• Multilevel Interventions in Health Care Conference: Presentation by Kelly Devers, PhD
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    Multilevel Interventions in Health Care Conference: Presentation by Kelly Devers, PhD

    >>>DR. STEPHEN TAPLIN: Now it’s my pleasure to introduce Kelly Devers. Kelly is a senior Fellow in the Health Policy Center at the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C. Dr. Devers’ current research focuses on the implementation of national and state health policy reforms. And that’s kept her very busy. She’s particularly related to patient centered medical homes, accountable care organizations, and related provider payment changes. Hospitals and medical groups efforts to improve quality and efficiency through the use of electronic medical records and process redesign techniques, and efforts to improve the quality of cancer care in community hospital based cancer centers. That’s a lot. She does a lot and we’re…

  • #FactFriday: Early Intervention Services
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    #FactFriday: Early Intervention Services

    Early Intervention services are for families with deaf and hard of hearing children which the NAD began doing in 2000. Since then the NAD has been involved in advocating for improved early intervention services to this day. We regularly provide feedback to federal and state agencies in charge of early intervention programs to ensure families receive the right services.

  • Importance of early intervention
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    Importance of early intervention

    – So early intervention, it’s critical. It’s the most important thing I could tell any parent. Again, I can’t stress enough, if you’re having any concerns, go see someone. It’s better to go get the help than wait. I’ve seen children, it’s amazing, that come into my office. They had no language; they engage in tons of behaviors, and it’s looking not good for families. But they come in there and they get the help, and they get the intervention, and years later, these kids, you wouldn’t be able to pick ’em out in a crowd as having autism, so the earlier the better is what I find with these…

  • Multilevel Interventions in Health Care Conference: Presentation by Muin Khoury, MD, PhD
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    Multilevel Interventions in Health Care Conference: Presentation by Muin Khoury, MD, PhD

    >>>DR. STEPHEN TAPLIN: We’re going to turn now to Muin Khoury. And Muin is going to take us back down to the person level and look very directly at the person, even below the skin level of what’s going on. Muin is the founding director of CDC’s Office of Public Health Genomics, which assesses the impact of advances in human genetics and human project on public heath and disease prevention. And he’s a senior consultant to NCI, he’s been working with us now for several years. He’s been a great addition to our staff. Among his many accomplishments, Dr. Khoury started the Human Genome Epidemiology Network, HGNET. The evaluation of…

  • Granny PottyMouth Intervention by FunFoods & Slice n Rice
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    Granny PottyMouth Intervention by FunFoods & Slice n Rice

    hey everyone it’s James from funfoods and today’s video is gonna be a bit different from my usual videos it’s a collaboration video with granny potty mouth and slice and rice who also made videos on their channel for this collaboration so after you’re done watching this video be sure to head over to their channels watch their videos comment below telling them that you came from James and fun foods for right now I hope you enjoy this video (James):hey guys it was so great seeing granny this weekend at playlist (Slice): yes! (Rice): I know she’s great love her (James): she’s awesome! (Slice): She’s hilarious too. (James): the…

  • Step Up and Step In: When, Why and How to Intervene in Conflict
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    Step Up and Step In: When, Why and How to Intervene in Conflict

    – Hello everyone. Thank you for joining us today for our Step Up & Step In webinar where we will talk about when, why and how to intervene in conflict. I’m Kim Mlinaz, the director of the Negotiation & Dispute Resolution for the United States Air Force General Counsel’s Office. You’ve likely had an if only experience, if only I had just said something, if I could have offered some support, if only I might have been able to prevent my top inspector from taking that transfer; I might not have delayed the funding; I might have kept my team focused and enthusiastic. These are the if only kind of…

  • Child Oriented Mental Health Intervention Centre (COMIC)
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    Child Oriented Mental Health Intervention Centre (COMIC)

    One in ten children will suffer from mental health problems that impact on their lives, but effective interventions in childhood can help prevent them becoming another of the one in four adults who endure poor mental health. Ensuring that our therapies are fun, friendly and work at the kids’ levels is central to what we do and COMIC is one of our major research themes. In LEGO®-based therapy, children on the autism spectrum play with LEGO® to help build social skills and reduce social anxiety. It’s fun and promotes collaborative problem solving. Social Stories™ involve writing a child into a story about themselves which describes a social skill or a…