The Ruth Young Center for Maryland works with state, local, and private agencies in the areas of child welfare; juvenile justice; parental, infant, and early childhood mental health; child sex trafficking; behavioral health; student performance; and homeless services. The faculty and staff are working in all 24 jurisdictions throughout the State to conduct research, evaluation, and continuous quality improvement activities; engage in public policy research, financing, and systems design and implementation; gather data to inform education system decision-making; train, coach, and provide ongoing workforce development support; serve as an intermediate purveyor and support implementation of evidence-based and promising practices; facilitate meetings and strategic planning; and provide project management, grant-writing, and document development.
Maryland Center Current Highlights
A series of briefs on the E-YTP Model within the public child welfare workforce.
|The Parent, Infant, & Early Childhood (PIEC) team launched a new Maryland SEFEL Pyramid Model website and social media pages.|
|Leading B'More SUCCEEDS, a SAMHSA grant in Baltimore City to support youth and Young adults experiencing homelessness who have a substance use disorder and are pregnant/parenting. Click here to watch a video about B'More SUCCEEDS.|
|Providing project management, technical assistance, and analysis for the Children's Quality Service Reform Initiative (QSRI), a project led by the Maryland Department of Human Services, as well as other state and cabinet agencies. QSRI FAQs|
Social Media & Websites
Parent, Infant, and Early Childhood
Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Outcomes Monitoring System (ECMHCOMS)
Social & Emotional Foundations of Early Learning (SEFEL) Outcomes Monitoring System (OMS)
Follow Maryland SEFEL on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Follow Southern Maryland BRIDGE on Facebook and on Instagram
Other Important Websites and Social Media
Follow Youth REACH MD on Twitter
CANS & CANS-F Training (Praed Foundation Collaborative Training)