This series was originally hosted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health – Region V Adolescent Health Network
The views expressed during these Webcasts are those of the presenters. They do not necessarily reflect the views of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Healthy Relationships: Understanding and Responding to Adolescent Relationship Abuse
February 8, 2018 (60 minutes)
Presented by Susan Pieters, MA, ICDVP, Between Friends, in partnership with EverThrive Illinois
Youth Mental Health First Aid Overview
February 16, 2018 (30 minutes)
Presented by Tramaine EL-Amin, National Council for Behavioral Health and Nancy Kelly, HHS Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS).
The Role of Sleep in Adolescent Mental Health and Substance Use
Presented by Stacy Simera, MSSA, LISW-S, SAP, in partnership with the Ohio Adolescent Health Partnership, the Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Ohio Department of Health, and Start School Later, Inc.
March 27, 2018 (60 minutes)
Effective Implementation of MAT to Address Adolescent Opioid Use Disorder
Presented by Steve Matson, MD, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University, College of Medicine, in partnership with HHS Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) - Region 5
April 24, 2018 (60 minutes)
Transforming Health Care for Michigan Adolescents: Lessons Learned – Results Achieved!
Presented by Jennifer Salerno, DNP, CPNP, FAANP, Possibilities for Change,and Carrie Tarry, Adolescent & School Health Manager, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
April 26, 2018
The Role of Physical Education in Enhancing Adolescent Mental Health
Pesented by Dr. John Ratey, Harvard Medical School, Paul Zientarski, retired P.E. Department Chairman, Naperville Central High School/Board member - Forward Committee, and Sarah Chusid, MPS, Illinois Public Health Institute, in partnership with the Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity
May 3, 2018 (60 minutes)
Identifying Needs of Youth in Foster Care and Juvenile Justice – Adapting Evidence-Based Teen Pregnancy Programs through a Trauma-Informed Approach
Presented by Leigh Zaban, Health Care Education and Training, Inc. (HCET)
May 10, 2018 (60 minutes)
Adolescent Brain Development: Enhance Your Approach to Working with Teens
Presented by Lauren Ranalli, MPH, and Azzia Thompson, MPH, Adolescent Health Initiative
June 15, 2018 (60 minutes)
Addressing Adolescent Depression and Suicide: Using an Evidence-Based Prevention Program
September 14, 2018
Presented by Laura Steele, Signs of Suicide®, a program of Riverside Community Care, and Jodie Segal, MSW, Elyssa’s Mission®; in partnership with Illinois Collaboration on Youth. See the Resource document below for additional host and speaker links and information.
Screening for Adolescent Mental Health and Depression: Implementing universal screening and referral in annual preventive visits
Presented by Katy Schalla Lesiak, MSN/MPH, APRN-CPNP, Child and Teen Checkups (EPSDT), Minnesota Department of Health; JoAnne Hoffman Jecha, MD, Pediatrician at South Lake Pediatrics; in partnership with the State Adolescent Health Resource Center at the University of Minnesota, and the Minnesota Chapters of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Academy of Family Physicians. See the Resource document below for additional host and speaker links and information.
October 11, 2018
Supporting Student Mental Health: Wisconsin’s Approach to Trauma Sensitive Schools
December 14, 2018
Hosted in partnership with the WI Department of Public Instruction (DPI), University of MN - State Adolescent Health Resource Center, and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. Presented by: Elizabeth Cook, Ed. S, School Psychology Consultant, WI Department of Public Instruction.