Research

Selected Children’s Health Initiative (CHI) Publications

Grimes KE, Gilmer T. (Upcoming Spring 2017). Faces of Medicaid: Patterns of Psychotropic Medication Use for Children in Medicaid: 2008 vs. 2005; Hamilton, NJ: Center for Health Care Strategies.

Grimes KE.  (in press). Learning from ACEs: Pay Now or Pay (More) Later. Academic Pediatrics.

Grimes, K., Webster, C., Coffey, S. and Hagan, G. (2017), Integrated care for children: a shared training model. Med Educ, 51: 553. doi:10.1111/medu.13308 Click here to view.

Pires SA, Grimes KE. Faces of Medicaid: Examining Children’s Behavioral Health Service Use and Expenditures. Center for Health Care Strategies. Hamilton, NJ. 2013. Click here to view.

Grimes KE, Schulz MF, Cohen SA, Mullin BO, Lehar SE, Tien S. Pursuing Cost-Effectiveness in Mental Health Service Delivery for Youth with Complex Needs. The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics. 2011;14:73-86. Click here to view.

Grimes KE, Adames J. 4researchers | Family and Child Involvement and Retention in Youth Mental Health. 4researchers.org. Published May 2007 Click here to view.

Grimes KE, Mullin B, Nechasek S. Improving treatment access, engagement and effectiveness for SED youth. Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics. 2007;10(1). Click here for the journal index.

Grimes KE, Mullin B. MHSPY: Intentional Integrated System of Care Associated with Improved Youth Outcomes. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research. 2007. Click here to view.

Grimes KE, Kapunan PE, Mullin B. Children’s Health Services in a “System of Care”: Patterns of Mental Health, Primary and Specialty Use. Public Health Reports. 2006;121:311-323. Click here to view.

Pires SA, Grimes KE. Clinical Decision Making Approaches for Child/Adolescent Behavioral Health Care in Public Sector Managed Care Systems. Promising Approaches for Behavioral Health Services to Children and Adolescents and Their Families in Managed Care Systems, 8. Tampa, FL: Research and Training Center for Children’s Mental Health, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida. 2006;89-99 Click here to view.

Fallon T, Pumariega AJ, Grimes KE. A level of care instrument for children’s systems of care: Construction, reliability and validity. Journal of Child and Family Studies. 2006;15(2):140-152. Click here to view.

Grimes KE, Mullin B. MHSPY: A Children’s Health Initiative for Maintaining At-Risk Youth in the Community. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research. 2006;196-212. Click here to view.

Grimes, KE, contributing author. Child and Adolescent Mental Health Policies and Plans. World Health Organization. 2005. Click here to view.

Grimes KE. Systems of Care in North America. In: Remschmidt, Belfer & Goodyer (Eds.), Facilitating pathways: Care, Treatment and Prevention in Child and Adolescent Mental Health. Berlin: Springer. 2004;35-43.

Grimes, KE, contributing author. Caring for children and adolescents with mental disorders: setting WHO directions. World Health Organization. Geneva: World Health Organization. 2003.

Grimes KE. Collaboration with primary care: Sharing risks, goals, and outcomes in an integrated system of care. In: The Handbook of Child and Adolescent Systems of Care: The New Community Psychiatry. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass; 2003:316-331. Click here to view.

Selected Children’s Health Initiative Presentations

Grimes KE, Cook B. Making Health Care Affordable: Preserving Access and Improving Value. Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation. Boston, MA. 2013. Click here to view the presentation.

Grimes KE, Carson N, Rosenblum D. Using Measures in Clinical Practice, Administration and Training. American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: AACAP/CACAP Joint Annual Meeting. Toronto, Canada. 2011. Click here to view.

Grimes KE. Better Care Pays for Itself: Coordination with Primary Care. Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA) Webinar. 2011. Click here to view.

Grimes KE. State-Level Responses to Changing Patterns of Prescribing Psychoactive Medication for Children: Policy, Economic and Practice Implications. American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Meeting. New York, NY. 2010.

Grimes KE, Medeiros L, Snyder K, Rucker K, Lehar S. Measuring Quality in Service Implementation: What Matters Most? New Horizons for Systems of Care: Effective Practice and Performance for Children and Youth with Mental Health Challenges and Their Families. Georgetown Training Institutes. Washington, DC. 2010. Click here to view the poster and here to view the handout.

Grimes KE. Real World Strategies for Population-based Effectiveness Measurement in Child Mental Health Delivery. Quality of Behavioral Health Care. Florida Mental Health Institute: Quality of Behavioral Health Care. Clearwater, FL. 2011

Grimes KE, Subberra J, Schulz M, Mullin B, Creeden M, Lehar, S. Effective Collaboration with Child Welfare: Building Partnerships on Behalf of Youth with Identified Mental Health Needs. Developing Local Systems of Care for Children and Adolescents with Mental Health Needs and their Families: New Directions to Improve Outcomes. Georgetown Training Institutes. Nashville, TN. 2008. Click to view the poster and here handout.

Grimes KE. MHSPY: Process and Promise. The Federation for Children With Special Needs: Visions of Community. Boston, MA. 2008. Click here to view.