Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Mental Health Alphabet Soup

Busy down here, but I wanted to share this:

ABC soup for Children’s Mental Health-

CAFAS Child & Adolescent Functional Assessment

CANS Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths

CASPP Child and Adolescent Services Planning Principles

CBAT Community Based Acute Treatment

CFFC Coordinated Family-Focused Care

CHBI Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative

CHINS Children in Need of Services

CMS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

CPT Care Planning Team

CSA Community Service Agency

CSP Community Support Program

DCF Department of Children and Families

DMH Department of Mental Health

DDS Department of Disability Services

DOE Department of Education

DYS Department of Youth Services

DSM IV Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Version IV

EMH Emergency Mental Health

EOHHS Executive Office of Health & Human Services

EPSDT Early, Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment

ESP Emergency Services Program / Provider

FST Family Stabilization Team

FS & T Family Support and Training

IAP Individual Action Plan

ICC Intensive Care Coordination

ICP Individual Care Plan

IDEA Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

IEP Individualized Education Program

IVR Interactive Voice Registration

IT Information Technology

IHBT In Home Behavior Therapy

LEA Local Educational Agency

LOC Level of Care

MBHP Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership

MCPAP Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project

MCE Managed Care Entity

MCI Mobile Crisis Intervention

MCT Mobile Crisis Team

MCO Managed Care Organization

M-CHAT Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers

MHSPY Mental Health Services Program for Youth

MYR Motivating Youth Recovery

PCC Primary Care Clinician

PCP Primary Care Physician / Provider

PHP Partial Hospital Program

PEDS Parents’ Evaluation of Developmental Status

PSC Pediatric Symptom Checklist

RESC Regional Emergency Service Center

SAMHSA Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

SED Serious Emotional Disturbance

SOC System of Care

TM Therapeutic Mentoring

TTS Therapeutic Training and Support

UCC Urgent Care Center

Federation of Children with Special Needs- FCSN

NAMI- National Alliance of the Mentally Ill

PAL- Parent/ Professional Advocacy League

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