This summary brief can provide and guide administrators and policy makers through cost implications for considering investing in a System of Care approach. It includes examples of cost savings measures at both the state and local levels.
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This report documents what is known about the return on investment, specifically cost savings, from systems of care, summarizing data from national studies and from states and communities that have produced this type of information. This document summarizes highlights of cost savings. The appendix of this document, “Full Descriptions of Analyses of Return on Investment in Systems of Care,” includes full descriptions of findings from the CMHI national evaluation, other multi-site evaluations, and findings from individual states and communities.
This resource provides guidance to family run organizations that are considering whether to become Medicaid providers, and uses examples from three states – Arizona, Maryland, and Rhode Island – to illustrate key aspects of this decision and process. The guide also includes an agency readiness tool to assess an organization’s preparedness for becoming a Medicaid provider, as well as an at-a-glance list of pros and cons to consider. Family run organizations can use the information in this resource to better understand the implications and opportunities of becoming Medicaid providers of family and youth peer support services.
Ethics are a core competency for family-run organizations (FROs) and parent peer support (PPS) providers. This workbook will be a valuable tool for parent peer support providers to use for discussion with their supervisors and peers on ethical issues they face each day with families, with colleagues, and with partners. Developed by Family-Run Executive Director Leadership Association (FREDLA).
This review summarizes much of the existing research on family and youth peer support (FYPS), focusing predominantly on the literature relevant to peer support for children and youth with significant mental health and/or physical health challenges. It was developed as a resource to support states in strengthening their CME approach through the development and implementation of FYPS across child and adolescent serving systems.