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Patterns and Predictors of Mental Health Services Use by Children in Contact With the Child Welfare System

Sarah McCue Horwitz, Michael S. Hurlburt, and Jinjin Zhang

in Child Welfare and Child Well-Being: New Perspectives From the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398465
eISBN:
9780199863426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398465.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter reviews studies of mental health service need and use in children involved in the child welfare system. It presents two comprehensive views: one of the research literature leading up to ... More


Exits From Out-of-Home Care and Continuity of Mental Health Service Use

John Landsverk, Michael S. Hurlburt, Laurel Leslie, Jennifer Rolls, and Jinjin Zhang

in Child Welfare and Child Well-Being: New Perspectives From the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398465
eISBN:
9780199863426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398465.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter shows a high level of continuity in mental health care use over the 36-month NSCAW study period. The pattern of continuity is robust across methods, which confers additional confidence ... More


Pathways to Reforming Children’s Mental Health Service Systems: Public and Personal

Judith C. Meyers

in Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195159226
eISBN:
9780199893843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159226.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

This chapter weaves together reflections on two journeys, one quite public and the other more private. The public journey is the evolution of services for children with serious mental health problems ... More


Community Mental Health Centers

Sherry M. Cummings and Kimberly M. Cassie

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0039
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter focuses on community mental health centers (CMHCs), which are traditionally underutilized by seniors. Tracing the background of social work practice in community mental health centers, ... More


Health and Young African American Men: An Inside View

Joseph E. Ravenell

in Social Work With African American Males: Health, Mental Health, and Social Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195314366
eISBN:
9780199865567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314366.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Health and Mental Health

Young and middle-aged African American men (15-45 years old) are disproportionately affected by accidental injury, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and cardiovascular disease. These conditions are ... More


It Takes a Community to Help an Adolescent: Community-Based Clinical Services for Immigrant Adolescents

Roni Berger

in Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195159226
eISBN:
9780199893843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159226.003.0028
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

This chapter argues that immigrants' need for mental health services can most effectively be met by community-based services that respect and integrate aspects of their culture of origin. The chapter ... More


Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practice

Anita Lightburn and Phebe Sessions (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195159226
eISBN:
9780199893843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159226.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

This volume builds the bridge between books on community practice and on clinical practice, including 33 chapters written by social workers, psychologists, and psychiatrists, for clinicians making ... More


Partners for Success: 10 Years of Collaboration Between a School for Social Work and an Urban Public School System

Phebe Sessions and Verba Fanolis

in Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195159226
eISBN:
9780199893843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159226.003.0020
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

This chapter presents the work of Partners for Success (PfS), a collaborative project between Smith College School for Social Work (SSW) and an urban public school system of a mid-size city in the ... More


Gjakova: The First Community Mental Health Center in Kosova

Ellen Pulleyblank-Coffey, James Griffith, and Jusuf Ulaj

in Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195159226
eISBN:
9780199893843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159226.003.0032
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

This chapter describes the first community mental health center opened in Gjakova, Kosovo in 2001, following 10 years of conflict in the region from 1989 to 1999. The design and training for the ... More


Policies Affecting Health, Mental Health, and Caregiving: Medicaid

Colleen Galambos

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0080
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter describes the historical context for the establishment of Medicaid, and explains basic standards and guidelines. It then examines programs and services available under Medicaid for older ... More


Policies Affecting Long-Term Care and Long-Term Care Institutions

Li-Mei Chen

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0081
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

In recent decades, the development of the long-term care (LTC) policies in the United States has lagged behind the growing care needs of older persons with chronic illnesses and mental or physical ... More


Social Work With African American Males: Health, Mental Health, and Social Policy

Waldo E. Johnson (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195314366
eISBN:
9780199865567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314366.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Health and Mental Health

African American males have never fared as poorly as they do currently on a number of social indicators. They are less likely to complete high school than their white male and female or African ... More


The Neighborhood Place: An Alternative Mental Health Program

Paula Armbruster, Laura Ewing, Virginia DeVarennes, Abigail Prestin, Lisa Lochner, Ursula Chock, and Saglar Bougdaeva

in Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195159226
eISBN:
9780199893843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159226.003.0029
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

This chapter describes the Neighborhood Place, an innovative prevention program with two primary goals: to engage children from marginalized, disenfranchised families in constructive activities ... More


Young people with mental health problems

Sarah Judd

in Managing transitions: Support for individuals at key points of change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421883
eISBN:
9781447302780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421883.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Young adults face a number of stressful transitions that can prove a trigger point for their mental health, including the transition from school to work or university, leaving the family home, or ... More


Developing new forms of service design and delivery

Paul Bywaters, Eileen McLeod, and Lindsey Napier (eds)

in Social work and global health inequalities: Practice and policy developments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421951
eISBN:
9781447303541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421951.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

There are many reasons why people entitled to use health and social-work services do not use them. Service design may preclude even those with the most complex and greatest needs. Some may be ... More


Social work education for awareness and practice

Paul Bywaters, Eileen McLeod, and Lindsey Napier (eds)

in Social work and global health inequalities: Practice and policy developments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421951
eISBN:
9781447303541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421951.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter demonstrates the need for social workers to gain understanding of the social character of health in all its dimensions – physical, mental, emotional, and social. It illustrates why ... More


Introduction

Janice McGhee and Chris Clark

in Private and confidential?: Handling personal information in the social and health services

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349064
eISBN:
9781447303077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349064.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the concepts of privacy and confidentiality, and how they represent an increasingly challenging area of policy and practice where technological ... More


Critical Incident Debriefings and Community-Based Clinical Care

Joshua Miller

in Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195159226
eISBN:
9780199893843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159226.003.0033
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

Critical Incident Stress De-briefing (CISD) has emerged as an intervention in response to disasters. It is a structured group process for survivors and victims of disasters and other trauma-inducing ... More


IPS Principles

Robert E. Drake, Gary R. Bond, and Deborah R. Becker

in Individual Placement and Support: An Evidence-Based Approach to Supported Employment

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199734016
eISBN:
9780199949755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734016.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter describes the principles of the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) model and the research that helped to establish these principles. The principles are as follows: competitive ... More


Taking less medicine

Alan Cribb

in Healthcare in Transition: Understanding Key Ideas and Tensions in Contemporary Health Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447323211
eISBN:
9781447323235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323211.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter examines the premise that health policy is ‘out of kilter’ and needs reform. It suggests that much of the debate about reform can be seen, in crude terms, as a debate between ‘more ... More


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