Discusses the differences between offering mental health services on site at a CAC versus partnering with other organizations to provide care.
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Discusses why it is important to measure the quality of a CAC's mental health component. This fact sheet looks at ways to measure quality, how a CAC can use metrics to monitor quality, and how a CAC can use conversation to monitor quality.
Looks at the multi-disciplinary team (MDT) and case management monitoring as a component of treatment completion.
Gives a list of screening tools that are appropriate for use in a CAC.
Provides information on screening for mental health needs and trauma in a CAC.
Describes the purpose and function of supervision of mental health professionals providing treatment through a CAC. This fact sheet provides information on how a CAC can establish and monitor different types of supervision, as well as the role the CAC Director has in clinical supervison.
Details the results of a nationwide survey of probation officers. This survey looks at what probation officers know about trauma, how best to collaborate with them, and what products they would like to meet their needs with respect to trauma-informed practices.
Describes the role of a mental health professional on a multi-disciplinary team (MDT) at a CAC.
Offers fundamental information about secondary traumatic stress (STS). This fact sheet gives CAC workers guidance on understanding STS, who is impacted, and what CACs can do to address it.
Focuses on three different and critical components of effective implementation. This series provides information on the framework, readiness preparation, and sustainability as it relates to effective implementation.
Provides child welfare attorneys with knowledge about trauma, practice tips for incorporating trauma-informed practices into legal representation, and resources to assist in the representation of clients with histories of trauma.
Offers information about complex trauma, how it can impact youth, both good and harmful coping strategies, and ways to improve.