The goal of this short TA Tips document is to provide new Healthy Transitions Project Directors with a few foundational tips for developing (or clarifying) their implementation approach. It includes strategies for working alongside an entire project team and young people in the community. This document was developed for new Healthy Transitions Project Directors, but it may also be useful for other new and experienced SAMHSA-funded Project Directors. … [Read more...] about Healthy Transitions New Project Directors: Developing a Clear Implementation Approach
This tool is a way to solicit youth voice and choice. It is designed to be used with the "Healthy Transitions New Project Directors: Developing a Clear Implementation Approach" document. Leaders of Healthy Transitions grants, System of Care grants, and other projects that work with youth and young adults can use this framework to integrate young people into the strategic planning process. … [Read more...] about What are Your D.O.B.S. (Dreams, Opportunities, Barriers, and Strengths)?
This recorded webinar features a brief overview presentation that describes considerations for building a continuum of services and supports around infant and early childhood mental health in order to expand early childhood systems of care. Drawing on the work of former and current SOC grantees, facilitators discussed strategies for expanding infant and early childhood SOCs, and covered a range of services and supports that could be expanded in building early childhood SOCs. These included promotion and prevention approaches that support social-emotional development, and more intensive supports and services for young children with (or at-risk for) mental health diagnoses. … [Read more...] about Infusing infant and early childhood mental health into systems of care
This is a recording of an interactive presentation and discussion about effective supervision and support for the youth-peer and parent-peer workforce. Presenters shared models of supervision, best practices in supervisory approaches, and strategies to use when youth peer support providers and parent peer support providers are working with the same families. Participants received tools and templates used in the field, as well as additional helpful resources. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Learn about the scope of activities and roles for this unique workforce of youth and parent peer support providers.Gain a greater understanding of best practices in supervising youth and parent peer support providers, including effective supervisor approaches and coaching structures.Learn strategies from the field on how youth and parent peer support providers can work together to honor both the youth and parent voices within the family unit. … [Read more...] about Supervision and Support of Youth and Parent Peer Support Providers – Best Practices and Lessons from the Field
This recording is Part 2 of NTTAC's Facebook Live conversation series. In Part 2, participants discussed infant and early childhood mental health during COVID-19. Panel discussion featured folks engaged in mental health practice, policy, and programming to support infants, toddlers, young children and their families in universal and specialized settings. Panelists focused on strengths-based approaches that have been helpful in building the capacity of adults and caregivers to support social-emotional development and address the specific challenges faced during the pandemic. … [Read more...] about Reconnect, Reflect, and Renew Children’s Mental Health Conversation Series (IEC focus)