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Outcomes Measurement: Program Outcomes - Conceptual and Measurement Issues
Dr. Rossi presents a reconceptualization of outcomes measurement in the current context of evaluation research, managed care and cost-containment.
Peter Rossi, Ph.D., Stuart A. Rice Professor Emeritus, Director Emeritus, Social and Demographic Research Institute, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Outcomes Measurement: Health Care Outcomes from the Patient Point of View
Dr. Ware presents outcomes measurement in the context of managed care with specific reference to functional assessment in health and behavioral health.
John E. Ware, Jr., Ph.D., The Health Institute, New England Medical Center
Outcomes Measurement and Social Services: The Governmental Perspective
Mr. Hatry discusses current and projected outcomes measurement of social services at the federal, state and local government levels.
Harry Hatry, Director of State and Local Government Programs, The Urban Institute
Outcomes Measurement under Managed Care
Dr. Manderscheid discusses current and projected outcomes measurement in the area of behavioral health including substance abuse and mental health.
Ronald Manderscheid, Ph.D., Branch Chief, Survey and Analysis Branch, Division of State and Community Systems Development, Center for Mental Health Services, NIMH
Outcomes Measurement: Evaluating Family Programs
Dr. Weiss discusses outcomes measurement from the perspective of evaluating family programs.
Heather B. Weiss, Ed.D., Director, Harvard Family Research Center, Harvard University
Outcome Measurement: The State of the Science
Dr. Brenda Booth, Ph.D. provides an overview of the state of the science of outcome assessment including a specification of the objectives of outcome assessment, areas of success to date, current issues of scientific debate, the areas of present and future challenges for the field, and recommendations for advancing the field.
Brenda M. Booth, Ph.D., Associate Professor, The Center for Outcomes Research and Effectiveness, National Institute of Mental Health Center for Rural Mental Healthcare Research and Department of Veteran's Affairs Health Services Research and Development Field Program for Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas
Questions and Comments from Participants to Panel
9:30 - 10:30 A.M.
Symposium participants present questions to Mr. Hatry and Drs. Booth, Manderscheid, Rossi and Weiss.
Kathryn M. Rost, M.S.W., Ph.D., Associate Professor, The Center for Outcomes Research and Effectiveness, National Institute of Mental Health Center for Rural Mental Healthcare Research and Department of Veteran's Affairs Health Services Research and Development Field Program for Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas
RAND Outcomes Measurement Programs
Ian Coulter, Ph.D., Health Consultant, RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA; Director, Minority Oral Health Research Center, University of California at Los Angeles.
PRIME-MD - developed with Robert Spitzer, M.D.
Janet B.W. Williams, D.S.W., Professor of Clinical Psychiatric Social Work, Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University
William H. Berman, Ph.D., President, and Stephen W. Hurt, Ph.D., Behavioral Health Outcomes Systems (BHOS, Inc.)
Integrated Information System for Foster Care - IIS-FC
Rami Benbenishty, Ph.D., Professor, Paul Baerwald School of Social Work, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Professor, The Merrill-Palmer Institute for Family and Human Development, Wayne State University
Clinical Measurement Package - CMP
Walter W. Hudson, Ph.D., Professor, School of Social Work, Arizona State University
Outcomes Measurement for Social Work Research and Practice in Health Care
Barbara Berkman, D.S.W., Director of Social Work Research and Quality Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital and Associate Director, Geriatric Education Center, Harvard Medical School
An Application of the Use of Outcomes Measurement with Multiply Diagnosed Low Income Ethically Diverse Clients
Rosemary Moynihan, Ph.D., Coordinator, Mental Health Program Comprehensive Care Center for HIV, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
Marjorie Royle, Ph.D., Coordinator of Research and Evaluation, Department of Psychiatry, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
A University - Based Breast Cancer Program Support Service: Process and Outcomes
Sherrie Sheinfield Gorin, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Social Work, Adelphi University, School of Social Work
Barbara Balaban, A.S.C.W., Director of Adelphi New York Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program
A VA Hospital Intensive Case Managed Community Residential Care Program for Discharged Severely Mentally Ill Patients: Objectives and Outcomes
David Gitelson, D.S.W., Chief, Social Work Service, FDR VA Hospital
Arthur Russo, M.S.W., Program Director of Intensive Psychiatric Community Care, FDR VA Hospital
Using Available Information in Practice-Based Outcomes Research: A Case Study of Psycho-Social Risk Factors and Liver Transplant Outcomes
Irwin Epstein, Ph.D., Helen Rehr Professor of Social Work Research in Health Care, Hunter College School of Social Work, City University of New York
Felice Zilberfein, Ph.D., Preceptor, Department of Social Work Service, Mt. Sinai Hospital
Hospital Discharge Planning: A Comparative Analysis of Two Social Work Models Serving AIDS Patients
Marianne C. Fahs, Ph.D., M.P.H., Associate Professor and Director of Health Economics, Mt. Sinai Medical Center
Kathy Wade, M.S.W., Assistant Director of Social Work Services at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
Prospective Psychosocial Interventions: A Merger of Clinical and Research Techniques
James R.. Zabora, M.S.W., Director, Patient and Family Services, Johns Hopkins Oncology Center
Outcomes Measurement Through Performance Management: Theory and Applications
Margaret Dimond, A.C.S.W., Assistant Administrator of the Bone and Joint Center, Henry Ford Hospital
Penny Goldberg, M.S., Assistant Director of Social Work/Discharge Planning, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Comments on Outcomes Measurement Systems in Mental Health: Comparisons and Contrasts
Kenneth Howard, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychology, Northwestern University and Chief Scientific Advisor, COMPASS, Inc.
The Use of Rapid Assessment Instruments as Outcomes Tools
Kevin Corcoran, Ph.D., Professor, Graduate School of Social Work, Portland State University
Methodological Considerations in Outcomes Measurement in Family and Child Welfare
Fred H. Wulczyn, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Columbia University School of Social Work and New York State Department of Social Services