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Thanks for joining us!

Thanks for joining us between October 29 and November 2, 2001 for the Creating Mentally Healthy Schools and Communities online conference. We hope that you have found the information and resources shared on this web site to be educational, useful, rewarding, and helpful. You may continue to view conference presentations, however the web site has been closed for further postings.

An evaluation of the conference will be emailed to you. Please complete the evaluation at your earliest convenience and return it to us. We are very interested in having your feedback about the conference, about the information provided, and the usability of this web site. Please provide us with any comments and feedback you might have, and certainly feel free to contact us anytime with questions and comments at vc@air.org.

The idea for this online conference and web site was proposed over a year ago, and it has come into being due to the hard work of many staff at the Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice at the American Institutes for Research. We would like to thank the staff, who include: Alexandra Sharnoff, Andrew Cullen, Brian Hardwick, Cameron Nelson, Cecily Darden, Chad Rodi, Dahlia Shaewitz, Diane Pelavin, Eleanor Carter, Huda Aden, Jeffrey Poirier, Jim Hamilton, Judy Wald Shanley, Matthew Green, Michael Dlott, Pam Cook, Robert White, Sandra Keenan, Shirley Lee, Stephanie Jackson. We would especially like to acknowledge the counsel provided by Dr. Caesar McDowell of MIT and Dr. Tom V. Hanley of the Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education.

In addition, we would like to thank the many contributors to our conference including:

Presenters: Ann Bowdish, Annemieke Golly, Anthony Sims, Billie Navojosky, Bruce Kamradt, Carlos Rodriguez, Deborah Painte, Delia Pompa, Fay Brown, Gayle Porter, Gordon Wrobel, Heather Griller-Clark, Howie Knoff, Jacquelyn Duval-Harvey, James Comer, James Garbarino, Joe John Walker, John Reid, Kevin Dwyer, Kim Kendziora, Kimberly Hoagwood, Laurie Albright, Lynn McDonald, Mark Greenberg, Mary Sinclair, Mary Jo Meyers, Miriam Kuhn, Pam Davis, Pam Marshall, Paul Andis, Peter Whelley, Richard Catalano, Robert Gable, Robert Rutherford, Sally Mitchell, Sandra Keenan, Sandra Spencer, Shep Kellam, Susan Rogers, Terry Scott, Tessie Schweitzer, Theresa Lattanzi, Tom Valore, Tressa Knutson-Eide, Trina Osher, and Valerie Maholmes.

Moderators: Amando Cablas, Hector Mendez, Kathy Riley, Patricia Guthrie, Terry Scott, and Trina Osher.

Discussants: Amando Cablas, Anthony Sims, Carl Liaupsin, Carlos Rodriguez, Darren Woodruff, DJ Ida, Fay Williams, Frank Fecser, Gail Daniels, Gordon Wrobel, Gwen Cartledge, Hakimeh Judeh, Hector Mendez, Hubert Sapp, Jim Fox, Kevin Dwyer, Kim Kendziora, Kristine Jolivette, Lori Hagen, Michael George, Nancy George, Nancy Rappaport, Regina Hicks, Richard Davila, Rima Azzam, Sarup Mathur, Susan Sandler, Shannon CrossBear, Tim Gawron, Tom Hanley, and Velva Spriggs.

David Osher, PhD.
Director
Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice

Mary M. Quinn, PhD.
Deputy Director
Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice


Support for this conference has been provided by the Office of Special Education Programs, US Department Education, the Center for Metal Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services, The Office of Juvenile and Justice Delinquency Prevention, US Department of Justice, and the American Institutes for Research. Our partners have been invaluable in the creation and development of this conference. Partners of the Creating Mentally Healthy Schools and Communities online conference include: The Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health (FFCMH), the Center for School Mental Health Assistance (CSMHA) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (CCBD), and the Policymaker Partnership (PMP) for Implementing IDEA '97 at the National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE).

 

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