Children's Mental Health Services: Research, Policy, and Evaluation / Edition 1 by Leonard Bickman | 9780803973497 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Children's Mental Health Services: Research, Policy, and Evaluation / Edition 1

Children's Mental Health Services: Research, Policy, and Evaluation / Edition 1

by Leonard Bickman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803973497

ISBN-13: 9780803973497

Pub. Date: 09/21/1995

Publisher: SAGE Publications

It is estimated that in the United States, 14-26 per cent of children under the age of 18 suffer from some type of behavioural, emotional or developmental problem. However, less than a third of these children receive any mental health care. This volume presents recent developments in policy, service and evaluation, and explores how more of these children can be

Overview

It is estimated that in the United States, 14-26 per cent of children under the age of 18 suffer from some type of behavioural, emotional or developmental problem. However, less than a third of these children receive any mental health care. This volume presents recent developments in policy, service and evaluation, and explores how more of these children can be reached and helped.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803973497
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
09/21/1995
Series:
Children's Mental Health Services Annuals Series, #1
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword - Bob Friedman
PART ONE: INTRODUCTION
The Status of Children's Mental Health Services - Debra J Rog
An Overview
PART TWO: ENCOURAGING COMPREHENSIVE SYSTEMS OF CARE: STATE AND FEDERAL POLICIES
Editors' Introduction
State Level Policies in Children's Mental Health - Lenore B Behar
An Example of System-Building and Refinancing
Systems Change - Chris Koyanagi
Moving beyond Reports
Developments in Children's Mental Health Services Research - Diane L Sondheimer and Mary Evans
An Overview of Current and Future Demonstration Directions
PART THREE: SELECTED COMPONENTS OF A SYSTEM OF CARE
Editors' Introduction
Services in the Primary Care Context - Mark L Wolraich
The Future of Psychiatric Hospitalization for Children and Adolescents - Barry Nurcombe
School-Based Mental Health Services for Children - Sarah Ring-Kurtz, Susan Sonnichsen and Kathleen Hoover-Dempsey
Juvenile Court - Kathleen A Maloy
Once and Future Gatekeeper for a System of Care
PART FOUR: EVALUATING CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE SYSTEMS - THREE CURRENT EXAMPLES
Editors' Introduction
Seeking Success by Reducing Implementation and Evaluation Failures - Leonard Bickman and Craig Anne Heflinger
Evaluation of the Mental Health Services Program for Youth - Leonard Saxe et al
Examining Rhetoric in Action
Service Systems for Youth with Severe Emotional Disorder - Clifford Attkisson, Karyn Dresser and Abram Rosenblatt
System of Care Research in California

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