• Best Practice-Based Programs - Senate Bill 831, 83rd Regular Legislative Session

    In accordance with Senate Bill (SB) 831, which was passed during the 83rd Legislature, the Department of State Health Services (DSHS), in coordination with the Texas Education Agency (TEA) and regional education service centers, shall provide and annually update a list of recommended best practice-based programs for implementation in public elementary, junior high, middle, and high schools within the general education setting. Senate Bill 831 - 83(r) [PDF]

    To meet these requirements, DSHS and TEA have worked together to release the recommendations below.
     
     
     
    Recommended Best-Practice-Based Programs
     

    Early Mental Health Intervention

    Please search the National Registry Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP) at http://www.nrepp.samhsa.gov. You can search for interventions by keyword, areas of interest, settings, ages, and many more criteria at www.nrepp.samhsa.gov/AdvancedSearch.aspx.

     

    Mental Health Promotion and Positive Youth Development

    Please search the National Registry Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP) at www.nrepp.samhsa.gov. You can search for interventions by keyword, areas of interest, settings, ages, and many more criteria at www.nrepp.samhsa.gov/AdvancedSearch.aspx.
     
    Substance Abuse Prevention
    Please search the National Registry Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP) at www.nrepp.samhsa.gov. You can search for interventions by keyword, areas of interest, settings, ages, and many more criteria at www.nrepp.samhsa.gov/AdvancedSearch.aspx.


    Substance Abuse Intervention - School-Based Programs

    Please search the National Registry Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP) at www.nrepp.samhsa.gov. You can search for interventions by keyword, areas of interest, settings, ages, and many more criteria at www.nrepp.samhsa.gov/AdvancedSearch.aspx.


    Suicide Prevention

    Please see the Suicide Prevention Resource Center Best Practice Registry at www.sprc.org.
     
     
    Phyllis Hamilton LSSP and Education Specialist phamilton@esc3.net


     
Last Modified on June 29, 2017