Agenda


Wednesday, September 27

7:30-8:30 a.m.
Registration 

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Welcome

9:00 a.m.- Noon
Session I: ADVANCEMENTS IN DETERMINING CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT INCIDENTS

Development of Decision Tree Agorithm: Overview, Theory, Development and Pilot
Amy Slep, Professor, Family Translational Research Group, Department of Cariology and Comprehensive Care, New York University

Implementation within the State of Alaska: Reasoning for adoption, roll-out process, quality assurance process, and challenges for other states
Dara Lively, MSW, Social Services Program Officer for the State of Alaska

Noon-1:00 p.m.
Lunch 

1:00-4:00 p.m.
Session II: INTERVENTION: COMBINED PARENT-CHILD COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY FOR AT RISK FAMILIES

CPC CBT: Theory and Overview of the Intervention
Melissa Runyon, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist, Child trauma and abuse expert

Implementation in a Military Service (Army):  Initial testing process, roll-out process, quality assurance process, and ongoing challenges
Cindi Geeslin, MSW, LCSW, Deputy Family Advocacy Program Manager, Clinical Services Behavioral Health Service Line, HQ, US Army Medical Command

Army Garrison-level Implementation: Positives, adaptations, and challenges
Shirley Ann Smith, LCSW, Family Advocacy Program Treatment Manager, Fort Bliss, TX
Annie Isenberg, LCSW, Family Advocacy Program Treatment Manager, Fort Bliss, TX 

4:00-4:05 p.m.
Day 1 Wrap-up 

 

Thursday, September 28

8:30 a.m.
Introductory Remarks

8:35 - 11:30 a.m.
Session III: PREVENTION: INNOVATIVE PROGRAMS TO REDUCE FAMILY STRESS

THRIVE Initiative: GROW! Reasoning for development, the development process, and the data from the pilot on minitary installations
Jennifer DiNallo, Ph.D., Lead Research and Evaluation Scientist, Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness at Penn State

After Deployment: Adaptive Parenting Tools (ADAPT): Reasoning for development, the develoopment provess, and the data
Abigail Gewirtz, Ph.D., L.P., Professor, Dept. of Family Social Science & Institute of Child Development; Director, Institute of Translational Research in Children’s Mental Health, University of Minnesota

11:30  - 12:30 p.m.
Lunch

12:30-3:30 p.m.
Session IV: SOLUTIONS AND NEXT STEPS

A Public Health Approach to Implementing Family-Centered Prevention: Implications for Resilience Enhancing Practices within Systems of Care

Catherine Mogil, Psy.D., Director or Training, Division of Population Behavioral Health; Clinical Director, Family Stress, Trauma and Resilience Clinic, UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior

Use of Technology to Promote Evidence-based Programs
Sheridan Miyamoto, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Nursing, Penn State University

Implications for Systems: Lessons from issues presented in this session and what are the takeaways for the Army and other systems
Rene Robichaux, Ph.D., LCSW, Social Work Programs Manager, Behavioral Health Service Line, US Army Medical Command

3:30 - 3:45 p.m.
Closing Remarks