Project Tag: Education

MST Payment Options for Harris County Juvenile Probation Department

SUMMARY – This report outlines ways the Harris County Juvenile Probation Department could expand its MST services by obtaining Medicaid revenues for Medicaid-eligible youth who are accessing the program. Multisystemic Therapy (MST) is an evidence-based, intensive, home- and community-based program for youth and their families, designed to improve youth and family functioning.

Texas Child Health Access through Telemedicine (TCHATT)

SUMMARY – TCHATT provides telemedicine or telehealth programs to school districts to better identify and assess student mental health needs and provide access to mental health services through regional “hubs” supported by Texas medical schools. TCHATT was established in 2019 by the Texas legislature under the Texas Child Mental Health Care Consortium.

Dickinson ISD Mental Health Project

SUMMARY – With the support of the Rebuild Texas Fund, the Meadows Institute collaborated with Mental Health America of Greater Houston to train Dickinson ISD early childhood educators on brain science and using a common language for discussing mental wellness, and to work with administrators on ensuring the financial sustainability of the district’s mental health programs.

Mental & Behavioral Health Roadmap & Toolkit for Schools

SUMMARY – Academic goals are more difficult to achieve when the mental and behavioral health needs of students and staff are not addressed. This resource offers guidance to teachers and administrators for identifying the mental health needs of students and working with their parents and caregivers to help them find treatment.