TEAM UP News

June 15th is Community Health Worker Day!

We recently interviewed community health workers at four TEAM UP health centers about their work. For Community Health Worker Day, we’d like to share some of their comments to recognize their tremendous dedication to each other and to the families they serve. Each of them highlighted team collaboration, their personal connection to the work, and what community health work means to them. These interviews provide a glimpse into their individual motivations and approaches to the work.

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NEW Interactive TEAM UP Data Dashboard

Click here to view TEAM UP's new interactive data dashboard, where users can manipulate the date range to view change over time.

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Special Report: Adolescent Suicidal Ideation

Screening for Adolescent Suicidal Ideation in TEAM UP Cohort 2 Sites

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TEAM UP Transformation Model Explained

Click here to download a version of the TEAM UP Transformation Model with callouts detailing discrete activities in each domain of the model.

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Community Health Worker Film shared at APHA Public Health Film Festival

This film, shared at the American Public Health Association's 2020 Public Health Film Festival, interviews Community Health Workers (CHWs) and Family Partners (FPs) at Codman Square Health Center, Lowell Community Health Center, and The Dimock Center. The goal of the film is to increase awareness of the much needed role that CHWs and FPs play in addressing social, cultural, linguistic, and operational barriers to care.

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BRANCH Report

BRANCH (Building Resilience And Nurturing CHildren) is a brief trauma-informed, extended screening and assessment intervention developed for integrated behavioral health clinicians who practice in primary care pediatric settings. This report provides a summary of BRANCH’s development and implementation during the period of September 2017-May 2020.

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TEAM UP presents at the AcademyHealth 2020 Annual Research Meeting

Members of the TEAM UP team presented three bodies of work at the Academy Health 2020 Annual Research Meeting. Click here to view and download.

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TEAM UP Transformation Model Explained: CHW Version

Click here to download a version of the TEAM UP Transformation Model with callouts detailing discrete activities completed by Community Health Workers (CHWs) in each domain of the model.

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TEAM UP: Adapting Integrated Behavioral Health in the Time of Coronavirus

Integrated behavioral health at community health centers, hinging largely on in-person care, pivots to function within the confines of the pandemic. Read the full article on BMC's HealthCity platform.

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TEAM UP for Children Initiative

TEAM UP for Children Initiative Adds Four Massachusetts Health Centers to its Pediatric Behavioral Health Program

TEAM UP for Children (Transforming and Expanding Access to Mental Health Care in Urban Pediatrics), a model of integrated pediatric behavioral health care, today expanded its program to four additional federally qualified health centers in Massachusetts. TEAM UP seeks to improve early identification of behavioral health problems and provide a full complement of preventative and treatment services to children and their families. 

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