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Pilot program demonstrates measureable benefits for people with schizophrenia
Date:3/6/2012

I've learned with people around me."

Health care providers that participated in the program said that the measurement tool gave them accurate and reliable data that supported increased transparency and accountability.

"We are all adapting to health care system changes that recognize the value of care over volume of care," said Linda Werlein, CEO of Hill Country Mental Health. "This program provided both an effective curriculum, and a way to demonstrate progress."

Rosenberg also notes that the program's success holds great potential for replication. She emphasizes, "the participating behavioral health centers found the interventions to be effective, easy to administer and results-oriented, and many of them plan to spread the program throughout their organizations."

Christopher, a client at AltaPointe Health Systems in Mobile, Alabama, says the program encouraged him to think about and solve problems in new ways. "I learned valuable life skills, how to stay healthy, manage my anger, and prevent a relapse," he explained.

Key Results:

  • The 10 pilot sites started with a total of 5,687 clients in December, 2010.
    • The average age of participants was 45.7 years, many of whom had already been in treatment for years
    • 20 percent of participants scored an "inability to function in all areas" on the pre-interventional functional assessment
    • 50 percent of participants scored "major impairment" in at least five critical areas of functioning in daily activities
  • The average cumulative functional score from all participants rose from an initial 37.76 to 41.07 over the course of six months.
  • Overall, there was a statistically significant gain in three sub-scales: communications, interaction with one's social network, and coping skills.
  • There was an overall attrition rate of 48 percent, consistent with community based treatment protocols.


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