, Volume 37, Issue 1-2, pp 128-131,
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A Framework for Measurement Feedback to Improve Decision-Making in Mental Health

Abstract

The authors present a multi-level framework for conceptualizing and designing measurement systems to improve decision-making in the treatment and prevention of child and adolescent mental health problems as well as the promotion of well-being. Also included is a description of the recommended drivers of the development and refinement of these measurement systems and the importance of the architecture upon which these measurement systems are built. The authors conclude with a set of recommendations for the next steps for the field.

An erratum to this article can be found at http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10488-010-0287-y