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Agenda of the Task Force to Advance Mental Health Best Practice Strategies

  1. Welcome and announcements. (Brian Hainline)
    1. Overview of health and safety Association-wide policy.
    2. Independent medical care.
  2. Task force goals. (Lynne Kaplan)
    1. Develop tools and strategies to assist member schools with the implementation of the Mental Health Best Practices.
    2. Identify emerging issues.
    3. Engage additional constituent and stakeholders.
  3. Overview of Mental Health Best Practices document. (Mary Wilfert)
  4. Survey of membership. (Lydia Bell)
  5. Plan for study of coaches’ module. (Emily Kroshus and David Wyrick)
  6. Emerging issues.
    1. Reboot: Examining emotional resilience in the digital age. (Nina Schroder)
    2. Reproductive health. (Jessica Gonzalez)
    3. Other
  7. Individual reflections.
    1. Individual work.
    2. Small group discussion.
  8. Working groups.
    1. Step one: Identify challenges and barriers.
    2. Step two: Share with the full group and receive feedback.
    3. Step three: Identify solutions.
      1. Models of care. (Ken Chew)
        1. Pre-participation evaluation.
          1. Evolving role of screening tools.
        2. Post-matriculation screening and early identification.
          1. Campus wide.
          2. Within athletics.
        3. Referral protocols.
        4. Emergency action plan.
        5. Transition plan.
        6. Disability/academic accommodations.
        7. Postvention planning.
        8. Guidance for prospective student-athletes and families.
      2. Cross-campus collaboration. (Chris Brownson)
        1. Relationship building.
        2. Cultural competency.
        3. Serving student-athletes from ethnic minority populations.
        4. Serving LGBTQ student-athletes.
        5. Serving international students-athletes.
        6. Faith based considerations.
        7. Communication and confidentiality issues.
        8. Resource funding.
        9. Accessing full complement of campus resources.
      3. Education programming for coaches and student-athletes. (Julie Rochester)
        1. Stigma
        2. Coaches engagement.
        3. Peer intervention.
        4. Social media.
      4. Athletics department policies. (Nnenna Akotaobi)
        1. Travel.
        2. Practice and competition schedules.
        3. Additional expectations of student-athletes time.
        4. Funding resources.
        5. Public relations response.
  9. Regroup
  10. Report out from working groups.
  11. Solution evaluation process. (Kroshus and Wyrick)
  12. Next steps.
  13. Adjournment. (Hainline)