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Children's Mental Health Research: The Power of Partnerships

Kimberly Eaton Hoagwood, Peter S. Jensen, Mary McKay, and Serene Olin


Research in children's mental health lags behind research for adults, in part because it is intrinsically context-bound. Children are embedded in families, in schools, and in communities who have responsibility for their care. Making research findings useful and ensuring that they are applied to improve the lives of children and families require attention to these contexts. This entails a process of collaboration with many partners: teachers, nurses, healthcare providers, church leaders, neighborhood group directors, and other community leaders. The process of collaboration in children's menta ... More

Keywords: children's mental health, healthcare providers, collaboration, collaborative research, community leaders

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Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780195307825
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307825.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kimberly Eaton Hoagwood, editor
Columbia University

Peter S. Jensen, editor
Columbia University

Mary McKay, editor
Mt. Sinai Board of Medicine

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Chapter Three Under New Management: Research Collaboration with Family Members and Youth

Nancy Koroloff, Trina Osher, Pauline Jivanjee, Michael D. Pullmann, Kathryn Sofich, Leanne Guthrie, Jane Adams, and Shalene Murphy

Chapter Five Creative Community Collaborations: A Research Casebook and Toolkit

Robin Peth Pierce, Serene Olin, Kimberly Eaton Hoagwood, and Peter Jensen

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