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Schools partnering in Equity Associates network will need to assign a school staff member to serve as the Equity Associates Liaison. The school’s Equity Associates Liaison will support the coordination of the service delivery of tier-1 and tier-2 [...]
Schools participating in Equity Associates’ Network will be connected with services that meet the unique needs of the school and students. If a psychiatric mental health consultation is deemed necessary, Equity Associates Network will engage with regional psychiatrists [...]
How can families/guardians be involved in the tier 1 and tier 2 services offered through Equity Associates’ Network?
Before a student begins to receive tier 2 and tier 3 services through Equity Associates’ Network, the school’s Equity Associates Liaison will work with Equity Associates’ Collaborative Care Team to develop a family/guardian involvement plan. While most tier [...]
The MTSS and Equity Associates Collaborative Care Models share a common goal of providing a continuum of care that emphasizes evidence-based services, progress monitoring, and data-driven decision making based on student needs. Therefore these teams could be integrated [...]
If the school has a school counselor or dedicated mental health clinician (social worker, licensed professional counselor, etc) it is recommended this staff member serve as the Equity Associates Liaison for the school. A collaborative and systemic partnership [...]
According to ASCA, responsive services are activities designed to meet students’ immediate needs and concerns. Responsive services may include counseling in individual or small-group settings or crisis response (ASCA National Model A Framework For School Counseling Programs, n.d.). Through [...]
Before a student begins to receive tier-2 and tier-3 services through Equity Associates’ Network, the school’s Equity Associates Liaison will work with Equity Associates’ Collaborative Care Team to develop a plan to outline when and where services can best [...]