Conference Agenda


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Monday, March 26, 2018

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Time Title Evaluation
5:00pm - 7:00pm
President's Welcome Reception and Poster Presentation Session
Evaluation
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Poster Presentation: Adapting a Trauma-Informed Teen Pregnancy Intervention to E-learning for Low Resource Settings
Joann Schladale, MS, LMFT
Evaluation
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Poster Presentation: Enhanced Case Management and Adverse Childhood Experiences with Young People who have Offended
Hannah Grey
Evaluation
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Poster Presentation: Success in Sexual Issues Treatment in as Little as 6 Months: Possible with the Use of Trauma-informed, Data-Driven, and Creative Approaches
Dominick DiSalvo, LPC
Evaluation
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Poster Presentation: Care for the Caregiver: Strategies to Mitigate Vicarious Trauma within Residential Treatment Facilities
Nicole Klasey, Psy.D., Gina Peck-Sobolewski, MA, LMFT
Evaluation
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Poster Presentation: Using Clinical Heat Maps to Monitor Real-Time Clinical Acuity
Jennifer R. Mihalo, MS
Evaluation
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Poster Presentation: Patnering for Permanency: Cross-System Collaboration Efforts to Increase Organizations and State Agencies' Capacity to Promote Permanency for Youth and Families
Shannon Lee, Ed.M., LCSW, Lucia DosSantos, LMHC, Erin Lechter, LICSW
Evaluation
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Poster Presentation: Evidencing Outcomes and Impact: The Learning from an English Model of Supporting Youth
Lisa Holmes, Ph.D., Martin Kelly
Evaluation
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Poster Presentation: Post Discharge Follow-up from Residential Care
Christina Henriquez, BS, Meagan McArthur, Steven Klee, Kristin Licardi, Marina DeFalco
Evaluation
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Poster Presentation: Facilitating Change: How to supervise, Assess Culture and Demonstrate Results.
Brett Talbot, Ph.D., Derek Daley, SUDC
Evaluation
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Poster Presentation: Changing Culture through Outcomes
Sarah Morrill
Evaluation
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Poster Presentation: HIPAA Compliance and Technology Today
Jamie Stroble, LMSW
Evaluation
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Poster Presentation: From Conflict to Creative Solutions
Raquelle Solon
Evaluation
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Poster Presentation: Attaining Permanency for College-Bound Young Adults
Doga Keith, Ph.D., Kara Sabalauskas, MSW
Evaluation
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Poster Presentation: The Evolution of Intervention
William Sackley, Psy.D.
Evaluation
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Poster Presentation: Training Young Adults for Adult Life: The PLANEA Project
Jorge F. del Valle, Ph.D.
Evaluation
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Poster Presentation: Sex and the Concrete Thinker
Denise Luft, LMHC, Jenna Eckna
Evaluation
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Poster Presentation: Using Program Information for Research: Data Alchemy (Turn Lead to Gold)
Jonathan C. Huefner, Ph.D., Becky Schedin, MA
Evaluation
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Poster Presentation: Mindfulness in Education
Amelia Gallagher, MA
Evaluation
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Poster Presentation: Using Consumer Evaluations Smartly
Eric W. Bjorklund, J.D., Shanna Draper, MAOM
Evaluation
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Poster Presentation: Transforming Practice to Outcomes: Developing and Aligning an Organizational Practice Model with a Universal Assessment Tool
Rebecca Schedin
Evaluation
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Poster Presentation: Innovative Strategies for Monitoring Levels of Vicarious Trauma in Residential Staff
Amy Strickler, PhD, NCC, Jennifer R. Mihalo, MS
Evaluation
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Poster Presentation: Is Problem Sexual Behavior a Matter of Skill Not Will? Applying Collaborative Problem Solving to PSB
Mark Welty, Ph.D., Alisha Pollastri, Ph.D., J. Stuart Ablon, Ph.D.
Evaluation
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Poster Presentation: "Am I Doing Okay?": Integrating Trauma-Informed Clinical and Milieu Interventions with an Intellectually and "Complex" Developmentally Challenged Youth
Richard Granahan, MSW, LCSW, LICSW, Amy Kreidemaker, MA, LPC, R-DMT
Evaluation
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Poster Presentation: Déjà Vu: Assessing Levels of Childhood Trauma Among Direct Care Staff in Youth Residential Treatment
William E. Berkhout, MA
Evaluation






Tuesday, March 27, 2018

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Time Title Evaluation
6:30am - 6:30am
YOGA
Evaluation
7:00am - 5:00pm
Registration Open
Evaluation
7:30am - 5:00pm
Exhibit Hall Open
Evaluation
7:30am - 8:30am
Lite Breakfast and Coffee Service
Evaluation
7:45am - 8:15am
First Time Attendee Welcome Breakfast
Evaluation
8:30am - 12:00pm
Keynote: Family Finding
Evaluation
8:30am - 8:30am
Call to Order/Announcements
Evaluation
8:30am - 12:00pm
Keynote Presentation: Family Finding
Kevin Campbell
Evaluation
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Issues Lunches
Evaluation
12:30pm - 12:30pm
Issues Lunch: Fifty Shades of Age - Now I Have Your Attention! How to Bridge Generational Gaps in Your Staff
Brittany Pope, MS, Tim Davis
Evaluation
12:30pm - 12:30pm
Issues Lunch: If We Don't Feed the Staff? They Will Eat the Kids: Building a Resilient Workforce
David Wallace, Gina Peck-Sobolewski, MA, LMFT
Evaluation
12:30pm - 12:30pm
Issues Lunch: The Elimination of Restraint and Seclusion: Lighting the Path Together
Trish Cocoros, Laurah Currey
Evaluation
12:30pm - 12:30pm
Issues Lunch: Substance Use, Recovery and Residential Care
Elizabeth Gonzalez, LMFT, Raquel Montes
Evaluation
12:30pm - 12:30pm
Issues Lunch: Together the Voice: Lifting Our Advocacy Megaphone
Lisette Burton, J.D.
Evaluation
12:30pm - 12:30pm
Issues Lunch: Quality Improvement Fundamentals: Finding the Gold in Program Data
Rebecca Schedin, Jonathan C. Huefner, Ph.D.
Evaluation
12:30pm - 12:30pm
Issues Lunch: Res in the Time of Tech: Technology Changes Everything
Mira Krishnan, Ph.D., Patrick Gosselin
Evaluation
12:30pm - 12:30pm
Issues Lunch: Youth Advocates: #AgentsofChange
Susan Ramsey, Jerry Salazar, Dominick DiSalvo, LPC
Evaluation
12:30pm - 12:30pm
Issues Lunch: Don't Phone a Friend: Who Wants to be a CSEC-Informationaire?
Franki Reddick-Gibson, Ph.D., Dana Dorn
Evaluation
1:45pm - 3:15pm
The Prevalence and Significance of Adverse Childhood Experiences within Children Who Have Died: Findings and Implications from an Audit of a Child Death Overview Panel in the UK
Hannah Grey, Lisette Burton, J.D.
Evaluation
1:45pm - 3:15pm
Can Facility Dogs Facilitate Attachment in Residential Care?
David A. Crenshaw, Ph. D., ABPP, Lori Stella, LCSW, Kristen Martini, LMSW, Karen Szatko
Evaluation
1:45pm - 3:15pm
Working with Youth with Medical Conditions and Other Special Needs
Corina E. Casco, LCSW, Alex Ofuonye, M.A.
Evaluation
1:45pm - 3:15pm
WORKSHOP SESSION A
Evaluation
1:45pm - 3:15pm
What Yoga Teaches Us about Youth Overcoming Adversity
Mira Krishnan, Ph.D.
Evaluation
1:45pm - 3:15pm
The Domino Effect - Looking at Challenging Behavior through a Trauma Informed Lens
Melodie Rose, Psy.D.
Evaluation
1:45pm - 3:15pm
Bridging Research and Practice: Our Clients Who Are Adopted and their Families
Norman E. Thibault, Ph.D., LMFT
Evaluation
1:45pm - 3:15pm
Strategic Planning ? Prerequisite for Successful Mission Fulfillment
Jennifer Flowers, MBA, TJ Armstrong
Evaluation
1:45pm - 3:15pm
Economic Evaluation of Residential Length of Stay and Long-Term Outcomes
Jonathan Huefner
Evaluation
1:45pm - 3:15pm
Healing the Healers: Personal and Program Strategies for Recognizing, Understanding and Resolving the Realities of Burnout
Clark H. Hammond, Ph.D., LMFT
Evaluation
1:45pm - 3:15pm
Preparing Vulnerable Youth for a "Global" World
Dr. Andrew Schneider-Munoz, Dr. Matthew E. Fasano
Evaluation
3:30pm - 5:00pm
WORKSHOP SESSION B
Evaluation
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Connect 4 Good - Preparing Young Adults as they Age Out of Care
Tess Mahnken-Weatherspoon, LMSW
Evaluation
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Successful Residential Transformation Strategies that Support Sustained Positive Outcomes for Youth & Families
Beth Caldwell, MS, Karen Anne Johnson, FDC, FPC, Former Youth, Carlene Casciano-McCann, MA
Evaluation
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Residential Intervention to Advance Permanency for Transition - Age Youth
Lauren Frey, MSW, LICSW, Lesli Suggs, LICSW, MSW
Evaluation
3:30pm - 5:00pm
I Feel Your Pain: The Neurobiology of Contagious Emotions in Youth Treatment
Kellie Rhodes, Aisland Rhodes
Evaluation
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Restorative Circles: Helping Youth Reclaim Their Voice, Supporting Staff, and Promoting Relational Healing and Connection.
Elizabeth Woodruff, LCSW, Jawaan Kellam, Allyson Montana, Youth Voice
Evaluation
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Tele-Psychiatry- How it Works, How it Increased Stakeholder Involvement Across the Map
Terri Wenkman, RN-BSN, Dr. Vahid Osman, MD
Evaluation
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Strategies for Success in Recruiting and Retaining Direct Care Staff
Jill Niksich, PHR, SHRM-CP, Kevin Szczyrbak
Evaluation
3:30pm - 5:00pm
The Necessity of Caring Touch
Kelsie Tatum, Psy.D., James Freeman, M.A., CYC-P
Evaluation
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Non-Profit Profitability in the Private-Pay National Market
Eric W. Bjorklund, J.D., Shanna Draper, MAOM
Evaluation

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

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Time Title Evaluation
6:30am - 6:30am
Group Runs
Evaluation
7:00am - 7:00am
Group Runs
Evaluation
7:00am - 5:00pm
Registration Open
Evaluation
7:30am - 12:00pm
Exhibit Hall Open
Evaluation
8:30am - 11:00am
Keynote Presentation Part I: Shields and Swords: Waging a Battle Against Bias in Our Public Systems
Adam J. Foss
Evaluation
8:30am - 11:00am
Keynote Presentation Part II: The Caring Together Initiative: State Agency Clinical Review Protocol for Appropriateness of Placement
Joel Goldstein, MD, Meagan Duignan, Hollie Palombo LICSW, Robin Duguay, Tania Gianino, LICSW, Barbara Worsley
Evaluation
11:15am - 12:45pm
Expanding Residential Services to Create a Continuum of Care: Benefits and Challenges of Strategic Growth
Dina McManus LCSW-R, Camela M. Steinke, PhD
Evaluation
11:15am - 12:45pm
The NSW Joint Protocol: A Community Approach Towards the Decriminalization of Children in Care
Hugo Madrid, Adam Hughes
Evaluation
11:15am - 12:45pm
Teaching The Value Of Work Through School and Community Integration
Sharon Singleton, M.S., Jason Bossart, Youth Voice
Evaluation
11:15am - 12:45pm
Social Networks Among Youth in Group Homes
Betsy Farmer, MSW
Evaluation
11:15am - 12:45pm
Building Working Alliances with Youth, Families, and Staff: Results from a Randomized Control Study
Jennifer R. Mihalo, MS, Amy Strickler, PhD, NCC, Patti McCloud
Evaluation
11:15am - 12:45pm
What Are We Missing? The Challenges of Identifying and Treating Male CSE and SE Youth in Residential Treatment
Nicole Klasey, Psy.D., Gina Peck-Sobolewski, MA, LMFT
Evaluation
11:15am - 12:45pm
Changing Residential Culture: One Agency?s Journey
Kate Myers, LICSW, Melissa Cahl, LICSW
Evaluation
11:15am - 12:45pm
WORKSHOP SESSION C
Evaluation
11:15am - 12:45pm
How Fake News About Your Services Harms Your Community Partners, Clients and Colleagues and What You Can Do About It
Dustin Tibbitts, LMFT
Evaluation
1:00pm - 2:30pm
ACRC Annual Awards Luncheon
Evaluation
2:45pm - 4:15pm
Treating the ?Too Acute?: Residential Programming for High Risk Adolescent Girls
Melissa Orazio, LMHC, Peter Lopenzina, LICSW
Evaluation
2:45pm - 4:15pm
WORKSHOP SESSION D
Evaluation
2:45pm - 4:15pm
Amplifying Our Impact: How Integrating a Focus on Direct-Care Staff?s Social and Emotional Competency Enhances the Capacity to Serve
Bethany Casarjian, Ph.D.
Evaluation
2:45pm - 4:15pm
Creating an Innovative Organization that Develops and Sustains Resilient Treaters
Patricia D. Wilcox, LCSW
Evaluation
2:45pm - 4:15pm
?Futures for Kids?- A Peer Leadership Model in Residential Programs: Using a Youth Development Approach to Build Leadership and Workforce Development Skills
Laurie Jo Wallace, Stephanie Ward
Evaluation
2:45pm - 4:15pm
Equine Facilitated Therapy for Complex Trauma (EFT-CT)
Tiffany Naste, LICSW, Kathryn Murphy, BA, MA
Evaluation
2:45pm - 4:15pm
Increasing Engagement in Children and Youth through the Implementation and Practice of the Neurosequential Model
Emily Wang, Ph.D. , Nicole Berggren, M.C.
Evaluation
2:45pm - 4:15pm
Getting Ahead of the Curve: Integrating Trauma Responsive Care into a Managed Care Environment
Jaclyn A Yusko, MS, NCMP
Evaluation
2:45pm - 4:15pm
Reducing Restraints: A System?s Approach to Crisis Prevention and Management
Mary R. Ruberti, LMSW, Andrea J. Turnbull, M.A., LMHC, QS
Evaluation
4:30pm - 5:00pm
ACRC Membership Meeting
Evaluation
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Socializing Under the Sea Social Event
Evaluation