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School Mental Health Services

The School Mental Health team provides clinical consultation and teacher training to several San Francisco Bay Area schools through established contracts with their respective school districts. These include the Palo Alto Unified School District, Mountain View Los Altos High School District, Los Altos School District, East Palo Alto Academy High School, San Mateo Union High School District, and Achievekids School.

This Program Provides

  • Consultation in suicide postvention and crisis response
  • Assistance on implementing the Student Suicide Prevention Bill (AB 2246)
  • Teacher and administrator training on student mental health
  • Assistance with selecting evidence-based school mental health curricula and school-wide suicide prevention programs
  • Direct mental health support for students and school staff
  • Opportunities for community-academic research collaborations

Director of School Mental Health Services

Professor (Teaching) of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Child Development) and, by courtesy of Pediatrics and, of Education