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Health and Wellness

Office of Health and Wellness

Resources in Response to COVID-19 

The Office of Health and Wellness has contributed to resources that support educators during these unprecedented times. The following are the most requested areas regarding practices and the COVID-19 guidelines.

About Health and Wellness

The Office of Health & Wellness and CDE provide state and federal funding, training, and technical assistance to schools to prevent risk behavior, serve at-risk students and their families, and promote positive health and behavior. 

News and Announcements

Students have faced changes, challenges and loss during the pandemic, and the stress may be impacting their ability to succeed in school. The following professional development opportunities are designed to help teachers expand their capacity to support students through these difficult times. 

Webinars and Trainings:

School Health Professional Grant (SHPG):

  • Intricate Roots is offering Foundations 1 & 2 beginning January 2021. Foundations 1 (January 14, 21, 28 and February 4, 2021) and Foundations 2 (February 11, 18, 25, and March 4, 2021) will meet on consecutive Thursdays from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. The 16-hour training will begin by covering the basics of human neurodevelopment to give those who work in the educational setting (physical educators, classroom teachers and behavioral support teams) a foundational lens for understanding the organ they interface with daily. For more information, please visit the registration link HERE. These trainings are a repeat offering for those who could not attend in 2020 or previous years.
  • Intricate Roots Student Case Presentation and Book Study will again be offered in the Spring of 2021 (March 18, 25, April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, and May 6, 2021 from 4:00 - 6:00 PM).  It is highly encouraged to complete Foundations 1 & 2 prior to registering and completing this course. This 16-hour course is specifically tailored for those wanting to take a deeper dive into neurobiological principles. For more information, please visit the registration link HERE.