Transforming Children's Mental Health Policy into Practice: Lessons from Virginia and Other States' Experiences Creating and Sustaining Comprehensive Systems of Care

Transforming Children's Mental Health Policy into Practice: Lessons from Virginia and Other States' Experiences Creating and Sustaining Comprehensive Systems of Care

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Overview

This book provides a comprehensive perspective on the development, implementation, and impact of child mental health reform on children with emotional and behavioral disorders and their families, local communities, and state-level policies. This book focuses on the practical a...

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498541121
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 12/20/2016
Pages: 380
Product dimensions: 6.24(w) x 9.34(h) x 1.13(d)

About the Author

Robert Cohen is senior advisor to the Center for Child Well-Being in the School of Social Work at Arizona State University.

Allison Ventura is assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Florida, College of Medicine in Jacksonville.

Table of Contents

Preface Part I: Setting The Stage Chapter 1: The Status of Care for At Risk Youth and Families in the 1980s Chapter 2: The System of Care Paradigm Emerges Chapter 3: Why Virginia? Chapter 4: Inside the Act: What the Legislation Promised and Required Part II: 1993-2001 Chapter 5: The Curtain Rises: The Early Years Chapter 6: A New Way: Building a Program Around the Child Chapter 7: Putting All the Pieces Together: A Locality Creates a Comprehensive System of Care Chapter 8: Entering an Era of Accountability Part III: 2002-2013 Chapter 9: Moving into the New Millennium: Coming of Age or Arrested Development? 198 Chapter 10: CSA Reaches Adolescence: Small Signs of Hope Chapter 11: A Surprising Turn of Events Part IV: The Reviews Arrive: Making Sense Of CSA's 20 Year Odyssey Chapter 12: Percentages, Perception, and Profiles Chapter 13: Putting CSA In Perspective Part V: Other Venues and Lessons for Those Who Aspire To Act on the Stage of Reform Chapter 14: Systems of Care in Other States Chapter 15: When States are Ordered to Reform Chapter 16: Local Systems of Care Chapter 17: Walking a High Wire on a Windy Day: Lessons from the Field References Index About the Authors

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