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New methodology: Measuring racial or ethnic disparities in child welfare
Understanding the disparate treatment of African American children in the child welfare system requires consideration of the dynamics at a community level and the state level. Looking across a state allows one to target ...
Should We Give Up Domain Importance Weighting in QoL Measures?
(Springer Verlag, 2011-05)
The purpose of this article is to examine the recent claims calling for abolishing domain importance weighting in quality of life (QoL) measures by considering the evidence conceptually and empirically. Based on a close ...
Importance is Not Unimportant: The Role of Importance Weighting in QOL Measures
(Springer Verlag, 2011-06)
The effect of relative domain importance as a weighting mechanism in quality of life (QoL) measures has been a topic of debate for decades. Studies investigating the role of domain importance in QoL measures have produced ...
CIT in context: The impact of mental health resource availability and district saturation on call dispositions
Abstract The goals of Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) programs include improving safety during encounters between police and persons with mental illnesses, diverting persons with mental illnesses away from the criminal ...
Chronic Medical Conditions among Jail Detainees in Residential Psychiatric Treatment: A Latent Class Analysis
(Springer Verlag, 2011-03-11)
Studies of incarcerates with serious mental illnesses (SMI) have found elevated rates of chronic medical conditions such as asthma and diabetes and of infectious diseases such as tuberculosis compared with general population ...
CIT in Context: The Impact of Mental Health Resource Availability and District Saturation on Call Dispositions
The goals of Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) programs include improving safety during encounters between police and persons with mental illnesses, diverting persons with mental illnesses away from the criminal justice system, ...