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

01/30/15
Media Training
Seattle Children's Hospital PR Department
LEAH Seminar 1:15pm to 3:30pm Room: OA.5.340 (VTC)
01/23/15
Parent Counseling on the Hot Issues of Adolescence
Dr. Laura Kastner
LEAH Seminar 2:30pm to 3:30pm Room: OA.5.340 (VTC)
Psychosocial Development and Social Context During Adolescence
Dr. Laura Kastner
LEAH Seminar 1:15pm to 2:15pm Room: OA.5.340 (VTC)
01/16/15
Building & Supporting Teams & Interdisciplinary Team Process
Alicia Dixon Docter MS, RD
Leadership Series 1:15pm to 3:30pm Room: OA.5.340 (VTC)
01/09/15
Leadership Project Series: Poster Design, PowerPoints, Presentations
Dr. Cari McCarty, Dr. Laura Richardson
LEAH Seminar 2:30pm to 3:30pm Room: OA.5.340 (VTC)
Leadership Project Series Panel: Presenting Yourself
Dr. Cari McCarty, Dr. Laura Richardson
Research Series 1:15pm to 2:15pm Room: OA.5.340 (VTC)
12/05/14
Working to Define & Create Shared Vision & Purpose
Dr. Laura Richardson
Leadership Series 1:15pm to 3:30pm Room: OA.5.340 (VTC)

Archived Events

Title Speaker
11/21/14 Strengthsfinder Dr. Laura Richardson
11/21/14 Ethical & Legal Issues in Adolescents Dr. Douglas S. Diekema
11/14/14 Engaging Families & Communities in Prevention Dr. Kevin Haggerty
11/14/14 Strategies & Principles of Community Based Prevention Dr. Richard Catalano
11/07/14 Advocacy Project Development Nancy Amidei
11/07/14 Understanding Your Leadership Style Dr. Laura Richardson
11/07/14 Defining Leadership in the MCH Field Dr. Laura Richardson
11/07/14 Advocating for Adolescents Nancy Amidei
10/24/14 Motivational Interviewing & Behavioral Change Techniques Stephanie Ballasiotes
10/17/14 Young Adult Life Course Dr. Sabrina Oesterle
10/17/14 Physical Growth & Development During Adolescence Annie Hoopes
10/10/14 Leadership Project Series: Choosing Your Project & Mentor Leadership Project Series: Choosing Your Project & Mentor Dr. Cari McCarty, Dr. Leslie Walker
10/03/14 MCH History – HRSA, Title V Carolyn Gleason
10/03/14 Life Course Perspective: Adolescents in the Health Care System & The 2nd Decade Dr. Patrick O'Carroll
09/17/14 LEAH Orientation 2014 LEAH Faculty
05/30/14 LEAH End of Year Potluck
05/30/14 Reflections on LEAH & Moving Forward All LEAH Faculty
05/23/14 LEAN Methodology Alicia Dixon Docter MS, RD
05/23/14 Quality Improvement and Systems Based Practice Janet Cady
05/16/14 Leadership Revisited Dr. Andrea Landis
05/16/14 Program Evaluation Mei Ling Ellis
05/09/14 Adolescent Health: Moving Beyond the Medical System Wesley SaintClair, Ted Howard, Fred Capanesty
05/02/14 LEAH Leadership Project Final Check-In Dr. Cari McCarty
05/02/14 Poster Design, PowerPoints, Presentations Dr. Cari McCarty
04/25/14 Embracing and Developing Team Diversity Alicia Dixon Docter
04/25/14 Developing People Alicia Dixon Docter, Erik Schlocker
04/18/14 Community-Based Organizations & Prevention (panel) Panel led by Dr. Brandi Shah, Senior LEAH Fellow
04/18/14 Adolescent Health & Technology Dr. Megan Moreno
04/11/14 Rolling with Change & Working Through Challenging Situations Dr. Laura Richardson
03/21/14 Motivational Interviewing & Behavioral Change Techniques Dr. David Rosengren
03/14/14 Adverse Childhood Events Dr. Carole Jenny
03/14/14 Working in the Grey Zone: Ethical Issues of Daily Practice Janet Cady
03/07/14 Embracing and Growing from Conflict Dr. Andrea Landis
02/28/14 Adolescent-Centered, Family-Involved Care Panel led by Dr. Ellen Selkie, Senior LEAH Fellow
02/21/14 Culturally Competent Care Dr. David Breland
02/21/14 Adolescents in the Health Care System & The 2nd Decade Patrick O'Carroll
02/14/14 Grassroots Advocacy in Action: One Coalition’s Work Advocating for Teen Drug Prevention Policy Inga Manskopf, Prevention WINS
02/14/14 LEAH Fellow Project Presentations LEAH Faculty
02/07/14 Social Determinants of Health Dr. Dedra Buchwald, Dr. Donald Patrick
02/07/14 Health Disparities Dr. Ben Danielson
01/31/14 Developing Adolescent Health Policy Sue Eastgard
01/31/14 Introduction to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Dr. Gunnar Almgren
01/24/14 Media Training 1:1 (Fellows Only) Seattle Children's Hospital PR Department
01/24/14 Media Training Overview Alyse Bernal, Kathryn Bluher
01/17/14 Parent Counseling on the Hot Issues of Adolescence Dr. Laura Kastner
01/17/14 Psychosocial Development and Social Context During Adolescence Dr. Laura Kastner
01/10/14 Building and Supporting Teams & Interdisciplinary Team Process Alicia Dixon Docter
01/03/14 Presenting Yourself Dr. Laura Richardson, Dr. Andrea Landis, Alicia Dixon Docter, Charley Jones, Former LEAH Social Work Fellow
12/06/13 Working to Define & Create Shared Vision & Purpose Dr. Laura Richardson
11/22/13 Project: Form Question, Background, Methods Dr. Cari McCarty, Dr. Andrea Landis
11/15/13 Engaging Families & Communities in Prevention Dr. Kevin Haggerty
11/15/13 Strategies & Principles of Community Based Prevention Dr. Richard Catalano
11/08/13 Ethical & Legal Issues in Adolescents Cassy Aspinall MSW, LICSW, ACSW
11/08/13 Physical Growth & Development During Adolescence Dr. Annie Hoopes, Senior LEAH Fellow
11/01/13 Advocacy Project Development Nancy Amidei
11/01/13 Advocating for Adolescents Nancy Amidei
10/25/13 Understanding Your Leadership Style Dr. Laura Richardson
10/25/13 Defining Leadership in the MCH Field Dr. Laura Richardson
10/18/13 Introduction to Leadership Project (Part 2) Dr. Cari McCarty, Dr. Leslie Walker
10/18/13 MCH History – HRSA, Title V Carolyn Gleason
10/11/13 Life Course Perspective Dr. Jerald Herting
10/11/13 Introduction to the Leadership Project Dr. Cari McCarty, Dr. Leslie Walker
10/04/13 Overview of Adolescent Health Issues in the Pacific Northwest Dr. Josephine Ensign
10/04/13 Trends in Adolescent Health Dr. Sabrina Oesterle, Dr. Richard Catalano
09/13/13 Orientation LEAH Core Faculty
06/07/13 Debriefing and Celebration
06/03/13 Leadership Project Presentations w/ UW LEND program
05/24/13 Moving Forward – Next Steps Speaker - Andrea Landis
05/24/13 Leadership Revisited Speaker - Andrea Landis
05/17/13 Program Evaluation Speaker - Ric Brown
05/10/13 Quality Improvement and Systems Based Practice Speaker - Janet Cady
05/03/13 Giving Research Talks & Crafting Your CV Laura Richardson, Cari McCarty
04/26/13 Embracing and Developing Team Diversity Speaker - Alicia Dixon Docter
04/26/13 Developing People Speaker - Alicia Dixon Docter
04/19/13 Examples of Community-Based Prevention Speaker - Panel of Seattle community organizations (Boys & Girls Club, YMCA, Neighborhood House, Powerful Voices)
04/19/13 Engaging Youth in Prevention – Positive Youth Development Speaker - Dr. Richard Catalano
04/12/13 Engaging Families and Communities in Prevention Speaker - Dr. Kevin Haggerty
04/12/13 Strategies and Principles of Community-Based Prevention Speaker - Dr. Richard Catalano
04/05/13 Motivational Interviewing & Behavioral Change Techniques Speaker - David Rosengren
03/08/13 Rolling with Change & Working Through Challenging Situations Dr. Laura Richardson
03/01/13 Adolescent-Centered, Family-Involved Care Speaker - Panel of parents & youth
03/01/13 Culturally Competent Care Speaker - Dr. David Breland
02/22/13 Poster Presentations & Publications Dr. Cari McCarty
02/15/13 Principles and Practices of Confidentiality Dr. Yolanda Evans
02/15/13 Adolescents and the Health Care System David Reyes
02/08/13 Samples and Measures Dr. Cari McCarty
02/08/13 Study Design Overview Andrea Landis
02/01/13 Ethical and Legal Issues in Adolescent Health Dr. Douglas S. Diekema
02/01/13 Disease Prevention and Health Promotion & Screening Guidelines Janet Cady
01/25/13 Advocating for Adolescents Nancy Amadei
01/24/13 Media Training (Fellows 1:1) Seattle Children's PR Department
01/24/13 Media Training Overview Mary Guiden
01/18/13 Health Disparities Dr. Ben Danielson
01/18/13 Social Determinants of Health Dr. Dedra Buchwald , Dr. Donald Patrick
01/11/13 An Orientation to Health Policy and Legislation Dr. Gunnar Almgren
01/04/13 Media Training 1:1 Recorded Feedback Sessions (UW LEAH Fellows only)
01/04/13 Media Training Overview
12/07/12 Critically Evaluating Research Studies Andrea Landis
12/07/12 Literature Search Training Leilani St. Anna
11/30/12 Embracing and Growing from Conflict Andrea Landis
11/16/12 Building and Supporting Teams & Interdisciplinary Team Process Alicia Dixon Docter
11/16/12 Working to Define and Create Shared Vision and Purpose Dr. Laura Richardson
11/09/12 Psychosocial Development and Social Context during Adolescence Dr. Laura Kastner
11/09/12 Physical Growth and Development during Adolescence Dr. Kym Ahrens
11/02/12 Fellowship Research Goals & Preparing for Research Dr. Cari McCarty
10/26/12 Understanding your Leadership Style Dr. Laura Richardson
10/26/12 Defining Leadership in the MCH Field Dr. Laura Richardson
10/19/12 Life Course Perspective Dr. Jerald Herting
10/19/12 MCH History – HRSA, Title V Dr. Peggy West
10/12/12 Overview of Adolescent Health Issues in the Pacific NW Dr. Josephine Ensign
10/12/12 Healthy People 2012 Dr. Leslie Walker
10/05/12 Getting the most out of LEAH training Dr. Laura Richardson
10/05/12 Orientation to the LEAH Program Dr. Leslie Walker