NASN continues as a member of a development workgroup focused on refining an intervention for school nurses to use to reduce student anxiety called CALM – Child Anxiety Learning Modules. This work is being lead by the University of Connecticut Health Center and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and funded by the Department of Education’s Institute of Educational Sciences. The project is approaching the end of its second year. It is currently in the randomized control trial phase, comparing CALM to relaxation. The resources being developed will support evidence-based practice related to childhood anxiety. (Updated 09/07/2016)
See Something, Say Something: The School Nurse Role in Bullying Prevention -- Bullying prevention flyer and pledge to post in the school nurse office.
NASN Anti-Bullying Efforts community and discussion list: Join this community and discuss anti-bullying efforts and strategies. (Sign in to join.)
Desrochers, J. & Houck, G. (2013). Depression in children and adolescents: Guidelines for school practice. Silver Spring, MD: National Association of School Nurses.
Selekman, J., Diefenbaeck, C., & Guthrie, S. (2013). Chapter 28 Mental health concerns. In J. Selekman (Ed.), School nursing a comprehensive text (2nd ed.). Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis Company.
National Association of School Nurses (2013). Mental health of students (Position Statement). Silver Spring, MD: Author.
Child Mind Institute: Speak Up for Kids
Annual public education campaign promoting awareness of children's mental health issues.
National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI)
National Association of School Psychologists: Resources for Families and Educators
National PTA: Emotional Health
Screening for Mental Health: Programs
Stop Bullying: Speak Up (Cartoon Network)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA KnowBullying app
Tourette Association of America: Stand Up for Tourette Syndrome Video and Teacher's Guide
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