Peer support credentialing for Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (NDHHS) began with focus group work from a previous assessment from the Transformation Technology Initiative (TTI), discovering the need to standardize peer support credentialing efforts in the state. This project facilitated stakeholders, and peers with lived experiences, in the selection of criteria for eventual […]
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The Gamblers Assistance Program project initiated the facilitation of a work group identified through the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (NDHHS) Gamblers Assistance Program stakeholders to identify behavioral health clinical supervision standards, best practices, and recommendations for clinical supervision scholarship processes. The group also created a problem gambling credentialing scholarship process to assist […]
Collaborating Across the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Defense to Integrate Mental Health and Chaplaincy Services
Nieuwsma, J.A., Jackson, G.L., DeKraai, M.B., Bulling, D.J., Cantrell, W.C., Rhodes, J.E., Bates, M.J., Ethridge, K., Lane, M.E., Tenhula, W.N., Batten, S.J., & Meador, K.G. (2014). Collaborating across the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Defense to integrate mental health and chaplaincy services. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 29, S885-S894.
Neal, T.M.S. (2014). Women as expert witnesses: A review of the literature. Behavioral Sciences and the Law. doi: 10.1002/bsl.2113
Neal, T.M.S. & Brodsky, S.L. (2014). Occupational socialization’s role in forensic psychologists’ objectivity. Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice, 14, 24-44. DOI: 10.1080/15228932.2013.863054
The Public Policy Center evaluated the privatization of behavioral health services that took place during 2013 – 2014 in Nebraska’s Region V System service area. The Community Mental Health Center, operated by the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners (Board), was one of the key providers of behavioral health services within the network of Region V […]
Rights and Grievance Processes for Consumers of Behavioral Health. Report Appendix. Abdel-Monem, Tarik, and Dekraai, Mark. (August 2014).
Rights and Grievance Processes for Consumers of Behavioral Health Final Report. Abdel-Monem, Tarik, and Dekraai, Mark. (August 2014).
Consumers of behavioral health services have rights identified in federal and state law. However, navigating those rights and enforcement systems can be a complicated and difficult process. A particularly important right is the right to file a grievance about a behavioral health provider, but many consumers may neglect to do so because they fear retaliation […]
Although various theories of trust and confidence have been proposed, no comprehensive framework yet exists. Trust and confidence research has been undermined by failures to develop models that incorporate the various trust- and confidence-related factors, a lack of clarity regarding what is even meant by trust- and confidence-related terms, and so on. This postdoctoral fellow […]