ERIC Number: ED460463
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children Program. Factsheet.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Center for Mental Health Services.
This fact sheet describes the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children Program overall and includes descriptions of 22 specific programs. The program was authorized by Congress in 1992 and provides federal funds through demonstration grants to states, communities, and Native American tribes. The program currently administers 22 federal grants in 29 communities in 18 states to implement, enhance, and evaluate local systems of care. The program emphasizes inclusion of families as partners in designing services and on "cultural competence" in relationships with children and families of diverse races, cultures, and ethnicities. The individual program descriptions highlight unique features of each program in a brief summary and provide full contact information. Programs in the following states are described: California, Hawaii, Illinois, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, and Wisconsin. (DB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, American Indians, Children, Community Programs, Cultural Differences, Delivery Systems, Emotional Disturbances, Family Programs, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Federal State Relationship, Integrated Services, Mental Health Programs
Knowledge Exchange Network, P.O. Box 42490, Washington, DC 20015. Tel: 800-789-2647 (Toll Free). For full text: http://www.mentalhealth.org/publications/allpubs/CA-0013/ default.asp.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Center for Mental Health Services.