Kresge Grant Mental Health Resources
This is a compilation of resources, publications, and other materials related to CLASP’s Policies for Advancing Transformation and Healing (PATH), and Moving on Maternal Depression (MOMD) mental health technical assistance projects.
The CLASP team used these theories of change to map out what we hoped to achieve with our state/local partners with the PATH and MOMD initiatives, and with the Kresge project overall.
Mental Health Learning Exchange One-Pager
This document overviews CLASP’s learning exchange events, including an internal learning exchange, two webinars, and office hours with advisory board members.
This document is the agenda of CLASP’s learning exchange meeting.
Breaking Barriers: Changing Systems
This is a recording of CLASP’s learning exchange, which served as the official close of both the PATH and MOMD projects. Each state or locality created a sustainability plan and shared key accomplishments.
This is an overview of the Moving on Maternal Depression (MOMD) project.
This is CLASP’s Systems Change Framework for our maternal depression work.
This is a compilation of the different types of technical assistance that CLASP offered MOMD states.
This document lists the goals of all three MOMD projects.
New Jersey MOMD State Theory of Change
This document overview NJ’s theory of change for the MOMD project.
New York MOMD State Theory of Change
This document overview NY’s theory of change for the MOMD project.
Pennsylvania MOMD State Theory of Change
This document overview PA’s theory of change for the MOMD project.
Continuum of Services Models Memo
The New York MOMD team wanted to understand about other behavioral health continuum of services models used in other states, countries, or communities. This memo highlighted some examples to inform New York’s conversations about the workforce needed for a mother during the prevention, screening, referral and treatment process in maternal mental health.
This memo is an in-depth compendium of CLASP’s racial equity principles, barriers to advancing equity, and strategies for overcoming those barriers. The memo includes numerous examples of successful work and strategies from across the country.
This memo is a list of many different ways that states have used legislation to advance maternal depression-related policy. States have passed or introduced laws related to screening, awareness, increasing the availability of services, and more.
This memo is a compilation of guidance from different federal agencies about maternal depression such as the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS), the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force, The Administration for Children and Families in the Department of Health and Human Services, and others.
PATH: policy and systems change framework
This is an overview of CLASP’s system change framework for PATH
This document lists the goals of both PATH projects
This document overviews Utah’s theory of change for the PATH project.
Prince George’s County PATH Theory of Change
This document overviews Prince George’s County’s theory of change for the PATH project.
Mobile Crisis and Stabilization Financing
This memo outlines options for how to structure reimbursement for mobile crisis and stabilization services through Medicaid.
Policy Options to Reduce Service Cliffs/Gaps for Transition Age Youth
This memo provides an overview of policy options for improving access, payment, or the structure of services for transition-age-youth.
This memo overviews broad policy solutions that can help to reduce both physical and mental health inequities, focusing on holistic interventions that can work to eliminate inequities across physical, mental, and maternal health.
This memo outlines ten core competencies for behavioral health providers working with transition-aged-youth
This memo highlights two local-level youth advisory models that could inform Prince George’s County’s system-wide youth engagement strategy
Alternative Financing Strategies Memo
This memo provides an overview of potential changes to Medicaid financing to better cover a comprehensive service array for transition-aged-youth
Alternative Strategies Memo Coenrollment
This memo provides an overview of co-enrollment strategies as a way to bridge adult and child-serving systems
This memo provides examples of bundled rates that have been in place for several years, offering evidence that it is possible to develop youth in transition bundled rate that would cover clinical treatment, recovery support, and prevention and promotion services for transition-aged-youth.
This memo overviews existing Youth in Transition offices at the state and local level to inform Utah’s planning of their youth-in-transition office
This memo overviews consent and confidentiality requirements for minors at both the federal and state level and recommends several practices and policy changes to better serve youth in Utah
Physical and Behavioral Health Integration Memo
This memo provides an overview of key considerations related to integrating physical and behavioral health, including examples from other states, decision points, and recommendations. It will guide the integration subcommittee in their development of a blueprint to integrate physical and behavioral health for transition-aged-youth in Utah
Presumptive Eligibility and Hospital Presumptive Eligibility Memo
This memo overviews examples of presumptive eligibility and hospital presumptive eligibility in multiple states and recommends strategies Prince George’s County could use to increase behavioral health access for TAY.
School-Based Health Centers Memo
This memo overviews school-based health services in other states and counties and will help to inform the county’s rollout of expanded school mental health
Other TA Documents
YAB Policy 101: Telehealth Regulations
CLASP led a workshop with Prince George’s County’s Youth Action Board on how to create a policy agenda around telehealth.
YUTAC Policy 101: Minor Consent
CLASP led a workshop with Utah’s Youth of Utah Transition-Age-Youth Advisory Council to create a policy agenda around minor consent.
Recommendations for Transition-Age-Youth Friendly Telehealth Regulations
This document offers recommendations to the Maryland Health Department to ensure new telehealth regulations meet the needs of transition-age-youth.
TAY Friendly Telehealth Regs Sign On Letter
Draft letter for Prince George’s County to finalize and send to the Maryland Department of Health including Transition Aged Youth friendly revisions to existing telehealth regulations.
Medical Necessity Criteria Proposed Changes
This document outlines proposed changes to Maryland’s medical necessity criteria to better serve transition-age-youth.
Sample Legislative Language for Minor Consent
This document provides sample legislative language Utah could use when advocating for minor consent legislation.
Utah May 2019 Site Visit Notes
Notes from the kick-off site visit to Utah
Prince George’s County June 2019 Site Visit Notes
Notes from the kick-off site visit to Prince George’s County
County BH Initiatives Goals and Targets
A visual map of how the goals and target populations of Prince George’s County’s three gaps relate to one another
This chart overviews the needs, objectives, activities, and projects we have collaboratively identified as behavioral health priorities for TAY
A chart of the different types of Medicaid waivers and their primary purposes
Utah Site Visit Notes – TAY Office Strategic Plan
A working document of a strategic plan for the youth-in-transition office, developed during the October 2019 site visit
Utah Site Visit Notes – Blueprint for Integration
Notes from the October 2019 site visit on plans and priorities for integration, with the eventual goal of writing a public-facing integration blueprint
January 2020 Advisory Board Meeting Agenda
June 2019 Advisory Board Meeting Agenda
March 2019 Advisory Board Meeting Agenda
Clelie Choute: Founder of Raw Uncut Woman fights systemic barriers impacting women
Our Ground, Our Voices: Uprooting Structural Barriers on Capitol Hill
Preventing ACEs: Getting to the Root of Community Trauma
Young Minds Matter: Historical and Cultural Trauma
How Trump’s Budget Impacts Key Mental Health Services
Supporting Mothers of Color with Culturally Relevant Mental Health Services
Steps Towards Health Equity in Opioid Response Legislation
A Mental and Behavioral Health Roadmap for Policymakers
Healing Intergenerational Trauma: A Conversation with Jazmine Wildcat
Defund Police in Schools and Expand School-Based Mental Health
How state Medicaid agencies can improve maternal mental health and mortality
Maryland’s Medicaid telehealth law opens new opportunities for young people
Presumptive Eligibility: Critical Tool for Protecting Young People During the Pandemic
Publications and Events:
Between the Lines: Understanding our Country’s Racialized Response to the Opioid Overdose Epidemic
Our Ground Our Voices: Economic Justice for Young Women of Color — Hill Briefing with Rep. Ayanna Pressley
Looking at Life Different: Equitable Mental Health Support for Young Adult Parents
Behind the Asterisk*: Perspectives on Young Adult Health from “Small and Hard-to-Reach” Communities
Our Ground, Our Voices: Systems of Power and Young Women of Color
Go Throughs to Get Through: Mental Health Experiences of Young Adults in Poverty
Maternal Depression and Young Adult Mental Health
Policy for Transformed Lives: Executive Summary
State and Local Efforts to Support Young Adult Mental Health: Policy for Transformed Lives
Barriers to Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Young Adults: Policy for Transformed Lives
State Opportunities for Young Adult Mental Health Policy and Systems Change: Policy for Transformed Lives
Ten Core Competencies for Youth and Young Adult Centered Mental Health Systems
Unlocking Transformation and Healing: Policy Options for Accessible Youth and Young Adult Mental Health Care
PATH and MOMD: Lessons for Mental Health Systems and Policy Change
Core Principles to Reframe Mental and Behavioral Health Policy
Why We Can’t Wait: A Youth Data Portrait on Health and Well-being
Protest, Movement Building, and Mental Health: A Conversation with Young Leaders
Divest to Save Black Lives. Invest to Heal Communities: Centering Impacted Voices to Reimagine a New Vision of Justice
Divest to Save Black Lives. Invest to Heal Communities: Advancing a New Vision of Justice
A Conversation about Healing Justice with Cara Page
Criminalization to Healing: The Movement to Decriminalize Education
Criminalization to Healing: Reimagining Safety in Schools
Breaking Mental Health Barriers: Accomplishments and Lessons From the Field
Moving from Systems to Policy Change: Financing Opportunities
Listening to Young Parents: The Multigenerational Making of Mental Health
How the History of Racism is Negatively Affecting Our Response to the Opioid Overdose Epidemic
Advancing Equity in Maternal Mental Health: Strategies for State Medicaid Programs
Redefining Evidence-Based Practices: Expanding our View of Evidence
Mental and Behavioral Health Fixes During the COVID-19 Crisis, and Beyond
Advancing Racial Equity in Maternal Mental Health Policy
Live Panel: Mental Health Reform & Suicide Prevention in the Era of COVID-19
BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month
CLASP’s Letter on Improving Mental Health Outcomes Among Minority and Health Disparity Populations
CLASP Comments on Patient Protection & ACA; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters
CLASP Comments on Missouri’s Targeted Benefits for Pregnant Women and Demonstration
CLASP Comments on New Jersey’s 1115 Continuity of Care and Administrative Simplification Waiver