System of Care Handbook Transforming Mental Health Services for Children, Youth, and Families

ISBN-10: 1557669627

ISBN-13: 9781557669629

Edition: 2008

Authors: Beth A. Stroul, Gary M. Blau

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The System of Care Handbook is a one-stop reference for improving services and systems of care for children and adolescents with mental health challenges and their families. Weaving research and recommended practices into a single accessible handbook, more than 60 expert contributors give readers the in-depth, practical knowledge they need to develop comprehensive, community-based, coordinated systems of care for youth with mental health challenges and their families, develop individualized care plans for children with complex needs, create integrated services across mental health and other child-serving systems, incorporate evidence-based practices into systems of care, use financing strategies that make the most of multiple funding streams, ensure the full participation of families and youth in service planning and delivery.
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List price: $74.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Brookes Publishing
Publication date: 7/8/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 768
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

Series Preface
Editorial Advisory Board
About the Editors
About the Contributors
Foreword: The Fantastic Voyage
Foreword: Finding a Balance in Systems of Care
Foreword: Family-Driven Systems of Care
Systems of Care: A Strategy to Transform Children's Mental Health Care
Evaluation Results and Systems of Care: A Review
Integrating the Components into an Effective System of Care: A Framework for Putting the Pieces Together
Building Systems of Care
Building Systems of Care: Critical Processes and Structures
Individualized Services in Systems of Care: The Wraparound Process
Implementing Evidence-Based Practices within Systems of Care
Financing Strategies for Systems of Care
Sustaining Systems of Care
Recommended Practice Examples: The System Level
Partnerships with Families for Family-Driven Systems of Care
Partnerships with Youth for Youth-Guided Systems of Care
Cultural and Linguistic Competence and Eliminating Disparities
Evaluation and Continuous Quality Improvement
Monitoring Fidelity to System of Care Principles in Service Delivery
Social Marketing
Recommended Practice Examples: The Service Delivery Level
Strengths-Based, Individualized Services in Systems of Care
Improving Services Through Evidence-Based Practice Elements
Services for High-Risk Populations in Systems of Care
Services for Young Children and Their Families in Systems of Care
Services for Youth in Transition to Adulthood in Systems of Care
School-Based Mental Health Services in Systems of Care
Services for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System in Systems of Care
Services for Youth in the Child Welfare System and Their Families in Systems of Care
Services for Youth and Their Families in Culturally Diverse Communities
Future Directions for Systems of Care
Workforce Implications: Issues and Strategies for Workforce Development
Policy Implications: New Directions in Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Research and Evaluation Implications: Using Research and Evaluation to Strengthen Systems of Care
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