Hello! My name is Betsy Jane Basch, and I am CSI’s Mental Health Programs Specialist. This is a new position within CSI, and reflects CSI’s commitment to meet the holistic needs of all of our schools’ students. I am here to support school leaders & mental health staff with consultation & training; provide schools & staff access to high quality mental health resources & relevant agencies; collaborate with crisis response teams to shore up practices & response: and assist with compliance & manage relevant grant funding. I’ve worked in every conceivable educational format from post-secondary, charter school networks, prison schools, residential treatment schools, and even traditional schools! I have overall interests in delivering and developing culturally competent, culturally aware and inclusive social emotional environments and am a triple credentialed & licensed clinician. I earned my Bachelor’s in Psychology from Campbell University where I also played softball, and earned my Masters in Professional Counseling and my Doctorate in School Psychology from Argosy University-Phoenix.