TEAM UP News
BBC recently interviewed TEAM UP Evaluation Co-Director, Chris Sheldrick, PhD, with an article focusing on childhood developmental milestones. Reporter Amanda Ruggeri, BBC, highlighted Dr. Sheldrick’s expertise in explaining the importance and complexities of milestones. A topic Dr. Sheldrick is well versed in through his collaborative work with Dr. Ellen Perrin, with whom he helped create the Survey of Well-being of Young Children (www.theSWYC.org), a freely-available comprehensive screening instrument for young children. Read the full article on BBC.com.
Don't miss TEAM UP's monthly Special Topics Forum focuses on emerging issues and innovative practices in patient care. This January, TEAM UP Alum Grant Pike will present on "LGBTQ+ Awareness in Medicine and Behavioral Health."
Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM on Zoom (click link or https://bostonmedicalcenter.zoom.us/j/95005988817?pwd=NFV4a2dyZ1ByOStuSUlUY3ZRU3FDdz09)
Meeting ID: 950 0598 8817 Passcode: TEAMUP
The Childhood Trauma Task Force (CTTF) of the Massachusetts Office of the Child Advocate (OCA) recently issued their annual report, “Identifying Childhood Trauma: Recommendations on trauma identification practices in child-serving organizations.” The task force highlights TEAM UP for Children as “an example of an initiative that works to increase the capacity of community health centers to deliver trauma-responsive integrated behavioral health care to children and their caregivers.”
Anita Morris was interviewed by CNN.com, offering the TEAM UP Model as a solution to the challenges of accessing behavioral health care for children and families. Read the full article, “Long waiting lists, long drives and costly care hinder many kids’ access to mental health care,” on CNN.com
Explore the Poster Presentations from TEAM UP for Children’s 4th Annual Symposium that highlight the work by TEAM UP for Children and our seven partnering community health centers.
Check out our TEAM UP By the Numbers Document that summarizes all of the work completed by TEAM UP for Children and our 7 partnering community health centers from June 2017 to February 2022.
This was optional training event hosted by TEAM UP designed to discuss racial inequities that exist in mental health diagnosis and treatment. This training was presented by Drs. Michelle Durham and Christine Crawford and took place on April 26, 2022 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm over Zoom. Click to find out more information pertaining to this training event.
The Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP) is a national, non-profit organization that works to achieve a racially, economically, and socially just society in which all children and families can thrive. CSSP recently completed an Early Learning Report on the TEAM UP Model and how it has transformed & expanded access to mental health care in urban pediatrics.
Integrating Behavioral Health in Community Based Primary Care Improves Access and Treatment for Racially and Ethnically Diverse Children
There are open positions across TEAM UP's community health centers. These positions include: Behavioral Health Clinician, Community Health Worker, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, Pediatrician