Research

Selected Children’s Health Initiative (CHI) Publications

Grimes, K.E., Creedon, T., Coffey, S.M., Webster, C., Hagan, G.N., & Lehar, S. Enhanced child psychiatry access and engagement via integrated care: A collaborative practice model with pediatrics. Psychiatric Services (In press)

Grimes K.E., McLean, J., & Allen, K. (2018). Center for Health Care Strategies Analysis of 2008 Data: Children in Medicaid: Patterns of psychotropic medication use, 2008 and 2005. Center for Health Care Strategies: Hamilton, NJ

Grimes, K. E. (2017). Lessons from ACEs: Pay now or pay (more) later. Academic Pediatrics, 17(7), S18–S19. doi:10.1016/j.acap.2016.12.013 Click here to view.

Grimes, K., Webster, C., Coffey, S., & Hagan, G. (2017). Integrated care for children: a shared training model. Medical Education, 51(5), 553–553. doi:10.1111/medu.13308 Click here to view.

Pires S., & Grimes K. (2013). Faces of Medicaid: Examining children’s behavioral health service utilization and expenditures. Center for Health Care Strategies. Hamilton, NJ. Click here to view.

Grimes K.E., Schulz M.F., Cohen S.A., Mullin B.O., Lehar S.E., & Tien S. (2011). Pursuing cost-effectiveness in mental health service delivery for youth with complex needs. The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, 14(2), 73-86. Click here to view.

Adames, J. (interviewer) & Grimes, K.E. (interviewee). (2007). Family and Child Involvement and Retention in Youth Mental Health. Retrieved from 4 Researchers website: 4researchers.org/articles/1471.  Click here to view.

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

Grimes, K. E., & Mullin, B. O. (2007). MHSPY: Intentional integrated system of care associated with improved youth outcomes. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 34(3), 350–351. doi:10.1007/s11414-007-9058-2  Click here to view.

Grimes, K.E., Kapunan, P.E., & Mullin, B.O. (2006). Children’s health services in a “system of care”: Patterns of mental health, primary and specialty use. Public Health Reports,121(3), 311-323. doi:10.1177/003335490612100315 Click here to view.

Pires, S.A. & Grimes, K.E. (2006). Health care reform tracking project (HCRTP): Promising approaches for behavioral health services to children and adolescents and their families in managedcare systems — 8: Clinical decision making approaches for child/adolescent behavioral health care in public sector managed care systems. Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute (FMHI), Research and Training Center for Children’s Mental Health. Click here to view.

Fallon T., Pumariega A.J., Sowers, W., Klaehn, R., Huffine, C., Vaughan, T., …, & Grimes K.E. (2006). A level of care instrument for children’s systems of care: Construction, reliability and validity. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 15(2):140-152. doi: 10.1007/s10826-005-9012-y Click here to view.

Grimes K.E.& Mullin, B.O. (2006). MHSPY: A children’s health initiative for maintaining at-risk youth in the community. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 33(2), 196-212. doi:10.1007/s11414-006-9013-7  Click here to view.

Grimes, K.E., contributing author. (2005). Child and adolescent mental health policies and plans. World Health Organization. Geneva: World Health Organization. Click here to view.

Adames, J., Grimes, K. E., & Frankman, K. (2005). You had me at “hello”: Characteristics of culturally proficient initial engagement practices. In C. Newman, C. Liberton, K. Kutash, & R. M. Friedman (Eds.), The 18th Annual Research Conference Proceedings, A System of Care for Children’s Mental Health: Expanding the Research Base. Tampa: University of South Florida, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Research and Training Center for Children’s Mental Health.

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

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

Grimes K.E.(2003). 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 (316-331). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. 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.