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Healthy Children and Families: Reducing Behavioral Health Disparities in Rural and Frontier Areas

Date/Time (ET): 
March 18, 2010 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Rural and small town communities are home to over 60 million Americans.

Innovations for Children's Behavioral Health through USDA and SAMHSA Grantee Partnerships

Date/Time (ET): 
March 31, 2010 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

This Webinar focuses on the outcomes achieved through the innovative partnerships between local US Department of Agriculture resources and children behavioral health resources working to address ch

Practical Strategies to Address the Behavioral Health Needs of Children and Families in Rural America

September 21, 2010
Glendale, AZ

The Rural Behavioral Health Symposium focuses on how to create and sustain services and supports during these challenging economic times so that communities are able to reduce the impact of behavio

Strategies for Improving Out-of-School Programs in Rural Communities

Child Trends

This brief highlights the challenges faced by rural programs and proposes five key strategies for obtaining resources for rural out-of-school programs.

Tribal Communities: Creating the Foundations for Healthy Communities, Hopeful Children, and Better Tomorrows

Date/Time (ET): 
January 27, 2010 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Participants learn about the realities of American Indian and Alaska Native communities, which have the highest rates of suicide among youth ages 15

Rural Health Resource Brief

Georgetown University

This guide lists and describes federal agency and professional organization Web sites containing fact sheets, data and research findings, reports, news and newsletters, policy and issue briefs, too


Adapting Evidence-Based Treatments for Use with American Indian and Native Alaskan Children and Youth from Focal Point

The Indian Country Child Trauma Center (ICCTC)

Page 19 of this paper tackles how to take evidence-based practices (EBPs) that have validated norms and apply them to a number of different cultural groups.

Rural Collaborative Creates Cohesive Network Despite Distances

Colleen MacRae, Project Director; Melissa Perreault, Assistant Project Director
Stephen-Argyle, Minnesota

It's not an easy task to serve the needs of rural communities spread out over broad stretches of land.

Learning Supports and Small Schools: A Policy and Practice Analysis Brief

School Mental Health Project, Dept. of Psychology,

This report gives a brief description of the current movement toward establishing small schools, outlines the problem small schools confront in trying to address barriers to learning and teaching,

Preventing youth suicide in rural America: Recommendations to states

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

This report to states presents recommendations that approach youth suicide prevention through the lens of America