ERIC Number: ED464304
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Jan-1
Financial Strategies To Aid in Addressing Barriers to Learning. An Introductory Packet.
California Univ., Los Angeles. Center for Mental Health in Schools.
This introductory packet is designed as an aid in conceptualizing financing efforts, identifying sources, and understanding strategies related to needed reforms that address barriers to learning. The packet contains an introductory overview of financing strategies to support innovative approaches to assisting children and families. Also presented are selected references on financial strategies including discussions of funding sources, models, issues and considerations, and a listing of agencies, organizations, and advocacy groups that are relevant to financing strategies. A brief description of financing options for children's mental health services and Internet resources specializing in assistance related to financing school mental health centers, as well as potential sources of federal support for school-based and school-linked health services is provided. The packet concludes with a short course on proposal writing. (GCP)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Financial Needs, Financial Support, Mental Health Programs, Proposal Writing, Resource Materials, School Effectiveness, School Health Services
School Mental Health Project, Center for Mental Health in Schools, Box 951563, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1563. Tel: 310-825-3634; Fax: 310-206-8716; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. For full text: http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu/intropak.htm.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Center for Mental Health Services.; 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.