Children’s Mental Health

2006 Children’s Mental Health: Strategies for Providing High Quality and Cost-Effective Care

May 17, 2006

How to best address children’s mental health is one of North Carolina’s most pressing policy issues.  Sound policy decisions informed by research and practice are crucial to ensuring that we meet the needs of children who suffer from mental illness.

National experts led a discussion of current research and policy strategies for providing quality and cost-effective care for children with mental illness and their families.

Introductory Remarks

Kenneth A. Dodge, Ph.D.
The William McDougall Professor of Public Policy Studies; Professor, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience; and Director, Center for Child and Family Policy :: View Slides


Leslie Brower, Ph.D., RN
Deputy Director for Program and Policy, Department of Mental Health, State of Ohio :: View Slides

E. Jane Costello, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center :: View Slides

Bill Donnelly, Ph.D.
Interim Director, Children’s Resource Center, Bowling Green, Ohio :: View Slides

Robert Friedman, Ph.D.
Director, Research and Training Center for Children’s Mental Health: University of South Florida