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From our school mental health quality assessment, targeted resources, and personalized reports to our library of free and low-cost screening and assessment measures, SHAPE delivers the tools you need to improve your school’s or district’s mental health program and its sustainability. Take the tour to learn more.

Improve student mental health in your schools, districts, and states. Sign up for:

SHAPE helps schools and districts improve
their school mental health systems! HOW?

SHAPE users map their
school mental health
services and supports

Assess system quality
using national
performance standards

Receive custom reports
and strategic planning
guidance and resources

Utilize additional SHAPE features
including the Screening and
Assessment Library and Trauma-
Responsive Schools Assessment
and Resources

Use district and state
dashboards to collaborate
with schools and districts in your region

SHAPE Features

Collects information and provides a snapshot of the multi-tiered services and supports, staffing, financing and data systems of your school's or district's comprehensive school mental health system.
Assesses comprehensive school mental health system quality at the school or district level based on seven quality domains and respective indicators and best practices. Users have access to vetted resources to advance quality.
Provides state leaders the opportunity to systematically view the landscape of school mental health within their districts and districts the opportunity to do the same within their schools. This information may guide state and district technical assistance and quality improvement support efforts.
Provides information about and links to free assessment measures that can be used within school mental health. The library allows for filtering based on focus area, assessment purpose, student age, language, reporter, and cost.
Offers district and school teams an evidence-informed tool to assess their trauma responsiveness in eight domains. The TRS-IA was co-developed by the NCTSN Treatment and Services Adaptation Center for Resilience, Hope, and Wellness in Schools and the NCSMH.
Collects information and provides a snapshot of the multi-tiered services and supports, staffing, financing and data systems of your school's or district's comprehensive school mental health system.
Assesses comprehensive school mental health system quality at the school or district level based on seven quality domains and respective indicators and best practices. Users have access to vetted resources to advance quality.
Provides state leaders the opportunity to systematically view the landscape of school mental health within their districts and districts the opportunity to do the same within their schools. This information may guide state and district technical assistance and quality improvement support efforts.
Provides information about and links to free assessment measures that can be used within school mental health. The library allows for filtering based on focus area, assessment purpose, student age, language, reporter, and cost.
Offers district and school teams an evidence-informed tool to assess their trauma responsiveness in eight domains. The TRS-IA was co-developed by the NCTSN Treatment and Services Adaptation Center for Resilience, Hope, and Wellness in Schools and the NCSMH.

School Mental Health
Matters

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Put your star on the map

92 schools

have earned Gold Star Status

112 school districts

have earned Gold Star Status

28 states

have schools or districts with Gold Star Status

    What are the benefits of signing up for my state?

    When you sign up for your state in the SHAPE System, you'll:

    • Learn more about the quality of school mental health in schools and districts in your state
    • Compare progress in school mental health across your districts
    • Understand how your state school mental health efforts compare to those in other states
    • Access free, targeted resources to help advance your school mental health quality and sustainability

     

    What are the benefits of signing up for my school district?

    When you sign up for your school district in the SHAPE System, you'll:

    • Gain access to and be able to complete the School Mental Health Quality Assessment to better understand school mental health quality in your school
    • Access free, targeted resources to help advance your school mental health quality and sustainability
    • Advance a data-driven mental health team process for your district
    • Have your district counted in the National School Mental Health Census
    • Achieve SHAPE recognition to increase opportunities for federal, state, and local grant funding

     

    What are the benefits of signing up for my school?

    When you sign up for your school in the SHAPE System, you'll:

    • Gain access to and be able to complete the School Mental Health Quality Assessment to better understand school mental health quality in your school
    • Access free, targeted resources to help advance your school mental health quality and sustainability
    • Advance a data-driven mental health team process for your school
    • Have your school counted in the National School Mental Health Census
    • Achieve SHAPE recognition to increase opportunities for federal, state, and local grant funding

     

    What are the benefits if I sign up as an individual?

    When you sign up as an individual in the SHAPE System, you'll:

    • Gain access to and be able to complete the School Mental Health Quality Assessment to better understand school mental health quality in your school or district
    • Access free, targeted resources to help advance your school mental health quality and sustainability
    • Jumpstart your understanding of the SHAPE System before your school, district, or state joins