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Responds to and recognizes the impact of trauma on many sectors in behavioral health and beyond. The paper introduces the concept of trauma and offers a framework for how organizations, systems, and service sectors can become trauma-informed.

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | System Change | Vulnerable Populations

Considers school policies that try to assist teachers in dealing with the variety of psychosocial and health problems that interfere with learning and performance. Cautions against fragmented supports for students and reviews the benefits of a "whole child" approach for improved outcomes.  

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Policy | System Change

Provides information on research design and the process of conducting strong evaluations around access outreach program services.

System Change

Hosts a web-based textbook that introduces evaluation concepts and describes the research process. Topics covered include research planning, sampling, instrument selection, construction of new instruments, and data analysis.

System Change

Provides information and reports from the multi-site evaluation of Project LAUNCH, focusing on outcomes for children and families living in Project LAUNCH communities and the impact of the initiative on increasing community wellness.

Social and Emotional Well-Being | System Change

Identifies core competencies on integrated practice relevant to behavioral health and primary care providers.

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Integration of Behavioral Health into Primary Care | System Change

Reports on workforce issues related to the provision of integrated behavioral health and general health care. It also provides recommendations related to training and education, recruitment and retention, leadership, infrastructure development, and research and evaluation.

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Integration of Behavioral Health into Primary Care | System Change

This webinar, created for MIECHV programs, considers staff selection and recruitment practices that decrease turnover and increase quality. It discusses how a professional development system can allow for supervisor input and support staff retention.

Home Visiting | System Change

Defines mental health competencies, offers a brief overview of six competency systems currently in use in states (California, Colorado, Florida, Michigan, Ohio, and Vermont), provides comparisons of the six systems, and suggests the relevance of these competency systems to the early childhood men...

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | System Change

Defines infant mental health, highlights the workforce competencies across disciplines, describes essential components of a competent infant and toddler mental health workforce, and provides national examples of successful workforce development approaches.

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Social and Emotional Well-Being | System Change