National Indices of Mental Health

National Center for Children in Poverty
The Role of Community Development Corporations in Promoting the Well-Being of Young Children.
Consumer Measurement Systems and Child and Adolescent Mental Health
(The Bickman Report, 1997)
In 1997, the then Commonwealth Department of Health and Family Services engaged the University of Queensland to review the use of outcome measures in Australia's child and adolescent mental health services. The Consultancy undertook to survey stakeholders and key leaders in the field of child and adolscent services, summarise existing outcomes measures and report on the options for the development and implementaion of an outcome measurement system.