Multifaith Day of Learning

Teen & Young Adult Mental Health

Explore the unique role the faith community can play in addressing the youth mental health crisis.

January 22, 2017
2:00-5:00pm

Peninsula Temple Sholom
1655 Sebastian Dr.
Burlingame, CA 94010

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Learn

about the role of the faith community in addressing the youth mental health crisis in our area.

Share

ideas about what can be done with other congregations and organizations.

Be Inspired

to take action, both within your organization and in the broader community.

General Information

The Day of Learning is open to anyone in the community who is interested in exploring the role that faith institutions can and should play in supporting the mental health of teens and young adults, including:

  • clergy
  • lay leaders
  • youth leaders
  • educators
  • congregants
  • teens and their families

There is no cost to attend this event, but we ask that all attendees register in advance.

 

  1. Welcome & Opening Blessing
  2. Opening Remarks: “The Need for Partnerships to Address Teen & Young Adult Mental Health”Supervisor Dave Pine, San Mateo County Board of Supervisors
  3. Keynote Address: “Today’s Youth Mental Health Imperative”Dr. Steven Adelsheim, MD, Director, Center for Youth Mental Health & Wellbeing, Stanford University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  4. Personal Testimonials
  5. Why Should Faith Institutions Be Involved?Reverend William S. Kruse, Co-chair of the Spirituality Initiative of the San Mateo County Behavioral Health and Recovery ServicesJenee Littrell, Administrator, Safe and Supportive Schools/Student Services, San Mateo County Office of EducationMary McGrath, Manager of Mental Health Service, San Mateo Union High School District
  6. What Can Faith Institutions Do?

    Presentation of work being done at Peninsula Temple Sholom to educate, reduce stigma, provide support, build relationships, and prepare for advocacy.

  7. Refreshments & Small Group Discussions

    What is your faith institution doing?
    What more could your faith institution be doing?
    What support does your faith institution need?

  8. Wrap-up & Next Steps

Dr. Steven Adelsheim

Dr. Steven Adelsheim, md

Director, Stanford Center for Youth Mental Health & Wellbeing

Stanford University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Steven Adelsheim, MD is a child/adolescent and adult psychiatrist who works to support community behavioral health partnerships locally, regionally, at the state level and nationally. He is the Director of the Stanford Center for Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Adelsheim has partnered in developing statewide mental health policy and systems, including those focused on school mental health, telebehavioral health, tribal behavioral health programs, and suicide prevention.

For many years Dr. Adelsheim has been developing and implementing early detection/intervention programs for young people in school-based and primary care settings, including programs for depression, anxiety, prodromal symptoms of psychosis, and first episodes of psychosis.

Dr. Adelsheim is also involved in the implementation of integrated behavioral health care models in primary care settings as well as the use of media to decrease stigma surrounding mental health issues. He is currently leading the US effort to implement the headspace model of mental health early intervention for young people ages 12-25 based in Australia. Dr. Adelsheim also leads the national clinical network for early psychosis programs called PEPPNET.

Supervisor Dave Pine

Vice President & District 1 Representative,
San Mateo County Board of Supervisors

Dave Pine is currently the Vice President of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors. Since 2011, he has represented District 1 which includes Burlingame, Hillsborough, Millbrae, and portions of San Bruno and South San Francisco; the unincorporated communities of San Mateo Highlands, Baywood Park, and Burlingame Hills; and the San Francisco Airport.

As a board member for the SF Bay Conservation and Development Commission, the SF Bay Restoration Authority, and the San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority, Pine has worked extensively on the intersecting issues of flood control, sea level rise and tidal land restoration. Among other assignments, he currently serves on the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Recovery Commission (formerly known as the Mental Health Board) and the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Steering Committee, responsible for the county’s implementation of Prop 63 funds.

Supervisor Pine previously was a school board member for the Burlingame School District from 2003 to 2007 and the San Mateo Union High School District from 2007 to 2011. He is also a past president of the San Mateo County School Boards Association.

Before focusing his career on public service, Pine worked as an attorney representing start-up and high-growth technology companies. After working in private practice with Fenwick & West, he served as Vice President and General Counsel for Radius, Excite@Home, and Handspring.

Originally from New Hampshire, Pine lives in Burlingame with his wife and two teenage sons.

Who Should Attend

The Day of Learning is open to anyone in the community who is interested in exploring the role that faith institutions can and should play in supporting the mental health of teens and young adults, including:

  • clergy
  • lay leaders
  • youth leaders
  • educators
  • congregants
  • teens and their families

There is no cost to attend this event, but we ask that all attendees register in advance.

Tentative Agenda

  1. Welcome & Opening Blessing
  2. Opening Remarks: “The Need for Partnerships to Address Teen & Young Adult Mental Health”Supervisor Dave Pine, San Mateo County Board of Supervisors
  3. Keynote Address: “Today’s Youth Mental Health Imperative”Dr. Steven Adelsheim, MD, Director, Center for Youth Mental Health & Wellbeing, Stanford University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  4. Personal Testimonials
  5. Why Should Faith Institutions Be Involved?Reverend William S. Kruse, Co-chair of the Spirituality Initiative of the San Mateo County Behavioral Health and Recovery ServicesJenee Littrell, Administrator, Safe and Supportive Schools/Student Services, San Mateo County Office of EducationMary McGrath, Manager of Mental Health Service, San Mateo Union High School District
  6. What Can Faith Institutions Do?

    Presentation of work being done at Peninsula Temple Sholom to educate, reduce stigma, provide support, build relationships, and prepare for advocacy.

  7. Refreshments & Small Group Discussions

    What is your faith institution doing?
    What more could your faith institution be doing?
    What support does your faith institution need?

  8. Wrap-up & Next Steps

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Steven Adelsheim

Dr. Steven Adelsheim, md

Director, Stanford Center for Youth Mental Health & Wellbeing

Stanford University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Steven Adelsheim, MD is a child/adolescent and adult psychiatrist who works to support community behavioral health partnerships locally, regionally, at the state level and nationally. He is the Director of the Stanford Center for Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Adelsheim has partnered in developing statewide mental health policy and systems, including those focused on school mental health, telebehavioral health, tribal behavioral health programs, and suicide prevention.

For many years Dr. Adelsheim has been developing and implementing early detection/intervention programs for young people in school-based and primary care settings, including programs for depression, anxiety, prodromal symptoms of psychosis, and first episodes of psychosis.

Dr. Adelsheim is also involved in the implementation of integrated behavioral health care models in primary care settings as well as the use of media to decrease stigma surrounding mental health issues. He is currently leading the US effort to implement the headspace model of mental health early intervention for young people ages 12-25 based in Australia. Dr. Adelsheim also leads the national clinical network for early psychosis programs called PEPPNET.

Featured Speaker

Supervisor Dave Pine

Vice President & District 1 Representative,
San Mateo County Board of Supervisors

Dave Pine is currently the Vice President of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors. Since 2011, he has represented District 1 which includes Burlingame, Hillsborough, Millbrae, and portions of San Bruno and South San Francisco; the unincorporated communities of San Mateo Highlands, Baywood Park, and Burlingame Hills; and the San Francisco Airport.

As a board member for the SF Bay Conservation and Development Commission, the SF Bay Restoration Authority, and the San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority, Pine has worked extensively on the intersecting issues of flood control, sea level rise and tidal land restoration. Among other assignments, he currently serves on the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Recovery Commission (formerly known as the Mental Health Board) and the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Steering Committee, responsible for the county’s implementation of Prop 63 funds.

Supervisor Pine previously was a school board member for the Burlingame School District from 2003 to 2007 and the San Mateo Union High School District from 2007 to 2011. He is also a past president of the San Mateo County School Boards Association.

Before focusing his career on public service, Pine worked as an attorney representing start-up and high-growth technology companies. After working in private practice with Fenwick & West, he served as Vice President and General Counsel for Radius, Excite@Home, and Handspring.

Originally from New Hampshire, Pine lives in Burlingame with his wife and two teenage sons.

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There’s no cost to attend the Day of Learning, but we ask that all attendees be registered.

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