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Child and Youth Emergency Mental Health Care

What happens when kids visit hospital emergency rooms for behavioral health concerns? Spoiler alert: The results aren’t pretty. This report spells out exactly how America’s emergency departments are failing young behavioral health patients — and outlines a 10-part, policy-driven prescription for change.  

Published July 26, 2007

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Challenges and Opportunities in Children’s Mental Health

This report adopts a family and youth perspective to discuss what isn’t working — and what can be done about it — in regards to children’s behavioral health policies and services. It is the byproduct of a meeting hosted by the National Center of Children in Poverty and shares the views of 16 stakeholders in the child behavioral health field.

Published July 29, 2006

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Service Development in the AECF Mental Health Initiative for Urban Children

This evaluation of a past Casey demonstration project examines mental health delivery to high poverty inner-city kids. This distinctively different venture hitting governance, service delivery and policies/procedures included many types of kids, focused on prevention, tapped community-based delivery settings and involved parents.

Published July 1, 2001

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Evaluating Comprehensive Community Change

The document provides a summary of a two-day meeting where researchers, evaluators and other key stakeholders discussed evaluating comprehensive community initiatives. Challenges, best practices and examples from experts are highlighted.

Published March 24, 1997

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