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 […]
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Abdel-Monem, Tarik, & Dekraai, Mark. (August 2014). Rights and Grievance Processes for Consumers of Behavioral Health. Report Appendix.
Abdel-Monem, T., Dekraai, M., (August 2014) Rights and Grievance Processes for Consumers of Behavioral Health Final Report.
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 […]
Neal, T.M.S., & Grisso, T. (2014). The cognitive underpinnings of bias in forensic mental health evaluations. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 20, 200-211. doi: 10.1037/a0035824
Bulling, D., DeKraai, M., Abdel-Monem, T, Nieuwsma, J., Cantrell, W., Etheridge, K., & Meador, K. (2014). Confidentiality and mental health/chaplaincy collaboration. Military Psychology, 25(6), 557-567.
Candilis, P., & Neal, T.M.S. (2014). Not just welfare over justice: Ethics in forensic consultation. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 19, 19-29. doi: 10.1111/lcrp.12038
Sometimes Nebraskans have to recover from storms and floods. The heroic phase of disaster response (sandbagging and people pulling together) is often followed by a period of disillusionment (disappointment with aid and coping with clean up). Reconstruction takes time – and can be stressful. The PPC worked to provide crisis counseling assistance, create public service […]