From:                                         Williams, Allison

Sent:                                           Monday, January 07, 2013 2:37 PM

Subject:                                     Research Studies Involving County and County-Contracted BHS Programs


To: All County and County-Contracted Providers:


If you are approached by a researcher to utilize your site/s, clients, and/or employees for a research study, please direct the researcher to Liz Miles, BHS Research Coordinator, at (619) 584-5015 or  BHS has a formal process to approve research studies that includes submission of a research proposal as well BHS Research Committee approval. Researchers are not allowed to recruit clients or utilize County and County-Contracted programs/employees without BHS Research Committee approval. Your program will be notified if Research Approval has been granted for your site.  Researchers should also have a copy of their Approval letter from BHS to verify approval has been granted. If you have any questions about the BHS Research process, please don’t hesitate to contact Liz. 


Thank you. 


Tabatha Lang, MFT

Chief, Quality Improvement Unit

Performance Improvement, QM & MIS

HHSA Behavioral Health Services Division

Phone: 619-563-2741




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