Behavioral Health Seminar Series

The Advances in Behavioral Health Policy seminar series covers both global and US topics of interest in behavioral health.  The theme of this semester is based on the new Palgrave book on Mental Health Policy.  Many of the chapters in this book will form the basis for some of the seminars below.  Please join us if you can!

 

Thursday August 26, 2021
4:00-5:00 pm EST
Howard Goldman, MD, PhD
Professor, Psychiatry, School of Medicine
University of Maryland

“Mental Health Policy: Foundational Reform or Incremental Change”

Please click HERE to find a recording of the seminar.

 

Thursday Sept 9, 2021
4:00-5:00 pm EST
Patrick Raue, PhD
Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Washington

“Increasing Access to Evidence Based Psychosocial Interventions”

 

Thursday Sept 16, 2021
4:00-5:00 pm EST
Eric Slade, PhD
Professor, Nursing
Johns Hopkins University
Kristen Lich, PhD
Associate Professor, Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

“Hospital-based psychiatric care”

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Thursday Sep 23, 2021
4:00-5:00 pm EST
Joy Noel Baumgartner, PhD
Associate Professor, School of Social Work
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

“Managing psychotic disorders in low-income country contexts”

 

Thursday Sept 30, 2021
4:00-5:00 pm EST
Joanna “Asia” Maselko, PhD
Associate Professor, Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

“Social Determinants of Mental Health, what do we do with them”

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Thursday Oct 7, 2021
4:00-5:00 pm EST
Sharon Hoover, PhD
Professor, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
University of Maryland School of Medicine

“Child mental health and school-based mental health care”

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Thursday Oct 14, 2021
4:00-5:00 pm EST
Harold Pollack, PhD
Helen Ross Professor, Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice
University of Chicago

“Preventing the next 911 call: Improving services for people at-risk of mental health and related crises”

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Thursday Oct 28, 2021
4:00-5:00 pm EST
Marvin Swartz, MD
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Duke University

“Mandated Community Treatment: The Data and the Controversy”

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Thursday Nov 4, 2021
4:00-5:00 pm EST
Will Hall, PhD
Assistant Professor, School of Social Work
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

“Mental Health of LGBTQ Youth”

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Thursday Nov 18, 2021
4:00-5:00 pm EST
Larry Davidson, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry
Yale School of Medicine

“Recovery”

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PREVIOUS SEMINARS:

Thursday December 17, 2020
4:00-5:00 pm EST
Dr. Ben Druss
Professor and Rosalynn Carter Chair, Department of Health Policy and Management at Rollins School of Public Health
Emory University

“The COVID-19 Pandemic and Serious Mental illness: a Public Health Perspective”

The presentation will take place from 4-5PM EST, followed by a “Happy Hour” organizing session for anyone who is interested from 5-5:45PM EST.

 

Thursday January 21. 2021
4:00-5:00 pm EST
Dr. Jeffrey Swanson
Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Duke University School of Medicine
Mr. Larry Finch
University of Maryland

“Civil commitment and the mental health care continuum: Historical trends and principles for law and practice”

Please click HERE to find a recording of the seminar.

 

Thursday February 4, 2021
4:00-5:00 pm EST
Dr. Amy Blank Wilson
Associate Professor in the School of Social Work
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

“Conducting a RCT for individuals with serious mental illnesses in prison: Preliminary findings from the next generation of criminal justice interventions”

Please click HERE to find a recording of the seminar.

 

Thursday February 18, 2021
4:00-5:00 pm EST
Dr. Joseph Morrissey
Emeritus Professor of Health Policy & Management at the Gillings School of Global Public Health
Senior Fellow, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

“Mental Health Policies & Services: What I Have Learned (So Far)”

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Thursday March 4, 2021
4:00-5:00 pm EST
Dr. Siham Sikander
Associate Professor
Health Services Academy, Islamabad

“Task-shifting for Maternal Mental Health in Pakistan: Lessons & Implications from the Bachpan Cohort Study”

Please click HERE (part 1) and HERE (part 2) to find recordings of the seminar.

 

Thursday March 18, 2021
4:00-5:00 pm EST
Dr. William Hall
Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

“Addressing LGBTQ Mental Health Disparities: Findings from a Feasibility Study”

Please click HERE to find a recording of the seminar.

 

Thursday April 1, 2021
4:00-5:00 pm EST
Dr. Lisa Bates
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
Columbia University Medical Center

“Intimate Partner Violence in South Asia: Consequences and Opportunities for Intervention”

Please click HERE to find a recording of the seminar.

 

Thursday April 15, 2021
4:00-5:00 pm EST
Dr. Emla Fitzsimons
Director of the Millennium Cohort Study
Professor of Economics, UCL Institute of Education

“Mental health among young people: longitudinal evidence from the UK”

Please click HERE to find a recording of the seminar.

 

Thursday April 29, 2021
4:00-5:00 pm EST
Dr. Achyuta Adhvaryu
Associate Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy
University of Michigan

“(Mis)information and Anxiety: Evidence from a Randomized Covid-19 Information Campaign”

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