The Georgia Health Policy Center will support Georgia’s Interagency Directors Team (IDT) in the implementation of the recommendations released by the Governor’s Commission on Children’s Mental Health. The commission’s newly released report provides recommendations for improving state mental health services for children that focus on important behavioral health needs including school-based… more »
Nearly 1,000 youth and emerging adults with severe emotional disturbance (SED) annually receive care coordination, education, and skill-building services in their communities through High Fidelity Wraparound programs in Georgia. An evaluation of the program’s operations in 2014 conducted by the Georgia Health Policy Center’s Center… more »
Ann DiGirolamo is the director of behavioral health at the Georgia Health Policy Center and director of the Center of Excellence for Children’s Behavioral Health. She is also an adjunct faculty member at Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. DiGirolamo provides expertise in research, evaluation, workforce development, and policy related to child… more »
Astrid Prudent is a senior research associate for the Center of Excellence for Children’s Behavioral Health team at the Georgia Health Policy Center. She leads the Center of Excellence’s workforce development practice area. Her areas of expertise include training, program implementation, and curriculum development.