North Carolina Family Impact Seminar #2

Children’s Mental Health: Strategies for Providing High Quality and Cost-Effective Care

May 17, 2006

Download the Full Report (pdf)
Download the Executive Summary (pdf)

Featured Speakers

Leslie Brower, Deputy Director of the Division of Program and Policy Development, Ohio Department of Mental Health
Ohio’s Mental Health Consumer Outcomes System: History and Successes

E. Jane Costello, Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Duke University
The Great Smoky Mountains Study: A Detailed Picture of Children’s Mental Health in Western North Carolina

William Donnelly, Interim Director and Clinical Director, Children’s Resource Center
The Children’s Resource Center: Using Outcomes in Practice

Kenneth Dodge, Professor and Director of the Center for Child & Family Policy, Duke University

Robert Friedman, Director of the Research and Training Center for Children’s Mental Health, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida

Additional Chapters/Materials

Setting the Stage: Children’s Mental Health Services in North Carolina, Part 1, by Nam Douglass, Lisa J. Berlin, and Jenni Owen

Services for Children with Mental Illness: The System of Care Approach, by Nam Douglass

Best Practices and Lessons Learned from North Carolina’s Local Management Entities, by Nam Douglass