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WHEREAS, children learn better when they are healthy, supported and receive an education that enables them to thrive academically, socially and emotionally; and

WHEREAS, children’s mental health is directly linked to their learning and development, and the learning environment provides an optimal context to promote good mental health through connectedness within the school and community; and

WHEREAS, school psychologists are trained to foster and deliver, in the school and community, a continuum of mental health services and academic support that lowers barriers to teaching and learning; and

WHEREAS, school psychologists are trained to assess students, their individual strengths and barriers to learning, utilize data-based decision-making, implement research-driven prevention and intervention strategies, and evaluate outcomes and improve accountability; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada recognizes the vital role school psychologists play in the personal and academic development of children across the state;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim the week of November 11 – 15, 2019 as

SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY AWARENESS WEEK IN NEVADA

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 15th day of October 2019

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