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Author Marton, Krisztina, rapporteur

Title Measuring serious emotional disturbance in children : workshop summary / Krisztina Marton, rapporteur ; Committee on National Statistics and Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education and Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine
Published Washington, DC : The National Academies Press, [2016]


Description 1 online resource (xii, 89 pages) : illustrations
Series Online access: NCBI NCBI Bookshelf
Contents Introduction -- Existing measures and data -- Measurement challenges for popoulation surveys -- Design and estimation options -- Key themes and possible next steps -- Appendix A: Workshop agenda -- Appendix B: Biographical sketches of steering committee members and speakers
Summary "The workshop summarized in this report was organized as part of a study sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, with the goal of assisting SAMHSA in its responsibilities of expanding the collection of behavioral health data in several areas. The workshop brought together experts in child mental health, psychiatric epidemiology and survey methods to facilitate discussion of the most suitable measures and mechanisms for producing estimates of serious emotional disturbance in children, which are necessary to enable the distribution of block grants that support state-level mental health services for children. The report discusses existing measures and data on mental disorders and functional impairment, challenges associated with collecting these data in large-scale population-based studies, as well as study design and estimation options"--Publisher description
Notes "Workshop on Integrating New Measures of Serious Emotional Disturbance in Children into SAMHSA's Data Collection Programs, National Academy of Sciences, Keck Center, Room 201, 505 Fifth Street, NW, Washington, DC 2001, June 11, 2015"--Page 81
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (National Academies Press, viewed January 30, 2016)
Subject Affective disorders in children -- Evaluation
Psychiatric rating scales.
Child health services.
Statistics -- Methodology
Health Services Needs and Demand -- statistics & numerical data
Mental Disorders -- diagnosis
Data Collection -- methods
Data Collection
Research Design
Psychiatric Status Rating Scales
Health Surveys
Child Health Services
children (people by age group)
MEDICAL -- Gynecology & Obstetrics.
Child health services
Psychiatric rating scales
SUBJECT United States
Genre/Form proceedings (reports)
Conference papers and proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author United States. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, sponsoring body.
United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, sponsoring body.
Workshop on Integrating New Measures of Serious Emotional Disturbance in Children into SAMHSA's Data Collection Programs (2015 : Washington, D.C.)
ISBN 9780309388191