A Safe Place To Be: Crisis Stabilization Services and Other Supports for Children and Youth

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will learn how the developmental, social and clinical needs of children and youth are different from those of adults.
  • Participants will learn state examples of crisis system enhancements to meet the needs of children and youth with/at risk for serious emotional disturbance and their families in their homes and communities whenever possible.
  • Participants will learn how states are using Mobile Response & Stabilization Services (MRSS) to ensure children and families have a “Safe Place to Be” during crisis stabilization.
  • Participants will learn application of national best practices for youth crisis stabilization design and implementation from a provider in New Jersey.

This webinar was developed [in part] under contract number HHSS283201200021I/HHS28342003Tfrom the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The views, policies and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of SAMHSA or HHS.