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Web Resources for School Psychology Graduate Students

Mental Health Resources

• Important resource: The REACH Institute has released The "Action Signs" Project--a toolkit to help parents, educators and health professionals identify children at risk for mental health problems.Features evidence-based kid-friendly posters for bulletin boards, newsletters, etc.

• The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies: provides empirically supported treatment information for specific mental health problems.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) directory of 160 interventions for mental health problems

• UCLA Center for Mental Health in the Schools: provides many resources, most at no charge

• University of South Florida Research and Training Center for Children's Mental Health

Infant, Preschool, Family, Mental Health Initiative Compendium of Screening Tools

Donald Meichenbaum: How to Make a Violent Youth: Implications for Prevention and Treatment

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)

Palouse Mindfulness, a free 8-week course in mindfulness-based stress reduction.

• Orsillo and Roemer have a popular book, The Mindful Way through Anxiety, and a professional book, Mindfulness & Acceptance-Based Behavioral Therapies in Practice. They have received excellent reviews. The authors have a website with resources for anxiety and downloadable audio exercises for mindfulness, relaxation, etc. The link is: www.mindfulwaythroughanxiety.com

Dr. Russell Barkley video Management of ADHD. Highly recommended. Dr. Barkley is one of the leading researchers and clinicians on ADHD