WorldCat Identities

Perdue, Karen

Overview
Works: 9 works in 12 publications in 1 language and 19 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  History  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HV3006.A58, 362.196809798
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Karen Perdue
Developmental center needs assessment by Ellen Ganley( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karen Perdue is interviewed by Paul McCarthy and Charles Fedullo in Fairbanks, Alaska on November 11, 2002 by Karen Perdue( Recording )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karen Perdue talks about her work as Commissioner of Alaska Dept. of Health and Social Services. She talks about considerations in taking the job, her management style, major issues during her term as Commissioner, and the problems she encountered
Fetal alcohol syndrome : Alaska's #1 preventable birth defect : 1999 status update : Alaska's response to fetal alcohol syndrome( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Standards of care for Alaskan dental professionals extending oral health care to Head Start families by David Jones( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

John Malone is interviewed by Bill Schneider and Karen Perdue on April 16, 2008 in Anchorage, Alaska by John F Malone( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

John Malone talks about his brother's mental illness and care, Carl Koutsky, dealing with former Morningside patients in rural Alaska and lack of local mental health services, changing responsibilities of Alaska State Troopers regarding law enforcement and dealing with community and social problems, how he became involved with mental health issues through Bethel Community Services and why he remained involved with the Mental Health Trust, Nora Guinn, his role as president of the Alaska Alliance for the Mentally Ill, and his work for that organization during the final stages of the Mental Health Trust settlement, Judge Greene, Walter Hickel, his assessment of the Mental Health Trust settlement and how mental health service delivery is currently working in Alaska, Philip Volland, lack of mental health services and treatment in rural Alaska and difficulties people had in returning home to villages, the role of the Mental Health Trust in Alaska statehood, Steve Cowper, his efforts to improve care and handling of patients at the Alaska Psychiatric Institute by petitioning the state and receiving court action, key players in the final settlement of the Mental Health Trust lawsuit, Harry Noah, Julia Mason, conflicts during the Mental Health Trust settlement and protecting interests of the mentally ill, delivery of mental health services in the Territory of Alaska and the push by Congress for improvements, Bob Bartlett, getting involved with mental health issues when he became an Alaska State Trooper and investigated the Alaska Psychiatric Institute, the importance of developing good relationships as part of improving mental health service delivery in rural Alaska, Francis Baumann, the legal process for protection of individuals who were mentally ill, dealing with mental health patients in a village setting, involvement of family members advocating for improved mental health services, the role of Morningside Hospital in delivery of care, conditions and patient care at Morningside Hospital and why people were sent there, progress on the Mental Health Trust settlement during Steve Cowper's administration, and addition of more beneficiaries
Vern Weiss is interviewed by Bill Schneider, Karen Brewster, and Karen Perdue on April 24, 2007 in Fairbanks, Alaska by Vern T Weiss( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Vern Weiss talks about personal background, growing up in southern Illinois, four years of service in the Naval Air Force stationed in Hawaii, different jobs he held during this time, honorable discharge from the Naval Air Force, his educational background, marriage and raising a family, finding his way into the mental health system because he was seeking services for his mentally impaired child, involvement with the lawsuit over the Trust lands, his son's mental disability and experience with Alaska's mental health system, difficulties Carl Weiss has had living with mental illness, struggling with his son's illness, trying to get help from the system and the schools, trying to get professional help for his son and the lack of quality care, how Steve Cowper became involved with the Trust case and the lawsuit Weiss filed against the State of Alaska, the network of supporters and allies he developed, getting involved in the mental health system and lawsuit because of a desire for better services for his son, role in the settlement process, funding for the Mental Health Trust and management of resources and land, Mental Health Trust Authority board, mining revenue supporting the Mental Health Trust, setting up clinics in railbelt communities of Interior Alaska, opinion about the Mental Health Trust Authority, effects of the Mental Health Trust lawsuit and opinion about government versus private control of the Trust, conflict with environmental groups over land selections during the Trust land settlement, past and present treatment of the mentally ill, his involvement with the mental health system and organizations, the process of acquiring lands and pushing to settle the Trust lands case by freezing the assets, his opinion about whether the settlement was a fair deal, his role in the settlement lawsuit as a representative for the public, people he considers to be heroes of the effort, David Walker, Jim Gottstein, other people he worked with during the settlement period, lobbying during the settlement, Philip Volland, Jeff Jessee, Jeff, John Malone, Sharron Lobaugh, impact of his involvement with the trust settlement, conflict with the State Department of Natural Resources over the management of the Trust lands and funds, update about his son's life and effect of the Mental Health Trust case, and suspicion about decisions made by the State government over mining contracts
Margaret Lowe is interviewed by Bill Schneider and Karen Perdue on April 16, 2008 in Anchorage, Alaska by Margaret R Lowe( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Margaret Lowe talks about her background and family history, coming to Alaska, one of her first jobs working as a teacher, earning a masters degree, helping establish a parent support group and preschool for special needs children, moving to Anchorage and becoming more involved with delivery of services for developmentally disabled children, returning to special education teaching, switching to school administration, how important parents and volunteers have been in helping people with developmental disabilities, changes in the terminology associated with different types of mental health issues and the importance that all groups were included as beneficiaries of the Mental Health Trust settlement, being an advocate for mental health and observations on the Mental Health Trust settlement, dealing with the Mental Health Trust settlement land issues and providing mental health services around Alaska, key people who worked hard on the mental health trust settlement, Judge Greene, Walter Hickel, Thelma Langdon, John Malone, Jeff Jessee, Philip Volland, Harry Noah, accomplishments and role of the Mental Trust Authority, development of in-state programs to help children in need, the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority's relationship with state agencies, Department of Health and Social Services and the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority working together to provide services, the history of the Mental Health Trust as a civil rights story, the need for more trained professionals to work in the mental health field, history of the Mental Health Trust as it relates to statehood, and her personal interest in and involvement with politics
Use of fluoride in Alaska( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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English (12)