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Author Tanielian, Terri L., author.

Title Ready to serve : community-based provider capacity to deliver culturally competent, quality mental health care to veterans and their families / Terri Tanielian, Coreen Farris, Caroline Epley, Carrie M. Farmer, Eric Robinson, Charles C. Engel, Michael William Robbins, Lisa H. Jaycox.

Publication Info. Santa Monica, CA : RAND, [2014]


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 Axe JSTOR Open Ebooks  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (30 pages) : color illustrations, color map
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
text file PDF rda
Note "This research was sponsored by the United Health Foundation in collaboration with the Military Officers Association of America and conducted within RAND Health"--Page 30.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 25-28).
Note Print version.
Summary Ensuring that military veterans and their families have access to high-quality mental health care is a national priority. Over the past several years, the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs have increased the number of mental health professionals working within their facilities and have rolled out training and quality improvement initiatives designed to promote the use of evidence-based treatments. Despite these important efforts, research continues to demonstrate that many veterans prefer to seek services outside the Department of Defense and/or the Department of Veterans Affairs. Thus, providers working in the civilian sector are an increasingly important part of the overall workforce addressing veterans' mental health needs. To better understand a key aspect of our nation's ability to provide veterans and their families with access to high-quality mental health care, RAND conducted a survey of civilian mental health providers to gather information about their competency with military and veteran culture and their training and experience treating posttraumatic stress disorder and depression. This report provides the results of that survey. The findings and recommendations from this study should be relevant to individuals, organizations, and policy officials concerned about the capacity of the civilian health care sector to deliver culturally competent, high-quality services to veterans and their families.
Subject Community mental health services -- United States.
Soldiers -- Mental health services -- United States.
Veterans -- Mental health services -- United States.
Families of military personnel -- Services for -- United States.
Mental health personnel -- United States.
Cultural competence -- United States.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Psychopathology -- Depression.
Community mental health services. (OCoLC)fst00871055
Cultural competence. (OCoLC)fst01748449
Families of military personnel -- Services for. (OCoLC)fst01765693
Mental health personnel. (OCoLC)fst01016457
Veterans -- Mental health services. (OCoLC)fst01165782
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Community Mental Health Services -- statistics & numerical data.
Veterans -- psychology.
Military Family -- psychology.
Quality of Health Care -- statistics & numerical data.
Culturally Competent Care -- statistics & numerical data.
United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Farris, Coreen, author.
Epley, Caroline, author.
Farmer, Carrie M., author.
Robinson, Eric, author.
Engel, Charles C., author.
Robbins, Michael William, author.
Jaycox, Lisa, author.
RAND Health.
Rand Corporation, issuing body.
UnitedHealth Foundation, sponsoring body.
Other Form: Print version: Tanielian, Terri L. Ready to serve. Santa Monica, Calif. : RAND Corporation, [2014] 9780833087683 (OCoLC)896827260
ISBN 9780833089427 (electronic bk.)
0833089420 (electronic bk.)
Report No. RAND/RR-806-UNHF
Standard No. GBVCP 100866295X

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