Solutions for Mental Health Issues
in the Classroom
Frequently Asked Questions
Thank you for your interest in the 2018 February Webclass, Solutions for Mental Health Issues in the Classroom
1. What materials will I need? You will receive an information packet for the class in the mail which contains the School Counseling and School Social Work Treatment Planner, a handout packet and a Spring Arbor University Registration Form. The handout packet will contain a list of all assignments to be completed on Google docs and all activities that are discussed on the videos.
2. How do I register with SAU for the graduate credit? Please complete the SAU registration form and email it to Sarah at firstname.lastname@example.org. no later than February 1.
3. How do I view the online videos? On February 1 you will receive an email with links to the class videos. Once you receive this email you can begin the class and proceed at your own pace.
4. What if I can’t access the video links? If you do not receive this email by February 1 please contact Lisa immediately, at email@example.com she will work with you to get the links.
5. How many videos are there to watch? There will be approximately 16 videos for you to view each lasting from one to one and a half hours. They are videos of the Solutions for Mental Health Issues in the School Setting class that Sarah Knapp, MSW presented in real time last fall.
6. How long do I have to view the videos? The videos will be available online from February 1 - 28.
7. How can I comment or ask questions about the class and the videos? The website we are using provides a comment section where you can post any of your thoughts as you watch the videos. We will monitor this section daily and respond to your questions. If you have a more detailed comment please e-mail it to Sarah, firstname.lastname@example.org and she will respond directly to you.
8. How do I submit my assignments? The assignments consist of seven written Educational Intervention Plans and seven reading assignments and can be submitted using Google Docs. A link to each assignment’s Google Doc will be printed in your book, and in addition the links will be emailed to you on February 1. Please contact Lisa Lyman with any questions on Google Docs at email@example.com. In addition there is a final assignment which is to write 2-3 paper creating an Educational Intervention plan for a student experiencing mental health issues described in the School Counseling and School Social Work Treatment Planner but not covered in class including a description of the student’s situation and potential outcomes for that student. Or
Produce a role-play involving an Educational Intervention plan which includes specific interventions with a student experiencing mental health issues described in the Treatment Planner but not covered in class including a description of the student’s situation and potential outcomes for that student. The role-play should be video recorded and uploaded to YouTube or Google Docs for viewing by other class members. You can create your video with other participants from the webclass, your colleagues or students at school, or with family members or friends. Examples of videos done by previous class participants will be part of the class videos presented in the webclass.
9. When are the assignments due? There is a set of 7 Educational Intervention Plans and a final assignment. Plans 1 – 4 are due by February 15. All other assignments are due by March 1. Your Intervention Plans can be quite brief and can be completed using descriptions and strategies from the School Counseling and School Social Work Treatment Planner.
If you have questions at any time during the class please let either Sarah or Lisa know via e-mail. We will be happy to offer suggestions and support.
Thank you for your participation in our webclass. We look forward to talking with you online.
Class Questions: Technical Support & Registration:
Sarah Knapp Lisa Lyman Advantage Discipline
616-540-3974 Ph: 616-446-4642