The Critical Role for Psychology in the Children's Mental Health System: Being a Catalyst to Implement and Build Better Interventions
Schmidt, Fred, Canadian Psychology
The increasing demands for accountability, effectiveness, and use of research in the children's mental health system places psychology in a unique and important position. Psychology practitioners are highly trained in scientific and clinical methods and possess the skills needed to implement evidence-based practices in community organisations. Moreover, psychology's central role in the increasing demand to evaluate services can help to foster the development of reflective learning organisations. The current article describes current directions in evidence-based practice in the children's mental health system and the critical role psychology can play in building more …
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Publication information: Article title: The Critical Role for Psychology in the Children's Mental Health System: Being a Catalyst to Implement and Build Better Interventions. Contributors: Schmidt, Fred - Author. Journal title: Canadian Psychology. Volume: 53. Issue: 1 Publication date: February 2012. Page number: 53+. © Canadian Psychological Association Aug 1996. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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