CT-inCK Early Adopters Pilot Program Integrated Care for Kids Embrace New Haven
In partnership with Clifford Beers Guidance Clinic and funded by the Department of Social Services UCA has been invited to be an early adopter in a behavior health initiative targeting 0-24 year old male and female, pregnant or postpartum residing in 06510 1nd 06511.
The activities will address several key areas of care.
- Integration of primary care and behavioral health care.
- Increasing provider competencies to support Medicaid beneficiaries with complex medical conditions.
- Improve provider’s expertise in managing members with disabilities.
- Promoting linkages to community supports that can assist beneficiaries in maximizing their Medicaid benefits.
- Expanding linkages and supports to include community services and natural support systems.
- Promoting overall health and wellness for members.
NHPS Truancy and Absenteeism
Urban Community Alliance will support the Youth, Family, and Community Engagement department’s Youth Connect program to address students who are currently 15 or more days absent from school UCA will support the districts initiative in addressing Chronic Absenteeism by providing outreach and case management for a total of 20 students identified in the Tier 4- Severe (15-17 absences) and Tier 5- Extreme (18+ absences) in collaboration with the NIA Mentoring Program currently supported by the Governor’s Prevention Partnership.
As a Youth Connect partner, Urban Community Alliance will:
- invest (1) hour of grassroots efforts each week, per student for a total of (20) weeks to help understand why the identified student is chronically absent. Utilizing the CSDE Learner Engagement and Attendance Program ((LEAP) , support personnel and person centered engagement with families and students, to help return them to a more regular form of school attendance, and assist with placement in programs within the community.
- The project enables NHPS staff to address other critical student needs, including behavioral and mental health issues, housing, childcare, lack of technology, and other educational needs. Leveraging community partners resources will help bridge the connection needed to address the concerns keeping students from attending school.
Yale New Haven Hospital victims of Violence
Urban Community Alliance has been invited to be the community based partners supporting victims of violence. UCA will support the victims by identifying needs and resources that can be accessed timely. UCA will meet the criteria for being compensated by Medicaid reimbursement for time scheduled during the intervention. The partnerships provides an opportunity for greater awareness and funding opportunity aligned with the statewide and national Hospital Victims of Violence Program.