Community Partnership

Initiative Description: School mental health (SMH) programs in Baltimore, Maryland including different types of individual and group therapies with youth. Clinicians from this program also provide a variety of other services including consultation, family therapy, crisis evaluation and referral, and small group and classroom-wide mental health prevention activities.

Study Results: Higher resiliency and positive perceptions of clinicians.

Reference: Nabors, L. A., & Prodente, C. A. (2002). Evaluation of outcomes for adolescents receiving school-based mental health services. Children’s Services: Social Policy, Research, and Practice, 5(2), 105-112.

Level of Evidence: 2 out of 5 stars Good