In the News

Click here for a new resource on preparing to return to school, video recordings of our Virtual SMART Center Speaker Series and more information on the NW-MHTTC Needs Assessment of the mental health field and 2020 Legislative Session Bill Tracker!

Project Highlights

The Preparing Teachers and Paraeducators for the Successful Inclusion of Children with ASD project is currently underway and now recruiting school districts. Learn more about the status of this research project and others here.

Recent Publications

Check out our most recent publications 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)