Behavioral Health & Health Policy

From nationwide behavioral health surveillance surveys to program-specific randomized control trial evaluations, Westat brings world-class experts and solutions to improve our country's response to behavioral health crises. We work with clinicians, researchers, and policymakers to build capacity for implementing, measuring, and continuously improving evidence-based practices, policies, and research. Our team includes leading substance use, abuse and addiction, traumatic stress, and mental health researchers and practitioners.

Behavioral Health & Health Policy Leadership

510+

Projects

200

Staff

350

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Publications

Rubenstein L., Dukes S., Fearing C., Foster B.K., Painter K., Rosenblatt A., and Rubin W. (2018).

A case study for social marketing: Key strategies for transforming the children's mental health system in the United States.

Vidal S. and Connell C.M. (2018).

Treatment effects of parent-child focused evidence-based programs on problem severity and functioning among children and adolescents with disruptive behavior.

Wu D.T.Y., Chen A.T., Manning J.D., Levy-Fix G., Backonja U., Borland D., Caban J.J., Dowding D.W., Hochheiser H., Kagan V., Kandaswamy S., Kumar M., Nunez A., Pan E., and Gotz D. (2019).

Evaluating visual analytics for health informatics applications: A systematic review from the American Medical Informatics Association Visual Analytics Working Group Task Force on Evaluation.

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