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ERIC Number: ED461215
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Sep
Pages: 53
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Financial Strategies To Aid in Addressing Barriers to Learning. An Introductory Packet.
California Univ., Los Angeles. Center for Mental Health in Schools.
This information packet is designed to aid schools in identifying financial sources that can be used to finance new intervention approaches that emphasize coordinated services. A four-part framework is offered as a guide to thinking about financing efforts to enhance programs and services to children: redeploying available funds, refinancing and freeing funds for reinvestment, raising new revenue, and restructuring financial systems to effect change. The packet includes the following information: (1) maximizing federal financing; (2) funds under the Improving America's School Act of 1994 designed to foster coordinated services; (3) selected references on financial strategies; (4) resource agencies and organizations; (5) financing children's mental health services; (6) Internet resources specializing in assistance related to financing school mental health services; (7) model programs for financing school mental health services; (8) state consultants for financing mental health in schools; (9) funding sources for school-based health programs in Baltimore, Maryland; (10) examples of federal resources for education, comprehensive services, health, social services, housing , and mental health; (11) steps to writing a proposal for a grant; and (12) using alternative reimbursement models for financing school-based health centers. (Individual articles contain references.) (CR)
School Mental Health Project/Center for Mental Health in Schools, Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1563. Tel: 310-825-3634; Fax: 310-206-8716; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Washington, DC. Maternal and Child Health Bureau.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Center for Mental Health in Schools.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Improving Americas Schools Act 1994