Summarizes facts, policy recommendations, and research around developmental screening and follow-up services for those children who need more detailed evaluation and treatment.
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Provides tips for parents of young children, early education and child care providers, and pediatricians to promote social-emotional health among young children.
Outlines strategies to enhance pediatric mental health at both the community level and in individual pediatric practices. The report also provides clinical algorithms to guide primary care clinicians through the process of implementing mental health care into a pediatric practice.
Examines the landscape for mental health service delivery to children, including a discussion of the role of federal and state agencies, as well as public and private insurance.
Provides families with practical information about integration to help them get involved in the integrated care movement and improve the quality of care their child receives in the pediatric primary care setting.
State efforts to ensure that Medicaid beneficiaries have access to integrated care, however, are hindered by a fragmented behavioral health system that is administered and regulated by multiple state agencies and levels of government, and by purchasing models that segregate behavioral health serv...
Examines five promising approaches currently underway in Medicaid to better integrate physical and behavioral health care.
Synthesizes key points from a meeting convened by Grantmakers in Health focused on improving the children’s health care system by better integrating oral and mental health services into primary care.
Advances an approach to children’s mental health that applies public health concepts to efforts that support children’s mental health and development.
Offers increase understanding of the program rules and help fulfill the promise of EPSDT for young children.