Monday, October 28, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


The College of the Holy Cross
Hogan Campus Center 

1 College St, Worcester, MA 01610
Worcester, MA 01610  

Driving Directions


Christine Mason, Ph.D.
Center for Educational Improvement
(800) 994-6441


Reflections: The State of School Mental Health — Courageous Conversations and Healing Practices 


This one day event is a convening of the New England Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network and the Childhood-Trauma Learning CollaborativeThis registration opportunity is extended to educators and mental health professionals in New England interested in participating in the afternoon discussion that is part of the larger one day event.

Afternoon Dialogue: Best Practices in School Mental Health

Event Details

Join us for our afternoon dialogue, "Best Practices in School Mental Health." Officials from New England mental health and education agencies will discuss and highlight best practices and ways to promote improvements in supporting the mental health needs of students in the region. 

Confirmed Speakers
Maria E. Restrepo-Toro, BNS, MS
Manager of Training and Education at the Yale Program for Recovery and Community Health; Manager, New England MHTTC

Christine Y. Mason, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Center for Educational Improvement and

Project Director, Childhood-Trauma Learning Collaborative

Martha Staeheli, Ph.D.
School Supplement Project Manager, New England MHTTC

Michele Rivers Murphy, Ed.D.
Associate Director, Heart Centered Learning, Center for Educational Improvement

Jill Flanders
Advisory Member, Social Emotional Learning Alliance for Massachusetts

Kathleen Sciarappa, Ed.D.
Graduate Teaching Lecturer, Educational Leadership

Who should attend the panel session?

Our afternoon session is open to educational leaders, school officials and administrators, educators, social workers, school psychologists, and mental health professionals. We anticipate attendance of 100 and registration will be open on a "first come, first served" basis.