Strategies for Funding Student Mental Health Programs
January 06, 2020
Christopher J. Leonard, MSW, LCSW, M.ED
In this episode, Chris Leonard talks with Pat Hovey, a leader and innovator among NJ Directors of Special Services. Pat has worked to implement and fund successful programs for students with mental health problems in several New Jersey school districts, as well as serving as an advisor to numerous other districts. Chris and Pat discuss the process of obtaining funding for student mental health support, as well as funding sources.
- Your first point of contact when looking to fund student mental health programs
- The easiest funding sources that Directors of Special Services already have access to
- Frequently overlooked funding sources you can use for mental health programs
- Strategies for getting buy in from districts leaders to pursue these funding sources