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Upcoming webinars:

October 2017

Youth Leaders LC: Working with LGBTQI2S Youth

Thursday, Oct. 26, 3:30 - 5 p.m. ET

"Direct Connect" is a virtual forum led by Youth M.O.V.E. National for youth and young adults to develop professional skill sets via virtual training opportunities, connect as a community to share and gather new resources, and unite with other youth advocates and professional peers from across the country. October's Direct Connect offering will be presented by Peter Gamache, PhD, and cover the topic of working with youth and young adults in the LGBTQI2S community.


Youth M.O.V.E National is pleased to offer the Robert Wood Johnson Award for Health Equity. Youth M.O.V.E. National has partnered with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to honor and reward excellence in promoting health equity and systems transformation work. One nominee (either an individual or team of up to two individuals) will receive national recognition, as well as a $3,000 prize. The prize money is not restricted and may be used in any way determined by the winner.

The Coalitions for Juvenile Justice hosted Gault at 50: Ensuring Counsel for LGBTQ Youth in the Juvenile Justice System. This webinar focused on the importance of counsel in juvenile delinquency cases, building attorney-client relations, and offered an overview of research on the decriminalization of LGBTQ youth. 

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and the Missing and Exploited Children's Program (MECP) hosted Supporting LGBTQ Youth Crime Victims. This webinar discussed the culturally specific challenges and facilitators to LGBT youth accessing support and reporting crimes. 

Watch the Social Marketing and Sustainability webinar, which focuses on the social marketing planning process and provides insights into the importance of social marketing and communications for system of care sustainability. 

FREDLA hosted a learning community for family leaders, Family Driven Care Across Systems, which discussed the roles families play in the care of their own children, as well as the policies and procedures governing care for all children in communities, states, tribes, territories and throughout the nation. 

Youth M.O.V.E. National presented a webinar focused on Understanding the Role of Trauma in Peer Support. The topics discussed featured an introduction to trauma concepts, how youth peer support and trauma intersect, and how understanding your own trauma can help in your support of others.

 “Diverting to Treatment: Community Policing and Supporting Youth with Mental Health Needs” is now available on-demand!

On November 15, 2016,  the Branch Chief of SAMHSA’s Child, Adolescent and Family Branch, Gary Blau, Ph.D., moderated a panel discussion on the changing role of law enforcement in supporting youth and young adults with mental health needs.


Merging Care with Control: Integrating Juvenile Justice with System of Care


National Technical Assistance Center for Children’s Mental Health at Georgetown University


National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare


The National Child Traumatic Stress Network


Community Solutions at the University of South Florida


#Can You Hear Me Now-This webinar focuses on the importance of having both a social media and social marketing plan within an organizational framework, as well as key strategies to infuse social marketing into state or community change activities. Texas System of Care


The August 2017 Knowledge Network for Systems of Care TV (KSOC-TV) webcast about cyberbullying is now available on-demand. 

The webisode is moderated and hosted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Gary Blau, Ph.D. The panel discussion includes valuable insights from:
 Dr. Dorothy Espelage, professor of psychology
Ingrid Donato, Chief of SAMHSA’s Mental Health Promotion Branch
Zach Marks, young adult founder of Grom Social

The KSOC-TV webisode looks at ways to help parents, caregivers, and educators better understand the issue of cyberbullying and the mental health needs of both the young person being bullied and the young person initiating the bullying. 
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