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NEXT KSOC-TV WEBISODE November 30, 2017, 2-3 PM EST:
Join us for an informative discussion November 30 from 2 – 3 p.m. EST during SAMHSA’s latest KSOC-TV webisode, “Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Children, Youth, and Families Experiencing Homelessness.”
The webisode will explore evidence-based strategies to address the mental health needs of children, youth, and families experiencing homelessness. The webisode will be hosted and moderated by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Gary Blau, Ph.D., and a dynamic and informed panel will discuss common concerns and experiences, as well as share tips, resources, and information about support programs.
Panelists will include:
Luis Vasquez, Director, Division of Service and Systems Improvement, SAMHSA
Sarah C. Narendorf, Assistant Professor of Social Work, Graduate College of Social Work, University of Houston
Dani Dominguez, Community Education Coordinator, YES Institute
Watch live on November 30 here.
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.
#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.
To view on-demand, visit:
On November 7, the Social Marketing TA Team hosted a social marketing orientation webinar.
We were thrilled with the turnout and participation! If you are a new grantee or existing grantee with new staff and were unable to watch the webinar, we encourage you to do so. It is now available on-demand.
By viewing the webinar, you will learn more about how social marketing can help you reach your system of care programmatic goals, as we as about technical assistance that is available to SAMHSA system of care grantees. Additionally, the TA Team reviews the social marketing requirements of your grant.
To view the webinar, visit: http://bit.ly/OrientationWebinar2017
This a great video that talks about harm reduction and housing first.
What do you think would happen if you invited an individual with mental health issues who had been homeless for many years to move directly from the street into housing? Loyd Pendleton shares how he went from skeptic to believer in the Housing First approach to homelessness -- providing the displaced with short-term assistance to find permanent housing quickly and without conditions -- and how it led to a 91 percent reduction in chronic homelessness over a ten-year period in Utah.
To watch click the link http://pca.st/QI4x