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OBJECTIVE Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is an evidence-based practice for individuals with severe mental illness. Although at least half of all people with severe mental illness are parents, little is known about their experiences as parents and as recipients of mental health interventions like ACT. The purpose of the current study was to examine the(More)
OBJECTIVE Illness management and recovery (IMR) is an evidence-based, manualized illness self-management program for people with severe mental illness. This study sought to develop a measure of IMR clinician competence and test its reliability and validity. METHODS Two groups of subject matter experts each independently created a clinician-level IMR(More)
OBJECTIVE Illness management and recovery (IMR) is an evidence-based practice that assists consumers in managing their illnesses and pursuing personal recovery goals. Although research has examined factors affecting IMR implementation facilitated by multifaceted, active roll-outs, the current study attempted to elucidate factors affecting IMR implementation(More)
OBJECTIVE This study explores the implementation of illness management and recovery (IMR) across Veterans Affairs Medical Centers (VAMCs). The implementation of illness management programming has been mandated in certain programs within VAMCs. IMR is consistent with the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) emphasis on recovery-oriented, evidence-based(More)
Adviser: Laura Mooneyham White This thesis examines the canonical literature/monster mash-up subgenre, focusing specifically on its originating text, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, as a case study to explore and understand the cultural work being done in this subgenre. This thesis argues that Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and other texts like it are a(More)
Although approximately 60 to 70 percent of detained adolescents meet criteria for a mental disorder, few receive treatment upon community re-entry. Given that mental health treatment can reduce recidivism, we examined detained adolescents' mental health needs and their postdetention mental health treatment and recidivism. Altogether, 1,574 adolescents (≤18(More)
The high demands and responsibilities of probation work, particularly with juvenile clients, may lead to burnout, which can negatively impact how probation officers work with clients, particularly individuals with behavioral health concerns. Yet, research examining burnout and related outcomes among juvenile probation officers (JPOs) is limited. We surveyed(More)
OBJECTIVE Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is an evidence-based practice for individuals living with serious mental illnesses. Although studies estimate that at least half of people with serious mental illnesses are parents, little is known about ACT policies and services for parent consumers. METHOD Seventy-three ACT providers from 67 teams completed(More)
OBJECTIVE Parenting is an important life domain for many people, but little research examines the parenting experience and its role in recovery for those with a severe mental illness. The current study provides preliminary evidence of how these concepts are related in a sample of individuals living with severe mental illness attending a community mental(More)
APA copyright notice: This article may not exactly replicate the final version published in the APA journal. It is not the copy of record. Abstract Objective: Parenting is an important life domain for many people, but little research examines the parenting experience and its role in recovery for those with a severe mental illness (SMI). The current study(More)