Administration in mental health

, Volume 8, Issue 2, pp 103–112 | Cite as

An orientation and training program for citizen boards

  • Donald P. Bartlett
  • Robert J. Grantham


The concept of citizen governance, as first promulgated in the community mental health legislation of the sixties, has been implemented with marginal success. This paper presents an orientation and training program for citizen boards aimed at raising their competence in certain key areas including policy planning, program evaluation, public relations, organizational management and fund-raising. Various criteria for effectively managing a board development program are discussed.


Public Health Mental Health Training Program Development Program Program Evaluation 
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© Human Sciences Press 1980

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  • Donald P. Bartlett
  • Robert J. Grantham

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