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What’s New?

New Resources for Common Problems

  • New Resources under “How can I learn more about mental health concerns?”
    • Clinical Distance Learning Series – The focus of these webinars spans from evidence-based treatments for depression in children to the introduction and interventions for early psychosis (video). (11/22/2017)
  • New Resources under “How can I find support for my family?”
    • Disabilities Resources from the Department of Labor – Provides links to multiple disability resources – including sites about benefits, civil rights, community life, education, employment, emergency preparedness, health, housing, technology, and transportation. (11/22/2017)
    • SAMHSA Disaster/Distress Helpline – A 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories. (11/22/2017)
    • SAMHSA Disaster-specific Resources – Installment of the SAMHSA Disaster Behavioral Health Information Series (DBHIS) presents information and additional resources specific to particular kinds of disasters, as well as general preparedness and response information (11/22/2017)

Last Quarterly EBS Committee Roundtable Presentation

  • December 5, 2017 – Examining the Usage and Outcomes of Exposure Therapy for Anxious Youth in our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division:  Listen to Matthew Milette-Winfree Ph.D., Kurt Humphrey M.D.. and Shellie Niles MSCP, LMHC speak about the usage and outcomes of exposure therapy for anxious youth in the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division. Please click here to access the presentation.

Upcoming EBS Roundtable Presentation

  • April 11, 2018 3:30 – 5:00 PM – OnTrack Hawaii : Roundtable presentation will be held at Shriner’s Hospital for Children (Makai Conference Room) featuring David Cicero, Ph.D. Dr. Cicero will be presenting on OnTrack Hawaii, a speciality early onset psychosis clinic developed in collaboration with the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division.

22nd Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health Presentation (October 2017)

  • Therapists’ Technique Intentions for School-Age Youth: Below are links to documents referenced in the presentation titled Therapists’ Technique Intentions for School-Age Youth: Do they Vary by Presenting Problem and Align with the Evidence-base? The first link is a copy of the Monthly Treatment Progress Summary (MTPS; CAMHD, 2005) utilized by the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division (CAMHD) of the state of Hawai‘i Department of Health for ongoing practice monitoring and evaluation efforts. The remaining three links relate to our research study on therapists’ practice-related intentions and include the measure we created to assess therapists’ intentions (i.e., T-BIS) and two separate figures depicting the results from our study (practices ordered from most to least frequently endorsed for each problem area).