Research in the Works
Research on effective child and adolescent mental health interventions has grown significantly over the past two decades. Through the Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative (CBHI), Massachusetts policy makers, provider agencies, and advocacy groups are engaged in activities and decision-making on a daily basis that may involve the use of research evidence. The Massachusetts Research Use 4KIDS Study will examine the ways in which research evidence comes into play as children’s mental health services are transformed and implemented in the provider community.
Originally published as: Research in the Works, Issue 4, 2011.
Nicholson, J., Leslie, L. K., & Maciolek, S. (2011). The Massachusetts RU4Kids Study: Using Evidence to Improve Medicaid Mental Health Services For Massachusetts Children and Youth. Psychiatry Information in Brief, 8 (8). Retrieved from http://escholarship.umassmed.edu/pib/vol8/iss8/1
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