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Program and Grant Development and Quality Monitoring

Evidence-Based Practices and Grant Development SectionSection Manager – Mary Ludtke

  • Develop, manage, and oversee contracts and contract amendments in support of the bureau’s policies and programs 
  • Apply for grants and manage grants that align with the bureau’s policies and programs unless the grant has been assigned to another area within the bureau 
  • Develop and manage specialized programs for children’s behavioral health services based upon the availability of grant funding and other special revenue sources 
  • Support the development and implementation of evidence-based practices and related learning collaboratives through grants and special funding sources  
  • Support compliance and oversight activities related to contracts, grants, and funding
Kim Batsche-McKenzie

Kim Batsche-McKenzie
Division Director

Data Monitoring and Quality Improvement Section, Section Manager – Erin Mobley

  • Develop a quality monitoring program and identify associated metrics to track utilization and quality of children’s behavioral health services 
  • Coordinate with SIA and DTMB staff and contractors to implement system changes to support quality reporting and monitoring 
  • Conduct analyses of children’s behavioral health data to help inform policymaking and operational decisions and identify and incorporate additional data sources to strengthen analyses 
  • Support the planning and execution of quality improvement projects in alignment with the broader work of the bureau 
  • Develop and implement a public-facing dashboard that reports key information on access, utilization, and effectiveness of children’s behavioral health services 
  • Develop systems and processes to capture, analyze, and report on the needs and strengths of children, youth, and families based on the statewide assessment process