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Presented at the 18th Annual Research Conference
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Session Number: 2000 Room: Salon E & F
Presenting: Frank Vega; Karen Ruggiero
All Authors for this paper: Frank Vega; Karen Ruggiero; Debbie Berndt
Presentation Type: poster presentation
Synopsis: On September 1st, 2003, implementation of the Resiliency and Disease Management (R&DM) initiative by the Texas Department of State Health Services began at four public mental health centers, with statewide implementation this year. The goal has been a uniform approach in the assessment and treatment of serious emotional disturbance among children that is grounded in scientific evidence and focused on recovery, according to House Bill 2292 and the President's New Freedom Commission on Mental Health. This presentation examines R&DM for transforming children's public mental health services in Texas, with emphasis on uniform assessment, evidence-based, best-practice levels of care, and outcomes.
Date: Tuesday, March 8, 2005
Session Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Presentation Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM