Think About Policy Podcast
Integrated Interventions, Implementation Science, and Promoting Mental Health among Vulnerable Children & Families

Integrated Interventions, Implementation Science, and Promoting Mental Health among Vulnerable Children & Families

October 14, 2020

This episode, recorded during Coming Together for Action 2020, discusses how to become a successful mental health researcher, the importance of cultural humility in working with children, youth and families in vulnerable situations, delivering large-scale evidence-based interventions, and recommendations for bridging the gap between research and practice.

Guest: Theresa Betancourt, 2020 Blanche F. Ittleson Award winner

Adversity and Resilience in Children and Families

Adversity and Resilience in Children and Families

October 14, 2020

This episode, recorded during Coming Together for Action 2020, explores the impact of adversity on children's health and well-being in the context of COVID-19 as well as, more generally, the role of governments and health systems in addressing this impact and the importance of long-term engagement with systems of support for families experiencing major life stressors.

Guest: Irwin Sandler, 2019 Blanche F. Ittleson Award winner

Advocating for Children’s Mental Health Care Policy

Advocating for Children’s Mental Health Care Policy

October 14, 2020

In this episode, recorded during Coming Together for Action 2020, Sally Raphel discusses her experiences and approach to policy change, along with her current efforts focused on advocating for children’s mental health.

Guest: Sally Raphel, current Policy Chair and Consultant at the International Society for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses

Behind the Scenes with the Guest Editor of this month’s AJO: Bullying in Special Populations

Behind the Scenes with the Guest Editor of this month’s AJO: Bullying in Special Populations

July 11, 2018

In this episode, we highlight the need for expanding the research around bullying prevention to include special populations, such as children with physical health issues or Latinx youth. This month, the American Journal of Orthopsychiatry (AJO) published a special issue on Bullying in Special Populations, and our podcast guest, Dr. Dorothy Espelage, Professor of Psychology at the University of Florida, was guest editor of this special issue.

Addressing Bullying in Schools

Addressing Bullying in Schools

October 11, 2017

This episode looks at some bullying prevention strategies, focusing on comprehensive, school-wide efforts.

Guest: Sue Limber, Dan Olweus Distinguished Professor at Clemson University

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