American Institutes for Research Experts to Present at Georgetown’s Training Institutes on Mental Health

Mental health experts from the American Institutes for Research (AIR) will present at the Training Institutes on July 15 - 20, 2014, which is being held at the Gaylord National Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The Training Institutes focus on improving services and supports for children, adolescents, and young adults with or at risk for mental health challenges and their families.

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Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014

Mental health experts from the American Institutes for Research (AIR) will present at the Training Institutes on July 15 - 20, 2014, which is being held at the Gaylord National Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The conference is hosted by the National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health at the Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development.

The Training Institutes focus on improving services and supports for children, adolescents, and young adults with or at risk for mental health challenges and their families. The goal of the meeting is to provide in-depth, practical training on innovative approaches, and how lessons learned from systems of care can guide efforts to improve service delivery in a dramatically changing environment.

AIR staff presentations include:

  • Strategic Financing for Expanding and Sustaining Children’s Mental Health and Substance Abuse Systems of Care (Pre-Institutes Training Program #2)
    8:30 AM Tuesday, 7/15
    8:30 AM Wednesday, 7/16
    Potomac C
    AIR Presenter: Frank Rider

  • Supporting LGBTQ Children and Youth: Resources, Strategies, and Action Planning (Institute #25)
    8:30 AM Friday, 7/18
    1:30 PM Saturday, 7/19
    National Harbor II
    AIR Presenters: Jeffrey Poirier & Karen Francis

  • Systems of Care Partnering with Faith-Based Communities Through the Open Table Model (Poster #27)
    3:30 PM Friday, 7/18
    Maryland Ballroom
    AIR Presenters: Sharon Hunt & Frank Rider

  • Pariah (System of Care Cinema)
    5:30 PM Friday, 7/18 | Chesapeake 10/11/12
    1:30 PM Saturday, 7/19 | Azalea 3
    AIR Post-Film Discussion Facilitator: Sharon Hunt

  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower (System of Care Cinema)
    8:30 AM Friday, 7/18 | Azalea 3
    5:30 PM Friday, 7/18 | Chesapeake G/H/I
    AIR Post-Film Discussion Facilitator: Sharon Hunt

  • Affordable Care Act: How to Use Key Provisions for Children’s Behavioral Health Services (Professional Development Seminar #2)
    9:30 AM Sunday, 7/20
    Maryland D
    AIR Presenter: Frank Rider

For more information about the conference, visit http://gucchdtacenter.georgetown.edu/TrainingInstitutes.html.

About AIR

Established in 1946, with headquarters in Washington, D.C., the American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance both domestically and internationally in the areas of health, education and workforce productivity. For more information, visit http://www.air.org.


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