Successful Treatment At Maricopa School Based Program

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Successful Treatment in the Maricopa School-Based Program
Justine McArdle
University of the Rockies

Successful Treatment in the Maricopa School-Based Program
With the prevention of mental and physical health difficulties and the advancement of well-being and health, there is emphasis on reducing the breach between mental health needs that are not met among youngsters and teenagers and operational evidence-based services to meet them (Rones and Hoagwood 2000; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 1999; U.S. Public Health Service 2000 as cited in Flaspohler, Meehan, Maras, & Keller, 2012). Despite evidence that school viciousness and other main problems among youth may have declined or leveled off, a significant need for effective prevention programming is still necessary. Current data suggests that of “11.3 % of young people in this country, about 7.4 million youth altogether, have at least one diagnosable emotional, behavioral, or developmental condition; 40 % of these youth are diagnosed with two or more of these conditions” (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 2010). The services of the Maricopa School-based program entail working extensively with students that are suffering from mental health illnesses. This outreach program of the Best Community Mental Health Center has also been established to educate students on the importance of mental health. The subject concentration of this program is the promotion of the growth and…
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