Payment for Progress: Investing to Catalyze Child and Family Well-Being Using Personalized and Integrated Strategies to Address Social and Emotional Determinants of Health
This report summarizes findings from a 2017-2018 conducted by the CAHMI and Academy Health and supported by the Children’s Hospital Association: “Payment Transformation to Address Social and Emotional Determinants of
Health for Children”. Over 18 months, the project engages stakeholders and experts in a process to take stock of current children’s health care payment models and identified requirements to advance both payment and care models that
enable a focus on assessing and addressing children’s social and relational health risks and proactively promoting positive child and family health and resilience. This work grew out of the CAHMI and AcademyHealth Prioritizing Possibilities National Agenda to Address Adverse Childhood Experiences and Foster the Social and Emotional Roots of Well-being
From this report, three broad Priority Recommendations emerged and are delineated in the report as follows:
- Pay to Improve Child and Family Well-Being
- Support Enhanced and Personalized Well-Child Care
- Build Sustainable Capacity for Transformation
Read the report here!
Positive Health Partners
The CAHMI strives to be a partner in positive health with various organizations, institutions, and individuals. It is through partnership that advancements can truly be made in child health. Read more about some of our key partnerships below.
HOPE and the New Science of Thriving Summit
In March 2016, the CAHMI collaborated with the Children’s Hospital Association, the Center for the Study of Social Policy, Prevent Child Abuse America, and Health Resources in Action to coordinate and host a summit on “Hope and the
New Science of Thriving,” with participants from many fields, including research, health care, health systems, policy, philanthropy, and more.
Read the summit proceedings here!
Center for Trauma-Informed Policy and Practice
The CAHMI’s director, Dr Christina Bethell, serves on the board of the Center for Trauma-Informed Policy and Practice. Read more about this work here!
Promoting Possibilities at the 2019 Congressional Hearing on Childhood Trauma
In 2019, Congress held its first-ever hearing on childhood trauma titled “Identifying, Preventing, and Treating Childhood Trauma: Pervasive Public Health Issue that Needs Greater Federal Attention.” Dr. Christina Bethell delivered
expert testimony at this hearing.
Click here to read about and watch the full hearing!
Watch Dr. Bethell’s opening statement
Watch Dr. Bethell’s Q and A with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Prioritizing Possibilities Resources:
View these resources to learn about how the CAHMI prioritizes possibilities for children, youth, and families through our work!
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