Marshfield Clinic Health System and Security Health Plan: Award behavioral health grants to 53 Wisconsin school districts

MARSHFIELD – Marshfield Clinic Overall health Method and Protection Health Plan have declared b.e.s.t. grant recipients for the 2022-23 university calendar year.


b.e.s.t. ® (Behavioral Emotional Social Attributes) is an on-line screening software that will help educators make and support the psychological well being of all university youngsters while determining students who may perhaps need to have more constructive behavioral assistance. Created by college psychologist Eric P. Hartwig, Ph.D., the device delivers educators with recommended steps to acquire dependent on student behaviors.


“Since the inception of b.e.s.t. and our partnership with Marshfield Clinic Well being Technique and Protection Well being Plan we have accomplished above 312,000 b.e.s.t. screenings on youngsters,” Hartwig stated. “Throughout our partnership we have discovered some incredibly vital trends about children’s behavioral overall health requires. The last college was calendar year primarily revealing as quite a few small children re-entered their colleges comprehensive time. We observed after once more the essential job framework, predictable routines and social opportunity performs in a child’s advancement.


“This could not be a more crucial time to recalibrate our imagining about what people and faculties can do in partnership to assist a child’s behavioral overall health. b.e.s.t. is 1 resource colleges can use to set the right folks in the appropriate place at the ideal time to aid create reciprocal interactions and develop personal self-regulation in true time in the classroom.”


Considering that 2013, Marshfield Clinic Well being Technique and Security Health and fitness Program have partnered with the b.e.s.t. plan and furnished b.e.s.t. to 68 faculty districts.


“We’re happy to be partnering with so many university districts to boost the effectively-getting of our youngsters,” claimed Jay Shrader, vice president of group well being for the health program. “The final two yrs have strike our academics and learners difficult and we know from a 13-12 months historical past with this application that b.e.s.t.’s supply of straightforward, concrete steps for classroom teachers will enable students attain better outcomes in and out of the classroom.”


In the 2022-23 university calendar year, 143 schools in 39 counties will gain from the grant, which presents technological support, bi-once-a-year screenings for learners, coaching, consultation and assist. Marshfield Clinic Well being Technique and Security Wellness Strategy are supporting the implementation of b.e.s.t. all through the 2022-23 faculty year in the subsequent districts:


Unified School District of Antigo

School District of Athens

School District of Auburndale

Augusta School District

Beaver Dam Unified

College District of Black River Falls

Bowler Faculty District

Bruce School District

Butternut University District

Chequamegon Faculty District

Chilton Faculty District

Chippewa Falls Area Unified University District

Columbus Catholic Superior School

Cornell Faculty District

University District of Crandon

D.C. Everest School District

Unified School District of De Pere

Drummond Region School District

Durand-Arkansaw School District

Edgar Faculty District

Eleva-Strum School District

University District of Drop Creek

Lac Du Flambeau Public Faculty

Lake Holcombe University District

Lakeland Union High University District

Marathon County Youngster Development Agency Inc,

Marathon University District

Mayville College District

Mellen College District

Mercer School District

Mondovi University District

Osseo-Fairchild School District

Port Edwards Faculty District

Randolph School District

Regis Catholic Schools

Rio Group College District

Rosholt University District

Shell Lake College District

Spencer School District

Stanley-Boyd School District

Stratford College District

Faculty District of Tomahawk

Tri-County Area School District

College District of Turtle Lake

Waupaca School District

Waupun Location College District

Wausau College District

Wayland Academy

Webster University District

Wild Rose School District

Wisconsin Heights College District

Wisconsin Rapids Public Schools

Woodruff J1 School District