| May. 09, 2013 |
This new issue brief explains the origins of the Children’s Initiatives Fund (CIF) in Kansas and how the fund is used to support children’s programs, especially those that focus on early childhood, health, mental health and child welfare.
| Aug. 17, 2012 |
The number of children identified with mental health conditions in primary care settings nationwide has increased in the past two decades. However, researchers estimate that many children age 0–5 are not identified or connected to early mental health services. This brief outlines key findings from a survey on Kansas physician practices related to screening, referral and treatment of young children with mental health conditions.
| Feb. 16, 2012 |
Early childhood is a vital period for a child’s development. National studies show that up to a fourth of children younger than 5 have mental health issues. This special report outlines information on the types of early childhood mental health services in Kansas and the availability of services in regions of the state.
| Dec. 14, 2010 |
Using the nationally recognized Health in All Policies approach, this workbook examines six key children’s health issues in Kansas and identifies promising policy solutions for addressing these issues.
| Mar. 09, 2010 |
In November 2009, the Kansas Health Institute (KHI) launched Children’s Health in All Policies (CHAP), a new initiative designed to address policies that impact children’s health in the context of policy-making at all levels.
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