University-Community Mental Health Center Collaboration: Encouraging the Dissemination of Empirically-Based Treatment and Practice

@article{AbdulAdil2009UniversityCommunityMH,
  title={University-Community Mental Health Center Collaboration: Encouraging the Dissemination of Empirically-Based Treatment and Practice},
  author={Jaleel K. Abdul-Adil and Olena Drozd and Ivan Irie and Rachel Riley and Alexis Silas and A. David Farmer and Pat H. Tolan},
  journal={Community Mental Health Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={46},
  pages={417-422}
}
Community Mental Health Centers (CMHC) are valuable resources for urban youth and families across the nation. Community demands for high volumes of clinical service, however, often render these agencies without ability to fully evaluate provided services or conduct rigorous research with their target populations. This report asserts the importance of establishing effective collaborations between research-oriented universities and CMHCs in an effort to bridge the gap between empirically-based… CONTINUE READING