Sessions and Topics
Participants will select from an extensive program of sessions designed to provide practical, hands-on training and strategies that can be applied in their own communities:
- Institutes are three-hour training sessions that provide an in-depth and interactive training experience. Institutes will include interactive, adult learning strategies that can build knowledge, skills, and competencies of participants.
- Workshops are one-and-a-half-hour sessions that include adult learning strategies to enhance participants’ knowledge in a topic area.
- Poster Presentations will take place Thursday, July 26 from 5 PM to 7 PM and will provide another opportunity to learn about research ﬁndings, new ideas, innovations, and advances in children’s behavioral health through displays and discussion in an informal setting.
The Training Institutes oﬀers an extensive program of sessions designed to provide practical, hands-on training and strategies that can be applied to the systems of care in their states, tribes, territories, and communities. The Training Institutes sessions will focus on approaches that are relevant, adaptable, and innovative in one of the following critical areas in children, youth, and young adult behavioral health including:
- Culturally and Linguistically Responsive and Competent Care
- Family Engagement, Leadership, Organizational Development, and Advocacy
- Health Integration, System Design, Financing, and Payment Approaches
- Measurement, Outcomes, and Quality Improvement
- Prevention Approaches, Clinical Services, and Community Supports
- Strategic Communications and Social Marketing
- Systems Strategies and Best Practices in American Indian/Alaskan Native (AI/AN) Communities
- Workforce Development, Management, and Leadership
- Youth Leadership, Organizational Development, and Advocacy
The faculty for The Training Institutes is comprised of national experts; representatives from states and communities that have made substantial progress towards developing systems of care and state-of-the-art services and supports; and family members, youth, and young adults with lived experiences.