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The Latest Publications

Publication Citations

Journal of Ambulatory Care Management

Pediatric Provider and Staff Burnout in Community Health Centers

Hill, C., Justo, S., Park, H., Bair-Merritt, M., Morris, A., Feinberg, E., & Sheldrick, R. C. (2023, August 7). Pediatric Provider and Staff Burnout in Federally Qualified Community Health Centers. Journal of Ambulatory Care Management, 46(4), 265–271. https://doi.org/10.1097/jac.0000000000000472 

Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics

Changes Over Time in Outcomes of School-Age Children and Parents Receiving Integrated Mental Health Care in Federally Qualified Health Centers

Kim, J., Bair-Merritt, M., Rosenberg, J., Feinberg, E., Morris, A., Durham, M. P., Estela, M. G., & Sheldrick, R. C. (2023). Changes over time in outcomes of School-Age children and parents receiving integrated mental health care in federally qualified health centers. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 44(7), e493–e500. https://doi.org/10.1097/dbp.0000000000001203

JAMA Network Open

The Association of Integrating Mental Health into Pediatric Primary Care at Federally Qualified Health Centers with Utilization and Follow up Care

Kim, J., Sheldrick, R. C., Gallagher, K., Bair-Merritt, M., Durham, M. P., Feinberg, E., Morris, A., & Cole, M. (2023). Association of integrating mental health into pediatric primary care at federally qualified health centers with utilization and follow-up care. JAMA Network Open, 6(4), e239990. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.9990

Journal of Behavioral Health Services Research

Implementation of a Novel Pediatric Behavioral Health Intervention Initiative

Safon, C. B., Estela, M. G., Rosenberg, J., Feinberg, E., Drainoni, M., Morris, A., Durham, M. P., Bair-Merritt, M., & Sheldrick, R. C. (2022). Implementation of a novel pediatric Behavioral health integration initiative. Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 50(1), 1–17. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11414-022-09803-6  

Pediatrics

Integrating universal behavioral health care in pediatrics at federally qualified health centers

Sheldrick, R. C., Bair-Merritt, M., Durham, M. P., Rosenberg, J., Tamene, M., Bonacci, C., Daftary, G., Tang, M. H., Sengupta, N., Morris, A., & Feinberg, E. (2022). Integrating pediatric universal behavioral health care at federally qualified health centers. Pediatrics, 149(4). https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2021-051822

Journal of Pediatrics

Five-Year Trends in Pediatric Mental Health Emergency Department Visits in Massachusetts: A Population-Based Cohort Study

Lin, M., Kim, J., Sheldrick, R. C., Bair-Merritt, M., Durham, M. P., Feinberg, E., & Cole, M. (2022). Five-Year Trends in Pediatric Mental Health Emergency Department visits in Massachusetts: A Population-Based Cohort study. The Journal of Pediatrics, 246, 199-206.e17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2022.03.011  

Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology

Barriers and facilitators to integrating behavioral health services and pediatric primary care

Brady, K. J. S., Durham, M. P., Francoeur, A., Henneberg, C., Adhia, A., Morley, D., Tamene, M., Singerman, A., Morris, A., Fortuna, L. R., Feinberg, E., & Bair-Merritt, M. (2020). Barriers and facilitators to integrating behavioral health services and pediatric primary care. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/cpp0000356

Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology

Using the quality improvement (QI) tool Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) to examine implementation barriers to common workflows in integrated pediatric care

Tamene, M., Morris, A., Feinberg, E., & Bair-Merritt, M. H. (2020). Using the quality improvement (QI) tool Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) to examine implementation barriers to common workflows in integrated pediatric care. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology, 8(3), 257–267. https://doi.org/10.1037/cpp0000365

Health Services Research

The effects of integrating behavioral health into primary care for low‐income children

Cole, M., Qin, Q., Sheldrick, R. C., Morley, D., & Bair-Merritt, M. (2019). The effects of integrating behavioral health into primary care for low‐income children. Health Services Research, 54(6), 1203–1213. https://doi.org/10.1111/1475-6773.13230

Clinical Pediatrics

Perceptions of the Implementation of Pediatric Behavioral Health Integration in 3 Community Health Centers

Fong, H., Tamene, M., Morley, D., Morris, A., Estela, M. G., Singerman, A., & Bair-Merritt, M. (2019). Perceptions of the Implementation of Pediatric Behavioral Health Integration in 3 Community Health Centers. Clinical Pediatrics, 58(11–12), 1201–1211. https://doi.org/10.1177/0009922819867454

Thought Leadership-Related Work

Child: Care, Health and Development 2023

Conceptualizations of health, ability to act upon those definitions and desire for supports among families from historically marginalized communities

Stransky, M. L., Bremer-Kamens, M., Bair-Merritt, M., Howard, C., Brooks, C., Meill, A., Morris, A., & Sheldrick, R. C. (2023). Conceptualizations of health, ability to act upon those definitions and desire for supports among families from historically marginalized communities. Child: Care, Health and Development, 1–6. https://doi.org/10.1111/cch.13214

Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 2023

The influence of loss to follow‐up in autism screening research: Taking stock and moving forward

Sheldrick, R. C., Hooker, J. L., Carter, A. S., Feinberg, E., Croen, L. A., Kuhn, J., Slate, E., & Wetherby, A. M. (2023, July 19). The influence of loss to follow‐up in autism screening research: Taking stock and moving forward. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. https://doi.org/10.1111/jcpp.13867

CommonWealth Magazine 2023

Our mental health care worker shortage is taking a toll

Erlich, S. (2023, March 9). Our mental health care worker shortage is taking a toll. CommonWealth Magazine. https://commonwealthbeacon.org/health/our-mental-health-care-worker-shortage-is-taking-a-toll/

CommonWealth Magazine 2021

Why we need to support community health workers

Erlich, S., Riordan, G., (2021, August 16). Why we need to support community health workers. CommonWealth Magazine. https://commonwealthbeacon.org/health-care/why-we-need-to-support-community-health-workers/

Reports

Early Learning Report - The Center for the Study of Social Policy

Transforming and Expanding Access to Mental Health Care in Urban Pediatrics: Early Learning Report

Doyle, S., Cohen, S., and Morrison, S. Transforming and Expanding Access to Mental Health Care in Urban Pediatrics: Early Learning Report. Center for the Study of Social Policy, 2022 https://cssp.org/resource/transforming-expanding-access-to-mental-health-care-in-urban-pediatrics

BRANCH Final Report

BRANCH Final Report

Feinberg, Emily, Groves, Betsy. (2020) BRANCH Final Report. TEAM UP for Children. https://teamupforchildren.org/news/branch-report

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