Lunch
1:30-4:30 Workshops (Concurrent):

E. Evidence-based Practices to Reduce Behaviour Problems in Elementary School Classrooms

Carl Sumi, Centre for Learning and Development, SRI Education

F. From Avoiding Risk to Nurturing Resilience: Transforming Drug and Gambling Education

Dan Reist, University of Victoria

2:45-3:00 Coffee Break
4:45-5:45 Conversation and discussion with Lyon, Bruns, Sumi, Reist
6:00-7:00 Drinks before dinner
7:00-9:00 Banquet

Wednesday, March 20

7:00-8:45 Breakfast
8:45-9:00 Welcome
 9:00-10:15 Address:

Bullying and Mental Health: How Victimization Gets Under the Skin

Tracy VaillancourtUniversity of Ottawa

10:15-10:30 Coffee Break
 10:30-11:45 Address:

Relationships-based Approaches to Mental Health Promotion and Violence Prevention with Diverse Youth

Claire CrooksCentre for School Mental Health, Western University

11:45-1:30 Lunch
1:30-4:30 Workshops (Concurrent):

G: Promoting Resiliency and Well-being Among LGBT2Q+ Youth through a Group Intervention

Claire Crooks and Alicia Lapointe, Centre for School Mental Health, Western University

H: Advancing School Mental Health Globally: The School Mental Health International Leadership Exchange

Mark Weist, University of South Carolina

Kathy Short, School Mental Health ASSIST, Ontario

2:45-3:00 Coffee break
4:45-5:45 Conversation and discussion with Vaillancourt, Crooks, Lapointe, Manion
5:30-7:30 Dinner
 7:45-9:00 Address:

Breaking Down Silos Between School and Community Mental Health

Ian ManionThe Royal Ottawa Health Care Group, Institute of Mental Health, University of Ottawa

9:00-10:00 Concluding Discussion

Outstanding Poster

Winter Sports Awards