SPARC Multimedia & Webinars

 

The Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center (SPARC) at the University of Massachusetts Medical School conducts research to enhance services, improve the quality of life, and promote recovery for people with behavioral health conditions. SPARC, previously the Center for Mental Health Services Research (CMHSR), was created in 1993 when it was designated a Center of Excellence for Psychosocial and Systems Research by the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (DMH). This collection showcases multimedia and webinars produced by faculty and researchers of the Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center.

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Publications from 2017

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Deaf 101: How to Navigate Clinical Interactions with Deaf Sign Language Users, Melissa L. Anderson and Timothy Riker

Publications from 2016

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Supporting the Education of Young Adults with Serious Mental Health Conditions: State of the Science & Practice, Marsha Langer Ellison, Michelle Mullen, and Kathleen Biebel

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Supporting the Education of Young Adults with Serious Mental Health Conditions: Part 2: State of the Practice, Michelle Mullen, Kathleen Biebel, and Marsha Langer Ellison

Publications from 2015

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Helping Youth on the Path to Employment (HYPE), Marsha Langer Ellison, Sloan Huckabee, Rachel Stone, and Michelle Mullen

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Adapting IPS for Young Adults: The Threshold Study, Marsha Langer Ellison, Vanessa Vorhies Klodnick, and Gary R. Bond

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Engaging the Deaf Community in Behavioral Health Research: Insider, Outsider, and Ally Perspectives, Wyatte Hall, Melissa L. Anderson, Marlene Elliott, and Douglas M. Ziedonis

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Be Ready: Tips for Working with Deaf Individuals for Clinics, Hospitals, and Emergency Providers, Wyatte Hall and John Lestina Jr.

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Depressive Symptoms in Adolescence as a Predictor of Young Adult Employment Outcomes, Kathryn Sabella and Maryann Davis

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Integrating Recovery-Oriented Practices for Individuals with Co-Occurring Disorders: With Tobacco & Schizophrenia Case Example, Douglas M. Ziedonis

Publications from 2014

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Participatory Action Research, Jonathan Delman

Publications from 2013

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IPS Supported Employment for Young Adults with Serious Mental Illness: Four RCTs, Gary R. Bond

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UMMS Expert: Training Needed to ID Potentially Violent Youth, Gina M. Vincent