Impact of School-Based and Out-of-School Mental Health Services on Reducing School Absence and School Suspension among Children with Psychiatric Disorders

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TitleImpact of School-Based and Out-of-School Mental Health Services on Reducing School Absence and School Suspension among Children with Psychiatric Disorders
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2017
AuthorsKang-Yi, C, Wolk, CB, Locke, J, Beidas, RS, Lareef, I, Pisciella, AE, Lim, S, Evans, AC, Mandell, DS
JournalEvaluation and Program Planning
Volume67
Pagination105-112
Abstract

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.

DOI10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2017.12.006