This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.
Buy single article
Instant access to the full article PDF.
Price includes VAT for USA
1. UnpublishedUtilization survey, PMHP 1976–77, July 1977.
Cowen, E. L. Emergent directions in school mental health: The development and evaluation of a program for early detection and prevention of ineffective school behavior.American Scientist, 1971,59, 723–733.
Cowen, E. L., & Lorion, R. P. New directions in school mental health: A secondary preventive program. In H. H. Barten & L. Bellak (Eds.),Progress in community mental health (Vol. 3). New York: Brunner-Mazel, 1975.
Cowen, E. L., Lorion, R. P., & Dorr, D. Research in the community cauldron: A case report.Canadian Psychologist, 1974,15, 313–325. (a)
Cowen, E. L., Lorion, R. P., Kraus, R. M., & Dorr, D. Geometric expansion of helping services.Journal of School Psychology, 1974,12, 288–295. (b)
Cowen, E. L., Lorion, R. P., Dorr, D., Clarfield, S. P., & Wilson, A. B. Evaluation of a preventively oriented, school based mental health program.Psychology in the schools, 1975,12, 161–166. (a)
Cowen, E. L., Trost, M. A., Lorion, R. P., Dorr, D., Izzo, L. D., & Isaacson, R. V.New ways in school mental health: Early detection and prevention of school maladaptation. New York: Human Sciences Press, 1975. (b)
Cowen, E. L., Lorion, R. P., & Wilson, A. B. Knowing, liking, and judged problem severity in relation to referral and outcome measures in a school based intervention program.Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1976,44, 317–329.
Cowen, E. L., & Schochet, B. V. Referral and outcome differences between terminating and nonterminating children seen by nonprofessionals in a school mental health project.American Journal of Community Psychology, 1973,1, 103–112.
Cowen, E. L., Zax, M., Izzo, L. D., & Trost, M. A. The prevention of emotional disorders in the school setting: A further investigation.Journal of Consulting Psychology, 1966,30, 381–387.
Gesten, E. A health resources inventory: The development of a measure of the personal and social competence of primary grade children.Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1976,44, 775–786.
Glidewell, J. C., & Swallow, C. S.The prevalence of maladjustment in elementary schools: A report prepared for the Joint Commission on the Mental Health of Children. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1969.
Joint Commission on the Mental Health of Children.Crisis in child mental health: Challenge for the 1970's. New York: Harper & Row, 1969.
Kellam, S. G., Branch, J. D., Agrawal, K. C., & Ensminger, M. E.Mental health and going to school: The Woodlawn program of assessment, early intervention, and evaluation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1975.
Lorion, R. P., & Cowen, E. L. Comparison of two outcome groups in a school-based mental health project.American Journal of Community Psychology, 1976,4, 65–73.
Lotion, R. P., Cowen, E. L., & Caldwell, R. A. Problem types of children referred to a school based mental health program.Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1974,42, 491–496.
Lorion, R. P., Cowen, E. L., & Caldwell, R. A. Normative and parametric analyses of school maladjustment.American Journal of Community Psychology, 1975,3, 291–301.
The present report was done with support from NIMH Experimental and Special Training Branch grants: MH-11820-06, MH-14547-01-A1. The author express sincere appreciation for that support and also acknowledge Ms. Sharon Biegen's contributions to the data analyses.
About this article
Cite this article
Cowen, E.L., Gesten, E.L. & Wilson, A.B. The Primary Mental Health Project (PMHP): Evaluation of current program effectiveness. Am J Commun Psychol 7, 293–303 (1979). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00890693
- Mental Health
- Social Psychology
- Health Psychology
- Program Effectiveness
- Current Program