Drake Online and Continuing Education

School Mental Health Literacy Online EDMA 282 SP'23

Online Course Opening Date: Saturday, December 17, 2022


*With this unique self-paced course and it's rolling enrollment dates, you may register for the Fall semester any time between 12/17/2022 and 5/29/2023 10:59 PM. You are encouraged to complete the course within eight weeks of your registration date.


Graduate Cost:  $420.00
Iowa License Renewal Cost:  $200.00
Audit: $70.00

Credit: 2 Semester Hours of Graduate Credit or
Credit: 2 Iowa License Renewal Credits

Please Note: You are unable to change credit types once the course starts.


You may register for the Spring semester any time between 12/17/2022 and 5/29/2023 10:59 PM. You are encouraged to complete the course within eight weeks of your registration date.

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Course Description

Schools are working with countless young people on a daily basis that are coming in with complex mental health and trauma needs. This course will provide participants with basic information regarding mental illnesses, trauma, and suicide prevention to increase cultural competent mental health literacy. The second portion of the course focuses on preventative and responsive strategies within a multi-tiered systems of support in classrooms and school buildings. Students will be asked to critically reflect and adapt their pedagogies as they learn, reflect and process new information through readings, activities, and discussions. This highly engaging class is designed to offer participants important information and requires meaningful application to their professional lives.

This course is presented in a modified, self-paced format. Participants are expected to access the course and post regularly (at least once a week) and make reasonable progress, but there are no due dates attached to individual assignments to provide flexibility and to better accommodate participants' busy schedules.

Cancellation Policy

*No refunds will be given after the start date.

Drake University

Continuing Education
Professional Development

2702 Forest Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311




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