Hodges, H., & Scalora, M. J. (2015). Challenging the political assumption that “Guns don’t kill people, crazy people kill people!” American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 85(3), 211-216.
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Study of the Opportunities for Public Health, Behavioral Health, and Primary Care Integration in Nebraska
Integrating public health, primary care and behavioral health care provides opportunities that can benefit all people in Nebraska. PPC staff members conducted a literature review of promising national practices and performing an environmental scan of innovative integration projects across Nebraska. Staff facilitated workgroup meetings that engaged partners to discuss opportunities and ideas. The workgroup developed […]
Community Assessment & Education to Promote Behavioral Health Planning and Evaluation (CAPE) Phase II: Innovation Communities
The Public Policy Center teamed up with several Lincoln organizations to identify behavioral health data that provide insights into community trends. Through this project, existing administrative data was compiled to increase community knowledge about behavioral health and created a context for behavioral health system action. One of four “innovation community” projects across the United States, […]
Neal, T. M. S., Miller, S. L., & Shealy, R. C. (2015). A field study of a comprehensive violence risk assessment battery. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 42, 952-968. doi: 10.1177/0093854815572252
Ferraro III, F. M. (2015). Enhancement of convergent creativity following a multiday wilderness experience. Ecopsychology, 7, 7-11. doi:10.1089/eco.2014.0043
Shank, N., Perkins, T., & Hoffman, S. (2015). Evaluation of the privatization of services from the Community Mental Health Center. University of Nebraska Public Policy Center. Unpublished report.
The PPC provided facilitation to Saline County stakeholders in early childhood mental health to reach the goal of all children ages 0- 5 in Saline County experiencing positive social and emotional growth. The stakeholder group objective was to create a work plan for the county and to select a fiscal agency for a grant through […]
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 […]
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., & 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.