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, Faculty of Education and the 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:

Understanding the Impacts of Intergenerational Trauma on First Nations Children: Looking Back to Move Forward towards Healing and Wellness

Amy Bombay, Dalhousie University

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. Building Capacity for a Positive Youth Development Approach to Preventing Problematic Substance Use

Dan Reist, University of Victoria

2:45-3:00 Coffee Break
4:45-5:45 Conversation and discussion with Lyon, Bruns, Sumi, Reist, Bombay
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