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Presented at the 18th Annual Research Conference
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Session Number: 2000 Room: Salon H
Presenting: Knute Rotto; Shannon Van Deman
All Authors for this paper: Knute Rotto; Shannon Van Deman; Vicki Sprague Effland
Presentation Type: poster presentation
Synopsis: Child-serving agencies (e.g., child welfare and juvenile justice) have unique mandates and serve distinct populations. Understanding the effectiveness of systems of care for these agencies is important to improving the level of care provided to youth with serious emotional disorders. It is also necessary to identify when youth engaged in these systems should be enrolled in a system of care. This study examined the effectiveness of two different levels (i.e., early intervention and intensive) of a system of care and found that by serving youth before they require out-of-home services, substantial cost savings can be realized while producing quality outcomes.
Date: Tuesday, March 8, 2005
Session Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Presentation Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM