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The Institute Presents at Redefined: National Council 2022

Redefined: National Council 2022 is a national mental health and substance use conference for behavioral health specialists.

The Institute for Innovation and Implementation, with expertise in children, youth, and young adult mental health, are leading two presentations:

Interventions for LGBTQ+ Youth

Tuesday, April 12, 2:15 PM EST

  • Marlene Matarese, PhD, Deputy Director & SSW Clinical Associate Professor

Explore emerging interventions that can successfully support LGBTQ+ youth who experience mental health and substance use concerns.

CCBHCs & Children’s Services — Best Practices in Mobile Response & Stabilization Services

Monday, April 11, 4:15 PM EST

  • Elizabeth Manley, Senior Advisor, Health & Behavioral Health Policy

Mobile Response and Stabilization Services (MRSS) is an intervention model that recognizes the unique needs of children, youth and families in crisis. It is a customized crisis model designed to meet a parent/caregiver’s sense of urgency when children and youth begin to demonstrate behavioral changes associated with crisis behavior and recognizes that caregivers and children are interconnected in their relationship and thus crisis situations for children significantly impact the parent/caregiver. Learn more about role of MRSS best practices and strategies for Certified Community Behavioral Health Centers in meeting the needs of children, youth and families.

Register for Redefined: NatCon 22: Register here:



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