Children's Mental Health
Exploring the issues and hearing perspectives about mental health in Iowa through the lens of youth, families, advocates and resources. Register today!
Join us June 06 - June 10, 2022
The Week at a Glance
Jun 06 @ 12pm:
Designing the Ideal
From the early initiatives to today, where are we in building an inclusive, accessible, effective program that will have the greatest benefit for youth and their families? Where have we made progress and where are we lacking?
Jun 07 @ 12pm:
Family and Navigating the System
In times of crisis, access to resources for the individual and their families is critical. What resources exist that prioritize keeping families united? How can after care programs pave way to long-term success?
Jun 08 @ 12pm:
Intakes, Assessments, Diagnosis
An exploration of the variety of templates to assess need and measure risk. How accurate are intakes? Have they changed over time? What are effective assessments and are we researching new methods?
Jun 09 @ 12pm:
Children's Mental Health in Law Enforcement and the Courts
A look at pilot projects being tested and explored Juvenile mental health services in schools.
Jun 10 @ 12pm:
Mental Health Resources in Schools
The UI Center receives $20M in funding from COVID recovery dollars to be the statewide hub of mental health training for teachers. Additionally, several districts received therapeutic classroom grants through the Department of Education.