National Care Coordination Standards for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

Summary: The coordination of care has a direct impact on the quality of mental health outcomes for children. This resource provides a detailed overview of proper care coordination standards as they apply to children with special health care needs including mental health conditions like trauma. Displaying the key differences in care coordination as they apply not only to just youth, but youth with unique healthcare needs, is vital when you consider the high rates of mental health conditions within the child welfare system.    

Application: Child welfare systems, specifically those in TA sites, can utilize this resource as they work to align services with the mental health system.

Source: National Academy for State Health Policy


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