Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Vickie Beckwith not only brings over 20 years of practical school nurse experience to her seminars, but also a passion and enthusiasm for the valuable and critical role school nurses play in schools, especially as it relates to mental health issues.

She has implemented numerous, innovative programs to improve student outcomes and has served as a mentor for new school nurses for over a decade, including being a preceptor for BSN students completing their public health rotation in the school setting. She has presented for NASN and is the author of SCHOOL NURSES: Best Practices for Addressing Mental Health Issues in Your Schools (Grades K-12), the extensive resource handbook you will receive at the seminar.

Using her own practice with the work of school nursing’s best resources, Vickie provides tips, tools and strategies for dealing with mental health issues. You will leave her seminar with strategies and ideas you can immediately use to positively impact the social-emotional well-being of the students you serve and reduce the barriers to mental health care.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“Vickie is an excellent speaker. Very engaging. I highly recommend her seminars!”

“I have attended several seminars and this one was very refreshing. I left with lots of new information.”

“Vickie is knowledgeable, relatable and passionate about what she does.”

“I’m leaving with new ideas to take back to my school and implement. Thank you!”

“Vickie is an informative and pleasant speaker.”

Resources, forms and valuable information – all very applicable.”

“Very informative. Vickie is wonderful. I love the resource handbook!”

“This seminar was especially helpful. So much of what she shared can be directly applied to my nursing practice starting tomorrow.”