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Child mental health: promoting prevention

Child mental health: promoting prevention ■ The increasing demand for Child MentalHealth Services in Britain is producingpressure on managers and clinicians to finddifferent ways to heip.■ Government targets for improving qualityand reducing waiting times for assessmentand treatment are stretching resources.■ This study, at a local community child andfamily consultation clinic, investigated thecharacteristics of the increased demand,expectations and experiences of clients.■ The results highlight the need for betterpreventative services, improved multi-agency liaison, and less reliance on short-term treatments.■ Evaluation in Child Mental Health Servicescould be enhanced by gaining the views ofchildren and adolescents with independentinterviewers. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Child Health Care SAGE

Child mental health: promoting prevention

Journal of Child Health Care , Volume 3 (4): 5 – Dec 1, 1999

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ISSN
1367-4935
eISSN
1741-2889
DOI
10.1177/136749359900300403
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Abstract

■ The increasing demand for Child MentalHealth Services in Britain is producingpressure on managers and clinicians to finddifferent ways to heip.■ Government targets for improving qualityand reducing waiting times for assessmentand treatment are stretching resources.■ This study, at a local community child andfamily consultation clinic, investigated thecharacteristics of the increased demand,expectations and experiences of clients.■ The results highlight the need for betterpreventative services, improved multi-agency liaison, and less reliance on short-term treatments.■ Evaluation in Child Mental Health Servicescould be enhanced by gaining the views ofchildren and adolescents with independentinterviewers.

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Journal of Child Health CareSAGE

Published: Dec 1, 1999

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