Guides schools, juvenile justice agencies, law enforcement, mental health providers, and other community organizations to work in partnership addressing issues such as healthy childhood development, substance abuse and violence prevention, and mental health promotion.
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Provides system of care communities with information on developing sustainable school mental health programs. The series focuses on strategies to consider in working with community mental health agencies, both public and private, and provides options for consideration in building school mental health programs that serve children and youth with serious mental
Provides an introduction of preventive interventions to help assure the health of the population. This PowerPoint presentation focuses on increasing realization that the majority of resources in the health care system are spent on treatment of disorders rather on than the prevention of them.
Examines six factors related to the ability of a comprehensive community initiative to generate community-level outcomes and sustain them over time. The six factors include: having a single broker or entity that holds the vision of the change effort; clearly defined roles; alignment among interventions, resources, and geography; meaningful community engagement; competent leadership and staff; and strategic, cross-level relationships.
Highlights three successful models (Pennsylvania, Washington, DC and Minnesota) for sustaining school mental health services. Includes financial policies and processes that support their work, strategies for billing Medicaid and other third-party payers, and supplementing these patient-care revenues with public and private grant dollars and in-kind contributions.