5068.0 Mental Health Services Research

Wednesday, October 29, 2008: 8:30 AM
This sessions features a panel of leading investigators, each of whom will present on dimensions of an NIMH-funded multi-method evaluation of a precedent-setting state policy reform that is intended to improve the behavioral health system in New Mexico.
Session Objectives: After attending this session, learners will be able to identify demographic and cultural factors associated with access to care and medication use in the early phase of system change, describe the use of mixed methods in examining cultural factors in access to care and medication use, describe dimensions of statewide behavioral health system change, articulate behavioral health provider perceptions of early system change as it relates to their practice, identify potential barriers for implementation of a large-scale system reform, describe the use of structural equation modeling in mediation analysis. Please also see individual abstract submissions for more on learning objectives.
Carmen Moten, MPH, PhD

8:48 AM
A multi-method assessment of behavioral health care reform in New Mexico
Richard L. Hough, PhD, Steven N. Adelsheim, MD and Cathleen Willging, PhD
9:24 AM
“Deer in the Headlights”: How Behavioral Health Providers Experience System Reform
Cathleen Willging, PhD, Louise Lamphere, PhD and Howard Waitzkin, MD, PhD
9:42 AM
Consumer experiences in accessing behavioral health care and medication use in New Mexico
Nicole Lanouette, MD, David Folsom, MD, MPH, Danielle L. Fettes, PhD Candidate, Karen Meador, JD, Caroline Bonham, MD and Richard L. Hough, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Mental Health

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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