A Theory of Change for Positive Developmental Approaches to Improving Outcomes Among Emerging Adults with Serious Mental Health Conditions

@article{Walker2015ATO,
  title={A Theory of Change for Positive Developmental Approaches to Improving Outcomes Among Emerging Adults with Serious Mental Health Conditions},
  author={Janet S. Walker},
  journal={The Journal of Behavioral Health Services \& Research},
  year={2015},
  volume={42},
  pages={131-149}
}
  • Janet S. Walker
  • Published 19 February 2015
  • Psychology
  • The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research
Recent evidence attests to the shortcomings of typical services for improving outcomes among emerging adults with serious mental health conditions (SMHCs). Researchers and providers have responded by developing new programs and interventions for meeting the unique needs of these young people. A significant number of these programs and interventions can be described as taking a positive developmental approach, which is informed by a combination of theoretical sources, including theories of… 

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