Social Emotional Functioning

“A shared belief that by working together we can make a difference.”  Goddard 2003

Student's emotional and social well-being are part of their overall mental health state. A student's mental health impacts their ability to cope with different types of stress, interact with others, and progress developmentally. We, in Whitefish Bay, want to ensure collaboration with parents and community providers that students with mental health challenges are identified and assisted, without being stigmatized. 

We welcome suggestions and feedback and we continue to enhance our supports for students and their families. 

General Resources

AACAP Resource Centers contains answers to frequently asked questions, clinical resources, expert videos, and abstracts from the JAACAPScientific Proceedings and Facts for Families relevant to each disorder.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) focus is on educating about mental illness and offering resources. NAMI offers a variety of education/training programs as well as services for individuals, family members, health care providers. 

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
The mission of National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure. For the Institute to continue fulfilling this mission, it fosters innovative thinking and ensures that a full array of novel scientific perspectives are used to further discovery in the evolving science of brain, behavior, and experience.

The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation awards grants that will lead to advances and breakthroughs in scientific research with the purpose alleviating the hardships caused by mental illness. 

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