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PCORnet Best Practice Sharing Session – LGBTQ Adaptation of CBT
May 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm EDT - 3:00 pm EDT
The RADD study offers Resources for Services training to partnered agency staff and hopes to determine if there is an added benefit to offering Resiliency Classes (RC) to study participants receiving services at those agencies. The RC are 7 sessions of CBT taught by a non-licensed instructor to participants with low mood. These were developed by Dr. Jeanne Miranda and adapted for the LGBTQ community through input from community partners and the LGBTQI2-S UsCC (Underserved Cultural Communities) Subcommittee. This subcommittee belongs to the County of Los Angeles – Department of Mental Health (DMH) Program Support Bureau – Quality Improvement Division.
Jeanne Miranda is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at UCLA. Her major research contributions have been in evaluating mental health care for poor and minority women. She is evaluating an intervention her team developed for families adopting older children from foster care, adapting depression interventions for young women in Uganda, as well as evaluating governmental social programs there. She has developed and is evaluating a resilience intervention for low-income and minority LGBT populations. She was the Senior Scientific Editor of Mental Health: Culture, Race and Ethnicity: A Report of the Surgeon General. She became a member of the Institute of Medicine, now the National Academy of Medicine, in 2005. Dr. Miranda is the 2008 recipient of the Emily Mumford Award for Contributions to Social Medicine from Columbia University.
Bowen Chung, MD, MSHS is an Associate Professor-in-Residence in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, an Adjunct Scientist at the RAND Corporation, an Investigator at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, and a Research Scientist at Healthy African American Families II. Dr. Chung is currently an attending child and adolescent psychiatrist for the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health at Harbor – UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, CA. He received his undergraduate education at Williams College with a B.A. in English Literature, his M.D. at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and his M.S.H.S. at the UCLA School of Public Health. His research has focused on studying approaches for the financing and delivery of health services to improve health outcomes for adult chronic diseases such as depression in partnership with under-resourced, minority communities.
Dr. Chung’s research has focused on studying approaches for the financing and delivery of health services to improve health outcomes for adult chronic diseases such as depression in partnership with under-resourced, minority communities. His work has been continuously funded for over a decade by the National Institutes of Health, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the California Endowment, the California Community Foundation, and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovations. He was a key leader of a community-academic partnership and research project, Community Partners in Care, which won the 2014 Association for Clinical and Translational Science’s Team Science Award and the 2015 Community Campus Partnerships for Health Annual Award for adherence to social justice principles. Dr. Chung is a Co-PI of PCORnet’s Patient Powered Research Network, Community and Patient Partnered Participatory Research Network.
Additional contributions to PCORnet includes being a member of the Data Committee and as the PI of a PCORI Demonstration focused on evaluating depression quality improvement approaches to improve depressive symptoms for racial/ ethnic minority lesbian, gay, and bisexual patients.
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