MO Therapy Network

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
MTN
City: 
Columbia
State: 
Missouri
Zip: 
65211
Main Phone: 
573-882-2533
Network Director: 
Kristin Hawley
Network Member: 
Enola Proctor
Network Member Role: 
MTN Coordinator
Geographic Coverage: 
State-wide
Clinics Location: 
Missouri
Founded: 
2007
Network Category: 
Affiliate
Network Type: 
Other
Network Type Other: 

Mental Health Network

Mission Statement: 
a. To create a partnership of health services researchers, state Medicaid administrators and Medicaid mental health providers that i. Allows providers the opportunity to help shape research and ii. Helps researchers to conduct more clinically valuable research that has a greater likelihood of being used by providers and administrators. b. To examine usual clinical practice and provider-level, agency-level and system-level influences on providers’ behavior. c. To support and conduct research on the implementation of evidence based mental health treatments in usual care settings. d. To understand and improve providers’ acquisition, interpretation and use of empirical evidence to guide clinical decision making. e. To examine the usefulness of the PBRN as a professional social network, with potential to facilitate diffusion of information within membership and between its members and important state agencies.
Current or Past Research Interests: 
Developmental delays, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism
Substance abuse (alcohol and drug abuse)
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
800
Approximate Number of Patients: 
3600