Date of Award
Master of Arts
Dr. Richard Tsegaye-Spates
Dr. Malcolm Robertson
Dr. Helen Pratt
Masters Thesis-Open Access
Thirty-one out of 55 Community Mental Health Boards participated in a survey conducted by the Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Michigan. This study examined a number of variables in the questionnaire using a product-moment correlational analysis.
Results indicated that family and consumer input is modestly correlated with comprehensive service delivery and staff/consumer education and training. Budget and the active number of mentally ill cases had a low correlation with comprehensive service delivery and staff/consumer education and training. Interagency collaboration was modestly correlated with program evaluation, and comprehensive services available to consumers. Weaknesses were noted in the management structure of CMH Boards regarding their mission and purpose in the treatment of persons with serious mental illness. Discussion of the results and implications for future research are provided.
Werner, Pamela C., "Examination of Community Mental Health Services for Persons with Serious Mental Illness: A Descriptive Study of 31 Counties in Michigan" (1992). Masters Theses. 841.