Monday, March 6, 2017, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Session 34yya

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Bayshore 5 ~ (Paper)

Meeting the Developmental Needs of Emerging Adults Diagnosed with Serious Mental Health Challenges: The Emerge Model
Vanessa V. Klodnick, PhD, LCSW, NIDILRR Switzer Fellow; Senior Researcher, Research & Evaluation, Thresholds, Chicago, IL; Marc A. Fagan, PsyD, Vice President, Youth and Young Adult Services, Thresholds, Chicago, IL 

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Bayshore 5 ~ (Paper)

Defining the Future of the Young Adult Peer Support Workforce in Massachusetts
Joel Danforth, MSW, Success for Transition Age Youth (STAY) Project Coordinator, Julia Cardoso, Young Adult Consultant, Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, Boston, MA; Gustavo Payano, Youth Coordinator, Emmanuel Hernandez, Certified Peer Specialist, YOUForward, Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, Tewksbury, MA; Kenneth Coleman, Therapeutic Peer Mentor Community Healthlink / Families & Communities Together, Boston, MAAlicia Anzaldi, Therapeutic Peer Mentor, The Home for Little Wanderers, Boston, MA

Session 35ebp

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Bayshore 6 ~ (Discussion Hour)

Promoting State Policies that Support Early Childhood Healthy Development
Robert Franks, PhD, President and CEO, Judge Baker Children's Center/ Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Matthew Pecoraro, MSW, Policy Associate, Judge Baker Children's Center, Boston, MA

Session 36cw 

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Bayshore 6 ~ (Paper)

Using Circle of Security-Parenting with Child Welfare-Involved Parents: Feasibility Lessons Learned
Kimberly Renk, PhD, Associate Professor, Psychology, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Bayshore 6 ~ (Paper)

Physical and Behavioral Health Care among Children in the Child Welfare System: Comparison of Services before and After Removal from the Home
John Robst, PhDMonica LandersAreana Cruz, College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Session 37

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm 
Palma Ceia 1 ~ (Symposium) 

Engaging Youth and Young Adults as Researchers: Best Practices from Two Case Studies
Symposium Chair: Kisha Ledlow, MATennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Nashville, TN; Discussant: Brie Masselli, MA, Youth M.O.V.E. National, Portland, ME

Engaging young people in research and evaluation is a growing trend among researchers and can both benefit the results of research and evaluation studies and have an impact on the lives of youth and young adult (Y/YA) participants. This symposium provides insight into the process and outcomes of engaging youth and young adult as partners in research and evaluation, highlighting successes, challenges, reflections, and best practices from two case studies.

Session 38yya

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm 
Palma Ceia 2 ~ (Discussion Hour)  

Transforming Health Care Systems through Public/Academic Partnerships with Young Adult Collaborators
Sheree Neese-Todd, MA, Director, Public/Academic Partnerships, Institute for Health Care Policy and Aging Research, Rutgers, the State University, New Brunswick, NJ; Johanna Bergen, Executive Director, Youth M.O.V.E. National, Decorah, IA; David McClung, Youth Engagement Specialist for Texas System of Care, Youth M.O.V.E. National, Austin, TX; Cassandra Simmel, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Social Work, Rutgers the State University, New Brunswick, NJ

Session 39

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm 
Palma Ceia 3 ~ (Discussion Hour)  

"Faces of Medicaid": Update on Child Behavioral Health Utilization and Expenditures in Medicaid and Implications for Medicaid Policy, System Design and Implementation
Sheila A Pires, MPAManaging Partner, Human Service Collaborative, Washington, DC; Kamala Allen, MHS, Vice President, Program Operations, and Director, Child Health Quality, Center for Health Care Strategies Inc., Hamilton, NJ 

Session 40

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm 
Palma Ceia 4 ~ (Discussion Hour)   

Fairbanks Native Association Youth and Young Adult Services: A Paradigm-Shifting, Community-Guided Model for Behavioral Health Services
Cecilie Ebsen, MA, Project Director, Shannon Kashevarof, BSW, Implementation Specialist, Valerie Bennett-Naquin, MA, Technical Assistance/Planner, Fairbanks Native Association, Fairbanks, AK

Session 41ga

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm 
Esplanade 1 ~ (Discussion Hour)   

Triple-Twin Tracking for Inclusion of Young Children with Disabilities and their Families: Programs and Policies Strengthening Global Rights Systems 
Donald Wertlieb, President, Partnership for Early Childhood Development & Disability Rights, Professor, Dept. of Childhood Development, Tufts University, Medford, MA

Session 42wa

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm 
Esplanade 2 ~ (Paper)   

Scaling up Youth Peer Supports in New Hampshire's Wraparound System of Care: An Overview of the Development and Implementation of Youth Peer Supports as an Integral Part of New Hampshire's State-Wide Wraparound System of Care
Fritz Manson, BS, Director YouthMOVE New Hampshire, NFI North, Contoocook, NH; Jonathon Drake, MSW, Project Director, Institute on Disability, University of New Hampshire, Concord, NH

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm 
Esplanade 2 ~ (Paper)

How Data Comes to Life: Inspiring Data-driven Wraparound Coaching with Youth and Family Peer Supports using Data Dashboards 
Monica Payne, MA, Evaluation Director, Youth and Family Training Institute, Monroeville, PA; Daniel J. Fisher, MA, High Fidelity Wraparound Coordinator, Child and Family Focus, Inc., Broomall, PA; Atheria Taggart, Credentialed Family Support Partner, Child and Family Focus, Inc., Broomall, PA 

Session 43

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm 
Esplanade 3 ~ (Paper)

Recovery High School Outcomes for Dually Diagnosed Adolescents Subsequent to Treatment for Substance Use Disorders
D. Paul Moberg, PhD, Research Professor, Population Health Institute, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI; Andrew Finch, PhD, Associate Professor, Human and Organizational Development, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm 
Esplanade 3 ~ (Paper)

A Brief Trauma Screen for Children and Youth across Service Systems: Validation, Utility, and Recommendations for Universal Screening
Jason Lang, PhD, Director of Dissemination and Implementation, Child Health and Development Institute, Farmington, CT; Christian Connell, PhD, Associate Professor; Co-Director, Division of Prevention and Community Research, Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 

Session 44

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm 
Garrison Suites ~ (Closed Session)

Scholars’ Reception 


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