Scattergood Foundation

Advancing Innovative Strategies for Change in Behavioral Health

Grantee Updates

Hard at Work in the Tookany-Tacony Creek Park
Jason Sandman  -  July 15, 2013
First quarter update from the Urban Trail Organizer. Learn more about the goals for the park this year!
RFP: Building Agency Capacity for Evaluation
The Consultation Center at Yale University  -  June 25, 2013
Seeking 5 agencies in the Philadelphia Area to receive evaluation training & consultation services for two years.
Unintended Consequences of Public Policies
UPenn Perelman School of Medicine  -  June 24, 2013
Can government policies targeting substance use lead to positive change or does it do more harm than good?
Opening Closed Doors Invitational Conference
The Scattergood Foundation  -  June 21, 2013
Bringing together national leaders to problem solve issues of Privacy and Liberty for M.H. consumers and families!
A Web 2.0 Approach to Mental and Behavioral Health
Drexel Univeristy Health Management & Policy  -  June 10, 2013
Reducing the Stigma of Mental and Behavioral Health Issues Through the Use of Web 2.0
Behavioral Health, Privacy Laws, and Stigma
Tim Clement  -  June 3, 2013
Do mental health privacy protections perpetuate stigma?
Partnering With Parents to Prevent ACEs
Institute for Safe Families  -  May 28, 2013
Learn About Apps for Raising Happy, Healthy Children
2013 Scholar's Blog: Andrew Lu
Active Minds, Inc.  -  May 23, 2013
"...I am exploring all the different ways that design can play a role in supporting and advancing mental health."
Borderline Personality Disorder: Insight from Econ
UPenn Perelman School of Medicine  -  May 20, 2013
The third in a series of posts discussing the cost and burdens of Borderline Personality Disorder.
BPD: A Costly Label
ScattergoodEthics  -  May 15, 2013
The first in a series of posts discussing the cost and burdens of Borderline Personality Disorder.
2013 Scholar's Blog: Tatyana Kholodkov
Active Minds, Inc.  -  May 14, 2013
"Mindfulness means paying attention, in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally."
Stigma in a Clinical Setting for Clients with BPD
Tim Clement  -  May 13, 2013
The second in a series of posts discussing the cost and burdens of Borderline Personality Disorder.
Strategies for Integrating Psychiatry
The Scattergood Foundation  -  May 6, 2013
Philadelphia was the host of a policy round table focusing on the Affordable Care Act & Behavioral Health Care.
April is Alcohol Awareness Month
UPenn Perelman School of Medicine  -  April 30, 2013
Learn about the impact of alcohol through the lens of economics. How can society best address excessive alochol use?
2013 Scholar's Blog: Emily Hooker
Active Minds, Inc.  -  April 23, 2013
I've been working with Dr. Sally Dickerson to better understand the influence of our social context on stress responses.
Building Agency Capacity for Program Evaluation
The Consultation Center at Yale University  -  April 18, 2013
Updates on Evaluation Capacity Building – April 2013...
Upterrlainarluta: Always Getting Ready
Institute for Safe Families  -  April 5, 2013
We need to be always getting ready as we determine where we are going with routine assessment for ACEs.
Stigma Remains Firmly Entrenched in Our Culture
Tim Clement  -  April 4, 2013
46% of adults agreed that "people with serious mental illness are more dangerous than the general public".
Jobs & Behavioral Health: More than a Pay Check
UPenn Perelman School of Medicine  -  April 2, 2013
How do you view the employment-behavioral health relationship? Are jobs just an income source or something more?
PHS Roots to Re-Entry
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society  -  March 19, 2013
From Parking Lot to Paradise...the revenge of urban agriculture
2013 Scholar's Blog: Chesika Crump
Active Minds, Inc.  -  March 14, 2013
The local dogs served their community in a desperate time in hopes of bringing smiles to those around.
The State of the Mental Health System
The Scattergood Foundation  -  March 14, 2013
It is safe to say that it can be weeks or months—or never—before someone in need can access non-crisis services.
Drexel University School of Public Health  -  March 13, 2013
2013 Scholar's Blog: Wade Brown
Active Minds, Inc.  -  March 1, 2013
"Paying attention to the behavior of others is extremely important in preventing violence."
Allocation of Medical Resources and Scarcity
UPenn Perelman School of Medicine  -  February 27, 2013
How should we decide what medical services will be provided in our society?
200th Anniversary of Moral Treatment
The Scattergood Foundation  -  February 27, 2013
Learn more about the Friends Hospital and Scattergood Foundation's 200th Anniversary line-up of events.
The Price of Public Violence
Drexel University School of Public Health  -  February 24, 2013
"If you don’t peel back some of the layers,you don’t know how to stop that recycling of people.” -Dr. Corbin
The National Summit on ACEs
Institute for Safe Families  -  February 22, 2013
Bringing together leaders committed to understanding the research, policy and practice to create a paradigm shift.
Is Stigma a Euphemism?
Tim Clement  -  February 21, 2013
Discrimination against individuals with mental illnesses is still woven into the American fabric.
An Intro to Friends Mindfulness Project 2013
Friends Council on Education  -  February 14, 2013
Launched at Plymouth Meeting Friends School and Stratford Friends School
ScattergoodEthics/ APA Ethics Track 2013
ScattergoodEthics  -  February 11, 2013
The ScattergoodEthics Program has organized the ethics track at the Annual Meeting of the APA
Why do individuals value health?
UPenn Perelman School of Medicine  -  February 6, 2013
Common sense vs. Economics, or are we on the same team when it comes to why we value health?