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At Voices for Georgia’s Children, child health is one component of our comprehensive policy agenda. 


 

An Analysis of Georgia's Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Workforce

Voices for Georgia's Children is pleased to announce the release of a report analyzing Georgia's child and adolescent behavioral health workforce. In Georgia, the behavioral health needs of children and adolescents are often unmet or undermet. Strengthening the behavioral health workforce is critical to improving positive child behavioral care and outcomes. The Report offers our first close examination of the need, challenges, and opportunities for forward movement in strengthening the behavioral health workforce.


 

Georgia's Child Health Landscape


 

Navigating Healthcare for Children

 


 

The Facts About Medicaid and Peachcare

Voices for Georgia’s Children has released a new publication, The Facts About Medicaid and Peachcare, which serves as an essential resource for advocates and practitioners.


 

Two Ways to Get More Kids Covered

 


 

School-Based Health Centers: Maximizing Access to Quality Care

School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs) are primary care centers within schools that provide convenient, accessible, and comprehensive health care services to children, families, and school personnel. There are currently 2,315 SBHCs in the United States.


 

School-Based Health Center in Georgia

 

SBHCs can quickly become self-sustainable when start-up funds are available. Currently, 18 of 49 states with SBHCs have developed state-run funds for administering SBHC grants. 


 

School Based Health: What's Happening in Georgia


 

How Telehealth Can Augment Care

Voices for Georgia’s Children has released a new publication, How Telehealth Can Augment Care, which serves as an essential resource for advocates and practitioners.


 

Access to Dental Care in Georgia


 

Georgia Network for Educational and Therapeutic Supports (GNETS)


 

Recommendations of the Commission on Children's Mental Health


 

Behavioral Health Workforce Analysis Fact Sheet 


 

Snapshot of Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services in Georgia

Voices for Georgia’s Children has released a new publication, Snapshot of Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services in Georgia, which serves as an essential resource for advocates and practitioners.


 

Georgia’s Crisis in Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health

Behavioral Health lies at the core of the majority of the problems we see in education, juvenile justice and child welfare. And the challenges don’t stop there –– they continue into adulthood.


 

Youth Suicide in Georgia


 

Youth Autism Spectrum Disorder in Georgia


 

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