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ERIC Number: EJ818840
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Oct
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0890-8567
A Measurement Feedback System (MFS) Is Necessary to Improve Mental Health Outcomes
Bickman, Leonard
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v47 n10 p1114 Oct 2008
The importance of measurement feedback system (MFS) for the improvement of mental health services for youths is discussed. As feedback obtained from clients and families is subject to distortions, a standardized MFS including clinical processes, contexts, outcomes, and feedback to clinicians and supervisors is necessary for improvement in quality and professional development of mental health services.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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