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Presented at the 20th Annual Research Conference

Implementation of Behavioral Health Overlay Services in a Pediatric Medical Home

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Session Number: 2000 Room: Salon E & F

Presenting: Kathleen Wilson; Joni Hollis

All Authors for this paper: Kathleen Wilson; Joni Hollis

Presentation Type: poster presentation

Synopsis: Approximately 20% of children have a diagnosable mental health condition. Left untreated, children's emotional, behavioral problems and associated impairments are likely to lower their quality of life and reduce their opportunities. The burden to society is high in both human and fiscal terms. Early intervention and treatment leads to improved outcomes. In response to the need, a state funded childrenÕs medical agency embarked on a prevention intervention program by incorporating behavioral health overlay services in a medical home model. The impact of this program leads to future policy considerations.

Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2007

Session Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM