Core Seminar Series

Weekly two-hour seminars presented by experts provide current information in the field of adolescent health. Topics include: leadership styles, life course perspective, adolescent physical and psychosocial development, interdisciplinary team process, family-centered practice, cultural diversity, and research.

These seminars are held at Seattle Children's Hospital, Main Campus, see Map and Directions.

Previously recorded UW LEAH Core Seminars are available at the bottom of this page.

Upcoming Seminars

04/18/14
Adolescent Health & Technology
Dr. Megan Moreno
1:15pm to 2:15pm Room: OA.5.340
Community-Based Organizations & Prevention (panel)
Panel led by Dr. Brandi Shah, Senior LEAH Fellow
2:30pm to 3:30pm Room: OA.5.340
04/25/14
Developing People
Alicia Dixon Docter
1:15pm to 2:15pm Room: OA.5.341
Embracing and Developing Team Diversity
Alicia Dixon Docter
2:30pm to 3:30pm Room: OA.5.341
05/02/14
Poster Design, PowerPoints, Presentations
Dr. Cari McCarty
1:15pm to 2:15pm Room: OA.5.340
LEAH Leadership Project Final Check-In
Dr. Cari McCarty
2:30pm to 3:30pm Room: OA.5.340
05/09/14
Adolescent Health: Moving Beyond the Medical System
Wesley SaintClair, Ted Howard, Fred Capanesty
1:15pm to 3:30pm Room: OA.5.340
05/16/14
Program Evaluation
Mei Ling Ellis
1:15pm to 2:15pm Room: OA.5.340
Leadership Revisited
Dr. Andrea Landis
2:30pm to 3:30pm Room: OA.5.340
05/23/14
Quality Improvement and Systems Based Practice
Janet Cady
1:15pm to 2:15pm Room: OA.5.340
LEAN Methodology
Alicia Dixon Docter MS, RD
2:30pm to 3:30pm Room: OA.5.341
05/30/14
Moving Forward
Andrea Landis
1:15pm to 2:15pm Room: OA.5.341
LEAH End of Year Potluck 2:30pm to 3:30pm Room: Springbrook Adolescent Medicine Conference

Archived Events

Title Speaker
10/05/12 Orientation to the LEAH Program Dr. Leslie Walker
10/05/12 Getting the most out of LEAH training Dr. Laura Richardson
10/12/12 Healthy People 2012 Dr. Leslie Walker
10/12/12 Overview of Adolescent Health Issues in the Pacific NW Dr. Josephine Ensign
10/19/12 MCH History – HRSA, Title V Dr. Peggy West
10/19/12 Life Course Perspective Dr. Jerald Herting
10/26/12 Defining Leadership in the MCH Field Dr. Laura Richardson
10/26/12 Understanding your Leadership Style Dr. Laura Richardson
11/02/12 Fellowship Research Goals & Preparing for Research Dr. Cari McCarty
11/09/12 Physical Growth and Development during Adolescence Dr. Kym Ahrens
11/09/12 Psychosocial Development and Social Context during Adolescence Dr. Laura Kastner
11/16/12 Working to Define and Create Shared Vision and Purpose Dr. Laura Richardson
11/16/12 Building and Supporting Teams & Interdisciplinary Team Process Alicia Dixon Docter
11/30/12 Embracing and Growing from Conflict Andrea Landis
12/07/12 Literature Search Training Leilani St. Anna
12/07/12 Critically Evaluating Research Studies Andrea Landis
01/04/13 Media Training Overview
01/04/13 Media Training 1:1 Recorded Feedback Sessions (UW LEAH Fellows only)
01/11/13 An Orientation to Health Policy and Legislation Dr. Gunnar Almgren
01/18/13 Social Determinants of Health Dr. Dedra Buchwald , Dr. Donald Patrick
01/18/13 Health Disparities Dr. Ben Danielson
01/24/13 Media Training Overview Mary Guiden
01/24/13 Media Training (Fellows 1:1) Seattle Children's PR Department
01/25/13 Advocating for Adolescents Nancy Amadei
02/01/13 Disease Prevention and Health Promotion & Screening Guidelines Janet Cady
02/01/13 Ethical and Legal Issues in Adolescent Health Dr. Douglas S. Diekema
02/08/13 Study Design Overview Andrea Landis
02/08/13 Samples and Measures Dr. Cari McCarty
02/15/13 Adolescents and the Health Care System David Reyes
02/15/13 Principles and Practices of Confidentiality Dr. Yolanda Evans
02/22/13 Poster Presentations & Publications Dr. Cari McCarty
03/01/13 Culturally Competent Care Speaker - Dr. David Breland
03/01/13 Adolescent-Centered, Family-Involved Care Speaker - Panel of parents & youth
03/08/13 Rolling with Change & Working Through Challenging Situations Dr. Laura Richardson
04/05/13 Motivational Interviewing & Behavioral Change Techniques Speaker - David Rosengren
04/12/13 Strategies and Principles of Community-Based Prevention Speaker - Dr. Richard Catalano
04/12/13 Engaging Families and Communities in Prevention Speaker - Dr. Kevin Haggerty
04/19/13 Engaging Youth in Prevention – Positive Youth Development Speaker - Dr. Richard Catalano
04/19/13 Examples of Community-Based Prevention Speaker - Panel of Seattle community organizations (Boys & Girls Club, YMCA, Neighborhood House, Powerful Voices)
04/26/13 Developing People Speaker - Alicia Dixon Docter
04/26/13 Embracing and Developing Team Diversity Speaker - Alicia Dixon Docter
05/03/13 Giving Research Talks & Crafting Your CV Laura Richardson, Cari McCarty
05/10/13 Quality Improvement and Systems Based Practice Speaker - Janet Cady
05/17/13 Program Evaluation Speaker - Ric Brown
05/24/13 Leadership Revisited Speaker - Andrea Landis
05/24/13 Moving Forward – Next Steps Speaker - Andrea Landis
06/03/13 Leadership Project Presentations w/ UW LEND program
06/07/13 Debriefing and Celebration
09/13/13 Orientation LEAH Core Faculty
10/04/13 Trends in Adolescent Health Dr. Sabrina Oesterle, Dr. Richard Catalano
10/04/13 Overview of Adolescent Health Issues in the Pacific Northwest Dr. Josephine Ensign
10/11/13 Introduction to the Leadership Project Dr. Cari McCarty, Dr. Leslie Walker
10/11/13 Life Course Perspective Dr. Jerald Herting
10/18/13 MCH History – HRSA, Title V Carolyn Gleason
10/18/13 Introduction to Leadership Project (Part 2) Dr. Cari McCarty, Dr. Leslie Walker
10/25/13 Defining Leadership in the MCH Field Dr. Laura Richardson
10/25/13 Understanding Your Leadership Style Dr. Laura Richardson
11/01/13 Advocating for Adolescents Nancy Amidei
11/01/13 Advocacy Project Development Nancy Amidei
11/08/13 Physical Growth & Development During Adolescence Dr. Annie Hoopes, Senior LEAH Fellow
11/08/13 Ethical & Legal Issues in Adolescents Cassy Aspinall MSW, LICSW, ACSW
11/15/13 Strategies & Principles of Community Based Prevention Dr. Richard Catalano
11/15/13 Engaging Families & Communities in Prevention Dr. Kevin Haggerty
11/22/13 Project: Form Question, Background, Methods Dr. Cari McCarty, Dr. Andrea Landis
12/06/13 Working to Define & Create Shared Vision & Purpose Dr. Laura Richardson
01/03/14 Media Training Overview Alyse Bernal, Kathryn Bluher
01/03/14 Media Training 1:1 (Fellows Only) Seattle Children's Hospital PR Department
01/10/14 Building and Supporting Teams & Interdisciplinary Team Process Alicia Dixon Docter
01/17/14 Psychosocial Development and Social Context During Adolescence Dr. Laura Kastner
01/17/14 Parent Counseling on the Hot Issues of Adolescence Dr. Laura Kastner
01/24/14 Presenting Yourself Dr. Laura Richardson, Dr. Andrea Landis, Alicia Dixon Docter, Charley Jones, Former LEAH Social Work Fellow
01/31/14 Introduction to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Dr. Gunnar Almgren
01/31/14 Developing Adolescent Health Policy Sue Eastgard
02/07/14 Health Disparities Dr. Ben Danielson
02/07/14 Social Determinants of Health Dr. Dedra Buchwald, Dr. Donald Patrick
02/14/14 LEAH Fellow Project Presentations LEAH Faculty
02/14/14 Grassroots Advocacy in Action: One Coalition’s Work Advocating for Teen Drug Prevention Policy Inga Manskopf, Prevention WINS
02/21/14 Adolescents in the Health Care System & The 2nd Decade Patrick O'Carroll
02/21/14 Culturally Competent Care Dr. David Breland
02/28/14 Adolescent-Centered, Family-Involved Care Panel led by Dr. Ellen Selkie, Senior LEAH Fellow
03/07/14 Embracing and Growing from Conflict Dr. Andrea Landis
03/14/14 Working in the Grey Zone: Ethical Issues of Daily Practice Janet Cady
03/14/14 Adverse Childhood Events Dr. Carole Jenny
03/21/14 Motivational Interviewing & Behavioral Change Techniques Dr. David Rosengren
04/11/14 Rolling with Change & Working Through Challenging Situations Dr. Laura Richardson