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Department of Children and Families Adult Community Mental Health Proposed Performance Measures for Fiscal Year 2000-01, Report No. 99-22, January 2000
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This report presents OPPAGA's assessment of and recommendations for improving performance measures proposed by the Department of Children and Families for Fiscal Year 2000-2001. OPPAGA recommends the following outcome and output measures for inclusion in Fiscal Year 2000-20001 appropriation legislation:
  • annualized average number of days spent in the community for adults with severe and persistent mental illness;
  • percentage of functioning that individuals changed during the year for adults in mental health crisis;
  • percentage of persons on conditional release who are recommitted for adults with forensic involvement;
  • number served in each target group; and
  • cost per person served for each target group.
OPPAGA recommends additional measures for the department to track internally.

Which Government Program Summaries contain related information?

Mental Health Services

What other OPPAGA-related materials are available?

  • Report No. 05-07 Centralizing DCF Substance Abuse and Mental Health Programs Provides Benefits But Also Challenge, published in February 2005.
  • Report No. 00-13 Justification Review: Mental Health Institutions Program Florida Department of Children and Families, published in October 2000.
  • Report No. 99-23 Measures Commentary: Department of Children and Families Mental Health Institutions Program Proposed Performance Measures for Fiscal Year 2000-01, published in January 2000.
  • Report No. 99-09 Justification Review of the Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Program, published in September 1999.
  • Report No. 98-52 PBĀ² Performance Report for the Adult Community Mental Health Subprogram, published in February 1999.
  • Report No. 98-27 Follow-up Report on Assisted Living Facilities Serving Residents With Severe Mental Illnesses, published in December 1998.
  • Report No. 97-61 Review of the Efficacy of Community-Based Services to Severely and Persistently Mentally Ill Persons, published in March 1998.

Copies of this report in print or alternate accessible format may be obtained by telephone (850/488-0021), by FAX (850/487-9213), in person, or by mail (OPPAGA Report Production, Claude Pepper Building, Room 312, 111 W. Madison St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-1475).
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