Kathryn Hart

Kathryn Hart, MA, has dedicated her 28-year career to helping children and families in a variety of capacities. Her experience with youth and family services have encompassed both clinical and administrative roles. She has over 17 years of experience training at Starr Commonwealth in a variety of subjects, including behavior management techniques, trauma and resilience training, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and has been a Certified Trauma Practitioner for 12 years. She has also been a program administrator and worked with IT to implement and manage electronic health records organization wide. Kathy has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Bowling Green State University and a Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University.


Day 2
January 19, 2023
1:45 pm

Student Wellness: The Positive Impact of School Connectedness

Glens III (Lower Level)
19 January
Time:  1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Location:  Glens III (Lower Level)

This session will focus on student wellness - specifically how fostering connection and creating a sense of belonging can profoundly positively impact our students’ wellbeing. The participants will leave with specific strategies that can be applied district wide. Research from APA, CDC, and ASCD will be presented that states school connectedness is a significant factor in reducing anxiety, depression, suicide, substance abuse and violence as well as being a protective factor for all students.

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