Equity Associates Collaborative Care model utilizes a team, student and strength based focused model, with emphasis on evidence-based data analysis and measurable interventions. The collaborative care model is an essential customizable mental health solution in order for Equity Associates to help your school decrease barriers to quality school-based mental health care.
The collaborative care model is a transferable, integrated care model frequently employed to facilitate the coordination between primary health care providers and mental health providers. There is a vast body of research indicating that youth involved in collaborative care models have substantially better treatment outcomes compared to usual care.
Equity Associates Collaborative Care model aligns itself with the work of the *ACCESS Project and in turn will support your school-based mental health team in through the following elements:
*Lyon, A. R., Whitaker, K., French, W. P., Richardson, L. P., Wasse, J. K., & McCauley, E. (2016). Collaborative care in schools: enhancing integration and impact in youth mental health. Advances in School Mental Health Promotion, 9(3-4), 148–168. https://doi.org/10.1080/1754730x.2016.1215928