Child & Family
Children’s Mental Health Collaborative
To improve and support the maximum level
of functioning for children with a severe emotional disorder and
their families within their home and community through the promotion
of agency collaboration, coordination, integrated funding and service
system change that provides culturally competent, flexible, non-traditional,
wraparound services and funding to children and their families.
General Target Population
Youth 0 - 17 years old, with a severe emotional disorder (as defined
by statute), that is receiving services from more than one collaborative
member agency (if one member agencies is a school district, the youth
needs to be in special services in the district.)
Specific subgroup target populations:
1. Youth 10-15 years old and at risk for placement.
2. Youth 10-17 years old with a history of violent behavior.
3. Youth 0-17 years old who have been denied TEFRA eligibility and
or who would have been eligible under the old TEFRA criteria.
Collaborative Broad-Based Goals
I. Improve and support the maximum level of functioning for children
and adolescents with a severe emotional disorder.
II. Increase the level of safety for communities and families with
children and adolescents with a severe emotional disorder.
III. Increase the effectiveness and integration of services that
are community based and culturally competent provided by the Collaborative
for children and adolescents with severe emotional disorders.
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