Launch of the Creating Connections Regional Core Training (RCT) Curriculum

On March 26th, Sue Kerns and Barb Putnam presented the first of several MH Trainings for the Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence. The three hour curriculum was designed as a soft-launch to provide an overview of key considerations related to children’s mental health services. READ MORE »

Technical Assistance Network for Children’s Behavioral Health

PBHJP is now a partner on a 5-year, $17 million cooperative agreement from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, awarded to the Institute for Innovation and Implementation at the University of Maryland School of Social Work. We will collaborate with the Institute to serve as the coordinating entity of the Technical Assistance Network for Children’s Behavioral... READ MORE »

Inventory for Promising, Evidence-based, and Research-based Practices

The Promising Practices application encourages innovation, recommends new Promising Practices for the Inventory of Evidence-based, Research-based, and Promising Practices, and allows applicants access to the UW technical assistance available as part of theState House Bill 2536 implementation. This results in better outcomes for all children and families in Washington, through provision... READ MORE »

Next Generation Champion for Change

PBHJP’s very own Dr. Sarah C. Walker has dedicated her career to improving outcomes for youth impacted by the juvenile justice system. On December 16, 2013 she was recognized by the Mac Arthur Foundation’s Models for Change for her longstanding work with the Models for Change Initiative in Washington State. READ MORE »


Rethinking Mental Health Care for Young Offenders

"On any given day, some 70 000 children younger than 18 years are confined by the US criminal justice system—awaiting sentencing, assigned to the custody of the juvenile justice system, or in some...

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Evidence Based Practice Workforce Lecture Series

April 17, 2014
12:20pm - 1:30pm
School of Social Work (Rm. 305 A/B)

Evidence Based Practice Workforce Lecture Series

May 1, 2014
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School of Social Work (Rm. 305 A/B)

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May 2, 2014
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