NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM DIRECTORS

Children, Youth, and Families Division 2010 Annual Meeting

July 13-14, 2010
The Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, Maryland

Update from SAMHSA's Child, Adolescent and Family Branch

Glenace Edwall, Ph.D., Psy.D., LP. MPP, State of Minnesota (Moderator)

Gary Blau, Ph.D., Chief, Child, Adolescent, and Family Branch, Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Rockville, Maryland (Presenter)

C3I: Members talk about topics selected through Georgetown T.A. Center survey

Joan Dodge, Ph.D., Senior Policy Associate, National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health, Georgetown University (Facilitator)

  • Services and Expanding Service Capacity, including Childhood MH
  • Policy Development and Implementation Needed
  • Financing State and Community Systems

Update on "Building Bridges" Initiative

Gary Blau, Ph.D., Chief, Child, Adolescent and Family Branch, Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Rockville, Maryland (Moderator/Presenter)

Beth Caldwell, Consultant and National Coordinator, Building Bridges Initiative (Presenter)

Public Health Workgroup Presentations

Joyce Sebian, Ph.D. Senior Policy Associate, National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health, Georgetown University (Moderator)

What's On The Horizon
Larke Huang, Ph.D., Senior Advisor, Office of the Administrator, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Rockville, Maryland (Presenter)

A Public Health Approach to Children's Mental Health
Ruth Perou, Ph.D., Child Development Studies Team Leader, Division of Human Development and Disability, NCBDDD, Center for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia (Presenter)

Breakfast and TA Center Presentation

Barbara Friesen, Director, Research and Training Center, Portland State University (Presenter)

Opportunities for Children's Mental Health in Health Care Reform

Jim Wotring, M.S.W., Director, National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health, Georgetown University (Moderator)

Vikki Wachino, Director, Families and Children's Health Programs Group, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Baltimore, Maryland (Presenter)

Opportunities for Research

David Chambers, D.Phil., Associate Director, Dissemination and Implementation Research, Chief, Services Research and Clinical Epidemiology Branch, Chief, Dissemination and Implementation Program, Division of Services and Intervention Research, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland (Presenter)

Washington Update

Elizabeth Prewitt, Director of Government Relations, National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors Alexandria, Virginia (Presenter)

Sustainability in Systems of Care: A Joint Session with State Children's Mental Health Directors and SOC Project Directors/Principle Investigators and Family Members

Sybil Goldman, M.S.W., Senior Associate, National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health, Georgetown University (Co-Facilitator)

Bob Friedman, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida and Consultant to Georgetown University National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health, Washington, D.C. (Co-Facilitator)

Statewide System of Care -Oklahoma - One State's Journey
Jackie Shipp, LPC, Director, Division of Community-Based Services, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, State of Oklahoma (Presenter)

This presentation will provide a model for sustainability between a state agency and a SOC site and will serve as a focal point for discussion between the state directors and SOC leadership.