ERIC Number: ED426533
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Models To Improve Service Delivery. Chapter 8.
This collection of papers presented at a 1996 conference on children's mental health focuses on models to improve service delivery. Papers have the following titles and authors: (1) "Empirical Evaluation of an Alternative to Hospitalization for Youth Presenting Psychiatric Emergencies" (Scott W. Henggeler); (2) "An Experimental Study of the Outcomes Associated with Three Crisis Intervention Programs for Children in Psychiatric Crisis and Their Families: Preliminary Findings" (Mary E. Evans and others); (3) "The Alternatives to Residential Treatment Study: Initial Findings" (Albert J. Durchnowski and others); (4) "Coming Home: The Full Inclusion of Children with Serious Emotional Disturbances" (William E. Reay and Calvin P. Garbin); (5) "Challenges to the Use of Respite for Children Receiving Short-Term In-Home Psychiatric Emergency Services" (Roger A. Boothroyd and others); (6) "Mobile Outreach for Children and Families: An Effective Approach to Stabilization" (Janice M. Moore and Shelly Morningstar); (7)"Researching a Moving Target: A Study of Inpatient Treatment in the 90s" (Carol Cornsweet Barber and others); (8) "Transition to Adulthood: How Are Youth with Severe Emotional Disabilities Different from Non-Disabled Youth?" (Mieko Kotake Smith); (9) "Effective Transition" (Starr Silver); (10) "Transition to Adulthood: Issues of Youth with Mental Illness" (Ann Vander Stoep); (11) "Mental Health Service Utilization by Transitional Youth" (Maryann Davis); (12) "Best Practices for Navigating Rough Waters: Transition of Youth with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders into Adulthood" (Hewitt "Rusty" Clark); (13) "Adolescent Suicide: The Implications of Coping, Family Functioning and Their Interactions for Prevention and Intervention" (Ronald F. Bobner and others); (14) "Gender Appropriate Services for Adolescents with Serious Emotional Disturbances: A Gender Competency Model" (Patricia M. Wilson and others); and (15) "Multicultural Mental Health Training Program: A Comprehensive Training Program for Improving Service Delivery to Ethnic Minority Children and Families" (Richard Briscoe and others). (Individual papers contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Disorders, Children, Crisis Intervention, Deinstitutionalization (of Disabled), Delivery Systems, Demonstration Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Hospitalized Children, Inclusive Schools, Intercultural Communication, Mental Disorders, Mental Health, Minority Group Children, Models, Outcomes of Treatment, Psychiatric Services, Residential Programs, Respite Care, Sex Differences, Suicide, Training, Transitional Programs
Web site: http://lumpy.fmhi.usf.edu/CFSroot/rtc/proceeding8th
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: In: A System of Care of Children's Mental Health: Expanding the Research Base. Proceedings of the Annual Research Conference (8th, Tampa, FL, 1996); see EC 306 958.