ERIC Number: ED423648
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Family Participation in Policymaking.
Caplan, Elizabeth, Ed.; Blankenship, Kelly, Ed.; McManus, Marilyn, Ed.
Focal Point, v12 n1 Fall 1998
This bulletin focuses on family participation in mental health policymaking and highlights state efforts to increase family involvement. Articles include: (1) "Promoting Family Member Involvement in Children's Mental Health Policy Making Bodies," which describes how different states are promoting family member involvement in various statutory and policy schemes; (2) "Partners in Policymaking: Far More than the Object of Policy," which provides quality principles for evaluating programs; (3) "Social Security Administration Reviews Closed Cases for Children with Disabilities"; (4) "Family Advocacy Coordinators: Evolving Roles in Colorado's System of Care"; (5) "Hawaii Federal Court Consent Decree Mandates Consumer and Family Member Participation in Policymaking"; (6) "Child and Adolescent Local Area Networks of Care in Illinois"; (7) "Partners at the Policy Table," which describes efforts in Massachusetts to involve parents in public policy discussions; (8) "Rhode Island's Efforts To Promote Family Member Participation in Policymaking"; (9) "Family Member Involvement in Policymaking in Vermont"; (10) "Family-Professional Relationships: Moving Forward Together: A Summary of the National Peer Technical Assistance Network's 1998 Publication"; (11) "1998 Building on Family Strengths Conference Held in Portland"; and (12) "EAT PYE: Youth Participation in Policymaking". The bulletin closes with a list of publications on family participation and advocacy. (CR)
Descriptors: Advocacy, Children, Emotional Disturbances, Family Involvement, Mental Health Programs, Parent Associations, Parent Empowerment, Parent Influence, Parent Participation, Parent Rights, Policy Formation, Public Policy, State Programs
Publications Coordinator, Research & Training Center, Regional Research Institute for Human Services, Portland State University, P.O. Box 751, Portland, OR 97207-0751; Tel: 503-725-4175; Fax: 503-725-4180; e-mail: email@example.com
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Center for Mental Health Services.
Authoring Institution: Portland State Univ., OR. Regional Research Inst. for Human Services.