Integrating Physical Health Care in Behavioral Health Agencies in Rural Pennsylvania Executive Summary Angela M. Gerolamo, Jung Y. Kim and Jonathan Brown Mathematica Policy Research January 2014
by Sandra J. Clark, Martha R. Burt, Margaret M. Schulte and Karen Maguire of the Urban Institute for the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Planning and Evaluation, October, 1996.
Ronald J. Ozminkowski, Ph.D., Mark W. Smith, Ph.D., Rosanna M. Coffey, Ph.D., Tami L. Mark, Ph.D., Cheryl A. Neslusan, Ph.D., and John Drabek, Ph.D. The MEDSTAT Group
Privacy Issues in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment: Information Sharing Between Providers and Managed Care Organizations: Final Report
Effective psychotherapydepends upon an atmosphere of confidence and trust in which the patient is willing to make a frank and complete disclosure of facts, emotions, memories, and fears. Jaffe vs. Redmond, US Supreme Court, 1996
Indicators of Welfare Dependence: Annual Report to Congress, 2000. Employment and Work-related Risk Factor 4. ADULT/CHILD Disability
Figure WORK 4. Percentage of the Population Reporting a Disability, by Age: 1994 Source: Unpublished data from the 1994 National Health Interview Survey on Disability, Phase I; 1994 NHIS, and 1994 Family Resources Supplement.
Strategies for Measuring the Quality of Psychotherapy: A White Paper to Inform Measure Development and Implementation
Various types of psychotherapy can benefit people who experience depression, anxiety, and other common mental disorders. However, the extent to which these psychotherapies are available and delivered effectively is largely unknown. In the context of health care reforms that encourage performance measurement, a strong set of measures focused on psy
This report describes how frequently various quality requirement elements appear in managed care organization contracts, as well as some similarities and differences in the quality requirements. [139 PDF pages]
This report explores how several states have designed their quality monitoring and improvement programs for managed long-term services and supports (MLTSS). The authors focus on the early adopters of MLTSS as well as those programs that are presented considered "established". The findings demonstrate how states take somewhat different approache
The transition to adulthood can be particularly challenging when a young adult experiences mental health problems. This fact sheet uses data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997 to explore the young adult outcomes and adolescent risk behaviors of youth suffering from depression and anxiety as they make this transition. [5 PDF Pages]
Considerable evidence now suggests that the prevalence of disability among older Americans is declining; however, how best to implement intervention strategies to promote continued or accelerated declines in disability prevalence remains unstudied. The purpose of this report is to develop and begin to demonstrate a new framework for comparing the
Informal Caregiving for Older Americans: An Analysis of the 2011 National Study of Caregiving. Analysis Measures
Measures used in this report include both care-recipient characteristics drawn from the NHATS and caregiver characteristics and experience drawn from the NSOC. Care-Recipient Measures The care-recipient measures used are a hierarchical assistance level measure developed and further described in Freedman & Spillman (2013), a dementia me
i Estimate based on weighted data from the NSAP. This estimate excludes children in informal adoptions (i.e., without legally finalized adoptions) as well as those living with at least one biological parent, most of whom are living in step families. Further information about the population of adopted children represented by the NSAP is available
Table 1. Number and percentage distribution of children ages 0-17 by adoptive status; number and percentage distribution of adopted children1 ages 0-17 by various characteristics: United States, 2007
1 See: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. 2006. The basics of adoption practice. Available online at: www.Childwelfare.gov/pubs/f_basicsbullentin/.
Adoption USA. A Chartbook Based on the 2007 National Survey of Adoptive Parents. Social and emotionalwell-being
To assess the social and emotional well-being of adopted children, this section reports on whether children have ever been diagnosed with any of four psychological disorders, including attachment disorder, depression, attention deficit disorder/attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD), or behavior/conduct disorder. Additionally, we repo
Report to Congress: Aging Services Technology Study June 2012
Marital Quality and Outcomes for Children and Adolescents: A Review of the Family Process Literature
Marital Quality and Parent-Adolescent Relationships Marital Quality and Outcomes for Children and Adolescents: A Review of the Family Process Literature May 2009 By: Randal D. Day, Brigham Young University; with Elizabeth Hair and Kristen Moore, Child Trends; Dennis K. Orthner, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and Kell