Ten guiding principles for youth mental health services
Frank Hughes, Lisa Hebel, Paul Badcock, Alexandra G Parker
EARLY INTERVENTION IN PSYCHIATRY | WILEY | Published : 2018
AIMS: Guiding principles are arguably central to the development of any health service. The aim of this article is to report on the outcomes of a youth mental health (YMH) community of practice (CoP), which identified a range of guiding principles that provide a clear point of comparison for the only other set of principles for YMH service delivery proposed to date. METHODS: A YMH CoP was established in 2010 as part of the Victorian State Government approach to improving YMH care. An initial literature search was undertaken to locate articles on YMH service delivery. A number of common themes were identified, which the YMH community of practice (YMHCoP) members then elaborated upon by drawin..View full abstract
Department of Health, Victorian State Government.