MAJOR POLICY REPORT:
Analysis of Current Status - MH in Schools
Responses received from the Policy Leadership Cadre for Mental Health in Schools indicated that our Center should help provide a context for the findings of the recently released SAMHSA report: School Mental Health Services in the United States, 2002�2003*. Therefore, we have drafted a policy and program analysis of the status of MH in the schools.
That report is entitled:
"The Current Status of Mental Health in Schools: A Policy and Practice Analysis"
and is available for downloading in pdf format in five sections:
- Executive Summary (4 pages)
- Body of Report (45 pages)
- Appendices (47 pages)
- References (5 pages)
- Response Form (1 page)
Now is a critical time for enhancing attention to policy and practice for mental health in schools. It is our hope this report will help enhance interest and action. Our Center's report is intended to provide (a) a context and (b) a policy and program analysis of the status of MH in the schools.
To increase circulation, please let others know about this report, especially those who you want to pay more attention to mental health in schools.
Also, let us know if you want some hard copies to circulate, click here to let us know how many and where to send them.
Finally, if there are persons you want us to send copies to, click here with your recommendations.
To see the news release statement, click here.
We look forward to continuing to work with you in the best interests of children and adolescents.
*To link to the SAMHSA report go to: http://www.mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/publications/allpubs/sma05-4068/
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