In the fall of 2010, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) launched the Community Resilience and Recovery Initiative (CRRI). CRRI was a multi-level, place-based demonstration project aimed at helping grantee communities cope with the ongoing behavioral health effects of the Great Recession. SAMHSA funded three gran
The following acronyms are mentioned in this report.
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This brief is one in a series exploring issues related to the implementation of evidence-based interventions. It defines contextual fit, which is based on the premise that the match between an intervention and local context affects both the quality of the intervention implemented and whether the intervention actually produces the outcomes desired
Using Evidence-Based Constructs to Assess Extent of Implementation of Evidence-Based Interventions. References
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Willing, Able -> Ready: Basics and Policy Implications of Readiness as a Key Component for Scaling up Implementation of Evidence-Based Interventions. How Do We Partner With and Foster Readiness in Settings With Limited Capacity and Willingness?
Some organizations with critical needs and who receive federal funding may not currently have the capacity to implement EBIs with quality. 7 This problem can be addressed by working with these organizations to first build their capacity through a readiness development phase of the initiative.
Willing, Able -> Ready: Basics and Policy Implications of Readiness as a Key Component for Scaling up Implementation of Evidence-Based Interventions. About This Issue Brief
This issue brief was written by Allison Dymnicki, Ph.D., of the American Institutes for Research, Abraham Wandersman, Ph.D., of the University of South Carolina, David Osher, Ph.D., of the American Institutes for Research, Violanda Grigorescu, M.D., of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Larke Huang, Ph.D.,of the Substance Abuse a
Willing, Able -> Ready: Basics and Policy Implications of Readiness as a Key Component for Scaling up Implementation of Evidence-Based Interventions
This brief is one in a series exploring issues related to the implementation of evidence-based interventions. It describes the basics of readiness using the R=MC2 (Readiness = Motivation × General Capacity and Intervention-Specific Capacity) heuristic, examines some of the policy implications of readiness, and identifies directions for future res
Evaluation of the Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC2) Teams Pilot: Final Report. 3.5 Summary of Reported Key Accomplishments
While the SC2 teams undertook a vast number of activities, not all activities were completed, and among completed activities only a subset were regarded as key accomplishments by stakeholders interviewed for this study. The evaluation team’s discussions with pilot city stakeholders and team members examined what the SC2 teams were able to accomp
Information Needs Associated with the Changing Organization and Delivery of Health Care: Summary of Perceptions, Activities, Key Gaps, and Priorities. Appendix B: Phase One Bibliography
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Information Needs Associated with the Changing Organization and Delivery of Health Care: Summary of Perceptions, Activities, Key Gaps, and Priorities. References
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Information Needs Associated with the Changing Organization and Delivery of Health Care: Summary of Perceptions, Activities, Key Gaps, and Priorities
This report summarizes the insights and conclusions drawn from a project to asses unmet needs for supply-side information on the health system. The project focused on identifying how information needs associated with a changing health care system are perceived by providers, insurers, purchasers, consumers, and government at various levels. The proj
Performance Improvement 2013-2014. What Outcomes are Associated with Implementation of the Minority AIDS Initiative-Targeted Capacity Expansion Program for Substance Abuse Treatment and HIV/AIDS Services?
An evaluation was conducted of the Minority AIDS Initiative-Targeted Capacity Expansion Program for Substance Abuse Treatment and HIV/AIDS Services grants. Questionnaires were examined to identify responses from youth and adults at program entry and exit for outcomes such as hepatitis knowledge, perception of risk of substance use and unprotected
Performance Improvement 2013-2014. What Differing Characteristics and Service Needs Do Individuals Experiencing Chronic Homelessness Have?
This study examined three subgroups of people experiencing chronic homelessness and the services and housing configurations currently supporting them. Depending on their disability status and diagnosis, individuals experiencing chronic homelessness may have differing access to Medicaid and mental health services.
Performance Improvement 2013-2014. Do Patients with Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Receive Treatments Considered Evidence-Based Practices?
As the single largest payer of mental health services, Medicaid can promote the delivery of evidence-based practices (EBPs) for individuals with serious and persistent mental illness (SPMI). This study demonstrated the feasibility of using Medicaid claims and encounter data to assess whether patients were receiving EBP's in 2007, and to identify p
Performance Improvement 2013-2014. What are Effective Strategies for Establishing SSI Eligibility for Individuals Experiencing Chronic Homelessness?
This brief study examined innovative approaches to establishing supplemental security income (SSI) benefit eligibility for individuals experiencing chronic homelessness. The SSI program provides income support which is critical for obtaining housing stability, and in most states also is a key criteria in Medicaid eligibility which provides health
Performance Improvement 2013-2014. What are the Program Outcomes, Program Effectiveness, and Community Change Among the Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grants?
This study evaluated the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) State Incentive Grant (SIG) Program. These grants funded States, Territories and Tribes to implement the Framework for preventing the onset and reducing the progression of substance abuse, including childhood and underage drinking; reducing problems related to substance abuse-in communi
Performance Improvement 2013-2014. What are the Experiences of Children and Families Who Have Contact with Child Welfare Services in The 18 Months Following a Report of Child Maltreatment?
The survey identified the experiences of a subset of children and families who had contact with the Child Welfare Services (CWS).
Performance Improvement 2013-2014. Has the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Program Promoted Coordinated Multiple Service Systems?
The evaluation of the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Program gathered and analyzed descriptive and outcome data. The subject program funds public entities to promote coordination of multiple, often fragmented, systems serving children and youth from birth to age 21 who have been diagnosed with a seri
Performance Improvement 2013-2014. What Screening and Evaluation is Necessary to Divert Adults With Mental Illness From Jail to Community-Based Services and What are the Characteristics of Individuals Diverted?
The Substance and Mental Health Services Administration sponsored an evaluation of a Jail Diversion Program diverting adults with mental illness from jail to community.. The program was developed to improve policy and practice for addressing the needs of persons with mental illness or those with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disor