Bidimensional Mental Wellness

In our research and consultation with our school partners, we used a bidimensional or two-continua model, which conceptualizes mental distress symptoms and indicators of mental wellness as co-occurring, distinct factors that contribute to overall mental health functioning, or social emotional health. 

2018 NEW: User Guide Wellness Screening: Step by Step

2018 Handout: Universal Wellness Screening

Key References

Kim, E. K., Dowdy, E., & Furlong, M. J.  (2014). An exploration of using a dual-factor model in school-based mental health screening. Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 29, 127–140. doi:10.1177/0829573514529567

Moffa, K., Dowdy, E., & Furlong. M. J. (2016). Exploring the contributions of school belonging to complete mental health screening. Australian Educational and Developmental Psychologist. doi:10.1017/edp.2016.8

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