BOX 12-2

Federally Funded Technical Assistance Centers with a Prevention or Promotion Focus

Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice (ED and HHS/SAMHSA/CMHS)

Center for Mental Health in Schools (HHS/HRSA/MCHB)

Center for School Mental Health Analysis and Action (HHS/HRSA/MCHB)

Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (HHS/ACF)

Family Guide: Keeping Youth Mentally Healthy and Drug Free (HHS/SAMHSA/CSAP)

FRIENDS, the National Resource Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention (HHS/ACF)

National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention (HHS/SAMHSA)

National Technical Assistance Center for Children’s Mental Health (HHS/SAMHSA/CMHS and HHS/ACF/Children’s Bureau)

National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center (CDC and other federal partners)

Suicide Prevention Resource Center (HHS/SAMHSA)

NOTES: ACF = Administration for Children and Families, CDC = Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CMHS = Center for Mental Health Services, CSAP = Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, ED = U.S. Department of Education, HHS = U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, HRSA = Health Resources and Services Administration, MCHB = Maternal and Child Health Bureau, SAMHSA = Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

synergistically with the others. Training of neuroscientists, psychologists, sociologists, economists, systems engineers, and those in other basic science disciplines to carry out discovery efforts that will fuel new and better prevention interventions continues to be important (see also Chapter 5). Clinicians, including psychologists, social workers, nurses, and physicians, must be prepared to recognize risks and appropriately intervene within the scope of their clinical practice. Finally, teachers and others who work with



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