Time 4 K: A Collaborative Effort Addressing Children's Mental Health

This session is from the NASP 2021 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 4
  • Skill Level: Introduction
  • Session 2: Promoting Social and Emotional Development

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. learn about use of a self-report rating scale of emotional well-being.
  2. learn about multidisciplinary efforts to promote children's mental health in schools.
  3. discover impact of Tier 2 intervention from the perspective of participants.


TIME 4 K is a multidisciplinary program aimed at addressing the rise in children’s mental health concerns and the ever-growing, negative effects resulting from the opioid crisis in America. Stakeholders include university departments of social work and school psychology, elementary schools, legal services, community behavioral health care providers, and families. This research project explores the commonalities among children identified for Tier 2 supports and investigates the outcome of the interventions from the perspective of the children.



Conrae J. Lucas-Adkins, Marshall University
Rebecca L. Jennings-Knotts, Marshall University


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