Integration of individualized mental health services into the system of care for children and adolescents
Many states have developed “systems of care” which are organized networks of service alternatives for children with emotional disabilities. However, in some states, these systems did not have a positive effect on the most disabled of youth and their families. A viable option is “wrap-around” or “individualized” services which, when integrated into system of care services, can be more effective and less expensive.
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