Partnering with service providers across the state to ensure all of our communities have equal access to the most effective research-based information and programs is one of our goals. Here are a few national and international programs that have been recommended to us. If you know of a great project or program feel free to share it with us and we'll share it with the community. 

  • National Adoption Competency Mental Health Training Initiative

    NTI enables you to better address the mental health and developmental needs of children in foster, adoptive or guardianship families.

  • Working with Parents Involved in the Child Welfare System

    Unresolved trauma can negatively affect parents’ coping, parenting, and the ability to interact effectively with the child welfare system. This online course was developed for individuals who work with birth parents involved in the child welfare system, and offers tips for viewing parents through a trauma lens, practical strategies to provide effective support to parents, and reminders about the importance of professionals’ own self-care.

  • Pediatric Mental Health Care in the Emergency Department. A Care Pathways Resource Toolkit

    This toolkit serves as an acknowledgement of this critical need faced by the health care system and is designed to take a step forward in providing support to hospitals that share HRSA’s vision of providing high-quality, effective emergency care to pediatric patients in psychiatric distress

  • Center of Excellence for Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation

    The CoE for IECMHC is a national technical assistance center dedicated to the ADVANCEMENT and IMPACT of the field of IECMHC through training, technical assistance and resource development.

  • Technical Assistance Collaborative

    The Technical Assistance Collaborative is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping our nation's human services, health care, homelessness, and affordable housing systems implement policies that empower people to live healthy, independent lives in the communities they choose.

  • Technical Assistance

    In addition to the Technical Assistance offered by our family experts at PA Parent and Family Alliance you can find specialized technical assistance for your program at the SAMHSA technical assistance centers. 

  • TRAUMA-INFORMED JUVENILE COURT SELF-ASSESSMENT

    The NCTSN has developed the Trauma-Informed Juvenile Court Self-Assessment (TI-JCSA). The TI-JCSA provides a juvenile justice system with a framework to examine, review, and rate day-to-day operations with a set of benchmarks to evaluate to what extent court operations reflect the content, process, and systems-level procedures reflected in each essential element.

  • MOMS - Mental Health Outreach for Mothers

    The MOMS Partnership® is a program that has successfully reduced depressive symptoms among over-burdened, under-resourced pregnant women, moms, and other adult female caregivers in a family. Launched in New Haven, the MOMS Partnership brings mental health within reach of women, literally meeting them where they are.

  • Family Trauma Institute

    The Family Trauma Institute provides a step-by-step pathway toward becoming a family trauma expert using the FST | Family Systems Trauma model. Includes both free and paid trainings.

  • Crisis Now; Dedicated to Transforming Mental Health Crisis Systems

    There is a roadmap to a safe, effective and value-focused mental health crisis system. NASMHPD is proud to be the lead organization in the creation of the CrisisNow.com website. With the tools and information presented on this website, any community can make improvements to their crisis system and see meaningful results.

  • SMI Adviser A Clinical Support System for Serious Mental Illness

    FREE ONLINE COURSES FOR CLINICIANS + PROVIDERS Earn continuing education credits. Access content created by national experts. Enhance your practice with evidence-based courses on SMI.

  • WRAP - Wellness Recovery Action Plan

    The Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP®) is a personalized wellness and recovery system born out of and rooted in the principle of self-determination. In 2010, WRAP® was recognized by the United States Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) as an evidence-based practice and listed in the National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (http://nrepp.samhsa.gov).

PA Parent and Family Alliance

is a state-wide program of the

Allegheny Family Network

 

We are grateful for the financial support from SAMHSA and the PA Care Partnership

contact@paparentandfamilyalliance.org

425 N Craig St. Suite 500

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Parent Support Line 888-273-2361 

Business Tel: 412-438-6129