In The News

The Workforce for Student Well-being Initiative (WSW), is actively recruiting for the second year of cohort members. Please spread the word to any interested diverse and committed applicants. More information and application materials are on the WSW website. The deadline for applications is April 30, 2024.

Project Highlights

The Preparing Teachers and Paraeducators for the Successful Inclusion of Autistic Children project is currently underway and now recruiting school districts. Learn more about the status of this research project and others here.

Recent Publications

SMART has confirmed via a meta-analysis that schools are where the highest rate of youth get their mental health services. Come check out this publication and others by SMART center faculty!



The overarching mission of the School Mental Health Assessment, Research, and Training (SMART) Center is to promote high-quality, culturally-responsive programs, practices, and policies to meet the full range of social, emotional, and behavioral (SEB) needs of students in both general and special education contexts.

The Center represents a transdisciplinary collaboration between faculty in the College of Education (CoE) and the School of Medicine (SoM; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences) at the University of Washington. (more)