Behavioral Health Services for Women Receiving Public Assistance
The purpose of this study is to determine whether access to behavioral health services has been affected by welfare reform.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
|Official Title:||Access to Behavioral Health Services for Women on TANF|
|Study Start Date:||January 2002|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||April 2003|
This study examines patterns of behavioral health service use among a group of female household heads who receive Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) and have serious mental illness (SMI). The findings from this study will be used to determine the feasibility of conducting a full-scale longitudinal study of the impact of welfare reform outcomes on female household heads who have SMI and are currently or formerly recipients of welfare.
|United States, Pennsylvania|
|University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Work|
|Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19103|