Resources to support your state and school district in assessing policies, systems and environments related to staff and student well-being and comprehensive school mental health
The School Health Assessment and Performance Evaluation (SHAPE) System is a public-access, web-based platform that offers schools, districts, and states/territories a workspace and targeted resources to support school mental health quality improvement.
The RISE Index is a free assessment tool that school and district leadership teams can use to evaluate their current policies, practices, systems, and environments through the lens of student and staff resilience.
The School Health Index (SHI) is an online self-evaluation and planning tool for schools. The SHI is built on CDC’s research-based guidelines for school health programs that identify the policies and practices most likely to be effective in reducing youth health risk behaviors.
This tool assists schools and districts in addressing the health and academic needs of LGBTQ students by helping school and district staff understand current policies, programs, and practices that may contribute to safe, inclusive environments where all youth can be successful.
Workforce Secondary Traumatic Stress Assessment was originally created to help Washington’s district-wide Workforce Mental Health Committees regularly assess policy implementation and staff well-being practices to support a positive workplace climate and reduce secondary traumatic stress. This assessment aligns with WA legislation and can be adapted to other states seeking to support their workforce around secondary traumatic stress.