Baltimore Region Community ProgramsTitle: Calverton School Mental Health Initiative
Description: This initiative is enhancing the mental health services and programs at a persistently dangerous Baltimore City Public School. Calverton Elementary/Middle School by providing a full continuum of mental health services and activities. In collaboration with students, families, and school staff, the University of Maryland School Mental Health Program is striving to improve the academic, behavioral, and social-emotional success of all students. A primary goal of the project is to help reduce suspensions and expulsions, while improving behavioral interventions and overall school climate. Two major components of this initiative are a strong peer mediation group and a restorative justice group for students who have been recently suspended.
Services Provided: Behavioral intervention
Client type: Elementary school students,Middle school students
School System Served: Baltimore City
Program Timeframe: Continuous