SHAPE Resources

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SHAPE Resources

ResourceDescription
SHAPE Information Flyer
SHAPE Information Flyer
SHAPE Information Session
SHAPE Information Session recording provides an overview of SHAPE, the SHAPE UP NY Learning Collaborative and outcomes from cohort one.
How to Use SHAPEA step-by-step guide on how to use the SHAPE System
Readiness GuideComprehensive Guide: Completing the SHAPE School Mental Health Quality Assessment And Utilizing its Resources in New York State Schools (2020-2021)
SHAPE- Registration Tips
Overview of Domains
Funding and SustainabilityBackground information on funding and sustainability, best practices, possible action steps, examples from the field, and resources.
ImpactBackground information on the impact of implementing a comprehensive school mental health system.
Mental Health Promotion Services and Supports_Tier 1Background information on mental health promotion services, best practices, possible action steps, examples from the field, and resources.
Needs Assessment and Resource MappingBackground information on needs assessment and resource mapping, best practices, possible action steps, examples from the field, and resources.
ScreeningBackground information on school mental health screening, best practices, possible action steps, examples from the field, and resources.
TeamingBackground information on teaming, best practices, possible action steps, examples from the field, and resources.
Early Intervention Treatment Services and Supports_Tiers 2 and 3Background information on tiers 2 and 3 for early intervention and treatment services and supports, best practices, possible action steps, examples from the field, and resources.
SHAPE Resource CenterOver 250 publicly available resources and tools representing key components of comprehensive school mental health systems. Registration required.
School Mental ProfileSchool Mental Health Profile- The School Mental Health Profile collects information related to multi-tiered services and
supports (MTSS), staffing, financing, and data systems in your school/district/entity school mental
health systems.
District Quality Assessment (Digital)

District Quality Assessment (Printable)
School Mental Health Quality Assessment (District Version)- The SMH-QA is designed for teams to access the comprehensiveness of their school
mental health system and to identify priority areas for improvement. The SMH-QA comprises seven domains: Teaming, Needs Assessment/Resource Mapping, Screening, Mental Health
Promotion, Early Intervention and Treatment, Funding and Sustainability, Impact.
TRSA-IA (Digital)

TRSA-IA (Printable)
Trauma Responsive Schools Implementation Assessment (TRS-IA)-The Trauma Responsive Schools Implementation Assessment is an evidence-informed
self-assessment that comprises the eight key domains (Whole School Safety Planning. Whole School Prevention Planning, Whole School Trauma Programming, Classroom Strategies,
Prevention/Early Intervention Trauma Programming, Targeted Trauma-Informed Programming;
Staff Self Care, Family and Community Engagement).
OWBI-S (Digital)

OWBI-S (Printable)
Organizational Well-Being Inventory for Schools (OWBI-S)-The Organizational Well-Being Inventory (OWBI) assesses the quality of organizational
well-being in 8 domains, which include: (1) Work Climate and Environment; (2) Input, Flexibility,
and Autonomy; (3) Professional Development and Recognition; (4) Organizational and Supervisory
Support; (5) Self-Care and Self-Compassion; (6) Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access; (7) Purpose
and Meaningfulness; and (8) Professional Quality of Life.
CARE (Digital)

CARE (Printable)
Culturally Responsive, Anti-Racist, and Equitable (CARE)- The Culturally Responsive, Anti-Racist, and Equitable (CARE) School Assessment is
designed for teams to assess CARE practices across 5 domains, which include: (1) Teaming and
Collaboration; (2) School Climate; (3) School Discipline; (4) Curricula and Teaching Practices; (5)
Professional Development
Strategic Action Planning Worksheet Strategic Action Planning School Mental Health Profile
PDSAPlan/Do/Study/Act (PDSA) Worksheet

Trauma Informed Resources

CategoryResourceDescription
Trauma Informed OregonWhat is Trauma Informed Care?This video walks you through the principles that serve as the foundation for trauma informed care.
NYS Trauma-Informed NetworkNYS Trauma-Informed NetworkThe NYS Trauma-Informed Network connects advocates of trauma-responsive practices and systems
About TraumaWhat is Child Trauma?Definition of child trauma, trauma types and populations at risk.
About TraumaHow Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a LifetimeDr, Nadine Burke Harris’ TED talk focuses on the significance of the Adverse Childhood Experiences study (ACES)
About TraumaPhysical Impact of TraumaThis infographic and article summarizes how trauma affects various systems of the body.
About TraumaWhat are ACEs? And How Do They Relate to Toxic Stress?Definition of ACEs, toxic stress and their effect on healthy development.
About TraumaBeyond the ACE ScoreConcepts of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and childhood trauma
About TraumaMental Health Effects of RacismOMH Infographic
Trauma Informed OrganizationsSAMHSA’s Concept of Trauma and GuidanceConcept of trauma and a framework for how an organization, system, service sector can become trauma-informed.
Trauma Informed OrganizationsTRUST/TRUST-SA point in time “snapshot” of where organizations are in their journey towards becoming trauma-informed.
Trauma Informed OrganizationsRoad Map to Trauma Informed CareA thorough roadmap for organizations to follow. It begins with a foundational readiness phase comprising of four parts and includes an implementation phase.
Trauma Informed OrganizationsTrauma-Informed Organizational Change ManualGuide for organizations and systems in planning for, implementing and sustaining a trauma-informed organizational change.
Trauma Informed OrganizationsStandards of Practice for Trauma-Informed CareStandards of Practice for Trauma Informed Care
Trauma Informed OrganizationsStandards of Practice for Trauma-Informed Care in Educational SettingsBenchmarks for planning and monitoring progress and a means to highlight accomplishments.
Healing and Trauma Specific InterventionsTrauma Lens ExerciseExamples of how you can reframe challenging behaviors through a trauma lens.
Healing and Trauma Specific InterventionsTrauma-Informed Support for ChildrenUse the steps in the infographic to work out a trauma-informed response.
Healing and Trauma Specific InterventionsUnderstanding Neurobiology of Psychological Trauma Tip SheetTips for Working with Transition-age Youth
Healing and Trauma Specific InterventionsTrauma Informed CareDiagram showing movement from non-trauma informed responses to trauma-informed reponses.
Healing and Trauma Specific InterventionsTrauma-Informed Care in the ClassroomThis TIP sheet aims to provide educators with tools that acknowledge the diverse backgrounds of each student that enters their classroom in order to enhance learning opportunities for all.
Healing and Trauma Specific InterventionsEnvironmental Elements for Trauma-Informed CareA checklist for organizations
Healing and Trauma Specific InterventionsTrauma Informed Care in the ClassroomTIP sheet aims to provide educators with tools that acknowledge the diverse backgrounds of each student that enters their classroom
Healing and Trauma Specific InterventionsHow to Support Someone Who Has Experienced TraumaInfographic based on relationship lessons learned by trauma survivors and those who love them.
Training and SupportCCSI – Trauma, Grief and Illness (TIG)Centralized training to increase staff ability to meet the holistic needs of students and enhances a district’s ability to respond to crisis.
Training and SupportProject TEACHProject TEACH provides access to consultation for pediatric primary care and maternal health providers, assistance with referral and linkages, and training and educational materials.
Training and SupportRisking ConnectionRelational framework and skills for working with survivors of traumatic experiences.

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