IMDS Quarterly Newsletter Winter 2016

TCOMHappy Holidays from New Jersey! written by: Kenneth McGill The ‘Holiday Season’ is well in progress and the wrap-up of 2016 is near!  Looking back…what are some of the highlights you want to remember…are there things you would like to soon forget…what do you have planned for the New Year? Well enough introspection. My hope and wishes to you all are for a truly relaxing enjoyable time of year. So while you are writing down your ‘New Year’s Resolutions’ you can also take time to enjoy the IMDS Winter 2016 Newsletter! These past few… Read More

Speaker Spotlight-Nicholas Mader, Jennifer O’Brien, Richard Epstein

Nicholas Mader, PhD Senior Researcher at Chapin Hall Nicholas Mader is a Senior Researcher at Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago. His work focuses on improving outcomes for at-risk youth by guiding policy development and evaluating youth service programs in partnership with city agencies and non-profit providers. His methodological interests are in using rigorous quantitative methods applied to administrative data sets—the same data used by policy makers—that are augmented with data from other agencies, and data actively collected for applied questions. At Chapin Hall, this work focuses on merging student educational performance… Read More

Speaker Spotlight: Elizabeth Manley and David Channer

The TCOM conference seems like it is just around the corner (November 16-18)! The conference is 3 days, and all participants have the option to attend all 3 days or register for just one day. We encourage attendance at all 3 days of the conference, but if you can only go for 1, then take a look at the agenda to see which days will be the most beneficial to you and your practice! Thursday (November 17) will begin with an opening plenary. The morning’s plenary will start with a lovely continental breakfast and end… Read More

Speaker Spotlight: Kenneth McGill and Dan Warner

With the 2016 TCOM Conference a month away we want to highlight some of our fantastic speakers and presenters to give you a glimpse of what to expect for the conference. Each presenter at the conference has been an integral part in successful implementations of the TCOM framework and a trusted partner in practice.   Kenneth McGill, EdS LMFT Senior Training & Consultation Specialist, Children’s System of Care Training Program Rutgers-UBHC Behavioral Research and Training Institute Kenneth McGill is the statewide trainer on all of the Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) tools… Read More