This document describes the Navigating Information Sharing (NIS) Toolkit. It discusses applicable laws, specifically focusing on FERPA HIPAA, and outlines the important steps to implement...

The mayor and city council of a mid-size city have established a Youth Violence Prevention Coalition that includes representatives from 20 community organizations, including the school district, the...

An eight-year-old child who was found to have been physically abused by his biological parents was removed from their home and placed in foster care. The child’s biological parents are contesting...

A tenth grade student is being treated by a licensed mental health counselor in a community mental health agency. Over time, the counselor has come to understand that the adolescent has a...

A case manager from a community-based youth-serving agency has been asked by a high school to work with a student who is considered at risk. The student has a history of poor grades and attendance...

A youth with a delinquency offense is referred from the local juvenile court to a group home for adolescents. The administrator of the group home sees in the youth’s records that she had tested...

The Navigating Information Sharing webinar that was delivered on September 14, 2012 by the National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention.   The purpose of the webinar was...