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Special Topic Forum—Group Peer Support

Join us for our next Special Topic Forum with Liz Friedman, Co-Founder and CEO of GPS Group Peer Support. Liz will share her insights on the importance of peer support and the mental health challenges across a spectrum of lived experiences, including incarceration, addiction/recovery, homelessness, early parenting, and refugee/immigrant transition. 

9/19/23 from 10 am - 11 am ZOOM


BMC Press Release - TEAM UP Research Published in Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics

Integrated mental health care in pediatric primary care at Federally Qualified Health Centers linked to improvements in school functioning, study finds.


Special Topic Forum - Navigating the Court System

Join us for our next Special Topic Forum, as attorney Michael Tumposky will bring his legal experience and expertise to help community health centers meet the community's social needs. Individuals with mental health issues are over-represented in the jail and prison population. Community health centers are often tasked with assisting patients through the legal system. Michael Tumposky will share his extensive civil and criminal law experience on "Navigating the Court System." 

August 15, 2023 10:00AM  ZOOM

Stephanie Crawford

Special Topic Forum - Propa City and Postpartum Care

Upcoming Learning Community Event! TEAM UP's monthly Special Topics Forum focusing on emerging issues and innovative practices in patient care. We are pleased to announce our July Special Topic Speaker, Stephanie Crawford, M.ED., who will provide a closer look at Propa City Community Outreach and Postpartum Care.

July 18, 2023   10:00 - 11:00AM       Zoom


Join Our Team as our Operations Manager for TEAM UP!

Are you passionate about improving access to quality behavioral health care for children and families? We're seeking a skilled Operations Manager to oversee the core operations of our pediatric behavioral health integration initiative, TEAM UP for Children! 
 As the Operations Manager, you'll play a crucial role in organizing, coordinating, and tracking day-to-day operations across multiple workstreams and teams within the TEAM UP initiative.

We are seeking an applicant who is an experienced Operations Manager with well-developed skills in facilitation across diverse teams, creation of reliable operations processes, use of data to monitor key performance metrics, and strategic planning. The ideal candidate will have a background in health care or public health, a desire to work with historically marginalized communities, and a commitment to health equity.

TEAM UP values diversity, equity, and inclusion as the basis of our work. We are committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive team and workforce representative of the communities served through the initiative. We're excited to welcome a talented Project Manager who shares our vision for providing exceptional behavioral health care to children and families. 

See the full job listing here.


Special Topic Forum - Stigma, trust, self-compassion, and gratitude

Join us as we launch a new year of the learning community by hearing from a primary care physician who has sustained a full and satisfying career for over four decades. Barbara Gottlieb, MD, MPH, will bring her wisdom and perspective to offer on longevity and efficacy in the field of community health from her work as an internist who has been practicing at Brookside Community Health Center for 43 years. Dr. Gottlieb will present on "Stigma, trust, self-compassion, and gratitude:  Reflections and lessons learned during the pandemic years.” 

June 20, 2023   10:00 - 11:00AM       Zoom


Special Topic Forum- Public Schools and Social-Emotional Supports

Please join us on May 16, 2023, to hear Special Topic Forum Speakers Susan Lovett, LiCSW, MEd, MSW, Clap Elementary School, and Robert Ruddy, EdD, McKinley School. Get an inside look into social-emotional supports available in public schools. 

Tuesday, May 16, 2023, at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM on Zoom


BMC Press Release - TEAM UP Research Published in JAMA OPEN Network

Integrating Mental Health Services into Pediatric Primary Care at Federally Qualified Health Centers Improves Mental Health Care Engagement for Children, Study Finds

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Association of Integrating Mental Health Into Pediatric Primary Care at Federally Qualified Health Centers With Utilization and Follow-up Care

This study examines the association of a comprehensive mental health integration model with health care utilization, psychotropic medication use, and mental health follow-up care among Medicaid-enrolled children at federally qualified health centers (FQHCs).


Special Topic Forum – Trauma

Make sure to attend TEAM UP's monthly Special Topic Forum, focusing on emerging issues and innovative practices in patient care. We are pleased to announce our April 18, 2023, Special Topic Speakers Rebecca Brigham, LICSW & Yaritza Bonilla, Family Navigator, from The Boston Services for Trauma And Resources (STAR) for families program as they introduce the specialized mental health services they provide to Boston Medical Center patients from birth to 17 years old who have experienced traumatic events. 

  Tuesday, April 18, 2023              10AM – 11AM on ZOOM


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