Agenda at a Glance

NOTE: This is a preliminary agenda and the time schedule for sessions is subject to change. Be sure to check back for updates.

Sunday, March 4, 2018

8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Partner Organization meetings

9:00 am
Registration Opens

Pre-conference Sessions open to all participants:

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Bayshore V
Partnering and Investing in Youth-Run Organizations: The Why and How
Brie Masselli, MA, Youth MOVE National, Portland, ME; Lydia Proulx, BSW, Youth MOVE National, Worcester, MA

In this session, Youth MOVE National will bring youth advocates and adult partners together for an exploratory conversation around best practices for partnership and investment in youth-run organizations working to improve social systems. This session will examine both the why and the how of partnerships with youth-run organizations for the community at large, youth service providers, and systems of care, so that all can work collaboratively to improve outcomes for youth and young adults.

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Poster Presentations and Opening Networking Reception

Monday, March 5, 2018

7:00 am
Registration Opens & Continental Breakfast

8:15 am – 8:30 am
Welcome and Overview
Mario Hernandez,PhD,
Department of Child & Family Studies, College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Scott Bryant-Comstock, MS, Children's Mental Health Network, Chapel Hill, NC

8:30 am – 9:45 am
Keynote Conversation

A Conversation with Vivek Murthy: A Vision for Moving Health Care in the United States Toward a "Prevention-Based Society"
Vivek Murthy, MD, 19th Surgeon General of the United States; David Shern, PhD, Moderator

9:45 am – 10:00 am
Networking Break

10:00 am – 11:30 am
Concurrent Sessions 1 - 11

11:45 am – 1:45 pm
Lunch on your own

2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Keynote Presentation 

A Troubling Prognosis: Disparities and Health Outcomes
Garth Graham, MD, MPH, 
President, Aetna Foundation

3:15 pm – 3:30 pm
Networking Break

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Concurrent Sessions 12 - 22

5:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Networking Break

5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Concurrent Sessions 23 - 33

6:15 pm – Adjourn for the day

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

7:00 am
Registration Opens & Continental Breakfast

8:30 am – 9:45 am
Keynote Presentation 

Equity in Practice, One Child at a Time: Emotional Support in the Lives of Marginalized Young People
Victor Rios, PhD, 
Professor, Department of Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

9:45 am – 10:00 am
Networking Break

10:00 am – 11:30 am
Concurrent Sessions 34 - 44

11:30 am – 1:15 pm
Research Luncheon

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Concurrent Sessions 45 - 55

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Networking Break

2:45 pm – 4:00 pm
Keynote Panel Presentation 

Can You Afford (Not) to Improve Workforce Development for Providers Working with Youth and Young Adults?
Janet Walker, PhD, School of Social Work and the Regional Research Institute at Portland State University in Portland, OR; Ashli J. Sheidow, PhDOregon Social Learning Center, Eugene, OR; Malisa PearsonFamily-Run Executive Director Leadership Association (FREDLA), Lansing, MI; Johanna Bergan, Youth MOVE National; Caitlin Baird, Pathways Research and Training Center, Portland State University, Portland, OR

4:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Networking Break

4:15 pm – 5:45 pm
Concurrent Sessions 56 - 66

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Poster Presentations and Networking Reception 


Wednesday, March 7, 2018

7:00 am
Registration Opens & Continental Breakfast

8:30 am – 9:45 am
Keynote Presentation

Addressing the Impact of a Changing Health Care Environment through Behavioral Health Research and Policy
Larke Huang, PhD, Director, Office of Behavioral Health Equity, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Rockville, MD

9:45 am – 10:00 am
Networking Break

10:00 am – 11:30 am
Concurrent Sessions 67 - 77

11:30 am
Conference Adjourns



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