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Kansas Alliance for Healthy Positive Schools (KAHPS)

Contact: avennum@k-state.edu, 785-532-1489

Description:

Kansas Alliance for Healthy Positive Schools (KAHPS) and it's partnerships have been able to establish free school-based therapy for students and their families, conducted needs assessments to inform priorities, developed a trauma-informed classroom management approach, provided trainings for teachers and school staff on mental health and relational issues, collaboratively sponsored parent engagement nights, and received federal funding to implement a healthy relationship curriculum.

Program Partners:

K-State School of Family Studies and Human Resources, local school districts and USD 475 and USD 383

Institutional Impact Area(s):

Address mental and relationship health for youth and their families.

Audience:

KSU graduate/under-graduate students, K-12 Students, and K-12 Teachers