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Presentation
The Family Networks Implementation Study
Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center Publications and Presentations
  • Susan Maciolek , University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Joanne Nicholson , University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Nicole Dube , University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Jodi Adams , University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Bernice Gershenson , University of Massachusetts Medical School
UMMS Affiliation
Department of Psychiatry, Center for Mental Health Services Research
Date
2-1-2008
Document Type
Poster
Medical Subject Headings
Family; Family Health; Family Relations; Child Welfare; Child Health Services; Delivery of Health Care; Massachusetts
Abstract

Family Networks is a comprehensive system transformation initiative to redesign and integrate traditional categorical services across Massachusetts into local systems of care for children, youth, and families served by the child welfare system. The Family Networks Implementation Study, a partnership between the Massachusetts Department of Social Services and the University of Massachusetts Medical School, is a two-year study of the process of implementing local systems of care that began in January 2007, and will continue through December 2008.

Presented at the 21th Annual Research Conference. A System of Care for Children’s Mental Health: Expanding the Research Base. Tampa, Florida, February 2008.

Citation Information
Susan Maciolek, Joanne Nicholson, Nicole Dube, Jodi Adams, et al.. "The Family Networks Implementation Study" (2008)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/joanne_nicholson/55/