- “If We’re Going to Change Things, It Has to Be Systemic:” Systems Change in Children's Mental Health (2012)
- This paper explores the concept of "systemic" in the context of systems of care. Systems theory is used to understand strategies of purposeful systems change undertaken by stakeholders in established system of care communities. The paper presents a conceptual model of systems change for systems of care that is grounded in data from a national study of system of care implementation (Research and Training Center for Children's Mental Health, 2004).
- Families And Communities Together Presents: A Data Framework for Addressing the Needs of Seminole County’s Children, Youth & Families. KNOW THE FACTS. (2012)
- As a federally funded system of care site, Families And Communities Together has access to a broad array of national technical assistance and training, including a contractual agreement with the University of South Florida, College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, to conduct national and local evaluations. This report, produced by Florida KIDS COUNT, provides facts and figures on the Seminole County population under age 19.
- Youth Suicide Prevention School-based Guide: 2012 Edition (2012)
- Designed to provide accurate, user-friendly information for school administrators, staff, and faculty, the Guide is now available online and printed copies can be purchased.
- Compound Caregivers: Overlooked and Overburdened (2011)
- This white paper, authored by Dr. Elizabeth Perkins, discusses the challenges encountered by older caregivers of adults with intellectual disabilities when they are simultaneously caregiving for other aging family members.
- Arizona’s Children’s System of Care Practice Review: Fiscal Year 2010 Statewide Report (2011)
- The System of Care Practice Review (SOCPR) was implemented in FY2010 as the Arizona Department of Health Services/Division of Behavioral Health Services’ practice review method of choice in Arizona.
- Florida Agency for Health Care Administration Reports (2011)
- During the last decade, the Medicaid program has become an increasingly important element of the mental health treatment system in Florida.
- My Health Passport (2011)
- This document should be completed by an individual (and/or their caregiver) to describe important aspects about their special health care needs.
- Using Practice-Based Evidence to Complement Evidence-Based Practice in Children's Behavioral Health (2011)
- This issue brief prepared for the Outcomes Roundtable for Children and Families addresses important issues associated with the emergence of practice-based evidence.
- Supporting Parents Who Have Youth with Emotional Disturbances Through a Parent-to-Parent Support Program (2010)
- Published in the Journal: Administration & Policy in Mental Health & Mental Health Services Research (Online First)
- Mental Health Services Expenditures among Children Placed in Out-of-Home Care (2010)
- This study examined Florida Medicaid mental health expenditures for children in out-of-home care.
The article discusses findings related to the use of the Prevent-Teach-Reinforce Model with Families of Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
This article reviews the current literature regarding a range of quality of life outcomes of aging adults with autism spectrum disorders.
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