Willging’s expertise lies in the areas of mental health services research, managed care, health policy, rural health, gender/sexuality, and Native American studies.
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Describes cultivating healing by implementing restorative practices for youth: Protocol for a cluster randomized trial.
Examines the return of women prisoners to underserved rural communities and the perspectives of their closest social supporters through semi-structured interviews and focus groups. Challenges discourses of personal responsibility that detract from the structural violence and injustice shaping their experiences and considers policy implications and strategies to reduce recidivism.
This quantitative examination sheds light on how leadership, organizational climate, and finances affected turnover intentions and voluntary turnover within behavioral health agencies during the early stages of a statewide system change.