In The News

Participate in UW College of Education's ibestt tool study to receive free training and ongoing support related to individualized behavior interventions, and free access to a collaboration app designed by educators and researchers.

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)