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TEAM UP presents at the AcademyHealth 2020 Annual Research Meeting

Members of the TEAM UP team presented three bodies of work at the Academy Health 2020 Annual Research Meeting. Click here to view and download.

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TEAM UP Transformation Model Explained

Click here to download a version of the TEAM UP Transformation Model with callouts detailing discrete implementation activities for each domain of the model.


TEAM UP: Adapting Integrated Behavioral Health in the Time of Coronavirus

Integrated behavioral health at community health centers, hinging largely on in-person care, pivots to function within the confines of the pandemic. Read the full article on BMC's HealthCity platform.

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TEAM UP for Children Initiative Adds Four Massachusetts Health Centers to its Pediatric Behavioral Health Program

TEAM UP for Children (Transforming and Expanding Access to Mental Health Care in Urban Pediatrics), a model of integrated pediatric behavioral health care, today expanded its program to four additional federally qualified health centers in Massachusetts. TEAM UP seeks to improve early identification of behavioral health problems and provide a full complement of preventative and treatment services to children and their families. 

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The effects of integrating behavioral health into primary care for low‐income children

To evaluate the impact of TEAM UP—an initiative that fully integrates behavioral health services into pediatric primary care in three Boston‐area Community Health Centers (CHCs)—on health care utilization and costs.

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Perceptions of the Implementation of Pediatric Behavioral Health Integration in 3 Community Health Centers

Pediatric behavioral health integration (BHI) represents a promising approach to address unmet child mental health need but little research exists to guide BHI implementation. Through in-depth interviews with 38 professionals involved in a comprehensive pediatric BHI initiative at 3 community health centers, we explored perceptions of the impact of BHI on clinical practice, and facilitators and barriers to BHI implementation.


Overcoming Barriers to Behavioral Health Integration in Pediatrics Through Co-Development

The evaluation leads for TEAM UP discuss their novel approach to implementing and evaluating an initiative to transform pediatric behavioral health. Read the full article on BMC's HealthCity platform.


BRANCH: Supporting Families to Help Young Children Thrive

A new model builds capacity in pediatric primary care to foster healthy attachment and provide support to caregivers experiencing stress and trauma. Read the full article on BMC's HealthCity platform.


Integrated Behavioral Health in Pediatric Primary Care: 'You're Treating the Kid, but the Family Is the System'

TEAM UP pushes pediatric behavioral health integration out into the community. Read the full article on BMC's HealthCity platform.