A meta-systems approach to evidence-based practice for children and adolescents.

@article{Kazak2010AMA,
  title={A meta-systems approach to evidence-based practice for children and adolescents.},
  author={Anne E. Kazak and Kimberly Eaton Hoagwood and John R. Weisz and Korey K. Hood and Thomas R. Kratochwill and Luis A. Vargas and Gerard A. Banez},
  journal={The American psychologist},
  year={2010},
  volume={65 2},
  pages={
          85-97
        }
}
Improving outcomes for children and adolescents with mental health needs demands a broad meta-systemic orientation to overcome persistent problems in current service systems. Improving outcomes necessitates inclusion of current and emerging evidence about effective practices for the diverse population of youth and their families. Key components of the meta-system for children with emotional or behavioral needs include families, cultural norms and values, and service sectors such as schools… 

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