SIRC Conference 1: Information, Media and Videos
Key Issues in Evidence Based Psychosocial Intervention (EBPI) Implementation Methods and Research

October 13th
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Conference Welcome

Scaling Up Implementation (MC: Sara Landes)
Dissemination of Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE) in VHA: Exploring Factors Related to Sustained Clinician Attitude and Behavior Change in a Large-Scale Implementation Effort
Afsoon Eftekhari, Jill J. Crowley, JosefI.Ruzek, and Craig Rosen, National Center for PTSD,VA Palo Alto Health Care System, and Brad Karlin, VA Central Office 

Dissemination and Implementation of Trauma-Informed, Evidence-Based Interventions: Testing the Community-Based Learning Collaborative Model in South Carolina
Rochelle Hanson, Ben Saunders, E. Ralson, Dee Norton Lowcountry Children’s Center, Michael de Arellano, Medical University of South Carolina, Rachael Garrett, Dee Norton Lowcountry Children’s Center 

A Partnership Approach to Evaluation of the Implementation of a Natural Experiment
Leif Solberg, HealthPartners Research Foundation, Jürgen Unützer, University of Washington, Nancy Jaeckels, Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI), Lauren Crain, HealthPartners Research Foundation, Gary Oftedahl, Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI), and Arne Beck, Kaiser Permanente Colorado 


Fidelity, More than Meets the Eye (MC: Shannon Dorsey )
Using Fidelity Assessment to Set Payments for EBPs
Howard H. Goldman, University of Maryland School of Medicine 

Enhancing Fidelity to Assertive Community Treatment: Introducing the TMACT
Maria Monroe-DeVita, University of Washington 

Automating Assessment of Therapist Fidelity: Attainable Goal or Holy Grail?
David Atkins, Sarah “Grin” Geiss Trusz, and Chris Dunn, University of Washington 


Breakout A: Implementation of EBPIs: Current Practice and Strategies for the Future (MC: Sue Kerns)
NREPP and Evidence-Based Practice DisseminationKristin J. Miller, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration 

Employing Conceptual Models and Implementation Strategies to Enhance Implementation Research and Real-World Care: Findings from the Substance Use Disorder Treatment Literature
Joseph E. Glass and Byron J. Powell, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, Alicia C. Bunger, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Ryan Santens, Ashley M. Hamilton, Ana A. Baumann, and Enola K. Proctor, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis

Dissemination and Implementation Science: Research Models and Methods
Rinad Beidas, Temple University, University of Pennsylvania, and University of Illinois at Chicago, Tara Mehta, Marc Atkins, Bonnie Solomon, and Jenna Merz, University of Illinois at Chicago


Breakout B: Mobilizing Technology for Implementation (MC: Aaron Lyon)
Using Internet Technology to Support the Implementation of Evidence-Based Practices in Mental Health
Ken Weingardt, VA Palo Alto Health Care System and Stanford University School of Medicine 

Online Platform to Help Mental Health Practitioners Implement EBPs
Kelly Koerner, Evidence-Based Practice Institute, LLC, and Jacqueline Persons, San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy 

Transforming Research into Effective, Ready-to-Use, Practical Skills and Programs
Paul Ciechanowski, Eddie Edmondson, and Allison Waddell, University of Washington

Breakout C:
Addressing Community Providers’ Limits and Need for Flexibility (MC: Meghan Keough)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy Intensive Training Model & Initial Data
Sara J. Landes, National Center for PTSD, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Marsha M. Linehan, University of Washington, Anthony P. DuBose, Behavioral Tech, LLC, and Kate Comtois, University of Washington 

Increasing Access to Evidence-Based Treatments for Women with Antenatal Depression:  Training Obstetric Nurses and Behavioral Health Providers in Behavioral Activation
Sam Hubley, Sona Dimidjian, University of Colorado, Arne Beck, Kaiser Permanente, Denver, Colorado, Sherryl Goodman, Emory University, Nancy Sherwood, University of Minnesota, and Greg Simon, Group Health Research Institute 

Training Flexible Fidelity to an Empirically Supported Treatment Model: A Comparison of Three Training Strategies in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Jennifer L. Villatte, University of Nevada, Reno, Matthieu Villatte, University of Louisiana, Joanne Steinwachs, Private Practice, Denver, CO, and Steven C. Hayes, University of Nevada, Reno 

Breakout D: Barriers to Implementing Behavior Therapy in Community Mental Health
(MC: Stephen O’Connor)
Barriers to Receiving Behavioral Treatment for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Maria Mancebo, Brown University 

Barriers and Solutions to Implementing Dialectical Behavior Therapy in a Community Behavioral Health System
Adam Carmel and Monica Rose, San Francisco Department of Public Health 

Clinician Attitudes about Contingency Management in a Community Mental Health Care Setting
Frank Angelo, Debra Srebnik, Andrea Sugar, Patrick Coblentz, Michael McDonell, and Jessica Lowe University of Washington

Breakout E: Mobilizing Technology for EBPIs
(MC: Maria Monroe-DeVita)
Self-Guided, Computer-Based Stress Management and Resilience Training
Raphael D. Rose and Michelle G. Craske, University of California, Los Angeles, Jay C. Buckey, Jr., Dartmouth Medical School, and James A. Cartreine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital 

An Interactive Mobile Phone Application Providing Skills Coaching for Individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder
Linda A. Dimeff,  BTECH Research, Inc., Shireen L. Rizvi, Rutgers, David Carroll, Parsons, The New School for Design, Ignacio Contreras, BTECH Research, Inc., and Marsha M. Linehan, University of Washington 

“Just in Time” Training: Spreading the Reach of Behavioral Activation for Depression with Computer Assisted Therapy and Training
Linda Dimeff, Melinda Welch, BTECH Research, Inc., Sam Hubley, Sona Dimidjian, University of Colorado, and Jake Zavertnik, BTECH Research, Inc.

Breakout F: What Can a Toyota Car Teach Us About Implementation of an Evidence Based Group Psychotherapy Program?
(MC: Brad Steinfeld)
Developing and Implementing a Group Psychotherapy Program: What Do the Patients Think?
Brad Steinfeld, Group Health 

Engaging the Mental Health Clinician in Developing and Implementing a Group Psychotherapy Program
Nicole Shiraev, Group Health 

Integrating Implementation of Evidence Based Group Psychotherapy Program into Ongoing Service Delivery
Gavin Vilander, Group Health 

The Role of Executive Leadership in Dissemination and Implementation of Evidence Based Practices
Julie Lindberg, Group Health 

Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Group Psychotherapy Program
Jennifer Scott, Group Health

Breakout G:
Successful Implementation Research Grantees
Successful Implementation Research Grantees: What Can We Learn from Those Who Have Gone Before Us?
Shannon Wiltsey Stirman, National Center for PTSD, Boston University, Rinad Beidas, Temple University, University of Pennsylvania, and University of Illinois at Chicago, Shannon Dorsey, University of Washington, Sara Landes, National Center for PTSD, VA Palo Alto Health Care System

Noteworthy Models for EBPI Implementation
(MC: Cara Lewis)
Active Implementation Frameworks
Dean Fixsen and Karen Blase, NIRN, University of North Carolina 

Getting To Outcomes: Bridging Research and Practice
Deborah Fisher, Vision Training Associates 

Building the Link through Project Focus: A Consultation Intervention with Child Welfare Caseworkers, Brokers of Evidence-based Practices for Youth in Foster Care
Shannon Dorsey, Sue Kerns, Lucy Berliner, Eric Trupin, and Kate Conover, University of Washington 

October 14

Day 2 Welcome

SIRC Instrument Review Taskforce: An Overview of Progress Made and Plans for the Future
Cara Lewis and Cameo Borntrager
Video of Presentation

Community Collaboration (MC: Shannon Dorsey)
Dissemination of TF-CBT across Washington State
Lucy Berliner, University of Washington, Ron Gengler, Central Washington Comprehensive Mental Health, Don Fields-Moriarty, Kitsap Mental Health Services, Laura Severtson, Greater Lakes Mental Healthcare, Dan Fox, Lutheran Community Services, and Shannon Dorsey, University of Washington 

Partnerships for Success at Lutheran Community Services: An University-Agency Collaborative to Enhance EBP Implementation
Suzanne Kerns, University of Washington,  and Dan Fox, Lutheran Community Services 

The Realities of Fidelity versus Flexibility
Rita Bostick and Sara van Driel, Triple P America 

Bridging the Research Divide:
Efficacy to Implementation (MC: Meghan Keough)
Allegiance and Implementation: Variability in Outcomes across Efficacy Trials
Steven D. Hollon, Vanderbilt University 

The Implementation Research Agenda Regarding Psychotherapy for Depression and Anxiety
Greg Simon, Group Health Research Institute 

Delivery of Evidence-Based Treatment for Multiple Anxiety Disorders in Primary Care: The CALM Study
Peter Roy-Byrne, University of Washington Michelle Craske, University of California, Los Angeles, Greer Sullivan, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Cathy Sherbourne, RAND Corporation, and Murray Stein, University of California, San Diego 


Breakout H: The Role of the Provider (MC: Sara Landes)
The Role of Supportive Attitudes, Readiness, and Skill Assessment in the Effective Use of Motivational Interviewing
Elisa V. Borah, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio 

Implementing CBT in a University Health Setting: A Qualitative Analysis of Clinician and Student Experiences
R. Kathryn McHugh, Boston University, Lauren C. Santucci, Boston University, Shannon Wiltsey-Stirman, National Center for PTSD, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, and David H. Barlow, Boston University 

Cognitive Processing Therapy for Torture Survivors in Kurdistan, Iraq: Lessons From a Randomized Clinical Trial
Debra Kaysen and Kristen P. Lindgren, University of Washington, Goran Sabir Zangana, Heartland Alliance and Iraqi Ministry of Health, Paul Bolton, Judy Bass, and Laura Murray, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health

Breakout I: Implementation Strategies: When They Work and When They Don’t
(MC: Cara Lewis)
A Systematic Review of Implementation Strategies in Mental Health Service Settings
Byron J. Powell, Enola K. Proctor, and Joseph E. Glass, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St. Louis; Center for Mental Health Services Research 

The Soft Underbelly of System Change: The Role of Leadership and Organizational Climate in Turnover during Statewide Behavioral Health Reform
Gregory A. Aarons and David H. Sommerfeld, University of California, San Diego, and Cathleen E. Willging, Behavioral Health Research Center of the Southwest 

The Importance of an Effective Implementation Team – Learning from Failure
Helen Best and ShariManning, Treatment Implementation Collaborative, LLC

Breakout J: What Does it Take to Get EBPIs used effectively?
(MC: Katy Thysell)
An Intervention to Adopt Telepsychotherapy in Rural VA Clinics
Geri Adler, VA South Central MIRECC, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System 

Enhancing Brief Intervention with Motivational Interviewing in Primary Care Settings
Christopher Dunn, Sarah “Grin” Geiss Trusz, Kristin Bumgardner, Toni Krupski, and Peter Roy-Byrne, University of Washington 

Implementation Research: An Approach to Promote More Timely and Informative Synthesis for Real-World Implementation Findings
Laura Damschroder, VA Ann Arbor

Breakout K: Implementation Across the Public System
(MC: Sue Kerns)
Who Benefits from Evidence-Based Treatment Policies?  An Analysis of Moderators of Impact
Amanda Jensen-Doss and Leticia D. Osterberg, University of Miami, J. Scott Hickey, Harris County Mental Health and Mental Retardation Authority, and Duan Zhang, University of Denver 

Effectiveness of the Wraparound Process as Implemented in a “Real World” System: A Translation 2 Study
Eric Bruns and Michael Pullmann, University of Washington, Ramona Brinson, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and April Sather, University of Washington 

The Effects of Behavioral Health Reform on Safety-Net Institutions: A Mixed-Method Assessment in a Rural State
Cathleen E. Willging, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, David H. Sommerfeld and Gregory A. Aarons, University of California, San Diego, and Howard Waitzkin, University of New Mexico

Breakout L: Component Treatment Models (MC: Cara Lewis)
Psychotherapy for Older Adults: A Multimodal Model of Treatment
Lee Hyer, Georgia Neurosurgical Institute and Mercer School of Medicine 

Dissemination of Therapeutic Frameworks vs. Specific Treatments
Stephen O’Connor, University of Washington, Lisa Brenner, MIRECC of the VA Rocky Mountain Network, Kate Comtois, and Karin Janis, University of Washington 

Two Analytic Approaches to Examining the Effectiveness of Modular Psychotherapy in a Community Clinic
Katherine Timmons and Thomas Joiner, Florida State University

Breakout M: Creating Evidence Based Clinicians (MC: Sara Landes)
Bringing the Scientist-Practitioner Model to Life: The Evidence Based Treatment Centers of Seattle
Stacy Shaw Welch, Jennifer Sayrs, Travis Osborne, Jennifer Tininenko, and Sally Moore,  Evidence Based Treatment Centers of Seattle, University of Washington 

Enhancing Dissemination of Empirically Supported Therapies: A Novel Use of Telephone-Based Learning Communities
Linda A. Dimeff,  Timothy S. Kelly, Eric A. Woodcock, BTECH Research, Inc., David H. Barlow, Boston Unversity, and Jill Ehrenreich-May, University of Miami 

Implementation of Evidence-Based Mental Health Practices in Seattle’s School-Based Health Centers
Aaron Lyon, Elizabeth McCauley, Kristy Ludwig, Ann Vander Stoep, University of Washington, TJ Cosgrove, and Jessica Knaster Wasse, Public Health of Seattle-King County 


Sustainability: What It All Comes Down To (MC: Kate Comtois)
Implementing Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Dissemination & Survival of DBT Programmes
Michaela Swales and Betsi Cadwaladr, University Health Board & School of Psychology Bangor University, UK, Richard Hibbs, Integral Business Support Ltd, and Beverley Taylor, School of Psychology, Bangor University UK

 Lessons Learned on Sustainability of Older Adult Community Behavioral Health Services
Alixe McNeill and Emily Watson, National Council on Aging 

Clinicians’ Use of Cognitive Therapy in Community Settings after Intensive Consultation
Shannon Wiltsey Stirman, National Center for PTSD, Boston University, Katherine Toder, University of Pennsylvania, Christopher Miller, VA Boston Healthcare System, and Amber Calloway, National Center for PTSD, Boston University