This cooperative agreement program supports two national centers to advance understanding of successful and innovative school mental health policies and programs, including mental health promotion efforts and mental health services. The overall goal is to strengthen the abilities of educators, schools, school districts, and State education agencies, as well as community-based health and mental health providers, to address student mental health problems and psychosocial issues. Anticipated outcomes include enhanced abilities of educators and educational systems to handle students developmental needs and behavioral issues as well as to identify students in need of mental health services; to provide better student and family access to school-based and school-linked mental health services; to improve functional linkages among educators, student support services, school-based mental health clinical providers and community partner organizations; and to pro!
mote a school climate that simultaneously facilitates student connectedness to school and engagement in learning. This program is co-supported by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administrations Center for Mental Health Services.
Who can apply:
Eligible functional categories:
Maternal and Child Health Federal Consolidated Programs
If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact:
Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, HRSA Grants Application Center, 901 Russell Avenue Suite 450, Gaithersburg, MD, 20879