ERIC Number: ED344168
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Integrated Approaches to Youths' Health Problems: Federal, State and Community Roles. Meeting Highlights and Background Briefing Report. Report of a Family Impact Seminar (Washington, D.C., July 7, 1989).
Ooms, Theodora; Herendeen, Lisa
This report contains highlights from a seminar on integrated approaches to youths' health problems. Comments by these panelists are summarized: Renee Jenkins, Director of Adolescent Medicine, Howard University Hospital, and President of the Society for Adolescent Medicine; Vivian L. Smith, Deputy Director, Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (OSAP); Judith Katz-Leavy, Assistant Chief, Child and Family Support Branch of the National Institute of Mental Health; and Marilyn Lanphier, Director, Adolescent Section, of the Oklahoma State Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Service. These topics, discussed at the seminar, are summarized: (1) reasons why integrated approaches to adolescent health problems are gaining more support; (2) the assumptions that underlie OSAP's at-risk youth demonstration programs; (3) characteristics of a good comprehensive substance abuse intervention program; (4) reasons why the Child and Adolescent Service System Program, which focuses on helping states coordinate and strengthen services for severely emotionally disturbed adolescents, is needed; and (5) the integrated adolescent services provided by Oklahoma and Colorado. A background briefing report is also included which contains information about integration of services for youth, programs promoting integrated services for adolescents, state maternal and child health adolescent activities, and parents as resources. (28 references) (LLL)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Health, Community Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Programs, Government Role, Health Needs, Mental Health, Pregnancy, Prevention, State Government, Substance Abuse
Family Impact Seminar, 1100 17th St., NW, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20036 ($10.00).
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Bureau of Maternal and Child Health and Resources Development.; Consortium of Family Organizations.
Authoring Institution: American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Washington, DC. Research and Education Foundation.; Family Impact Seminar (FIS), The AAMFT Research and Education Foundation, Washington, DC.