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Sunlight is the Best Disinfectant: Creating a National Clearinghouse for PRTF Outcomes Data

Data driven decision-making is revolutionizing the healthcare industry. Consumers and regulators are demanding greater transparency regarding both cost and outcomes. Research shows that a small population of insured is responsible for the lion’s share of costs. Foster children are one of these high utilization populations. Many foster children suffer from trauma, which can lead to mental health issues. Some of these children ...more »

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Consultation + Information = Transformation: Empowering Pediatricians to Address Mental Health Needs

Families develop long-term relationships with their pediatrician. That relationship helps promote effective, consistent care. Pediatricians are well educated to meet the medical needs of their patients, but are less comfortable addressing mental health needs. This discomfort can lead a pediatrician to refer families to a specialist, the child psychiatrist. Unfortunately, there are a limited number of practicing child ...more »

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A FQHC/Human Service Partnership: Engaging Disconnected Youth & Families

Primary Health Network (PHN), a large FQHC, serving 15+ Counties in PA & OH, has difficulty engaging disconnected youth/families to receive primary health care & dental services. Many of these youth are system involved (Juvenile Justice, Child Welfare, & Mental Health). In an effort to connect this high-risk population, PHN is partnering with Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) to hire “Wellness Advocates” who live in the same ...more »

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Sleep, it does a body better than good, it does a body great!

We have forgotten how to sleep well. As a result, we are fatter and sicker (more heart disease, diabetes, obesity, and mental illness) than we have had in the past. The situation is made worse with the invasion of portable technology (smartphones) by keeping everyone and especially young people up later when they should be asleep. Enter the Clinical Sleep Educator (CSE), a specially trained allied health professional ...more »

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A Force Multiplier Model for childrens mental health treatment

Imagine one licensed psychologist supervising a group of 30 mental health professionals. Three with Masters degrees, who in turn each supervise nine with Bachelors degrees. The people with Bachelors degrees are recent college graduates. They go into the homes, schools and communities of the children they are helping. They prevent the children from doing things that would make their situation worsen. They show parents ...more »

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