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Monday, March 6, 2017, 3:45 pm - 5:15 pm

Session 23yya

3:45 pm - 5:15 pm
Bayshore 5 ~ (Symposium)

Developing an Integrated Model of Career Services for Young Adults with Mental Health Conditions 
Symposium Chair: Michelle Mullen, MSRutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Scotch Plains, NJ

Helping Youth on the Path to Employment (HYPE) is an innovative set of services that is being developed to better support the career development of young adults with mental health conditions. HYPE is a manualized intervention aimed at assisting supported employment programs in integrating supported education interventions into services to assist young people in maintaining or returning to the role of student. The first presentation will include an overall description of HYPE and the reasons for its development, as well as a summary of the three main research activities conducted to inform the development of HYPE: the Survey of Innovative Practices, the Scoping Review, and the Qualitative Interviews with Young Adults. In the second presentation, we will discuss the process of developing agreement between national experts and young people with lived experience to determine the core principles and practices of HYPE; these principles will also be described. The third and final presentation will comprise a youth panel discussion, during which some of the young adults who have assisted with the development of HYPE will share their thoughts and experiences working on the project.

Session 24ebp

3:45 pm - 5:15 pm
Bayshore 6 ~ (Symposium) 

Systems Change in the Selection, Installation, and Implementation of New Service Models
Symposium Chair: Rosalyn Bertram, PhDUniversity of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO; Discussant: Al Duchnowski, PhD, College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Successful, sustainable systems change requires organization readiness, careful consideration in practice model selection, and taking time to also carefully consider and align implementation drivers. This symposium begins with a brief review of achievements and lessons learned in a statewide initiative to improve outcomes for California children and families that introduced numerous evidence-based practice models to child welfare, behavioral health and juvenile justice systems. Informed by the best available science, it increased appreciation of the need for evidence-based services, but the associated need for continuous evidence-informed implementation supports was not as widespread.

California's lessons provide context for a point-counterpoint comparison of the preparation for, and the initial implementation of, new service models in behavioral health care and in child welfare systems in two states. Comparisons include the Massachusetts Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative’s systematic introduction of MATCH-ADTC (Modular Approach to Therapy for Children with Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, and Conduct Problems) for in-home therapy services, and the Missouri Children's Division introduction of new philosophy and two promising practices (Signs of Safety; Team Decision-Making).

Session 25cw

3:45 pm - 5:15 pm
Bayshore VII ~ (Symposium) 

Addressing the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and Youth in the Child Welfare System: An Example of a Collaborative Community Response in Miami-Dade County, FL
Symposium Chair: Melissa Johnson, MA, MPHCollege of Behavioral & Community Sciences, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Discussant: Norin Dollard, PhD, College of Behavioral & Community Sciences, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Human trafficking is an issue that has received growing attention in recent years. Recently, the State of Florida has released new legislation and emergent initiatives to address human trafficking, including the sexual exploitation of children. Miami-Dade County has been at the forefront of work to address the exploitation of children and youth in Florida, and has been a leader in a number of initiatives. The purpose of this symposium is to provide an overview of some key components of the work that has been occurring in Miami-Dade. Three papers will be presented. The first describes the Miami CARES Project, an initiative designed to create a collaborative community response to human trafficking within the child welfare system. The second describes CHANCE, a specialized therapeutic treatment program designed to meet the unique needs of commercially sexually exploited youth, which also works closely with the Miami CARES Project. The third paper describes research findings from an evaluation of the CHANCE program that examines longitudinal outcomes for youth receiving treatment.  

Session 26

3:45 pm - 5:15 pm 
Palma Ceia 1 ~ (Symposium)

Visualization of Youth Engagement and Outcomes Data 
Symposium Chair: Monica Payne, MAYouth and Family Training Institute, Monroeville, PA; Discussant: Ruth Wilson, LCSW, MBA, Utah Department of Human Services, Salt Lake City, UT

“A dashboard is a visual display of the most important information needed to achieve one or more objectives; consolidated and arranged on a single screen so the information can be monitored at a glance” (Few, 2007, p. 1). According to Few (2007), dashboards are tools which allow for the visual representation of different perspectives of related data. It allows individuals to simultaneously see and make connections across different data points. Dashboards have been used in the private sector to display key performance indicators e.g. sales by quarter, customer service requests. More recently, dashboards have been used in program evaluation. Dashboards have been used to show progress on performance measures or metrics. This symposium will present on how digital dashboards have been used by three different Healthy Transition programs. Each presentation will include information on the types of data presented on the dashboard, the software used, and how it has been utilized as a tool for continuous quality improvement.  

Session 27yya

3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Palma Ceia 2 ~ (Discussion Hour)

Shaping the Future of Training: Needs and Strategies for Supporting Successful Transitions to Adulthood
Pauline Jivanjee,  PhD, Associate Professor, School of Social Work/Research and Training Center on Pathways to Positive Futures, Portland State University, Portland, OR; Marc Fagan, PsyD, V.P., Clinical Operations and Youth Services, Thresholds, Chicago, IL; Gwendolyn White, MSW, Healthy Transitions Team Lead, NITT-TA Now Is the Time Technical Assistance Center, Santa Rosa, CA; Johanna Bergan, Executive Director, Youth M.O.V.E. National, Decorah, IA; Eileen Brennan, PhD, Research Professor of Social Work, Research and Training Center for Pathways to Positive Futures, Portland State University, Portland, OR

4:45 pm - 5:15 pm
Palma Ceia 2 ~ (Paper)

Promoting Positive Pathways to Adulthood: Evaluation of an Online Training Program for Transition Service Providers
Eileen Brennan, PhD, Research Professor of Social Work, Research and Training Center for Pathways to Positive Futures, Portland State University, Portland, OR; Pauline Jivanjee, PhD, Associate Professor of Social Work, School of Social Work, Portland State University, Portland, OR; Claudia Sellmaier, PhD, Lecturer, Social Work and Criminal Justice, University of Washington Tacoma, Tacoma, WA; Leigh Grover, MSW, Project Manager, Pathways Transition Training Partnership, Research and Training Center for Pathways to Positive Futures, Portland State University, Portland, OR; Maria Carolina Gonzalez-Prats, MA, Doctoral Student, School of Social Work, Portland State University, Portland, OR

Session 28

3:45 pm - 5:15 pm 
Palma Ceia 3 ~ (Symposium)

Initial Findings from the Children’s Mental Health Initiative National System of Care Expansion Evaluation: Expansion, Sustainability and Financing
Symposium Chair: Abram Rosenblatt, PhDWestat, Rockville, MD; Discussant: Kirstin Painter, PhD, LCSW, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Rockville, MD

This symposium features three presentations describing initial findings from the SAMHSA-funded Children’s Mental Health Initiative National System of Care Expansion Evaluation. SAMHSA’s Child Mental Health Initiative (CMHI) provides federal support for the development of systems and supports for children and youth with serious emotional disturbances and their families based on the System of Care approach (Huang et al., 2005; Stroul, Blau and Friedman, 2010). Systems of Care involves multiple child and family serving agencies collaborating to provide an array of community-based, family driven, youth guided, culturally and linguistically appropriate services and supports for children, youth, young adults and their families. This presentation provides findings from the national evaluation of grantees funded in 2013 and 2014. 

Session 29

3:45 pm - 5:15 pm 
Palma Ceia 4 ~ (Symposium)

Network Analysis to Inform the Development of the Connecticut Children’s Behavioral Health Network of Care
Symposium Chair: Joy Kaufman, PhDYale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT; Discussant: Tim Marshall, LCSW, Connecticut Department of Children and Families, Hartford, CT

In 2014, multiple forces were impacting the transformation of the statewide network of care for children in Connecticut. One year after the tragedy in Newtown, the General Assembly passed a public act directing the Department of Children and Families (CT DCF) to produce a comprehensive and integrated behavioral health plan to “meet the behavioral health needs of all children in the state and to prevent or reduce the long-term negative impact for children of mental, emotional, and behavioral health issues” (PA 13-178; CT GA, 2013). One goal of the PA 13-178 Advisory Committee was to conduct an analysis of the network of care to examine the level of integration and collaboration between service sectors, providers and family members. This symposium includes three papers that will each present a unique aspect of the network analysis including: 1) perspective of primary care pediatricians; 2) input from families obtained through community conversations; and 3) behavioral health providers perception of collaboration.

Session 30ga

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm 
Esplanade 1 ~ (Paper)

’It Has Cost Me a Lot to Adapt to Here’: The Divergence of Real Acculturation from Ideal Acculturation Explains Poorer Psychosocial Wellbeing of Latina/Latino Immigrants
Sara Buckingham,  MA, Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD; M. Cecilia Suarez-Pedraza, MS, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
Esplanade 1 ~ (Discussion)

Individual and Family Factors Predicting Youth Risky Behavior in the Rural South
Natallia Sianko, PhD, Assistant Professor, Youth, Family, and Community Studies, Clemson University, Clemson, SC; Jill McLeigh, PhD, Assistant Research Professor, Kempe Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO; Jasmine Hedge, PhD, Research Associate, Youth, Family, and Community Studies, Clemson University, Clemson, SC;   James McDonell, PhD, Professor, Youth, Family, and Community Studies, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

Session 31wa

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm 
Esplanade 2 ~ (Paper)

Feasibility and Effectiveness of a Wraparound-Specific Electronic Health Record
Eric J. Bruns, PhDProfessor, Wraparound Evaluation & Research Team, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA; Alyssa Hook, BSResearch Coordinator, Wraparound Evaluation & Research Team, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA; Isabella Esposito, BSResearch Assistant, Wraparound Evaluation & Research Team, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA; Kelly L. Hyde, PhD, CEO, FidelityEHR, Santa Fe, NM

4:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Esplanade 2 ~ (Paper)

Creating Cross-site CANS Benchmarks: Profiles of Baseline Needs and 6-month Change in a Large Multi-site Sample of Wraparound-Enrolled Youth
Jennifer Schurer Coldiron, PhDResearch Scientist, Wraparound Evaluation and Research Team, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA; Spencer Hensley, BAWraparound Evaluation TA Specialist, Wraparound Evaluation and Research Team, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA; Ryan Parigoris, BAResearch Assistant, Wraparound Evaluation and Research Team, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA; Eric J. Bruns, PhDProfessor, Wraparound Evaluation and Research Team, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

4:45 pm - 5:15 pm 
Esplanade 2 ~ (Paper) 

Training and Coaching for Practice Change in Wraparound: Exploring the Effectiveness of Online “Remote” Training and Coaching to Increase Providers’ Skills in Engaging Youth and Young Adults
Janet Walker, PhD, Research Professor, Regional Research Institute, School of Social Work, Portland State University, Portland, OR; Celeste Seibel, MS, Senior Research Associate, Regional Research Institute, School of Social Work, Portland State University, Portland, OR

Session 32

3:45 pm - 5:15 pm 
Esplanade 3 ~ (Symposium) 

Using THRIVE to Assess Community Need and Resilience in the Making Connections Initiative
Symposium Chair: Sheila Savannah, MAPrevention Institute, Oakland, CA

In 2014, Prevention Institute produced a landscape report for the Movember Foundation that outlined themes, trends, and challenges, and recommendations for improving the mental health and wellbeing of men and boys in the United States. This work helped inform Movember’s strategic direction in the United States and resulted in Making Connections for Mental Health and Wellbeing among Men and Boys, a national initiative funded by the Foundation and implemented by Prevention Institute for the purpose of planning and implementing community-driven prevention efforts for men and boys of color, as well as veterans and their families. In 2015, sixteen communities across the U.S. were funded to develop strategies to transform the community conditions and influence mental health and wellbeing for these vulnerable populations. The Department of Child and Family Studies at the University of South Florida (USF) is conducting a multiyear national evaluation of the initiative. This symposium reports on the 2015-16 Making Connections planning year with a particular emphasis on how grantees have conducted needs assessment and integrated this data into their planning processes.

Session 33

3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Garrison Suite ~ (Discussion Hour) 

Opiate Use with Adolescents and Emerging Adults: Prevalence, Impact, and Treatment Considerations    
Richard Shepler, PhDMargaret Baughman, PhD Michael Fox, MEdCase Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH; Christopher Gleason, MARosecrance, Crystal Lake, IL

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