Issue Brief: Updating the System of Care Concept and Philosophy
Source: The Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development
Resource Type: Document or Publication
Transformation Team Subjects: Partnership for System Transformation
Key Topics: System of Care
This issue brief clarifies and updates the “systems of care” concept. It outlines elements of the concept that should be updated, offers an updated version of the definition and the accompanying principles, clarifies the intended use of the updated framework, outlines challenges for research and evaluation, and suggests areas needing greater emphasis as providers continue to address children’s mental health in the future.