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Mental Health Policy

W-2 Promoting Early Childhood Mental Health Through Policy Development

Project LAUNCH Training Institute
May 15, 2012 - 1:15pm - 3:15pm

Join a panel of presenters as they examine how Maryland built an early childhood system that promotes social-emotional competence and supports families and providers by strategically engaging both

2012 Georgetown Training Institutes on Improving Children's Mental Health Care in an Era of Change, Challenge, and Innovation: The Role of the System of Care Approach

Date/Time (ET): 
July 25, 2012 (All day) - July 29, 2012 (All day)

The 2012 Training Institutes will focus on innovative approaches, and how lessons learned from systems of care can guide efforts to improve children's mental health service delivery in a dramatical

National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day Conversation Webinar

Date/Time (ET): 
March 12, 2012 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

On Wednesday, May 9, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration will be celebrating National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day for the seventh time.

Emotional, Behavioral, and Mental Health Challenges in Children and Adolescents Knowledge Path

Georgetown University

This knowledge path provides readers with a selection of resources that analyze data, describe effective programs, and report on policy and research aimed at improving access to and

Trauma Faced by Children of Military Families: What Every Policymaker Should Know

The National Center for Children in Poverty

This brief outlines the growing research documenting the negative impact on children, youth, and families of active U.S. military personnel.

Building Early Childhood Systems in a Multi-Ethnic Society: An Overview of BUILD

The BUILD Initiative is producing a series of briefs on diversity and equity to help fill a knowledge and communication gap in developing early childhood systems for a multi-ethnic society.

Health Care Reform Including Mental Health Services

SSHS Project Directors' Consortia Conference
August 3, 2010 - 1:30pm - 2:45pm

Engaging Parents as Partners to Support Early Child Health and Development

Ensuring and coordinating services that support young children's healthy development requires strong and effective partnerships between families and health care providers.


Columbia Mailman School of Public Health

This paper provides an overview of the current state of the mental health service delivery system in the U.S., the needs of children with mental health problems and their families, and effective po