Costing Study of the Clients of the Mobile Community Treatment Program [1987-1988: Madison, Wisconsin] (ICPSR 9843)
Principal Investigator(s): Wolff, Nancy; Helminiak, Thomas; Diamond, Ronald J.
The University of Wisconsin's Department of Preventive Medicine, in cooperation with the Department of Psychiatry and the Mental Health Center of Dane County, Wisconsin, conducted a comprehensive costing study of the clients of a community-based program for treating the mentally ill, the Mobile Community Treatment program (MCT), in Madison, Wisconsin. MCT provided assertive outreach and case management for individuals with major psychiatric disorders. The aim of this study was to determine the costs for clients of MCT to live in the community, including the costs of their medical, residential, employment, law enforcement, and maintenance needs. Clients of MCT were queried about their use of services provided by medical, human service, and law enforcement agencies, as well as their receipt of in-kind and cash benefits from public and private agencies. Service and cost data on survey respondents were also obtained from the records of local agencies, such as the Dane County Sheriff's Department, Dane County Circuit Court, Dane County Department of Public Health, homeless shelters, Adult Protective Services, and vocational training programs.
These data are freely available.
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Wolff, Nancy, Thomas Helminiak, and Ronald J. Diamond. Costing Study of the Clients of the Mobile Community Treatment Program [1987-1988: Madison, Wisconsin]. ICPSR09843-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1995. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09843.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09843.v1
This study was funded by:
- Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Robert Wood Johnson Grant #15356)
- Great Lakes Veterans Administration (Great Lakes Veterans Administration Health Services Grant #41-062)
- University of Wisconsin
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: community health, mental health services, mental disorders, outreach programs, treatment costs, treatment programs
Geographic Coverage: Madison, United States, Wisconsin
Date of Collection:
Universe: Clients of the Mobile Community Treatment Program in Madison, Wisconsin.
Data Types: survey and administrative records data
Sample: A total of 104 clients were enrolled in the study.
personal interviews and administrative records
Original ICPSR Release: 1995-10-12
- 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 52 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
- 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 51 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
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