Neighborhood Healthy Child Development Project

A Key Initiative of the Office of Behavioral Health is the Summer Fellowship program on Reduction of Disparities in mental health through the use of social media and technology to reduce stigma associated with mental illness and promote mental health. This program is administered through Morehouse School of Medicine - Masters in Public Health Summer Fellowship

Neighborhood Healthy Child Development Project Evaluation Report

This evaluation report addresses the Administrative Supplement to The Morehouse School of Medicine, Center of Excellence on Health Disparities, and the Satcher Health Leadership Institute (SHLI) parent grant, titled Building Capacity and Infrastructure in Health Disparities through which were administered a series of Mental Health Forums to educate the community about the nature and magnitude of mental health challenges to reducing negative stigma. more

Project Planning Meet & Greet

Beginning April 20, 2010 Morehouse School of Medicine and the Satcher Health Leadership Institute, in partnershipwith Care Solutions, Inc. hosted three Meet & Greet sessions. Parents, teachers and child care providers living and working in six Atlanta neighborhoods were invited to enjoy complimentary refreshments while discussing the Neighborhood Healthy Child Development Project. Facilitators provided participants with project overview fliers, focus group recruitment fliers and a parent liason recruitment flier and application. At the end of each session participants were asked to complete a brief questionaire. more

Neighborhood Healthy Child Development Project Analysis of Focus Group 1 - 9 Final Report

With the goal of better understanding and developing appropriate interventions to address the mental health disparities and child development among African American children ages 0-5 and 6-8 in Fulton County, Georgia, the Satcher Leadership Institute held a series of nine (9) focus groups (FG) held within the three most at-risk zip codes of Metro-Atlanta. more
Emerging Codes/Themes for Focus Group 1-9
Evidence Based Analysis of Themes and Codes

Integrated Data Collection and Analysis Framework

The objective is to utizile an integrated technology solution for the ongoing collection of mental health and developmental data in children ages 0-3 years old to help determine and communicate changes that will support parents and primary care givers in applying effective and meaningful interventions to improve their children’s brain and social-emotional development and address mental and behavior disorders. more

Neighborhood Healthy Child Parent Education Template

This course helps parents by providing them with information and practical examples of how to promote their children’s brain development and social and emotional health. Also included are strategies for strengthening parent’s resiliency and coping skills and forming connections with others who can offer meaningful emotional and other support. more

Project Report – Target Population Research, Community Resources and Networking, and Proposed Education Template

The goal of this project was to address health disparities in mental disorders by building family capacity and community infrastructure needed to promote mental health and reduce disparities in mental illness among minority children ages birth to five in six at-risk neighborhoods in metro Atlanta more

Pediatric Executive Summary

The evaluation report for The Integration of Primary Care and Behavioral Health to Improve Access to Comprehensive Care in Pediatric Healthcare Settings Conference is an analysis and review of findings from data collected on Saturday, August 14, 2010. The evaluation results indicate that the objectives of the conference were accomplished more

Pediatric Conference Report

In the United States between 9.5% and 14.2% of children from birth to 5 years of age experience social-emotional problems that cause suffering to the child and family and interfere with functioning. Growing body of convincing evidence shows that early life experiences significantly impact human brain development and form more