UW Research

School Mental Health Assessment Research and Training (SMART) Center



The overarching mission of the School Mental Health Assessment, Research, and Training (SMART) Center is to promote quality improvement of school-based mental/behavioral health services, thereby preventing or ameliorating mental health problems more effectively and promoting the social-emotional and academic development and success of youth across school, home, and community contexts. This mission is advanced through the identification, implementation, and sustainment of evidence-based behavioral health practices in schools.

Funding Information

Current SMART Center projects are funded by a variety of federal and local sources including the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and National Institute of Justice (NIJ)

Reporting Structure

Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Dean, College of Education

Related UW Entities

School of Medicine: Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
College of Education
College of Arts & Sciences: Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences