Improving access to mental health care for children: the Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project.

@article{Sarvet2010ImprovingAT,
  title={Improving access to mental health care for children: the Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project.},
  author={Barry D Sarvet and Joseph Gold and J. Bostic and Bruce J. Masek and Jefferson B Prince and Mary Jeffers-Terry and Charles F. Moore and Benjamin Molbert and John H. Straus},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2010},
  volume={126 6},
  pages={1191-200}
}
BACKGROUND Inadequate access to care for mentally ill children and their families is a persistent problem in the United States. Although promotion of pediatric primary care clinicians (PCCs) in detection, management, and coordination of child mental health care is a strategy for improving access, limitations in training, time, and specialist availability represent substantial barriers. The Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project (MCPAP), publicly funded with 6 regional consultation teams… CONTINUE READING