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FY 2009 Grants and Project Related Contracts

  

FY 2009 Grants Amounts

Child Development Infoline at CT United Way

The Children’s Fund has funded the United Way’s 211 Child Development Infoline to extend telephone triage services into the Hartford area with direct care coordination for children identified through pediatric primary care sites. 


$45,000.00

Child Health and Development Institute
Support for the operations and programs of CHDI to enhance the pediatric primary care system through the following: support comprehensive, quality care ("medical home"), outreach and care coordination, integration of behavioral health in primary care, health and mental health care in settings where children are served, and support and sustain effective mental health and juvenile justice practices in the treatment of children with severe emotional, behavioral and addictive disorders.

$841,118.00

Connecticut Center for Primary Care
The Connecticut Center for Primary Care was funded to review pediatric medical records from the ProHealth primary care network for information about autism and developmental screening. Medical records will be reviewed from five practices that have participated in CHDI’s Educating Practices in the Community (EPIC) training as well as from a comparison group of practices that have not received the training.

$14,000.00

  

Innovation Grants Amounts

Connecticut Children's Medical Center

The Children’s Fund awarded funding to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center to develop and test a co-management model that involves primary care pediatricians in the care of their patients after they are referred to pediatric subspecialist. Primary care pediatricians and subspecialists will enter into co-management agreements for five common conditions. The program is expected to result in family satisfaction with ease in obtaining follow up services as well as improve pediatricians’ ability to provide comprehensive services.


$107,844.00

The Village for Families and Children, Inc.
The Village for Families and Children in Hartford was awarded funding to develop and test a mid-level assessment model for children who are identified with behavioral health concerns. Children receive a mid-level assessment after scoring positive on screening performed by early care and education staff and child health providers. Village staff connect children to full evaluation or directly to intervention services following mid-level assessment.

$108,400.00

University of Hartford
The University of Hartford Center for Social Research was awarded funding to extend a statewide intervention addressing maternal depression through home visiting to assess child outcomes. Researchers will revisit children after one year of home visiting services for mothers who are depressed to determine changes in children’s mental health status.

$18,148.00

Yale University
The Children’s Fund awarded funding to Yale Primary Care Center to develop and test a model of mid-level assessment for children who screen positive for developmental delays during well child exams. The Primary Care Center will offer the mid-level assessment service on site and connect families to further evaluation or intervention services based on the result.

$108,500.00

  

Behavioral Health & Primary Care Amounts

University of Hartford

The University of Hartford Graduate Institute of Professional Psychology was hired to study the implementation of Enhanced Care Clinic/Primary Care partnerships in terms of their implications for pediatric primary care providers. 


$37,240.00

  

Discretionary Grants Amounts

The President's Discretionary Fund was used to provide grants to: Connecticut Children's Medical Center for the Andrulonis Mental Health Lecture Series; Connecticut Center for Primary Care for the Primary Care Summit; LEARN for Building Blocks Conference; and the Connecticut Association for Infant Mental Health for the Infant Mental Health Fall Conference.


$50,000.00

Bridgeport Hospital Foundation (Child FIRST)
The President's Discretionary Fund was used to provide grants to: Connecticut Children's Medical Center for the Andrulonis Mental Health Lecture Series; Connecticut Center for Primary Care for the Primary Care Summit; LEARN for Building Blocks Conference; and the Connecticut Association for Infant Mental Health for the Infant Mental Health Fall Conference.


$10,000.00
 

TOTAL GRANTS PAID IN 2009

$1,340,250.00