Closing the Gaps in Behavioral Health Care for Kids By Kentucky Youth Advocates|2021-04-21T14:38:08-04:00April 22nd, 2021|Podcast| This week on our Advocate Virtual Forum, we discussed the behavioral health landscape for Kentucky kids and their families, including new Louisville-based qualitative research about barriers to kids receiving high quality care and potential solutions to those barriers. Thank you to our panelists from across the state who shared more about the effects of the past year and how they have navigated serving kids and their families during a pandemic, including state Senator Max Wise; Dewey Rains, Behavioral Health Director with the Cumberland Family Medical Centers; Maria Gurren, Public Protection Coordinator with the Louisville Metro Criminal Justice Commission; and Raine Minichan, Coordinator of Extended School Services, Guidance, and School Mental Health Services at Fayette County Public Schools. Join Kentucky Youth Advocates and Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence for a virtual summit, Closing the Gaps in Behavioral Health Care for Youth in Louisville, on Tuesday, May 11th at 9:30AM – 12:00PM ET. Thank you to Aetna Better Health of Kentucky for supporting the Making Kids Count podcast. Visit AetnaMedicaidKY.com/choose to learn more about their health care benefits and programs designed with your family’s wellbeing in mind. Share This! FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestEmail Related Posts Supporting Youth Aging Out of Foster Care Update and Lookahead on the State of Child Care A Conversation on Child Abuse Prevention Efforts in Kentucky Supporting Kids and Families Experiencing Homelessness The American Rescue Plan & Efforts to End Child Poverty Leave A Comment Cancel replyComment This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.