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Bascetta, Cynthia A. – US Government Accountability Office, 2009
The greater New Orleans area--Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, and St. Bernard parishes--has yet to fully recover from the effects of Hurricane Katrina. As a result of the hurricane and its aftermath, many children experienced psychological trauma, which can have long-lasting effects. Experts have previously identified barriers to providing and…
Descriptors: Health Services, Mental Health Programs, Federal Programs, Mental Health
Bascetta, Cynthia A. – US Government Accountability Office, 2009
The greater New Orleans area has yet to fully recover from the effects of Hurricane Katrina, which made landfall on August 29, 2005. One issue of concern in the recovery is the availability of mental health services for children. It is estimated that in 2008 about 187,000 children were living in the greater New Orleans area. Many children in the…
Descriptors: Health Services, Psychological Patterns, Mental Health Programs, Grants
Brown, Kay; Bascetta, Cynthia A. – US Government Accountability Office, 2009
Providing health care services for foster children, who frequently have significant health care needs, can be challenging. The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) oversees foster care, but state child welfare agencies are responsible for ensuring that these children receive health care services, which are often financed by Medicaid. In…
Descriptors: Health Services, Health Needs, State Officials, Family Programs