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ERIC Number: ED568913
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Jun
Pages: 50
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 22
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Report on the Status of Students and Families Who Received Mental Health and Case Management Services at Linkages to Learning Sites, 2013-2014
Wade, Julie; Maina, Nyambura
Montgomery County Public Schools
Students who received mental health services at a Linkages to Learning (LTL) site showed improvement on some measures of well-being and school engagement, including self-ratings of self-concept and attendance. Families who received case management services showed improvement on multiple areas of self-sufficiency, and large percentages of parents/guardians agreed that LTL had helped them support their students' education and feel a part of the school. Recommendations include the following: (1) Utilize technology to strengthen the process for therapists and case managers to receive daily feedback about the attendance of students with whom they are working; (2) Explore ways to increase systematic collaboration between LTL service providers and teachers; (3) Explore additional ways to support families in areas that appear most challenging to impact; (4) Institute more regular and consistent administration of LTL program assessments; and (5) Increase means for feedback from students participating in LTL services. Appended are: (1) Logic Model of Linkages to Learning; (2) Table of Services and Activities Offered at Linkages Sites; (3) Linkages to Learning and Collaborative Structure; (4) Calculation of Effect Sizes; and (5) Tables E1-E3; and (6) Table F-1.
Montgomery County Public Schools. 850 Hungerford Drive, Rockville, MD 20850. Tel: 301-309-6277; Web site: http://www.mcps.k12.md.us
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: Elementary Education; Middle Schools; Secondary Education; Junior High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), Office of Shared Accountability
Identifiers - Location: Maryland
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: McNemar Test of Equality of Correlated Proportion; Piers Harris Childrens Self Concept Scale