|Title||Impact of School-Based and Out-of-School Mental Health Services on Reducing School Absence and School Suspension among Children with Psychiatric Disorders|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2017|
|Authors||Kang-Yi, C, Wolk, CB, Locke, J, Beidas, RS, Lareef, I, Pisciella, AE, Lim, S, Evans, AC, Mandell, DS|
|Journal||Evaluation and Program Planning|
Objective: Examined impact of school-mental health service use on academic outcomes.
Study Sample: 755 children who were enrolled in 1st through 8th grades.
Methods: Longitudinal multi-level analysis of children’s academic outcomes
Results: Positive impact of school-mental health service use on school suspension
Conclusion: Mental health program tailored to school setting is important.