Campaign: Unsession Suggestion

Make Interagency Individualized Service Plans mandatory not discretionary

Preschoolers with special needs (developmental disabilities, chronic illness, traumatic brain injury, etc.) get Individualized Service Plans that help coordinate educational & public health services, imperfectly but pretty well. That stops for most kids when they enter school, at which point all systems are in "silos". A plan called the "IIIP" is possible, in which educational, primary care, mental health, juvenile justice, ...more »

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Mental health supports for people in the juvenile and criminal justice systems

Too many children and adults living with mental illnesses end up in the juvenile and criminal justice systems. Many changes are needed to prevent this from happening. Two key changes that could make a big difference include: (1) Require school resource officers to go through crisis intervention team (CIT) training. CIT is a 40-hour training that equips law enforcement officers with the tools to recognize and respond ...more »

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