Category: Mental Health

  • Children’s Mental Health: An Overview and Key Considerations for System Stakeholders

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    NICHM Foundation, 2005. This paper provides an overview of child and adolescent mental health and considerations and resources for health care providers, health plans, and policymakers in addressing the mental health needs of children, youth, and their families.

  • Utah Public Mental Health Practice Model For Infants and Toddlers

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    Policy guidance on developmental and mental health screening for young children

  • Training on Using Behavioral Health Screening Tools for Children Under 21 in the Primary Care Setting

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    Training website providing information for providers on the screening requirement and how to implement it in the primary care setting

  • Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive! Aadministration for Children and Families

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    Provides background on developmental screening and resource guides for families, medical providers, early care and education providers, early intervention and early childhood special education providers, communities, child welfare workers, home visitors, behavioral health providers, and housing and homeless shelter providers.

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  • Partners and Providers Page, MHCP Provider Manual, Children’s Therapeutic Services and Supports (CTSS)

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    (Minnesota ABCD Project, 2006) This section of the Minnesota Health Care Programs Manual details the CTSS program, including eligibility requirements and covered services. Minnesota improved program coverage by creating CTSS, which provides mental health services to children with an emotional disturbance.

  • Improving the Delivery of Health Care that Supports Young Children’s Healthy Mental Development

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    Neva Kaye, Jill Rosenthal. (Portland, ME: National Academy for State Health Policy, February 2008). This report details the results of the 3-year project, Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD II) Consortium. The five states that participated in the second ABCD project were successful in improving child development services, increasing the rate of identification of children in need of developmental services, and improving the likelihood that those identified with a potential need received appropriate follow-up services.

  • Children’s Mental Health: An Urgent Priority for Illinois: Final Report of Illinois’ Children’s Mental Health Task Force

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    Illinois Children’s Mental Health Partnership, ICMHP, 2003) This final report by the Illinois Children’s Mental Health Task Force presents a cutting-edge approach to the continuum of mental health development, support and treatment that children need from birth to age eighteen. (From Foreword)