CRAIG HEFLINGER

Summary

Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint What happens when capitated behavioral health comes to town? The transition from the Fort Bragg demonstration to a capitated managed behavioral health contract
    C A Heflinger
    Vanderbilt Institute of Public Policy Studies, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 27:390-405. 2000
  2. doi request reprint Double whammy? Rural youth with serious emotional disturbance and the transition to adulthood
    Craig Anne Heflinger
    Department of Human and Organizational Development, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Rural Health 25:399-406. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Transition age youth in publicly funded systems: identifying high-risk youth for policy planning and improved service delivery
    Craig Anne Heflinger
    Department of Human and Organizational Development, Vanderbilt University, 230 Appleton Place, Box 151 Peabody College, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 35:390-401. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Racial and gender differences in utilization of Medicaid substance abuse services among adolescents
    Craig Anne Heflinger
    Department of Human and Organizational Development, Vanderbilt University, Peabody College 90, Nashville, Tennessee 37203 5701, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:504-11. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Stigma in child and adolescent mental health services research: understanding professional and institutional stigmatization of youth with mental health problems and their families
    Craig Anne Heflinger
    Department of Human and Organizational Development, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 230 Appleton Place, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 37:61-70. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Physical and behavioral health of Medicaid children in two southern states
    Craig Anne Heflinger
    Department of Human and Organizational Development, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    South Med J 98:429-35. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Parent/caregiver satisfaction with their child's Medicaid plan and behavioral health providers
    Craig Anne Heflinger
    Department of Human and Organizational Development, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 6:23-32. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of managed care on southern youths' behavioral services use
    Robert C Saunders
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 26:23-41. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Access to and patterns of use of behavioral health services among children and adolescents in TennCare
    Robert C Saunders
    Department of Human Organization and Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1364-71. 2003
  10. pmc Barriers to and supports of family participation in a rural system of care for children with serious emotional problems
    Michael D Pullmann
    Department of Human and Organizational Development, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 230 Appleton Place, Peabody Box 90, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Community Ment Health J 46:211-20. 2010

Research Grants

  1. CO-OCCURING DRUG AND MENTAL DISORDERS IN YOUTH
    CRAIG HEFLINGER; Fiscal Year: 2001
  2. SERVICE USE BY YOUTH WITH ALCOHOL AND MENTAL DISORDERS
    CRAIG HEFLINGER; Fiscal Year: 2002
  3. Substance Use Disorders & Service Use Among Rural Youth
    CRAIG HEFLINGER; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. Rural Child/Adolescent Mental Health Service Use
    CRAIG HEFLINGER; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint What happens when capitated behavioral health comes to town? The transition from the Fort Bragg demonstration to a capitated managed behavioral health contract
    C A Heflinger
    Vanderbilt Institute of Public Policy Studies, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 27:390-405. 2000
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Double whammy? Rural youth with serious emotional disturbance and the transition to adulthood
    Craig Anne Heflinger
    Department of Human and Organizational Development, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Rural Health 25:399-406. 2009
    ..All youth, especially those with serious emotional disturbances (SED), face challenges as they transition to adulthood. Little is known about rural youth at risk for transition problems...
  3. ncbi request reprint Transition age youth in publicly funded systems: identifying high-risk youth for policy planning and improved service delivery
    Craig Anne Heflinger
    Department of Human and Organizational Development, Vanderbilt University, 230 Appleton Place, Box 151 Peabody College, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 35:390-401. 2008
    ..High risk youth are described, with greater detail on those with SED, and implications for policy, services, and research are discussed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Racial and gender differences in utilization of Medicaid substance abuse services among adolescents
    Craig Anne Heflinger
    Department of Human and Organizational Development, Vanderbilt University, Peabody College 90, Nashville, Tennessee 37203 5701, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:504-11. 2006
    ..This study examined race and gender disparities in utilization of substance abuse treatment among adolescents enrolled in Medicaid in Tennessee...
  5. doi request reprint Stigma in child and adolescent mental health services research: understanding professional and institutional stigmatization of youth with mental health problems and their families
    Craig Anne Heflinger
    Department of Human and Organizational Development, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 230 Appleton Place, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 37:61-70. 2010
    ..Multi-faceted, multi-level, and multi-disciplinary approaches to both research and intervention are recommended...
  6. ncbi request reprint Physical and behavioral health of Medicaid children in two southern states
    Craig Anne Heflinger
    Department of Human and Organizational Development, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    South Med J 98:429-35. 2005
    ..Information on the health and behavioral health needs of this group of children is critical to plan, deliver, and monitor services accordingly...
  7. ncbi request reprint Parent/caregiver satisfaction with their child's Medicaid plan and behavioral health providers
    Craig Anne Heflinger
    Department of Human and Organizational Development, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 6:23-32. 2004
    ..However, satisfaction ratings for Medicaid FFS plans were significantly more positive than those for Medicaid MC plans...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of managed care on southern youths' behavioral services use
    Robert C Saunders
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 26:23-41. 2004
    ..However, managed care had pronounced effects on use of case management services. We also document differences in access and mix of behavioral services used over time by race, sex, age, and Medicaid enrollment category...
  9. ncbi request reprint Access to and patterns of use of behavioral health services among children and adolescents in TennCare
    Robert C Saunders
    Department of Human Organization and Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1364-71. 2003
    ..This study assessed trends in access to and use of behavioral health services for school-aged children in TennCare, Tennessee's Medicaid managed care program, between state fiscal years 1995 and 2000...
  10. pmc Barriers to and supports of family participation in a rural system of care for children with serious emotional problems
    Michael D Pullmann
    Department of Human and Organizational Development, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 230 Appleton Place, Peabody Box 90, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Community Ment Health J 46:211-20. 2010
    ..We present implications for planning, implementing, and evaluating systems of care in rural areas...
  11. ncbi request reprint The ecology of adolescent substance abuse service utilization
    Diana L Jones
    Department of Human and Organizational Development, Vanderbilt University, 230 Appleton Place, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 40:345-58. 2007
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Caregiver, child, family, and service system contributors to caregiver strain in two child mental health service systems
    ANA MARIA BRANNAN
    Peabody College, Center of Evaluation and Program Improvement, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 33:408-22. 2006
    ..Provider/payer barriers predicted strain in the managed care sample. In the fee-for-service system, barriers related to family perceptions and inconvenient location and appointment times were significant predictors...
  13. ncbi request reprint Child behavioral health service use and caregiver strain: comparison of managed care and fee-for-service Medicaid systems
    Ana María Brannan
    Center for Evaluation and Program Improvement, Vanderbilt University, 1207 18th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 7:197-211. 2005
    ..These findings support continued focus on the multi-level factors that shape behavioral health service use among children...
  14. ncbi request reprint Predicting incentives to change among adolescents with substance abuse disorder
    Carolyn Breda
    Center for Mental Health Policy, Vanderbilt University, 1208 18th Ave, South Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 30:251-67. 2004
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Use of the family resource scale in children's mental health: reliability and validity among economically diverse samples
    ANA MARIA BRANNAN
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 33:182-97. 2006
    ..However, the FRS could benefit from some refinements; those recommendations are discussed...
  16. pmc The stigma of childhood mental disorders: a conceptual framework
    Abraham Mukolo
    Institute for Global Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37203 1738, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 49:92-103; quiz 198. 2010
    ..To describe the state of the literature on stigma associated with children's mental disorders and highlight gaps in empirical work...
  17. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for serious alcohol and drug use: the role of psychosocial variables in predicting the frequency of substance use among adolescents
    Maury Nation
    Department of Human and Organizational Development, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 32:415-33. 2006
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint A multi-site study of Medicaid-funded managed care versus fee-for-service plans' effects on mental health service utilization of children with severe emotional disturbance
    Judith A Cook
    J Behav Health Serv Res 31:384-402. 2004
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Effects of alcohol and drug use on inpatient and residential treatment among youth with severe emotional disturbance in Medicaid-funded behavioral health care plans
    Judith A Cook
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60603, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 36:463-71. 2004
    ..These results mirror those of prior studies that found an association between substance use and greater likelihood of inpatient services, even in managed care settings...
  20. ncbi request reprint Access and service use by children with autism spectrum disorders in Medicaid Managed Care
    Lisa A Ruble
    Department of Pediatrics, Weisskopf Center for the Evaluation of Children, University of Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 35:3-13. 2005
    ..Day treatment vanished and medication and case management increased disproportionately to the number of children served. Explanations and implications of the findings are presented as well as recommendations for future research...
  21. ncbi request reprint Medicaid behavioral health care plan satisfaction and children's service utilization
    Judith A Cook
    University of Illinois at Chicago, 60603, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 26:43-55. 2004
    ..Efforts to increase plan satisfaction may encourage service use, consequently, improving children's behavioral health outcomes...

Research Grants7

  1. CO-OCCURING DRUG AND MENTAL DISORDERS IN YOUTH
    CRAIG HEFLINGER; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The project builds on program of health services research by the Principal Investigator that has focused on child, adolescent, and family behavioral health issues. ..
  2. SERVICE USE BY YOUTH WITH ALCOHOL AND MENTAL DISORDERS
    CRAIG HEFLINGER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The project builds on program of health services research by the Principal Investigator that has focused on child, adolescent, and family behavioral health issues. ..
  3. Substance Use Disorders & Service Use Among Rural Youth
    CRAIG HEFLINGER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  4. Rural Child/Adolescent Mental Health Service Use
    CRAIG HEFLINGER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....