Mental and Behavioral Health

February 21, 2008

NPR piece on unstructured play:

Thanks to new member Kely Mertz for pointing out this piece on Morning Edition. Click here to listen Morning Edition, February 21, 2008 · On October […]
November 28, 2007

ParkScope column about Leave No Child Inside debuts today!

This appeared today … thank you John! Click here to view it in all its pdf glory on page 4. (pdf version of MetroParks ParkScope.) From […]
November 8, 2007

Summit Notes: How can we all collectively market what we are already doing?

Convener: Heather Starck Participants: Andrea Hedge, Christine Godward, Marc Behrendt, John O’Meara, Kelli Drummer, Val Mitrione, Alice Hohl, and about 20 other people! Summary: Create a […]
October 25, 2007

Summit Notes: Education – Does Nature Deficit Disorder Cause Children to Lack Basic Concepts in Understanding

Participants: Brian Rutti, Marc Behrendt, Mary Vance, Marilyn Weiler, April Hoy, Irene Lindelow, Allison Boehler-Graves, Sharon Tinianow, Al Parker Science concepts/how to teach with experiences. Researching […]
October 10, 2007

Summit Notes: How to Connect Mental Health-involved Kids and Families to Appropriate Activities

Convener: Margie Ronning Attendees: Andrew Welsh Dr. Michael Hohl Jodi Greene Beth Spieles Darla White Summary: The attendees made connections with each other and other summit […]
October 4, 2007

Summit Notes: The Role of Nature in Reducing Childhood Trauma

Convener: Kythryn Carr Hurd Participants: Diane Kozloski Margie Ronning Nature is profoundly healing. Symbols from nature can be healing. Nature play helps teach children safety. Nature […]