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Y-TAC Webinar: Locating, Serving, and Supporting Youth with Disabilities Involved in the Justice System - Shared screen with speaker view
Elizabeth Theisen
32:39
hello from KY
Joanne Sabo
32:40
Hello from Florida
Derek Vincent
32:41
Hello from Kentucky!
Holly Andersen
32:42
Hi from Minnesota!
Dana Scott
32:42
Hello from Charleston SC
Jason Herron
32:43
Hello from Bowling Green, KY
Gayle Parola
32:44
Hello from Delaware!
Sue Kneifel
32:46
Hello from AZ
Tynesha Parks
32:47
Greetings from Texas
Celesta N. Spencer
32:47
Celesta Spencer from Valdosta GA
Frank Collelo
33:26
hello from WV
Danica Jones
33:29
Hello from Dallas, GA!
Kristy Richardson
33:50
Hello from PA
Lindsay Rassoull
34:13
Hi from SW FL
Paris Rich
35:00
Good afternoon from Upstate NY
Amanda McGregor
37:03
Hello from Western Mass
Nicole Ciesielski
47:02
Routine routine routine!
Marguerite Pywar-House
47:12
chiroproactic care, teletherapy
Christina Ancira
47:25
I sit on a yoga ball while I work, and pace around the house while I'm on the phone.
Joanne Sabo
47:30
walk, yoga, motivational podcasts
Chelsey McCarthy
47:48
podcasts, music, meditation
Gwendolyn Ligon
47:55
I have a new puppy
Ebony Tyler
47:57
I have established a morning routine of showering, getting dressed for “work” 15 minutes of yoga, coffee before my first work call!
Jerry Severson
47:59
5 mile walks by myself. Lifting weights
Cindy Husk
47:59
I have been working virtually, in the office and in the community for years. The current situation is not bothering me.
Kristy Richardson
48:03
I love and swear by the benefits of essential oil
Sue Kneifel
48:05
Daily 3-5mile walk
Lindsey Parker
48:12
Working from the porch, getting up before the sun for a run.
Gail Roby
48:14
Going for walks daily when weather is nice - as often as possible
Stacie Martin
48:19
Taking walks, my poor dog has gotten a lot of exercise lately
Gayle Parola
48:26
Pre-ETS counselor... getting up and moving often in any way shape and form
Marguerite Pywar-House
48:28
professional role is more computer work than people work
Shannon Brashear-Edison
48:34
You tube dance along videos!
SHANNON CHARLES
48:38
Sad seeing protests in my state and in Michigan. I am hopeful that folks will abide by the guidelines. Netflix, walks and family time.
Kristy Richardson
48:49
and exercise/running..its the only thing I think I am doing right working from home right now
Merry Wilson
48:52
gardening, writing letters to friends, family zoom calls
Irene Labus
49:00
Experimenting in the kitchen with new recipes
Frank Collelo
49:05
Chocolate!
Gwendolyn Ligon
49:07
bird feeding and watching them at my feeders
Benjamin Pauley
49:10
Keeping routine, family actives, work on home projects, staying in contact
Paris Rich
49:15
Music and also connecting with family and friends via zoom.
Marguerite Pywar-House
49:26
hear! Hear! andy
Gwendolyn Ligon
49:44
planting plants in my outdoor potters
Angela Jones
49:45
plant base eating for more energy
Gwendolyn Ligon
50:19
Private provider/Rehab Counselor
Gwendolyn Ligon
50:33
The poll is not populating
Lindsey Parker
50:35
I am an LMSW providing behavioral health services with adults with ID/DD in Arkansas
Alesia Simco
50:40
I play a joke on my kids at least once a day and change any negative statement to a positive.
Marguerite Pywar-House
50:42
I am a cat bed
Nikita Byrd
50:54
VR Job Coach
Dana Scott
51:05
Hi Nikita
Celesta N. Spencer
51:16
Voca. Rehab Counselor
Polly Mortensen
51:27
Ha ha Marguerite
Nikita Byrd
51:30
HI, Dana Scott
Alesia Simco
51:33
VR Leadership
Joanne Sabo
51:45
VRC
Stacie Martin
51:47
State Department of Education -Education Consultant
Jessica Johnson
51:49
VR Counselor in BJJS Facilities
Chelsey McCarthy
51:56
Rehab counseling student interning in a prison!
Shannon Sidelinger
52:11
VRC II
Elizabeth Shawl
52:25
Protection and Advocacy/CAP Advocate
Melanie Kehne
52:33
I am an AmeriCorps Workforce Development Coordinator serving youth and adults with barriers to employment and disabilities
Holly Andersen
53:23
Integration Specialist for youth with disabilities
Kelly Ritter
54:14
staff at a center for independent living!
Paris Rich
54:16
Program Manager of Youth Services for the pre-eligible pre-ets program.
Shannon Sidelinger
01:07:37
When I was working on a MH unit in a maximum security prison I found TBI was another Dx that was needing better understanding, knowledge and ability to provide better re-entry intervention.
Elizabeth Theisen
01:15:27
agree about TBI
Kristy Richardson
01:25:50
Shannon I used to work with veterans and active duty service members with TBI and I saw it with that population too
SHANNON CHARLES
01:26:57
I rarely get foster care/juvenile justice referrals. IT is very surprising. I used to work with foster care and I think those individuals are incredibly underserved and aren't made aware of resources that they could benefit from.
Joanne Sabo
01:27:39
Education between agencies --collaboration--
Polly Mortensen
01:27:46
Maybe trainings where people from these various systems come together in the same place so everyone can share experiences.
Marguerite Pywar-House
01:27:58
perhaps more response from CRCC to include this in training and development (CEU)
Jessica Johnson
01:27:58
I feel as though there is a lack of understanding and knowledge about VR services. Many times juvenile justice staff and probation officers and CYS caseworkers are not familiar with what VR can provider.
Shannon Sidelinger
01:28:40
I have experienced that too Jessica
Jessica Johnson
01:28:45
Cross-training would be very beneficial
Christina Ancira
01:28:48
The crosstraining needs to be at multiple levels - both leadership AND front-line staff. Must have buy-in from both ends.
Kristy Richardson
01:28:50
More hands on training bringing people together...I know webinars are more cost efficient but its hard to share ideas at times
Kay Martinez
01:29:00
It would help to hire staff specifically for those collaborations since caseloads are typically so big & don't allow much flexibility.
Courtney Anderson
01:29:04
Disability awareness appears to be lacking in JJ systems. Understanding the definition of disability would be helpful. Cross-training seems to be the best approach. VR is a well kept secret for many
Elizabeth Theisen
01:29:14
I think the higher up administers across agency
Gwendolyn Ligon
01:29:14
Using technology/virtual meetings to coordinate and work together
Kimberly Gerlach
01:29:30
PA OVR has an MOU with BJJS and we have created a guidance document that overlaps both agencies that is about to go live with training so that both staff understand the collaboration.
SHANNON CHARLES
01:29:36
I have seen an increase in referrals from the Special Ed. programs in our area. I think it is the requirement for Transition to be included on the IEP. It may need to be included on Social Service Plans as well.
Gwendolyn Ligon
01:29:53
technology can be used to staff a client across several agencies
Alaisha Johnson
01:29:54
Kelly R., do you work at a CIL?
Kelly Ritter
01:30:13
yes! Future Choices of Indiana
Angela Jones
01:30:30
More collaboration need to done before the JJ is released from jail.
Sue Kneifel
01:30:47
I think some of the eligibility confusion is worsened with states under Order of Selection as well
Christina Ancira
01:31:06
Invite speakers/panelists from related agencies/systems to webinars and conferences - expose people to education from systems that are usually siloed
Marguerite Pywar-House
01:31:09
If it was possible for some sort of consistency in these individuals in terms of care and coordination. staff changes constantly within an agency and then person loses touch
Kelly Ritter
01:31:47
more collaboration between JJ staff, VR, and CIL’s seems like it would be beneficial
Alaisha Johnson
01:31:49
Kelly, Awesome! I work at a CIL in northern CA and I'm looking for more information on how to engage with our juvenile justice department. Could you shoot me an email with your contact information? alaisha@tilinet.org
Marguerite Pywar-House
01:32:01
perhaps more Empowerment training for Youth w/ Dis in the Justice system
Shannon Sidelinger
01:32:02
Consumer guest speakers can have a beneficial impact as well
Sandra Espino
01:32:13
Yes Gwendolyn, perfect time to engage with use of tech and if successful keep utilizing tech especially when JJ settings have limits on what outside materials can be brought in
Joanne Sabo
01:32:23
AGree with that just releasing the individual back home or to the community without a plan would not be beneficial
Kelly Ritter
01:32:31
Yes, Alaisha, of course!
Doreen VanderVort
01:32:42
peer mentorship programs those out and successful working as mentors to those coming up and out.
Alaisha Johnson
01:33:44
Kelly, thank you! ☀
Marilyn Butler
01:34:17
I can see an interdisciplinary team being valuable for transitioning youth, similar to an ACT team (Assertive Community Treatment).
Courtney Anderson
01:35:16
A major issue that I have had with a residential facility for youth in JJ system in my area is that we lose touch with individuals after they are released from their structured setting. They stop responding and showing up to meetings. I think the relationship prior to release is essential and the more the youth is involved prior to release the better.
Elizabeth Theisen
01:35:44
As an VR Counselor, I participate in community partner meetings so we all know what is going on in our county. That way we don't duplicate services. Also it helps for WIOA data collection
Shannon Sidelinger
01:36:11
Forgotten Stakeholders: Disability Rights organizations, Employers
Christina Ancira
01:36:12
Persistence is huge! If you get a "no" when you first contact an agency to start a collaboration, don't just give up! Figure out where that "no" is coming from and why - and work on it! Be flexible and creative about your vision!
Marguerite Pywar-House
01:36:27
I don't really see much about the Youth themselves being a part of the services in these models. Better education of the youth to empower them to know their options, the services available and the results of their choices. (see CAAVE)
Melanie Kehne
01:38:05
I think there need to be clear goals and roles set within interagency collaboration teams. We need to have folks coordinate and work together all with specific skill sets and experience levels, who can help one another to understand youths situations and disabilities, so we can help assist them to overcome and work on their barriers
Stacey Collins
01:38:12
Outreaching and educating agencies
Benjamin Pauley
01:38:15
Preparation of directory booklet for youth and for agencies to have to ensue awareness and connection.
Joanne Sabo
01:40:24
I think funding resources and how to help youth more easily gain health and income benefits prior to gaining employment so they have a chance to work on meaningful employment goals. Set them up for success upon exit from Juvenile facility
Andrew Karhan
01:50:56
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Emily Cheng_IEL Host
01:53:10
Post-Webinar Feedback Form:https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/5468004/Y-TAC-Webinar-Locating-Serving-and-Supporting-Youth-with-Disabilities-Involved-in-the-Justice-System
Christina Ancira
01:54:04
If your state isn't already offering IPS (Individual Placement and Support) supported employment & education as an evidence-based practice through your State Department of Mental Health, please ask them to look into it! It's a wonderful program for people of any age who have mental health or substance use conditions that can be barriers to employment or education. www.ipsworks.org
Andrew Karhan
01:54:54
https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/5468004/Y-TAC-Webinar-Locating-Serving-and-Supporting-Youth-with-Disabilities-Involved-in-the-Justice-System
Emily Cheng_IEL Host
01:55:21
Post-Webinar Feedback Form:https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/5468004/Y-TAC-Webinar-Locating-Serving-and-Supporting-Youth-with-Disabilities-Involved-in-the-Justice-System
Matthew C. Saleh
01:56:22
Thanks everyone who tuned in and participated!