Gevirtz Graduate School of Education
Erin Dowdy, PhD
Michael Furlong, PhD
Karen Nylund-Gibson, PhD
Reflecting the International Center for School-Based Youth Development's increased focus on school mental health and positive education research and practice, it name was changed to the UCSB School Mental Health Collaborative. The name change aligns our work with the
Read about UCSB's partnerhsip with the SMHC
The mission of the School Mental Health Collaborative (SMHC) is to facilitate and promote access to high-quality, evidence-based, and culturally responsive school mental health practices. SMHC represents a national, interconnected network of researchers, practitioners, and family and youth advocates. The work of SMHC is grounded in social justice to reduce inequalities and promote equity in school mental health systems and practices.