UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry



Document Type



Health Services Research | Mental and Social Health | Psychiatry | Public Health | Social Welfare | Translational Medical Research


The Family Networks is a comprehensive system transformation initiative to redesign and integrate traditional categorical services across the Commonwealth into local service systems for children, youth, and families served by the child welfare system. The Family Networks Implementation Study (FNIS), a partnership between MA/DCF and UMMS, is a study of the process of implementing systems change, and provides a case example of knowledge exchange


Presented at the Commonwealth Medicine Academic Conference, 2009.



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