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Connecting Communities through Our Languages, Cultures, and Stories

Forty-two Years of Educational Excellence for English Learners & Biliteracy for All

March 29 - April 1, 2017

Anaheim Marriott and Hilton Hotels
Anaheim, California 

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Friday, March 31 • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Why Mental Health in Schools: Barriers to Learning

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Children and young people who are dealing with mental illness are faced with the devastating impact mental illness may have on their educational opportunities. In this workshop the audience will learn and understand mental health, mental illness, its impact on youth development and on student learning. The presentation will also include information on what school districts can do to support students and parents and how to support staff through professional development and implementation of mental health services in the school setting.


Adela Cruz

Program Administrator, Anaheim Union High School District
Adela Cruz, is Program Administrator for Foster Youth, McKinney-Vento, and Mental Health. Her efforts, within a multi-teared system of supports, include developing programs to support at-risk youth.Adela has 20 years of experience in the social services and mental health field. She... Read More →

Friday March 31, 2017 3:15pm - 4:30pm PDT
Marriott Room: Grand Ballroom B