Resources

Useful Websites

Mental Help Net
Comprehensive Mental Health and Illness information

Education Next
An Education journal

Stand for Children
Education Advocates

Black Alliance for Educational Options
Ensures access to high-quality educational options for Black children

Social Workers Speak
An online forum created by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

Coalition for Children’s Mental Health
Educates, promotes, and advocates for youth with mental health issues

Think Finity
Free K-12 standards-based lesson plans

The Innovative Educator
Blog to engage students

Educations Week
News source For K-12 education

Council for Exceptional Children
Association for special education professionals

Teaching Tolerance
A clearinghouse of information and free materials about anti-bias programs and activities being implemented in schools across the country for teachers and school practitioners

The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools
Information for school based health centers

Top Online MSW Programs in America
Graduate School Profiles


Recommended Readings

  • The Fifth Discipline:  The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization by Peter Senge
  • Leadership and Self-Deception:  Getting Out of the Box by The Arbinger Institute
  • Thriving in the Wake of Trauma:  A Multicultural Guide by Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis
  • The Five Dysfunctions of a Team:  A Leadership Fable by Patrick Lencioni
  • Treating Trauma and Traumatic Grief in Children and Adolescents by Judith A. Cohen MD, Anthony P. Mannarino, and Esther Deblinger PhD
  • Zero Tolerance:  Resisting the Drive for Punishment by William Ayers
  • The Trouble With Black Boys: …And Other Reflections on Race, Equity, and the Future of Public Education by Pedro Noguera
  • Transforming School Mental Health Services: Population-Based Approaches to Promoting the Competency and Wellness of Children by Elizabeth Doll and Jack A. Cummings
  • A Guide to Co-Teaching: Practical Tips for Facilitating Student Learning by Richard A. Villa
  • Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition by Peter W. D. Wright and Pamela Darr Wright