LONNIE ROSCOE SNOWDEN

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Spanish-language community-based mental health treatment programs, policy-required language-assistance programming, and mental health treatment access among Spanish-speaking clients
    Lonnie R Snowden
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:1628-33. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Health and mental health policies' role in better understanding and closing African American-White American disparities in treatment access and quality of care
    Lonnie R Snowden
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Am Psychol 67:524-31. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Limited English proficient Asian Americans: Threshold language policy and access to mental health treatment
    Lonnie R Snowden
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, United States
    Soc Sci Med 72:230-7. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Disproportionate use of psychiatric emergency services by african americans
    Lonnie R Snowden
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 235 University Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1664-71. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Increasing California children's Medicaid-financed mental health treatment by vigorously implementing Medicaid's Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) Program
    Lonnie R Snowden
    School of Social Welfare and Center for Mental Health Services Research, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7400, USA
    Med Care 46:558-64. 2008
  6. pmc Racial/ethnic minority children's use of psychiatric emergency care in California's Public Mental Health System
    Lonnie R Snowden
    Center for Mental Health Services Research, School of Social Welfare, 120 Haviland Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7400, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:118-24. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Explaining mental health treatment disparities: ethnic and cultural differences in family involvement
    Lonnie R Snowden
    Center for Mental Health Services Research, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 31:389-402. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Capitation and racial and ethnic differences in use and cost of public mental health services
    Lonnie R Snowden
    School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, 120 Haviland Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7400, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 34:456-64. 2007
  9. pmc Effects on outpatient and emergency mental health care of strict Medicaid early periodic screening, diagnosis, and treatment enforcement
    Lonnie R Snowden
    School of Social Welfare and the Center for Mental Health Services Research, Institute of Personality and Social Research, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7400, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1951-6. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Federal civil rights policy and mental health treatment access for persons with limited English proficiency
    Lonnie R Snowden
    Center for Mental Health Services Research, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7400, USA
    Am Psychol 62:109-17. 2007

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. pmc Spanish-language community-based mental health treatment programs, policy-required language-assistance programming, and mental health treatment access among Spanish-speaking clients
    Lonnie R Snowden
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:1628-33. 2013
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Health and mental health policies' role in better understanding and closing African American-White American disparities in treatment access and quality of care
    Lonnie R Snowden
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Am Psychol 67:524-31. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Limited English proficient Asian Americans: Threshold language policy and access to mental health treatment
    Lonnie R Snowden
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, United States
    Soc Sci Med 72:230-7. 2011
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Disproportionate use of psychiatric emergency services by african americans
    Lonnie R Snowden
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 235 University Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1664-71. 2009
    ..Such an explanation will enable formulation and testing of strategies to reduce disparities in access to and quality of mental health care...
  5. doi request reprint Increasing California children's Medicaid-financed mental health treatment by vigorously implementing Medicaid's Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) Program
    Lonnie R Snowden
    School of Social Welfare and Center for Mental Health Services Research, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7400, USA
    Med Care 46:558-64. 2008
    ..Expansion of Medicaid's Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) program might help to address this problem...
  6. pmc Racial/ethnic minority children's use of psychiatric emergency care in California's Public Mental Health System
    Lonnie R Snowden
    Center for Mental Health Services Research, School of Social Welfare, 120 Haviland Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7400, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:118-24. 2008
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Explaining mental health treatment disparities: ethnic and cultural differences in family involvement
    Lonnie R Snowden
    Center for Mental Health Services Research, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 31:389-402. 2007
    ..The results support the hypothesis that cultural differences in family involvement and support play a role in explaining mental health treatment disparities...
  8. ncbi request reprint Capitation and racial and ethnic differences in use and cost of public mental health services
    Lonnie R Snowden
    School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, 120 Haviland Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7400, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 34:456-64. 2007
    ..Differential rejection by, or exclusion of, African American and Latino consumers did not appear to occur in response to capitation...
  9. pmc Effects on outpatient and emergency mental health care of strict Medicaid early periodic screening, diagnosis, and treatment enforcement
    Lonnie R Snowden
    School of Social Welfare and the Center for Mental Health Services Research, Institute of Personality and Social Research, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7400, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1951-6. 2007
    ..Enforcement of EPSDT benefits in accordance with federal law produced favorable changes in patterns of mental health service use, consistent with policy aims...
  10. ncbi request reprint Federal civil rights policy and mental health treatment access for persons with limited English proficiency
    Lonnie R Snowden
    Center for Mental Health Services Research, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7400, USA
    Am Psychol 62:109-17. 2007
    ..Concerned parties should promote implementation of required measures for language assistance and help to evaluate their implementation and effectiveness...
  11. ncbi request reprint Variations in use of second-generation antipsychotic medication by race among adult psychiatric patients
    Diane M Herbeck
    University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:677-84. 2004
    ..This study examined variations in the use of second-generation antipsychotic medication among African-American and non-Hispanic white patients in a national sample of adults who were treated by psychiatrists...
  12. doi request reprint Psychoeducation to address stigma in black adults referred for mental health treatment: a randomized pilot study
    Jennifer Alvidrez
    UCSF Department of Psychiatry, University of California, 2727 Mariposa St, Suite 100, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Community Ment Health J 45:127-36. 2009
    ..Findings indicate the need to move beyond "customer satisfaction" to evaluate educational interventions, as well as for greater understanding of differential impact of stigma reduction interventions...
  13. pmc Bias in mental health assessment and intervention: theory and evidence
    Lonnie R Snowden
    School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley 94720, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:239-43. 2003
    ..More research is needed that directly evaluates the contribution of particular forms of bias to disparities in the area of mental health care...
  14. ncbi request reprint Minority youth in foster care: managed care and access to mental health treatment
    Lonnie R Snowden
    School of Social Welfare, University of California Berkeley, Berkley, California 94720, USA
    Med Care 41:264-74. 2003
    ..Because of an overrepresentation of high-need minority children, foster care in particular is important to consider...
  15. doi request reprint Overrepresentation of black Americans in psychiatric inpatient care
    Lonnie R Snowden
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 120 Haviland Hall MC 7400, Berkeley, CA 94720 7400, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:779-85. 2009
    ..S.- and foreign-born Caribbean blacks...
  16. ncbi request reprint Increasing body weight and the transition from welfare to work: findings from the National Survey of American Life
    JULIA F HASTINGS
    University of California, Berkeley, 120 Haviland Hall, MC 7400, Berkeley, CA 94720 7400, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:13-7. 2009
    ..We describe the relationship between body mass index and employment status among African American, Caribbean Black and White women who receive assistance through the Temporary Assistance for Needy Family program...
  17. doi request reprint The experience of stigma among Black mental health consumers
    Jennifer Alvidrez
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, 2727 Mariposa St, Ste 100, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:874-93. 2008
    ..These consumer perspectives may be valuable to Black individuals who are contemplating seeking mental health treatment...
  18. ncbi request reprint Challenges to consensus in preparing the Supplement to the Surgeon General's Report on Mental Health
    Lonnie R Snowden
    Center for Mental Health Services Research, School of Social Welfare, University of California at Berkeley, 94720 7400, USA
    Cult Med Psychiatry 27:409-18. 2003
    ..Preparation of the Supplement illustrates the uncertainty and tension that arise when unexamined boundaries and perspectives lose their capacity to serve as guides to scientific judgment and discourse...
  19. ncbi request reprint Assessment, authorization and access to medicaid managed mental health care
    Mary C Masland
    Department of Psychology, Center for Mental Health Services Research, Institute of Personality and Social Research, University of California, 2140 Shattuck Ave, 409, Berkeley, CA 94720 1414, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 34:548-62. 2007
    ..Lower access occurred in county plans where treating clinicians authorized services themselves. Results confirm the significant effects of managed care processes on outcomes and highlight the importance of system capacity...
  20. ncbi request reprint Racial, cultural and ethnic disparities in health and mental health: toward theory and research at community levels
    Lonnie R Snowden
    20 Haviland Hall, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7400, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 35:1-8. 2005
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Cultural differences in access to care
    Lonnie R Snowden
    School of Social Welfare and Center for Mental Health Services Research, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7400, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 1:143-66. 2005
    ..Theoretically well-formulated studies on representative samples can provide a comprehensive explanation of access disparities in cultural and culture-related terms that inform a broad-based plan of remedial intervention...
  22. ncbi request reprint Frequency and scope of mental health service delivery to African Americans in primary care
    Lonnie R Snowden
    Center for Mental Health Services Research and School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley 94720, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 4:123-30. 2002
    ..Fewer African American visits resulted in prescribing psychotropic medications, and this corroborated findings by other researchers. More research is needed to understand this disparity...
  23. ncbi request reprint Substitution in a Medicaid mental health carve-out: services and costs
    Anne M Libby
    School of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80262, USA
    J Health Care Finance 28:11-23. 2002
    ..Findings provide evidence of cost substitution from inpatient care both inside the specialty system and outside the carve-out to other child-serving systems...
  24. ncbi request reprint Differential referral patterns to ethnic-specific and mainstream mental health programs for four Asian American groups
    Phillip D Akutsu
    American Culture Program, Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1043, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 77:95-103. 2007
    ..These findings suggest Asian American clients themselves and their social networks may view ethnic-specific programs as more culturally responsive than mainstream programs...
  25. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and juvenile justice contacts: a comparison of fee-for-service and capitated medicaid mental health services
    Michelle A Scott
    Department of Child Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 63:44-8. 2002
    ..Capitation is a payment method often accompanying managed care; a fixed fee is paid per person enrolled, for a specific time period and range of services...

Research Grants8

  1. Ethnic Minority Children in Public Mental Health
    Lonnie Snowden; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Similarly, we test the effect of clients' outpatient/linkage-brokerage use on ethnic disparities in crisis care use. ..
  2. Policies Improving Non-English Speakers' Access & Care
    Lonnie Snowden; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  3. Policies Improving Non-English Speakers' Access & Care
    Lonnie Snowden; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  4. Can Medicaid Benefits Reduce Access Disparities for Minority Children & Youth?
    LONNIE ROSCOE SNOWDEN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..1 Bernard SJ, Paulozzi LJ, Wallace DL;Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (2007). Fatal injuries among children by race and ethnicity--United States, 1999-2002. MMWR Surveill Summ. May 18;56(5):1-16. ..