Recent federal legislation calls for child welfare agencies and Medicaid to develop mechanisms for assuring youth in foster care receive appropriate health and mental health services, including medications.
Although research on effective child and adolescent mental health interventions has grown significantly over the past two decades, public mental health care systems have been slow to draw on this research.
Objectives: This article describes the Standard Interview for Evidence Use (SIEU), a measure to assess the level of engagement in acquiring, evaluating, and applying research evidence in health and social service settings. Method: Three scales measuring input, process, and output ...
The William T. Grant Foundation invests in high-quality research focused on reducing inequality in youth outcomes and improving the use of research evidence in decisions that affect young people in the United States.