Educator Training

Join hundreds of teachers, administrators, support staff, counselors, psychologists, therapists, parents, preservice college students and many more from across the midwest for the only school mental health conference in Iowa. Past topics have included suicide prevention, creating a school mental health system in your school, strategies for internalizing and externalizing behaviors, trauma-informed care, creating a trauma-sensitive school, youth perspective, LGBTQ mental health awareness and needs, culturally responsive school mental health, racial trauma, restorative justice, risk factors & resiliency, juvenile justice, and much more. 

Please Pass the Love is excited to announce the launching of our Online School Mental Health Academy this summer! All courses are online and in a self-paced format. The courses are available for you to take for Drake credit, License Renewal, or audit unless otherwise specified. Courses include School Mental Health Literacy, Developing School Mental Health Systems, Building Strong Student Relationships, and more! 

Please Pass the Love works with schools to minimize confusion and help to navigate the school mental health journey through research and evidence-based strategies and frameworks. The return on investment for improved school mental health can be felt in improved outcomes across any building or district. Our comprehensive approach based on system strengths and strategic action planning provides outcomes and long-term sustainability such as improved social, emotional, and behavioral health, improved academic performance and gains, prevented school violence and drop out, and a more positive school climate.