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Chapter 11. Ensuring Quality & Accountability through Service System Management and Training Initiatives

Developing a Quality Improvement and Evaluation Strategy in a Children’s Mental Health Centre
Sherrilyn M. Sklar, Katherine Sdao-Jarvie

Use of Clinical Practice Guidelines in Managed Care Environments: Policy, Practice, and Clinical Utility
Jennifer Taub, Angela Gomez, Mary I. Armstrong

The Utilization of Case Study Results for Continuous System Improvement in a TIP System
Sarah E. Stewart, Alyssa M. Voss, Nicole Deschênes, Hewitt B. “Rusty” Clark

Transition of Young People into Adulthood: Process and Outcomes Measurement Methods
Nicole Deschênes, Hewitt B. “Rusty” Clark, David Baker, Elizabeth Granucci

Utilizing Program, Fiscal and Clinical Outcome Data to Build and Sustain a System of Care
Bruce Kamradt, Mary Jo Meyers

Utilization Management and Efficiency: Virginia’s Comprehensive Services Act
Cecelia Kirkman

An Interdisciplinary Field Training Effort and Preliminary Evaluation
Douglas A. Waring, Kellie Reed-Ashcraft, Cynthia Blanchard-Kittle

Topical Discussion: North Carolina Public-Academic Liaisons: Facilitating Collaboration between University and Community

Co-Chairs: Terri Shelton, Lorin Baumhover
Public Academic Liaisons: An Overview
Margaret Arbuckle, Lorin Baumhover, James R. Cook, Suzanne Biggs Gavenus, Ryan P. Kilmer, Barbara Leach, Susan McCammon, Carol MacKinnon-Lewis, Mark O’Donnell, John Y. Powell, Charles Pryzant, Kellie Reed-Ashcraft, Terri L. Shelton, Sandra Spencer, Douglas A. Waring, Irene Nathan Zipper
Faculty and Parent Rewards for PAL Participation
Susan L. McCammon, Barbara Leach
Conducting and Utilizing Applied Research to Improve Systems of Care
James Cook, Ryan P. Kilmer

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