The Scott County Kids Provider Panel is a panel of mental health professionals and other community supports for youth with mental and behavioral health needs.
The mission of the Scott County Provider Panel is to advocate for and support an appropriate mental health response to children and youth in our community. For the purposes of this mission statement, the definition of appropriate mental health response meets the following criteria:
- Family driven
- Strengths based
- Culturally competent
Who is the program for?
Service providers in Scott County, IA, who are working in some capacity with youth with mental or behavioral health needs. For example, this panel includes school personnel, mental health agencies, MBAEA, DHS, etc.
How does it work?
This panel meets monthly to network and discuss areas of need and possible solutions for youth mental health services.
How has this program helped?
The panel has been able to help connect families/youth to local mental health services. The panel has resource tables at the annual conference so families can make connections for services and information. The SCK Family Panel has a representative on the Provider Panel so there is representation of what is important and to families and they can keep families as the focus of the panel.
For information on meeting dates/times please contact Dawn Knutson at Dawn.firstname.lastname@example.org or 563-326-8221