Ohio Systems of Care Project ECHO for Multi-System Youth

Using a trademarked technological platform and methodology developed at the University of New Mexico, Ohio Systems of Care Project ECHO for Multi-System Youth program offers participants:

* Opportunities to present complex cases and to receive written recommendations from multidisciplinary experts
* Opportunities to develop the knowledge and skills to manage complex needs in their own communities and to be part of a community of practice
* Brief lectures and case-based learning on topics of special interest

Ohio Systems of Care Project ECHO for Multi-System Youth Experts:

Nichole Ammon, M.Ed., LPCC-S, Integrated Physical and Mental Health Care NEOMED
Bobbi Beale, Psy.D., Trauma, Center for Innovative Practices, Case Western Reserve University, ECHO Facilitator
Amy Bixler Coffin, M.S., program director of the Autism Center at OCALI
Marjorie Cook, Parent Peer Support/Education Advocacy
Allison Cowan, M.D., Psychiatry, Wright State University
Sara Dugan, Pharm.D., BCPP, BCPS, Clinical Pharmacy, NEOMED
Jennifer Dwyer, M.D., Pediatrics, Akron Children’s Hospital
Chris Filler, RN, BSN, Autism-Spectrum Disorders and Low-Incidence Disabilities
Julie Gentile, M.D., DFAPA, Psychiatry, Intellectual Disabilities, Wright State University
Kari Harper, M.D., Psychiatry, Wright State University
Steven Jewell, M.D., Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Akron Children’s Hospital
Kynetta McFarlane, PsyD, Clinical Psychologist, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Rick Shepler, Ph.D., PCC-S, Director, Center for Innovative Practices, Case Western Reserve University, ECHO Facilitator
P. Cooper White, M.D., Pediatrics, Akron Children’s Hospital

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Ohio Systems of Care Project ECHO for Multi-System Youth Case Referral, Presentation and Recommendations Process
Family and Children First Council (FCFC) coordinators may refer a case for consultation during a Systems of Care Project ECHO for Multi-System Youth session to the Family and Children First Regional Liaisons, Aimee.Matusik@mha.ohio.gov and Jennie.Horner@mha.ohio.gov)

The FCF Regional Liaison will triage referrals and request that the FCF coordinator complete an ECHO case presentation form for the case selected for presentation. (Click here to download form.) The FCF coordinator contacts SystemofCareECHO@neomed.edu for information about a secure pathway for sharing the case information with the SOC ECHO experts. Individuals are welcome and encouraged to attend all ECHO sessions, not just those at which they are presenting a case.

To register for Project ECHO and to receive a welcome packet, click here. Please know you only need to register once to participate in the ECHO sessions throughout the year.

PLEASE NOTE NEW SCHEDULE AND PROGRAMMING:

From July 23, 2020 – June 24, 2021:

ECHO meets Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Each week a case presentation will be shared from counties throughout Ohio.

To learn more, email the Project ECHO team here.

2020 Ohio Systems of Care Project ECHO Schedule

(To view 2019-20 videos of sessions, click here.)
Date  Topic  Presenter
July 23, 2020 ECHO model review
View Video of Session
ECHO Hub  
July 30, 2020  Pharmacogenomics: Systems of Care
ECHO for Multi-system Youth
View Video of Session
Sara Dugan,
Pharm.D
., BCPP, BCPS 

August Education  
Aug. 6, 2020  Special Education
View Video of Session
Jennifer Wissinger,
PT, DPT 
Aug. 13, 2020  Evaluation and Re-evaluation:
ETR, IEP, etc.
View Video of Session
Marjorie Cook 
Aug. 20, 2020  Ancillary Educational Services and
Accommodations: OT, PT, speech
View Video of Session

Jennifer Wissinger,
PT, DPT 
Aug. 27, 2020  Non-Traditional Educational Placements:
Residential, Online, Home-Instruction
View Video of Session
Marjorie Cook 
September  Psychiatric Medications    
Sept. 3,
2020 
Psychopharmacology
and Polypharmacy
View Video of Session
Sara Dugan,
Pharm.D., BCPP, BCPS 
Sept. 10,
2020
 
Drug Interactions
View Video of Session
Sara Dugan,
Pharm.D., BCPP, BCPS 
Sept. 17,
2020
 
Side-effects, Contraindications
View Video of Session
Sara Dugan,
Pharm.D., BCPP, BCPS  

Sept. 24,
2020 
Monitoring
View Video of Session 
Sara Dugan,
Pharm.D., BCPP, BCPS 
October
Oct. 1,
2020
Cultural Context of Diagnose
View Video of Session 
Allison Cowan, M.D.
Oct. 8,
2020
Differential Diagnoses
View Video of Session
Kari Harper, M.D.
Oct. 15,
2020
Dual Diagnoses MIDD
View Video of Session
 Julie Gentile,
M.D., DFAPA
Oct. 22,
2020
Genetic Disorders
View Video of Session
 Julie Gentile,
M.D., DFAPA
Oct. 29,
2020
 Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative
View Video of Session
Lisa DiSabato-Moore
November Gender & Sexuality
Nov. 5, 2020 Gender, Transgender and Sexuality
View Video of Session
Kynetta McFarlane, Psy.D
Nov. 12, 2020 LGBTQ+ Services and Supports
View Video of Session
Isaac Baez
Nov. 19, 2020 Healthy Relationships,
Sexuality and Development
View Video of Session
Kynetta McFarlane, Psy.D
December Youth & Family Supports
Dec. 3, 2020 Supporting Youth During a Pandemic:
Online Issues & Holiday Tips
View Video of Session
Angela Lariviere, Youth MOVE,
NAMI Ohio
Dec. 10, 2020 Support Groups for Multi-System Youth & Parents
View Video of Session
Makayla Lang, Wingspan
Dec. 17, 2020 Parent Peers & Family Advocacy
View Video of Session
Dana Berryman,
NAMI Ohio
January
Jan. 7, 2021 Employment Services &
Options for YAA
View Video of Session
Natalie Myers
Jan. 14, 2021 TAY: Educational Issues
View Video of Session
Quanita McRobert
Jan. 21, 2021 A SOC Approach to TAY:
A work in progress
Heather Distin
Jan. 28, 2021 Preparing TAY for Living Independently Angela Lariviere and Jeana Patterson
February Suicide
Feb. 4, 2021 Suicide: Screening & Risk Assessment John Ackermann
Feb. 11, 2021 Suicide: Risk & Protective Factors; Population Demographics Jeffry Bridge
Feb. 18, 2021 Safety planning and Means Reduction Steph Freeman

Ohio Systems of Care Project ECHO for Multi-System Youth is a public service offered by Best Practices in Schizophrenia Treatment (BeST) Center at Northeast Ohio Medical University, the Center for Innovative Practices at Case Western Reserve University, Ohio Colleges of Medicine Government Resource Center, Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities, Ohio Department of Medicaid and the Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services.

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