ERIC Number: EJ602963
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
School-Based Mental Health Services: The Foundation for Systems of Care for Children's Mental Health.
Pumariega, Andres J.; Vance, Hubert R.
Psychology in the Schools, v36 n5 p371-78 Sep 1999
Outlines factors that have influenced the approach of fully integrating children and family services into the fabric of their community and culture. Describes how school-based mental health services provide the foundation for the actualization of the interagency systems. States that significantly better outcomes have been noted from this model including improved family functioning and reduced school absenteeism. (Author/JDM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue: "School-Based Mental Health Services." For related articles see CG 554 944-949.