Children's Mental Health & Well-being Workgroup

Senate File 505, Division XXII charged the Department of Human Services, in cooperation with the Department of Education and the Department of Public Health, to facilitate a study on children's mental health and chldren's services systems by a workgroup of stakeholders.

House File 2460, Division XIII, Section 67 directed the Department to reconvene the Children’s Mental Health and Well-Being Workgroup to provide guidance on the implementation of the recommendations in the Workgroup’s 2015 Final Report.

The Children's Mental Health & Well-being Workgroup membership consists of a variety of providers, advocates, policymakers, and stakeholders from across the State of Iowa. 

2016 Children's Mental Health Study Report

Children's Mental Health & Well-being Workgroup Meetings:

2016 Meeting Schedule

2016 Meeting Agendas, Minutes, and Materials

2015 Meeting Agendas, Minutes, and Materials

Member List:

Children's Mental Health & Well-being Workgroup Members

Resources:

2016 Children's Mental Health Crisis Services Grantees Reports

2015 Children's Mental Health and Well-Being Final Report

2013 Children's Disability Services Workgroup Final Report

2014 State of America's Children, Children's Defense Fund

Statewide Call for Action: A Strategic Plan for a Children’s Mental Health Redesign in Iowa

Senate File 505, Section XXII

Video: Mental Health Awareness Team, Krista Moellers

For information contact:

Peter Schumacher
Division of Mental Health & Disability Services
Iowa Department of Human Services
Hoover State Office Building, 5th Floor
1305 E. Walnut Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone: 515-281-4778
Fax: 515-242-6036
Email: pschuma@dhs.state.ia.us