2019 START Research Poster Session

First Place: NY START Region 4 Triborough
Contributing Factors to Underutilization of the NYSTART Crisis Line Amongst Families
NY START Region 4 Triborough: Gregory Kanhai, MSc, Anna Micek, MA, Bryan Alava, MA, Caroline Schau LMSW, Emily Weinrebe, MSW, Katy Stratigos, MD, Laurie Charlot, PhD

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Second Place: NY START Region 4 Richmond Kings
Resilience and Recovery: Positive Psychology Approaches in Caregiving for Children and Adults with IDD/MH - Exploratory Analysis of Assessment Measures Used to Experience PERMA in Individuals Enrolled in the NYSTART Program
NY START Region 4 Richmond Kings: Erika Updegrove, PsyD, Sharon Cyrus-Savary, LMHC, Corey Fisk, L-CAT, Alexa Eugene, BFA

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Third Place: NH START
Live Free, our Data: Factors impacting residential stability in NH
NH START: Samantha Field, MS, Valarie Tetreault, MAPP, Justin Smith, MS, Sara Greenstein, MS

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Posters Presented

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An Evaluation of Outcomes for Children and Transitional Youth Enrolled in NC START West
NC START West: Anne Doucette, PhD, LPC, Christy Prophete, MS, Ann Klein, MS

Art at START: Creativity, Teamwork, Love of learning, Kindness; the Secondary benefits of an Art group with our START group
NC START East: Lisa F. Wolfe, LCSW, Steve Tuzo, BA, Latoya Ward

Strengthening Community Inclusion via Case Conceptualization and Use of Five P’s/Biopsychosocial Case Conceptualization Tool
NY START Region 3: Amy Cohen Anneling, PhD, Jenny Ayers, LMSW, Jennifer Calandra, BA, Jen Ostrow, LMSW, Magen McMahon, LMSW

Technology and Training: A multi-modal approach for training DSPs serving individuals with IDD and co-occurring behavioral health needs in community based settings
Center for START Services: Andrea Caoili, LCSW, Beth Grosso, BA, John Dickerson, Rebecca Scherpelz

Highlighting inclusion to improve quality of life and decrease systemic stress
NY START Region 1: Deborah Connelly, MSeD, Heather Currier, MS-CAT, Maya Hu-Morabito, MA, Tanya Kelly, MSeD, MHC-P, Alicia Mitchell, BA

Enhancing Wellness for Individual’s with Co-Occurring Diagnoses Through the Use of the HRST and START Assessment Tools
NC START Central: Maggie Robbins, MA, LCAT, RDT, Cathy Kluttz-Hile RN, BSN, MA, CDDN, Anne LaForce, MA, LPA, Jason Tuell, LCSW, QP

Impact of family satisfaction and natural supports on intensity/ frequency of behavioral health symptoms in individuals with I/DD living with family in the community
NY START Region 5 Long Island: Alyse M. Scura, LMHC, Denise Bronzino Donowitz, PhD

Lived Experiences of Mexican-American Immigrant Families Caring for an Individual with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities
TX START Tarrant County & El Paso: Hannah Bednar, MSW, Kelly Land, Angelica Garcia, Dean Pye

Medical & Mental Health Conditions of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) with and without Down Syndrome (DS)
Center for START Services: Karen Weigle, PhD, Lauren Charlot, PhD, Calliope Holingue, MPH

Experiences with the Mental Health Service System of Family Caregivers of Individuals with an Intellectual/Developmental Disability referred to START
Center for START Services: Calliope Holingue, MPH, Luke Kalb, PhD, Joan Beasley, PhD, Anne Klein, MS

Center for START Services Fiscal Year 2018 START National Program Outcomes
Center for START Services: Andrea Caoili, LCSW, Beth Grosso, BA