The United States Department of Health and Human Services Live Webcast  - April 27, 2005

Office on Disability
Department of Health and Human Services

Summit : State-Community Response to Barriers for Children with Co-occurring
Developmental Disabilities and Emotional/Substance Abuse Disorders

 
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The purpose of this Summit is to explore ways to remove barriers to appropriate, comprehensive and collaborative services for children and adolescents who have both developmental disabilities and emotional or substance abuse disorders.

   

Welcome 
Summit Goals and Objectives

 

The Need for Federal-State Partnerships on Behalf of Children with Co-occurring Developmental and Emotional/Substance Abuse Disorders

 

PANEL IComprehensive and Coordinated Systems of Care:
Overview

 

Response from Federal Partners [Video]
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PANEL II: Comprehensive and Coordinated Systems of Care:
Eligibility and Access Barriers

Objective:Identify barriers and best practices related to eligibility and access to comprehensive services:

Response from Federal Partners [Video]
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PANEL III: Comprehensive and Coordinated Systems of Care:
Addressing Financial Challenges

Objective: Identify an array of funding strategies that support comprehensive, coordinated systems of care.

    Topics:

    • Medicaid Waivers
    • Block Grants
    • Coordination of funding strategies
    • Cost benefit
    • Federal state-based guidance

Facilitator: Margaret Giannini, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Panelists:

 

Response from Federal Partners

 

Summation

    Phyllis R. Magrab, Ph.D., Director
    Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development

 

Closing Remarks: Accomplishments and Next Steps

    Margaret Giannini, M.D., F.A.A.P.
    [Video] (covers Response, Summation, & Close)
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