ERIC Number: ED404773
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Families, Managed Care, & Children's Mental Health.
McManus, Marilyn C., Ed.
Focal Point, Fall 1996
This theme issue of a bulletin on family support and children's mental health focuses on managed care and the impact on children who are in need of mental health services. Articles include: "Private Sector Managed Care and Children's Mental Health" (Ira S. Lourie and others); "Just What Is Managed Care?" (Chris Koyanagi); "Managed Behavioral Health Care and Family Involvement: The Arizona Experience" (Teri Sanders); "Georgia Family Organization Plays Key Role in Delivery of Children's Mental Health Services" (Sue Smith); "Montana's Managed Care Gold Rush" (Barbara Sample); "Philadelphia County Develops Family-Friendly Behavioral Managed Care Plan" (Estelle B. Richman); "Consumer Involvement in Managed Care" (Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law); "Ending Discrimination in Health Insurance through Federal Law: A Children's Mental Health Perspective" (Michael M. Faenza); "Principles of Family Involvement in the Development and Operation of Managed Health and Mental Health Care Systems for Children and Youth" (Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health); "Operationalizing Cultural Competency in a Managed Care Environment" (Josie T. Romero); "A System in Transition: CASSP Principles Revisited" (Judy Robison); "Managed Care in Evolution: One Family's Experiences" (Teri Sanders); and "The Impact of Children's SSI Program Changes in Welfare Reform" (Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law). Managed health care resource materials are also listed. (CR)
Descriptors: Advocacy, Behavior Change, Children, Cultural Awareness, Delivery Systems, Emotional Disturbances, Family Programs, Federal Legislation, Health Care Costs, Health Insurance, Health Maintenance Organizations, Health Needs, Health Services, Mental Health Programs, Parent Participation, Policy Formation, Welfare Reform, Welfare Services
Portland State University, Regional Research Institute for Human Services, Graduate School of Social Work, P.O. Box 751, Portland, OR 97207-0751; fax: 503-725-4040; telephone: 503-725-4180; toll-free telephone: 800-628-1696.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Portland State Univ., OR. Regional Research Inst. for Human Services.