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Examining the Impact of Policy on Collaboration in Systems of Care.


collaboration, policy, systems of care, children's mental health


Mary Armstrong


This paper reports on the methods and outcomes of a two-phase study designed to determine the relationship between the mechanisms that have been used to establish systems of care and their resulting levels of collaboration. Difference in beliefs about collaboration and collaborative behaviors were found.


Evans, M. E., Armstrong, M. I., Beckstead, J. W., & Lee, J. (2006). Examining the impact of policy on collaboration in systems of care. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 16(4), 567-576.