Title

Exploring Knowledge Exchange at the Research-Policy-Practice Interface in Children's Behavioral Health Services

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry

Publication Date

2014-11-01

Document Type

Article

Disciplines

Health Policy | Health Services Research | Mental and Social Health | Psychiatry | Psychiatry and Psychology

Abstract

This case study explored core components of knowledge exchange among researchers, policymakers, and practitioners within the context of the Rosie D. versus Romney class action lawsuit in Massachusetts and the development and implementation of its remedial plan. We identified three distinct, sequential knowledge exchange episodes with different purposes, stakeholders, and knowledge exchanged, as decision-making moved from Federal Medicaid policy to state Medicaid program standards and to community-level practice. The knowledge exchanged included research regarding Wraparound, a key component of the remedial plan, as well as contextual information critical for implementation (e.g., Federal Medicaid policy, managed care requirements, community organizations' characteristics).

DOI of Published Version

10.1007/s10488-014-0535-7

Source

Adm Policy Ment Health. 2014 Nov;41(6):822-34. doi: 10.1007/s10488-014-0535-7. Link to article on publisher's site

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Administration and policy in mental health

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

24464480

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