Hamburg Central School District

Implementation of Mental Health First Aid in Hamburg Central School District

“Hamburg Central School District will use these grant funds to train school counselors, social workers, and psychologists as trainers in Youth Mental Health First Aid. These trainers will then train all teachers, aides, and administrators to recognize signs and symptoms of mental health issues and respond appropriately.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
AMOUNT: $75,000 over Two Years

Helping Young People Achieve Their Goals: Center for Self-Advocacy

Transitioning to adulthood is a challenge for many young people. This challenge is further heightened for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) as they move from children to adult services. Studies show that individuals with ID are more likely to have poorer post school outcomes relative to their peers without disabilities. Recently, the Tower Foundation provided … Continued