Technical Assistance Collaborative
Grants to Technical Assistance Collaborative
2013 (Duration 1 year)
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS — The Technical Assistance Collaborative, Inc provides consultation and technical assistance to states that have focused on reforms in the meeting the mental health needs of youth who become involved with the juvenile justice system. It will use the grant to consult with and provide technical assistance to Models for Change states to ensure that financing and policy changes to sustain reforms for improving access to effective mental health services are in place as the initiative's direct support for model demonstrations ends.
2011 (Duration 2 years)
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS — Technical Assistance Collaborative provides information, capacity building, and technical expertise to organizations and policymakers in the areas of child and adult mental health, substance abuse, and human services. This grant funds a public-private partnership between the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the Foundation to improve policies and practices to divert youth with behavioral health issues from the juvenile justice system to community-based programs and services. Teams from selected jurisdictions will attend a Policy Academy to learn about effective behavioral health interventions and participate in a cross-site Action Network to implement innovative strategies and practices developed and tested through Models for Change.
2010 (Inactive Grant)
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS — To produce and distribute the second edition of"Turning Knowledge into Practice" , a monograph on the implementation of evidence-based behavioral health services.
The MacArthur Foundation awarded Technical Assistance Collaborative $640,000 between 2010 and 2013.