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Department of Psychology

SC School Behavioral Health Academy

Whether you’re a school counselor, a teacher, an administrator or support staff, you can help keep your students safe with tools to build a positive campus culture and improve mental health at your school. 

Join the John H. Magill SC School Behavioral Health Academy (SBHA) 

Designed by University of South Carolina psychologists, this community of learning will help you build knowledge and skills in evidence-based techniques that help children and adolescents improve their mental and emotional health.

The SBHA offers a variety of training free for all educators and those serving South Carolina’s youth. Different tracks are available for school mental health professionals as well as other school staff and volunteers.

Enrollment officially begins in October (2022) and the program continues through June 2024, with the possibility of extending

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