NEA will use its existing  digital resources, and social media resources to promote hiring -- as part of PreK through grade 12 and higher education staff -- mental and physical health professionals, including but not limited to school social workers, learning disabilities teacher consultants, school nurses, and school counselors.

Rationale/Background

There has been a 10% rise in mental health/chronic health issues caused by stress and other issues among young adults and teenagers and more professional are needed.

Contact

Evelyn Ayum - NJ

Cost Implications

This item cannot be accomplished with current staff and resources under the proposed Modified 2019-2020 Strategic Plan and Budget. It would cost an additional $2,000.