The high school shooting in Parkland, Fla. became a megaphone in society’s ears that, enough was enough. People of all walks of life came together to brainstorm the question, “What can we do so this doesn’t happen again?” There have been debates on bringing in law enforcement in schools, arming teachers, and having more mental health resources. Since then a bill to provide money to hire more psychologists at Illinois public schools has been working its way through the House.
We’ll talk with Candice Hughes, a faculty member of The
Chicago School of Professional Psychology, to break down the role of a school
psychologist. And we’ll take your calls for any questions you may have
regarding mental health in a school environment.