Growing Your Mind-Body Health Toolkit: Exploration of Eleven MBH Interventions

This session is from the NASP 2022 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 2,4
  • Skill Level: Intermediate

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. learn what professionals may comprise an interdisciplinary team, and how school psychologists may play an integral role in the provision of mind-body health services
  2. develop familiarity with the current eleven mind-body health interventions with empirical evidence, the four outcomes areas, as well as the various applied treatment settings
  3. brainstorm ways practitioners and trainers of future school psychologists may implement mind-body health into their practice and teaching to support students


The purpose of this symposium is to explore a team-based interdisciplinary and integrative framework for promoting student wellness. Eleven mind-body health interventions will be reviewed highlighting applications to various school, clinical, and community-based settings. Educational learning technologies will be explored with particular attention paid to applications that improve communication between professionals, clients, and families in an effort to remove barriers, thus providing access to and compliance with academic systems and protocols.



Melissa A. Bray, U. of Connecticut
Emily L. Winter, University of Connecticut
Lea A. Theodore, Adelphi University
Kari A. Sassu, Southern Connecticut State University
Cheryl Maykel, Rivier University
Johanna M. deLeyer-Tiarks, Adelphi University
Sierra M. Trudel, University of Connecticut


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