Pediatric Mental Health

Lines for Life — linesforlife.org

Providers (and parents) may call to access the Lines for Life database of community resources, in order to find specific resources available in a particular geographic area

OCCAP — occap.org

Oregon Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry developed the following useful documents for providers:

  • Clinician Checklist for Patients with Mental Health Issues,
  • Communication Checklist
  • Checklist for Families
  • Cover Letter explaining Protocols

OPAL-K — ohsu.edu

Oregon Psychiatric Access Line About Kids – A free mental health telephone consult line for primary care clinicians in Oregon who serve children and adolescents, 9AM to 5PM, M-F. Mental health patient care guides available here

SBIRT Oregon — sbirtoregon.org

Substance Abuse Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment

SPRC Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) — sprc.org

Suicide Prevention in Primary Care Settings — oregonsuicideprevention.org

A toolkit designed for rural practices (but applicable to other settings) to help practices support at-risk patients. Toolkit includes guidelines for screening and assessment, workflows, firearm safety, and resources for patients and families

Apps

Suicide Safety Plan (safety planning)

MY3 (safety planning)

Vaccinations

#HowIRecommend Vaccination Video Series — CDC.gov

These videos explain the importance of vaccination, how to effectively address questions from parents about vaccine safety and effectiveness, and how clinicians routinely recommend same day vaccination to their patients.

Coordinated Care Organizations

2020 CCO Incentive Measures for Child Health Providers

This printable handout lists the current, new, and retired CCO incentive measures, as well as future changes.

Oral Health

Oral Health Prevention Primer – https://ilikemyteeth.org/ohpp/

The American Academy of Pediatrics has created this interactive online resource for primary care physicians, non-dental professionals, providers, and advocates who want to do more to address the oral health needs of children, families and communities.

Public Health

Notice of Temporary Rulemaking:  Vaping-Associated Lung Injury 

Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has implemented an emergency rule to mandate reporting of hospitalization or death due to vaping-associated lung injury. This post includes reporting details.

Adverse Childhood Experiences

Trauma Informed Oregon — traumainformedoregon.org

Find the resources you need as you implement trauma informed care. Browse state, local, and national resources on trauma informed care including materials and databases for health and behavioral health care providers.

CDC, ACE Study — cdc.gov

The original CDC-Kaiser ACE study, ACE Data, journal article, ACES presentation graphics, and resources.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) — samhsa.gov

National Scientific Council on the Developing Child — developingchild.net

The Council generates, analyzes, and integrates scientific knowledge to educate policymakers, civic leaders, and the general public about the rapidly growing science of early childhood development and its underlying neurobiology. It produces working papers, briefs, videos, and other communication tools through a knowledge synthesis and translation process designed to overcome common barriers to understanding and applying the science.

National Child Traumatic Stress Network — nctsn.org

Trauma-informed care treatments, practices, screen tools and training.

Resilience trumps ACEs — resiliencetrumpsaces.org

Webinars, training and videos on ACES, resilience and trauma-informed care.

Academy on Violence and Abuse — avahealth.org

Health education and research on the recognition, treatment, and prevention of the health effects of violence and abuse across the lifespan. Includes a downloadable guide, “ACES: Informing Best Practices,” which is meant to assist healthcare professionals and others who wish to integrate knowledge of adverse childhood experiences into patient care and other activities.

Aces Too High — acestoohigh.com

Reports on research about adverse childhood experiences, including developments in epidemiology, neurobiology, and the biomedical and epigenetic consequences of toxic stress. It also covers how people, organizations, agencies and communities are implementing practices based on the research.

Aces Connection — acesconnection.com

Connect with people using trauma-informed & resilience-building practices. Stay current with news, research, events.

Community Resilience Cookbook — communityresiliencecookbook.org

Describes how communities in the United States and Canada are putting the theories of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) and resilience into practice.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration — samhsa.gov

SAMHSA’s programs and campaigns offer information, training, and technical assistance to improve the quality and delivery of behavioral health services across the nation.

National Technical Assistance Center for Childrens Mental Health — gucchdtacenter.georgetown.edu

This tool is comprised of issue briefs, video interviews, and resource lists. It tells a story of implementation of trauma informed services and offers guidance and resources to help you on your implementation journey.

The Trauma Toolkit — trauma-informed.ca

A downloadable PDF resource for service organizations and providers to deliver services that are trauma-informed.

Safe Families for Children — safe-families.org

Through Host Families, Family Friends, and Family Coaches, this organization temporarily hosts children and provides a network of support to families in crisis while they get back on their feet.

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Portland, OR 97225

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