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Thank you for registering to attend the 23rd NIMH Conference on Mental Health Services Research sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). Below are instructions on how to access the webinar(s).

DATE & TIME

August 1, 2016; 8:30 A.M. EST, for 8 hours (7:30 A.M. Central, 6:30 A.M. Mountain, 5:30 A.M. Pacific)
August 2, 2016; 8:30 A.M. EST, for 8 hours (7:30 A.M. Central, 6:30 A.M. Mountain, 5:30 A.M. Pacific)

WEBINAR ACCESS INSTRUCTIONS: ONLINE

Note that current sessions will have two simultaneous live broadcasts. Click the session titles below to access the live broadcast. You can listen to the webinar through your speakers.

Monday, August 01, 2016
 
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Opening Plenary: NIMH Welcome

Congressional Ballroom

MHSR Conference Co-Chairs:
Michael C. Freed, Ph.D., Chief, Services Research and Clinical Epidemiology Branch, NIMH
Susan T. Azrin, Ph.D., Chief, Primary Care Research Program, NIMH
Shelli Avenevoli, Ph.D. Acting Deputy Director, NIMH
Robert K. Heinssen, Ph.D., ABPP, Director, Division of Services and Intervention Research, NIMH
 
9:45 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Keynote Address

Congressional Ballroom

Arthur C. Evans Jr., Ph.D., Commissioner, Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Service
 
11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Concurrent Session I

Salon I

I. Symposium

From Community Partners in Care to the Health Neighborhood Initiative: Translating NIH-funded Science into Policy and Public Health Impact
Chair: Bowen Chung, M.D., County of Los Angeles Department of Mental Health and U.C.L.A. David Geffen School of Medicine
Discussant: Marvin Southard, D.S.W., University of Southern California

Thirty-six-month Client Outcomes of Community Engagement and Planning versus Resources
for Services to Implement Depression Quality Improvement in Under-resourced Communities: Results of a Community-partnered Participatory, Cluster, Randomized Trial

Bowen Chung, M.D., County of Los Angeles Department of Mental Health and U.C.L.A. David Geffen School of Medicine

Whole-Person Care for Depressed Clients in Under-resourced Communities: Stakeholder Priorities at Long-Term Follow-Up in Community Partners in Care
Elizabeth Bromley, M.D., Ph.D., U.C.L.A. David Geffen School of Medicine and West Los Angeles V.A. Healthcare Center

Policy Innovations for Engaging Communities to Improve Mental Health: Health Agency
Leaders’ Initial Views of the Los Angeles County Health Neighborhood Initiative

Enrico Castillo, M.D., U.C.L.A. David Geffen School of Medicine
 

Salon III

III. Session

Meet the Mental Health Research Network: An NIMH-Funded Research Network You Can Use
Chair: Gregory Simon, M.D., M.P.H., Group Health Research Institute

Introduction to MHRN Structure and Data Resources
Gregory Simon, M.D., M.P.H., Group Health Research Institute

Research Collaborations Across Diverse Healthcare Systems
John Zeber, Ph.D., Baylor Scott and White Health Center for Applied Health Research

Research Partnerships with Health System Leaders
Karen J. Coleman, Ph.D., Kaiser Permanent Southern California, Department of Research and Evaluation

Example: Racial and Ethnic Differences in Mental Health Care
Beth Waitzfelder, Ph.D., Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Center for Health Research

Example: Epidemiology of First-Episode Psychosis
Bobbi Jo Yarborough, Psy.D., Kaiser Permanent Northwest Center for Health Research

Example: Pragmatic Trials in Suicide Prevention and Reducing Inappropriate Antipsychotic Use
Rob Penfold, Ph.D., Group Health Research Institute

Wrap-Up: How to Collaborate with MHRN
Gregory Simon, M.D., M.P.H., Group Health Research Institute
 
2:00 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
Plenary: Harnessing Technology to Optimize Mental Health Care

Congressional Ballroom

Moderator: Adam J. Haim, Ph.D., Chief, Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs, NIMH

Panelists:
Lisa B. Dixon, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center
Jeff Olivet, M.A., President and CEO, The Center for Social Innovation (C4)
Jennifer Guadagno, Ph.D., Market Researcher, Facebook
Danielle A. Schlosser, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of California,San Francisco
 
4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Concurrent Session II

Salon I

I. Symposium

Effects of Social Context, Culture and Minority Status on Depression and Anxiety
Chair: Margarita Alegria, Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Discussant: Kiara Alvarez, Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

An Overview of the Methods of the Boricua Study
Margarita Alegria, Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

The Mechanisms of How Minority Status as Contrasted to Majority Status Predicts Risk for MDD and Level of DAS
Glorisa Canino, Ph.D., Behavioral Health Sciences Research Institute, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine

The Mental Health Treatment Gap and Development: Puerto Rican Youth with Depression and Anxiety Transition from Childhood to Young Adulthood
Cristiane Duarte, Ph.D., Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute
 

Salon III

III. Paper Panel

The Role of Medicaid in Delivering Effective Care to the Most Vulnerable

Implementing Parity for Mental Health and Substance use Disorder Treatment in Medicaid
Marguerite Burns, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Do Timely Mental Health Services Reduce Recidivism among Prison Releases with Severe Mental Illness?
Marisa Domino, Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The Role of Medicaid in Crisis Utilization by African American Clients at Community Mental Health Agencies
Christopher Larrison, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Access, Integration, and Quality of Care for Individuals with Serious Mental Health Challenges: Does Integration Improve Health Outcomes?
Mary Armstrong, Ph.D., University of South Florida
 
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
 
8:30 a.m.-9:50 a.m.

Congressional Ballroom

Plenary

Congressional Ballroom

MHSR Conference Co-Chairs:
Gregory E. Simon, M.D., M.P.H., Senior Investigator and Psychiatrist, Group Health
Research Institute
Mary McKernan McKay, Ph.D., Dean, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University

Keynote Address:
Chirlane McCray, First Lady of New York City
Gary Belkin, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., Executive Deputy Commissioner, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
 
10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions III

Salon I

IV. Paper Panel

Improving Quality of Care for People with Severe Mental Illness

Improving Functional Outcomes Among Persons with Severe Mental Illness by Targeting Self-Stigma: Preliminary Evidence for the Effectiveness of Narrative Enhancement and Cognitive Therapy
Philip Yanos, Ph.D., John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research

Integrating Evidence-based Behavioral, Somatic, and Social Services for People with Serious Mental Illness: A Mixed-methods Study of Maryland's Medicaid Health Home Program
Beth McGinty, Ph.D., M.S., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Improving Fidelity, Research and Outcomes in Assertive Community Treatment
Gregory Teague, Ph.D., University of South Florida

Impact of a CMHC based Health Home Model on Adherence to Psychotropic Medications for Medicaid Beneficiaries Living with Severe Mental Illness
Akincigil Ayse, Ph.D., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
 
V. Symposium

Salon III

Extending the Reach and Impact of Science on Clinical Care for Youth and Families: Looking for New Models for the Old Challenges
Chair: Kimberly D. Becker, Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore
Discussant: Kimberly E. Hoagwood, Ph.D., New York University

Better by Design: Structuring Collaboration in Children's Mental Health Services
Bruce F. Chorpita, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Enhancing the Design of Engagement Interventions to Enhance the Public Health Impact of Mental Health Treatments for Youth
Kimberly D. Becker, Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore
 
1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions IV

II. Symposium

Salon I

Addressing Somatic Conditions and Health-risk Behaviors among Persons with Serious Mental Illness: The State of the Science and Future Directions
Chair: Gail L. Daumit, M.D., M.H.S., F.A.C.P., Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Discussant: Benjamin Druss, M.D., M.P.H., Emory University

Prevalence and Quality of Care for Somatic Conditions among Persons with Serious Mental Illness
Beth McGinty, Ph.D., M.S., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Interventions to Address Somatic Conditions and Health-risk Behaviors among Persons with Serious Mental Illness
Gail L. Daumit, M.D., M.H.S., F.A.C.P., Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
 
III. Symposium

Salon III

Emerging Research Evidence on the Effects of the Domenici-Wellstone Parity Law and its Extensions under the ACA
Chair: Colleen L. Barry, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Discussants: Howard H. Goldman, M.D., Ph.D., University of Maryland School of Medicine
Kirsten Beronio, J.D., Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, D.H.H.S.

An Overview of Research on the Effects of Parity
Haiden Huskamp, Ph.D., Harvard Medical School

Impact of the Domenici-Wellstone Parity Law on Behavioral Healthcare Benefits
Francisca Azocar, Ph.D., OptumHealth

Commercial Health Plans’ Responses to Federal Parity
Dominic Hodgkin, Ph.D., Brandeis University
 
2:45 p.m.-4:15 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions V

I. Symposium

Salon I

Access to Care and Impact of Policy on Treatment for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Chair: Douglas L. Leslie, Ph.D., Penn State College of Medicine
Discussant: Benjamin Cook, Ph.D., M.P.H., Harvard Medical School

Self-reported Utilization of Interventions by Toddlers and Preschoolers with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Nalin Payakachat, Ph.D., University of Arkansas

The Effects of Medicaid Waivers on Unmet Needs and Parent Labor Force Participation
Douglas L. Leslie, Ph.D., Penn State College of Medicine

The Effects of State Autism Insurance Mandates on the Number of Children Diagnosed with Autism and Use of Outpatient Services
David S. Mandell, Sc.D., University of Pennsylvania
 
II. Symposium

Salon III

Impact of a Health Home Model at Effecting Population Health for Persons with Mental Health Conditions Receiving Care in a Primary Care or Community Mental Health Setting
Chair: Stephen Crystal, Ph.D., Rutgers University
Discussant: Joseph Parks, M.D., Missouri HealthNet, Division of the Missouri Department of Social Services

Impact of a Statewide CMHC Based Health Home Model on Cardiometabolic Screening for Persons with Severe Mental Illness
Sheree Neese-Todd, M.A., Rutgers University

Impact of a Statewide Primary Care Based Health Home Model on ER Utilization among Enrollees with a Mental Health Condition
Jodi Heaps-Woodruff, Ph.D., University of Missouri-St. Louis, Missouri Institute of Mental Health