Forty Years of Engagement Research in Children's Mental Health Services: Multidimensional Measurement and Practice Elements.

@article{Becker2018FortyYO,
  title={Forty Years of Engagement Research in Children's Mental Health Services: Multidimensional Measurement and Practice Elements.},
  author={Kimberly D. Becker and Maya Boustani and Resham Gellatly and Bruce F. Chorpita},
  journal={Journal of clinical child and adolescent psychology : the official journal for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division 53},
  year={2018},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={
          1-23
        }
}
Poor engagement in child and adolescent mental health services is a significant public health concern. The purpose of this study was to synthesize the engagement literature using a multidimensional measurement framework to identify practice elements that are associated with improved engagement. We examined 50 randomized controlled trials of interventions targeting treatment engagement in youth mental health services published between 1974 and 2016. We utilized a multidimensional measurement… CONTINUE READING
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