Illinois School Counselor Association
According to the CDC, 6.1 million children aged 2-17 have been diagnosed with ADHD, 4.4 million with anxiety, and 1.9 million with depression. Because our schools play a pivotal role in the lives of children and families, early intervention and prevention within our schools makes logical sense. During this presentation, universal mental health screening will be discussed: what it is, why it is relevant, and how to implement it in your community.
Kusy, Kevin, "Universal Mental Health Screenings: The Whats, Whys, and Hows" (2020). Staff Publications & Research. 11.