- Social work practice
- Mental health
Dr. Mendenhall's scholarship and research focus on children's mental health, specifically service utilization, mental health literacy, and the impact of mental illness on children and their families.
- Children's mental health
- Mental health literacy
- Service utilization
Grube, W. & Mendenhall, A. (2016). Adolescent Mental Health Case Management: Consumer Perspectives. Families in Society, 97(2), 86-94.
Grube, W. & Mendenhall, A. N. (2016). Adolescent Mental Health Case Management: Provider Perspectives. Social Work in Mental Health, 14, 583-605.
Mendenhall, A. & Grube, W. (2016). Developing a New Approach to Case Management in Youth Mental Health: Strengths Model for Youth Case Management. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal. . DOI:10.1007/s10560-016-0467-z
Frauenholtz, S. Williford, A. & Mendenhall, A. (2015). Assessing school employee’s abilities to respond to children’s mental health needs: implications for social work. School Social Work Journal.
Lucksted, A. Mendenhall, A. Frauenholtz, S. & Aakre, J. (2015). Experiences of Graduates of the Mental Health First Aid-USA course. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion. DOI:10.1080/14623730.2015.1013670
Frauenholtz, S. & Mendenhall, A. N. (2014). Child and Adolescent Mental Health Disorders. In . (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Social Work Online.
Mendenhall, A. N., Frauenholtz, S. & Hiebner, A. (2014). Provider Perceptions of Mental Health Literacy among Youth. Child and Family Social Work, 31(3), 281-293.
Mendenhall, A. N., Fontanella, C. Hiance, D. & Frauenholtz, S. (2014). Factors associated with treatment attrition for Medicaid-enrolled youth with serious emotional disturbances. Children & Youth Services Review, 40, 20-28. DOI:10.1016/j.childyouth.2014.02.011
Mendenhall, A. N., Kapp, S. Rand, A. Robbins, M. L., & Stipp, K. F. (2013). Theory meets practice: The localization of wraparound services for youth with serious emotional disturbance. Community Mental Health Journal, 49(6), 793-804.
Mendoza, N. S., Resko, S. M., De Luca, S. Mendenhall, A. N., & Early, T. J. (2013). Social workers and post-doctoral experience. Social Work Research. DOI:10.1093/swr/svt006
Mendenhall, A. N., & Jackson, S. (2013). Instructor Insights into Delivery of Mental Health First Aid USA: A Case Study of Mental Health Promotion across One State. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, 15(5), 275-287.
Mendenhall, A. N., & Frauenholtz, S. (2013). Mental Health Literacy: Social Work's Role in Improving Public Mental Health. Social Work, 58(4), 365-368.
Mendenhall, A. N., Iachini, A. & Anderson-Butcher, D. (2013). Exploring facilitators and barriers to implementation of an expanded school improvement model. Children & Schools, 35(4), 225-234.
Mendenhall, A. Jackson, S. & Hase, S. (2013). Mental Health First Aid USA in a Rural Community: Impact on Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behavior. Social Work in Mental Health, 15(5), 275-287.
MacPherson, H. Algorta, G. P., Mendenhall, A. N., Fields, B. & Fristad, M. A. (2013). Predictors and moderators in the randomized trial of Multi-Family Psychoeducational Psychotherapy for Childhood Mood Disorders. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 43(3), 459-472.
Mendenhall, A. & Frauenholtz, S. (2013). Predictors of Mental Health Literacy among Parents of Youth Diagnosed with Mood Disorders. Child and Family Social Work.
Mendenhall, A. N., & Frauenholtz, S. (2012). System of care development in children’s mental health: lessons learned from a process evaluation. Journal of Child & Family Studies, 23(1), 157-168. DOI:10.1007/s10826-012-9701-2
Mendenhall, A. N., Horwitz, S. Demeter, C. & Fristad, M. A. (2011). Mental health service use by children with serious emotional and behavioral disturbance: Results from the LAMS Study. Psychiatric Services, 62, 650-658.
Mendenhall, A. N., & Mount, K. (2011). Parents of youth with mental illness: A look at caregiver strain and caregiver-focused interventions. Families in Society, 92(2), 183-190.
Mendenhall, A. N. (2011). Predictors of service utilization among youth diagnosed with mood disorders. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 21(4), 603-611. DOI: 10.1007/s10826-011-9512-x
Mendenhall, A. N., & Fristad, M. (2010). Psychoeducational approaches to children with bipolar disorder. In D. J. Miklowitz & D. Cicchetti (Eds.), Bipolar disorder: A developmental psychopathology approach (pp. 494-521). New York, NY: Guilford Publications.
Mendenhall, A. N., Arnold, L. E., & Fristad, M. A. (2010). Parent counseling, psychoeducation, and parent support groups. In M. Dulcan (Ed.), Textbook of child and adolescent psychiatry (pp. 825-844). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Publishing.
Mendenhall, A. N., Davidson, K. H., & Fristad, M. A. (2010). The service provider and medication usage grids: A new method to measure Treatment as Usual (TAU). Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal, 6, 423-434.
Mendenhall, A. N., Fristad, M. A., & Early, T. J. (2009). Factors influencing service utilization and mood symptom severity in children with mood disorders: Effects of Multi-family Psychoeducation Groups (MFPG). Journal of Consulting & Clinical Psychology, 77, 463-473.
Grube, W. & Mendenhall, A. . (03/16/2016). The strengths model for youth: an innovative approach to case management. 29th Annual Children's Mental Health Research & Policy Conference. Tampa, FL
Mendenhall, Amy, (Principal), Strengths Case Management for YouthTitle XIX - Children's Mental Health FY 2016, KS Dept for Aging and Disability Service, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, $133,858, Submitted 08/26/2015 (09/01/2015 - 06/30/2016) . Federal. Status: Funded.
Mendenhall, Amy, (Principal), Rural Patient and Provider Perspectives on the Patient Centered Medical Home Model., Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, $224,598, (02/01/2015 - 01/31/2016) . Not-for-Profit (not Foundation). Status: Funded.