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									                             Mental Health Services Act
                        CiMH Regional Training for MHSA
                    Child & Family Mental Health Services Track
                              EBP List of Resources
Reviews of Scientific Literature
 Office of the Surgeon General – The Surgeon General’s three reports on Mental Health,
   Youth Violence and Race Culture and Ethnicity are excellent reviews of current science.
      o http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/index.html

   Evidence-Based Practices in Mental Health Services for Foster Youth – California Institute for Mental
    Health
        o http://www.cimh.org/downloads/Fostercaremanual.pdf

   A Roadmap to Mental Health Services for Transition Age Young Women: A Research Review –
    California Women’s Mental Health Policy Council
        o http://www.cimh.org/whatsnew.cfm


Classifications of Evidence-based Practices
 Strengthening America’s Families – Sponsored by Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency
    Prevention and Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. This site has an excellent collection
    of easy to find and read summaries of evidence-based practices.
         o http://www.strengtheningfamilies.org

   SAMHSA Model Programs - Sponsored by the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services
    Administration. This site has an excellent collection of easy to find and read summaries of
    evidence-based practices.
        o http://www.modelprograms.samhsa.gov

   Promising Practices Network on Children, Families and Communities – Sponsored by a
    coalition of state health organizations including the California Foundation Consortium.This
    site categorizes practices by a variety of outcomes.
         o http://www.promisingpractices.net

   National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information – Sponsored by U.S. Dept
    of Health & Human Services: Administration of Children and Families. This site reviews
    evidence-based and “best” child welfare practices.
        o http://nccanch.acf.hhs.gov/

   The California Child Welfare Clearinghouse for Evidence-based Practice – Sponsored by the
    California Department of Social Services and operated by The Chadwick Center for Children
    and Families- Children’s Hospital San Diego, in cooperation with the Child and Adolescent
    Research Center (CASRC). This site has a child welfare emphasis.
        o http://www.chadwickcenter.org/Clearinghouse.htm

   SAMHSA’s National Mental Health Information Center – This site contains information
    regarding the Adult Evidence-based Practices Toolkits project. Information on this site is
    relevant to serving Transition Age Youth and Parents/Caregivers.
        o http://www.mentalhealth.org/cmhs/communitysupport/toolkits/
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Miscellaneous
    The National Wraparound Initiative (NWI) is a collaborative effort that seeks to promote
        the implementation of high quality Wraparound. The site includes information regarding
        wraparound resources, research and other materials.
            o http://www.rtc.pdx.edu/nwi/

      National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)– Among many other rich resources, the
       National Institute for Mental Health has a variety of science-based educational materials
       designed for the general public or professionals outside of the field of mental health.
           o http://www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/index.cfm




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