Innovative Approaches to Mental Health Evaluation

Innovative Approaches to Mental Health Evaluation

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Innovative Approaches to Mental Health Evaluation is a collection of papers that provides a broad range of ideas, methods, and techniques in program administration and evaluation in the field of mental health. The book is organized into 2 sections. Part I, consisting of 8 chapters, presents the necessary evaluation strategies and approaches that effectively address the important mental health issues for the 1980s such as prevention programs; the linking of health and mental health delivery systems; accountability in assuring quality of services; deinstitutionalizing the chronically mentally ill; and providing for greater local participation in mental health program management. Part II, surveys the promising evaluation methods, approaches, and relevant issues that are emerging in the new organizational and political environment of the mental health system. The book will be of good use to mental health administrators, researchers, managers, students, and evaluators.The mCSt precise evaluation design is an experimental one in which clients are randomly referred for review. ... The purpose of the quasiexperimental design is to approximate, as closely as possible, those conditions present in the ... Develop the data collection approach. ... support the operation and evaluation of the quality assurance component, we suggest securing a copy of Implementation Guide foranbsp;...

Title:Innovative Approaches to Mental Health Evaluation
Author:Gerald J. Stahler, William R. Tash
Publisher:Academic Press - 2013-10-22


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