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Abram KM, Choe JY, Washburn JJ, Teplin LA, King DC, Dulcan MK, Bassett ED. 2014. Suicidal thoughts and behaviors among detained youth. U.S. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 11 pp. (Juvenile Justice Bulletin )

Annotation: This bulletin examines suicidal thoughts and behaviors among 1,829 children and adolescents (ages 10 to 18) in the Northwestern Juvenile Project, a longitudinal study of children and adolescents detained at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center in Chicago, IL. Contents include a description of the study literature review and methods, and a discussion of the findings. Topics include hopelessness, thoughts about death and dying, thoughts about suicide, suicide plan, telling someone about suicidal thoughts, suicide attempts, and psychiatric disorders that may increase the odds of suicide attempts.

Contact: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 810 Seventh Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20531, Telephone: (202) 307-5911 Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Attempted suicide, Children, Juvenile justice, Longitudinal studies, Mental health, Psychiatric disorders, Risk factors, Self destructive behavior, Statistical analysis

Mulkern V, Raab B, Kadis J. 2004. Connecticut Community Kidcare Evaluation: Phase Two—An evaluation of the Care Coordination Program. Farmington, CT: Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut, 17 pp.

Annotation: This report summarized the findings of an evaluation designed to assess how children with complex behavioral health needs and their families move through Connecticut's Care Coordination Program, a program designed to serve children with complex behavioral health needs who have a documented psychiatric diagnosis, are involved with multiple service systems, and have a need for assistance in identifying and mobilizing personal community resources to secure and coordinate services and supports. The report also discusses the degree to which the care adheres to the System of Care principles that serve as the foundation for Connecticut KidCare. The report, which contains an executive summary, discusses the methods, the care coordination process, and fidelity to the system of care. A summary and recommendations are provided. Statistical information is presented in figures and tables throughout the report, as well as in three appendices.

Contact: Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut, 270 Farmington Avenue, Suite 367, Farmington, CT 06032, Telephone: (860) 679-1519 Fax: (860) 679-1521 E-mail: Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Behavior disorders, Behavior problems, Child health, Community organizations, Connecticut, Families, Health services, Program coordination, Psychiatric diagnosis, State programs

American Psychiatric Association. 1998. Electronic DSM-IV plus (3.0). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association Publishing Group, 1 CD-ROM.

Annotation: This CD-ROM contains electronic versions of Practice Guidelines of the American Psychiatric Association, American Psychiatric Glossary (7th ed.), and Principles of Medical Ethics with Annotations Especially Applicable to Psychiatry, and Opinions of the Ethics Committee.

Contact: American Psychiatric Publishing, 1000 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1825, Arlington, VA 22209, Telephone: 703-907-7322 Secondary Telephone: 800-368-5777 Fax: 703-907-1091 E-mail: Web Site: $129.99. Document Number: ISBN 0-88048-952-9.

Keywords: American Psychiatric Association, CD-ROMs, Classification, Diagnosis, Ethics, Guidelines, Mental disorders, Psychiatry

Lourie IS, Howe SW, Roebuck LL. 1996. Systematic approaches to mental health care in the private sector for children, adolescents, and their families: Managed care organizations and service providers. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Child Development Center, National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health, 154 pp.

Annotation: This study reports on site visits made in order to evaluate the delivery of private sector managed care and private sector service provision for children with mental and emotional problems. The sites included for-profit and non-profit service providers. The report discusses the delivery of mental health care under the medical model, paid for by private health insurance, with a focus on acute episodes, contrasted to the public sector's development of a care delivery system. Appendices include site visit reports, values and principles for the system of care, a list of advisors and reviewers, qualified nominated organizations, and the private system of care questionnaire.

Contact: National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health, Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development, 3300 Whitehaven Street, Suite 3300, Washington, DC 20007, Telephone: (202) 687-5000 Fax: (202) 687-8899 E-mail: Web Site: $10.00 includes shipping and handling.

Keywords: Adolescent mental health, Child mental health, Health insurance, Managed care, Mental disorders, Mental health services, Psychiatric hospitalization


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