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Strategies for Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Youth in Care - November 29, 2005
Listen to Audio File Part 1
Listening time: 17 minutes
Welcome and Introductions
Gerald P. Mallon, DSW, Executive Director, NRCPFC

Mental Health Issues Impacting Youth in Care: An Overview
Julie Collins, Director Mental Health, Child Welfare League of America, Washington, D.C.


Listen to Audio File Part 2
Listening time: 13 minutes
Truth, Healing and Reconciliation
Sandra White Hawk, Director, First Nations Orphan Association, St. Paul, MN


Listen to Audio File Part 3
Listening time: 23 minutes
Transitioning from Foster Care into Adult Services
Dana Hernandez, Coordinator of Reconnect Program, Weber Human Services, Ogden, UT

Jane Lewis, Program Manager, Project Reconnect, Salt Lake City, UT

Listen to Audio File Part 4
Listening time: 21 minutes
Questions and Discussion
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Presenter Contact Information

Julie Collins

AACAP/CWLA Values and Principles for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and Supports for Children in Foster Care


Dana Hernandez and Jane Lewis


Utah PYT, Project RECONNECT, Third Year, Year-End Report


Annotated Bibliography
Prepared for this teleconference by the National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information/National Adoption Information Clearinghouse (now the Child Welfare Information Gateway. Compiled in August November . For newer titles added to the Clearinghouse database, click:
Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Youth in Care