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The Affordable Care Act: Considerations for School Behavioral Health Programs in Rural Communities

Date/Time (ET): 
June 27, 2012 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

This webinar will be an interactive discussion regarding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the implementation of school-based behavioral health programs. Ron Manderscheid will provide a presentation about the overall trends in health care reform and the implications for behavioral health.

Community Transformation Grants

US Department of Health and Human Services

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced the availability of over $100 million in funding for up to 75 Community Transformation Grants.

County Health Rankings Show There Is More to Health than Health Care

University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

These reports, published by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, look at a variety of health measures and are unique in that they make pos

Experiences With the Medical and Health Systems for Somali Refugees Living in Hamilton

New Zealand Journal of Psychology

Little is known about the health practices of refugee groups in New Zealand so the present research aimed to provide an overview of the reported health status and the barriers to health service uti

Element Briefs

The Five Elements of the Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative

When writing a grant application to become a Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS) community, project directors immediately

Use of the Emergency Department by Somali Immigrants and Refugees

Minnesota Medical Foundation

Staff at a hospital emergency department (ED) located in an urban neighborhood densely populated by Somali immigrants and refugees have observed that a large number of Somali patients use the ED fo

Peer-Reviewed Research: SEL Affects Learning, Skills, and Behaviors

Society for Research in Child Development, Inc.

The first large-scale meta-analysis of school-based social and emotional learning programs has been published in Child Development.

Medicaid: A Primer on the Federal-State Partnership: Video and Podcast

This briefing, cosponsored by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Alliance for Health Reform, provided an overview of the Medicaid program and its role in the health care system.

County Health Rankings Web site

This Web site compares county health rankings based on programs and policies related to health behaviors; social and economic factors such as education, employment, and family support; and the phys