Online Resources

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Online Resources 2018-11-13T15:23:39+00:00

For more information on NAMI education programs, trainings, and presentations contact:

Susan Caban, Dir. of Education
Email: scaban@namikeystonepa.org
Phone: 412-366-3788

Online Resources

Between individual organizations, coalitions, and online resources, there are many ways individuals and their families can learn more about mental illness and the available services and supports. Below is a list of educational resources.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
The Truth about ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) Infographic
www.rwjf.org/aces

Project Launch – Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health
http://www.healthysafechildren.org/grantee/project-launch

Developmental Milestones in Children from Birth to 3 Years Old
http://papromiseforchildren.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Watch_Me_Grow-trifold.pdf

Westmoreland Casemanagement and Supports – Early Intervention Service Coordination
www.wcsi.org

Pacer Center: Champions for Children with Disabilities
Tantrums, Tears, and Tempers: Behavior is Communication
http://www.pacer.org/parent/php/php-c154.pdf

Center for Early Education and Development (University of Minnesota)
www.cehd.umn.edu/ceed

Center for Evidence-Based Practice: Young Children with Challenging Behavior
www.challengingbehavior.fmhi.usf.edu

Help Me Grow: Resources about the Development of Young Children for Parents and Professionals
www.helpmegrowmn.org

The Education Law Center
Overview of the Special Education Process
http://disabilityrightspa.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Overview-of-the-Special-Education-Process.pdf

The Pennsylvania Department of Education

The Special Education Reevaluation/IEP Process: Parent Initiated Request and LEA Initiated Request
https://www.achieva.info/files/Resources/Education/ReevaluationChart.pdf

PACER Center: Champions for Children with Disabilities
Planning for a School Meeting about your Child’s Behavioral Needs
http://www.pacer.org/parent/php/php-c144.pdf

Tips for Teachers and School Staff from Students with Mental Health and Behavioral Challenges
http://www.pacer.org/parent/php/php-c148.pdf

The International Dyslexia Association
Dyslexia Assessment: What is it and How Can it Help?
https://dyslexiaida.org/dyslexia-assessment-what-is-it-and-how-can-it-help/

The Dyslexia-Stress-Anxiety Connection: Implications for Academic Performance and Social Interactions
http://www.pbida.org/assets/Conference-Archives/DyslexiaStressAnxietyFactSheetSeptember13.pdf

Youth Advocate Programs, Inc
http://www.yapinc.org/pennsylvania

Supporting Our Valued Adolescents (SOVA)
http://sova.pitt.edu/ – Adolescent Site
http://wisesova.pitt.edu/ – Parent Site

21 and Able
Planning for the Future Checklist
http://www.wpsd.org/wp-content/uploads/UNITED-WAY-TRANSITION-CHECKLIST.pdf

The National Child Traumatic Street Network
Trauma and Families: Fact Sheet for Providers
http://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/assets/pdfs/family_systems_factsheetproviders.pdf

American Counseling Association
Disaster and Trauma Reponses of Children
https://www.counseling.org/docs/trauma-disaster/fact-sheet-3—disaster-and-trauma-responses-of-children.pdf

Allegheny Family Network – For Families Rearing Children Who Have Emotional and Mental Health Needs
http://www.alleghenyfamilynetwork.org/

The Allegheny County Coalition for Recovery (ACCR)
Child and Family Committee
http://coalitionforrecovery.org/

Campaign for What Works
#StrongMomStrongBaby – Helping Mom through Depression with Early Intervention for her Baby
http://cfww.myfastsite.com/current-agenda/

Milestone – Centers for People with Developmental and Behavioral Health Challenges
https://www.milestonepa.org/

The Children’s Institute – Behavioral Health Unit
http://www.amazingkids.org/Default.aspx?PageID=19930852&A=SearchResult&SearchID=4247153&ObjectID=19930852&ObjectType=1

PLEA – Helping Individuals and Families Facing Behavioral and Developmental Challenges
http://plea-agency.org/

Allegheny Link
http://www.alleghenycounty.us/Human-Services/About/Contact/Allegheny-Link.aspx

UPMC Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Intensive Outpatient Program
http://www.upmc.com/Services/behavioral-health/ocd/Pages/about.aspx

Pressley Ridge
http://www.pressleyridge.org/

Allegheny Children’s Initiative – Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services
http://www.pfq.org/allegheny-childrens-initiative-inc/behavioral-health-rehabilitation-services-children-and

Chartiers Center – Recovery Treatment Service Line
http://chartierscenter.org/behavioral-health/

STAR-Center Services for Teens at Risk
https://www.starcenter.pitt.edu/

Theiss Early Autism Program
http://www.upmc.com/services/behavioral-health/autism/children/pages/early-autism-program.aspx

Human Services Administration Organization
http://www.hsao.info/

Outreach Teen and Family Services
http://www.outreachteen.org/

UPMC Center for Eating Disorders
http://www.upmc.com/Services/behavioral-health/eating-disorders/Pages/default.aspx

Agency Name Phone Number Website E-mail Contact
VAPHS – Behavioral Health 412-360-6600
VAPHS – Mental Health 412-360-6600
VAPHS- Womens Health Services 412-360-6289
VAPHS- Center for Treatment of Addidctive Disorders 412-360-6611
Pittsburgh Vet Center 412-920-1765
White Oak Vet Center 412-678-7704
Steel City Vets www.steelcityvets.org info@steelcityvets.org
Operation Safety Net at Pittsburgh Mercy www.pittsburghmercy.org/operation-safety-net/
Mechling-Shakley Veterans Center 724-545-9016 www.268center.com/ sean@268center.com
Mental Health Association of Butler County – CompeerCORPS 724-287-1965 Ext. 228 www.mhabutler.org/compeer.html
Family Services of Western Pennsylvania 888-222-4200 www.fswp.org
Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard 412-363-0500 www.veteransplaceusa.org
Veterans Leadership Project of Western PA 412-481-8202 www.vlpwpa.org/ info@vlpwpa.org
Balanced Heart Healing Center 724-776-5534 www.balancedheart.org/ drkatie@balancedheart.org
Southwestern Veteran’s Center 412-665-6706 www.dmva.pa.gov/stateveteranshomes/southwestern-veterans-center/Pages/default.aspx RA-MVVA-HOMES@pa.gov
Shepherd’s Heart Veteran’s Home 412-281-1305 www.shepheart.org/ veterans@shepheart.org
Wounded Warrior Project 412-471-0935 www.woundedwarriorproject.org/
Heroes Supporting Heroes 724-693-2755 www.heroessupportingheroes.org/
It’s About the Warrior Foundation 724-712-3261 www.iatw.us/ itsaboutthewarrior@zoominternet.net
Veterans Btreakfast Club 412-623-9029 www.veteransbreakfastclub.com/ lauren@veteransbreakfastclub.com
Team RWB www.teamrwb.org/chapter/team-rwb-pittsburgh-pa/ jennifer.shondeck@teamrwb.org
Operation No One Left Behind 412-925-4529 www.nooneleft.org/
Operation Strong Mind 412-781-6500 www.operationstrongmind.org/ info@operationstrongmind.org
PAServes – Greater Pittsburgh 855-838-7744 www.pittsburgh.americaserves.org/
Rally Point 877-637-2924 www.pittsburghmercy.org/veterans-services/
The Mission Continue First Platoon www.missioncontinues.org/service-platoon/Pittsburgh-platoons pgerhauser@missioncontinues.org
The Mission Continue Second Platoon dclark@missioncontinues.org
The Mission Continues Third Platoon jthomas@missioncontinues.org
VA Pittsburgh Regional Benefit Office 800-827-1000

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