- Child and adolescent mental health policy: promise to provisionGordon Harper
Child and Adolescent Services, Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Int Rev Psychiatry 20:217-24. 2008..Crafting policy requires balancing contrasting goals and approaches, here spelled out. Public mental health policy can be compared to other forms of continuous quality improvement (CQI)...
- Cultural influences on diagnosisG Harper
Harvard Medical School, Department of Mental Health, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 10:711-28, viii. 2001..Integration of the role of culture into clinical practice is facilitated by balancing the use of categorical diagnoses with consensus-based assessment, including acknowledgment of the relative positions of clinician and child...
- Child and adolescent inpatient restraint reduction: a state initiative to promote strength-based careJanice LeBel
Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, Boston, MA 02114, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:37-45. 2004..To reduce the use of restraint and seclusion with children and adolescents in psychiatric inpatient units by promoting a preventive, strength-based model of care...