Student Mental Health Conference in Williamson County

Williamson County and Cities Health District
FILE - Williamson County and Cities Health District (KXAN File Photo/Paul Shelton)

GEORGETOWN, Texas (KXAN) — Thursday and Friday, child behavioral experts and psychologists will be talking about the mental health of children in Williamson County schools.

The 6th annual Mental Health in Schools Conference is titled “Revisiting the Three Rs: Relationships, Respect and Resilience.” The meetings will focus on preventing bullying, how to discipline a student by resorting them rather than just punish them as well as intervening when students suffer trauma outside of school.

The conference will be held on Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Conference registration starts at 7 a.m. Registration is limited to 140 participants each day, so please register as early as possible through email RSVP to Celeste Rendon at crendon@wilco.org.

This year you may register for the pre-conference screening, Day 1, Day 2 or a combination. Please indicate which day(s) you’d like to attend in your email. Please include the following in your email registration: NAME, TITLE, DISTRICT/AGENCY, EMAIL CONTACT, PHONE CONTACT.

The conference will be at the Georgetown Public Safety Operations and Training Facility which is on 3500 D.B. Wood Road in Georgetown.

 

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