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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Board on Children Youth and  Families
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Training the Future Child Healthcare Workforce to Improve 
Behavioral Health Outcomes for Children, Youth and Families
November 29-30, 2016
Washington, DC 

Day 1 – Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Keynote Presentation: What is Needed to Prepare the Future Healthcare Workforce? Perspectives from Parents
Moderator: Deborah Klein Walker, Global Alliance for Behavioral Health and Social Justice 
•  Rebecca Mueller, Mother of a child with ADHD
•  Breck Gamel, Mother of Bennett, a 7-year-old with cystic fibrosis
•  V. Robyn Kinebrew, Mother of Kaleb and Kameron (twins with sickle cell), and Kevin Kinebrew 
•  Lynda Gargan, National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health 
•  Millie Sweeney, Family Run Executive Directors Leadership Association (FREDLA) 

Session One: The National Landscape: The Healthcare Workforce and Training Processes

Moderator: Costella Green, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
•  Angela Beck, Behavioral Health Workforce Research Center, University of Michigan: Presentation
•  Susan A. Chapman, Healthforce Center, University of California, San Francisco: Presentation
•  Johanna Bergan, Youth M.O.V.E. National: Presentation
•  Thomas Boat, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center: Presentation
•  Christen Johnson, M.D./M.P.H. Candidate 2017, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine and Student National Medical Association: Presentation

Session 2: Table Discussion on Levers for Change to Prepare the Future Healthcare Workforce to Provide Optimal Behavioral Healthcare for Children, Youth, and Families: Presentation Slides
Moderator: Marshall "Buzz" Land, Jr., M.D., American Board of Pediatrics and University of Vermont

Session 3: Promising Training Models that Constructively Take Advantage of Levers of Change 
Moderator: Harolyn M.E. Belcher, M.D., M.H.S., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Kennedy Krieger Institute
•  Bernadette Melnyk, PhD, CPNP, PMHNP, Ohio State University Presentation
•  Susan McDaniel, Ph.D., Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester and American Psychological: Presentation
•  Terry Stancin, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and MetroHealth Medical Center: Presentation
•  Lisa de Saxe Zerden, M.S.W., Ph.D., School of Social Work, UNC: Presentation
•  Parinda Khatri, Ph.D., Cherokee Health Systems: Presentation
•  Mary Ann McCabe, Ph.D., ABPP, George Washington University School of Medicine; George Mason University: Presentation

Session 4: Accreditation, Certification, and Credentialing: Levers for Training the Healthcare Workforce to Promote Children’s Behavioral Health
Moderator: Jeffrey Hunt, M.D., Bradley Hasbro Research Center, Alpert Medical School at Brown University
•  Adele Foerster, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC/AC, Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB): Presentation
•  Alison Whelan, M.D., Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC): Presentation
•  Julia McMillan, MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine: Presentation
•  Ryan Beveridge, Ph.D., University of Delaware: Presentation 
•  Susan Burger, Families Together in New York State: Presentation
•  Marci Nielsen, Ph.D., M.P.H., Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative: Presentation

Day 2 – Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Session 5: Enhancing Training For Healthcare Professionals to Improve the Behavioral Health of Children, Youth, and Families Involved in Other Child-Serving Settings
Moderator: José Szapocznik, Ph.D., University of Miami Miller School of Medicine: Presentation 
•  Elizabeth H. Connors, Ph.D., University of Maryland School of Medicine: Presentation 
•  David Kolko, Ph.D., ABPP, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Western Psychiatric Institute: Presentation
•  Christopher Bellonci, M.D., DFAACAP, Tufts Medical Center: Presentation

Session 6: Leveraging Efforts for Collaborative Change
Moderator: Elizabeth Hawkins-Walsh, Ph.D., CPNP, PMHS, Catholic University of America 
•  Ellen-Marie Whelan, Ph.D., Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Innovation Center
•  Lauren Raskin Ramos, M.P.H., Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources & Services Administration: Presentation
•  W. Douglas Tynan, Ph.D., American Psychological Association: Presentation
•  Barbara Ward-Zimmerman, Ph.D., Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut: Presentation
•  Benjamin F. Miller, Psy.D., Eugene S. Farley, Jr. Health Policy Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine: Presentation

Session 7: Table Discussion on Actionable Steps: Presentation Slides
Moderator: Marshall "Buzz" Land, Jr., M.D., American Board of Pediatrics and University of Vermont


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