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Presented at the 18th Annual Research Conference

Virginia's Approach to Implementing Evidence-Based Treatments for Children with Mental Health Disorders.

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Session Number: 16 Room: Salon I

Presenting: Leah Hamaker; Amy Atkinson

All Authors for this paper: Leah Hamaker; Amy Atkinson

Presentation Type: paper presentation

Synopsis: The presentation will discuss Virginia's approach and methodologies utilized in identifying, evaluating, collecting and disseminating evidence-based treatments for children's mental health disorders. Topics covered will be the legislative mandate creating the task, the methodologies employed, the process for communicating the benefits of evidence-based practices across the Commonwealth, how collaboration was achieved, and how providers, localities and state agencies were engaged in the process. In addition, the presentation will cover the inception and creation of the Commission's publication, Collection of Evidence-based Treatments for Children with Mental Health Disorders (Collection), which summarizes all evidence-based treatments in the field of children's mental health.

Date: Monday, March 7, 2005

Session Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Presentation Time: 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM