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National Organizations


Mental Health America (MHA) www.nmha.org
American Mental Health Counselors Association www.amhca.org
American Counseling Association www.counseling.org
National Institute of Mental Health www.nimh.nih.gov/
Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) www.mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/cmhs/

The Presidential New Freedom Commission on Mental Health (2004) www.mentalhealthcommission.gov and the report.

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) www.samhsa.gov/


Pennsylvania Organizations

Pennsylvania Counseling Association www.pacounseling.org

Mental Health America (MHA) - Local Affiliates for PA
Pennsylvania - Mental Health America of Allegheny County
Pennsylvania - Mental Health America of Lancaster County
Pennsylvania - Mental Health America of the Central Susquehanna Valley
Pennsylvania - Mental Health America of Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania - Mental Health America of York & Adams Counties
Pennsylvania - MHA IN PENNSYLVANIA
Pennsylvania - MHA of Franklin & Fulton Counties
Pennsylvania - MHA of Mercer County, Inc.
Pennsylvania - MHA of Reading & Berks County
Pennsylvania - MHA of Southeastern Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania - The Advocacy Alliance- A Mental Health Association

PA Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services www.dpw.state.pa.us/About/OMHSAS
PA National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) namipa.nami.org/index.htm
PA Community Providers Association www.paproviders.org/index.htm
Pennsylvania Mental Health Consumers' Association www.pmhca.org/
PA Counseling Resources by County (NAMI) www.namiswpa.org/content/find_support/resources.php


Legislative, Executive, Judicial Links


Mental Health Law Links

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law www.bazelon.org


Licensure and Certification Links

State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors
www.dos.state.pa.us/bpoa/cwp/view.asp?a=1104&q=433177

PA Code - CHAPTER 49. STATE BOARD OF SOCIAL WORKERS, MARRIAGE
AND FAMILY THERAPISTS AND PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS—
LICENSURE OF PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS

www.pacode.com/secure/data/049/chapter49/chap49toc.html


Search for accredited Counseling Graduate Programs

Search for accredited Counseling Graduate Programs via the CACREP Directory www.cacrep.org/directory.html
Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)



Mental Health Magazine Links

New Therapist www.newtherapist.com/index.html
Psychotherapy Networker www.psychotherapynetworker.com


Evidence-Based Research and Treatment Links


Turning Knowledge into Practice (Developed by the Technical Assistance Collaborative)www.tacinc.org/Pubs/TKIP.htm

  • A downloadable manual for consumers, families, providers, and administrators about understanding and implementing Evidence-Based Practices.

Therapy Advisor: Promoting Scientifically-Based Psychotherapy www.therapyadvisor.org

  • Information for consumers and providers on effective psychosocial treatments. (Search engine included.) Covers adult, child, geriatric, chemical dependency and health behavior therapies

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Mental Health Information Center mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/cmhs/communitysupport/toolkits/community/

  • Evidence Based Practices: Shaping Mental Health Services Toward Recovery. Downloadable files of portions of 5 EBP Implementation Resource Kits.

SAMHSA's National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP)nrepp.samhsa.gov/

SAMHSA's Guide to Evidence-Based Practices (EBP) on the Web
www.samhsa.gov/ebpwebguide/index.asp

  • This guide provides a list of Web sites with information about specific EBPs or reviews of research findings. It could be helpful to stakeholders seeking to promote awareness of current research and to increase the implementation and availability of evidence-based practices (EBPs).

National Association of State Mental Health Directors Research Institute (NRI) www.nri-inc.org

  • The NRI is a non-profit corporation devoted to issues of the public mental health system. The mission of the NRI is to promote quality and accountability of mental health services by generating and facilitating the use of relevant research, data, and information that meets the collective and individual needs of state mental health agencies.

Evidence-Based Practices Website (Developed by the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors Research Institute) www.nri-inc.org/CMHQA.cfm

  • What different States are doing regarding EBPs
  • Children's EBPs
  • Fidelity assessment
  • Infrastructure support for EBPs

Evaluation Technical Assistance Center (At the Human Services Research Institute)
http://tecathsri.org/knowledge.asp

  • Toolkits on outcome measurement, fidelity assessment, development of program manuals, performance indicators, quality, etc.
  • "Metabase" - database of literature reviews of specific practices
  • Information on evidence grading systems
  • How to develop new evidence-based practices

The Annapolis Coalition: Behavioral Health Workforce Development /www.annapoliscoalition.org/pages/

  • Comprehensive report and action plan for behavioral health workforce development
  • Executive summary and quick reference guide also available

National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP) www.nrepp.samhsa.gov/

  • a searchable online registry of mental health and substance abuse interventions that have been reviewed and rated by independent reviewers.

 

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