Department of Psychiatry

Penn Behavioral Health

Welcome to the CMHPSR

The Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research (CMHPSR) was established in 1986, and is one of the centers in the Department of Psychiatry of the Health System, Perelman School of Medicine, an outstanding international research institution. The CMHPSR consists of a multidisciplinary group of faculty and staff who study the organization, financing, management and delivery of mental health care. Center faculty and staff also provide consultation and technical support to state and local governments, as well as mental health agencies implementing system change. Our objective is to link the best research and evaluation findings to policy decisions, and the delivery and implementation of services.

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Upcoming Events & Announcements

2015-2016 CMHPSR Guest Speaker Series

Please join us on Monday, September 21st for a talk by guest speaker, Dr. Daniel Almirall, entitled "Getting SMART about Adaptive Interventions in Clinical and Health Services Research." Click here for details.

It Takes a Village: Creating a positive school experience for your child with autism

Meet and learn from experts from the School District of Philadelphia, Community Behavioral Health, Elwyn, Inc., and the University of Pennsylvania on April 24, 2015. Attendence is free, but pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more.