Meet the Researchers and CAC Implementers: Feasibility and Effectiveness of Telehealth Delivery of TF-CBT
Recorded On: 10/28/2020
This webinar brings together the researchers who have explored the effectiveness of TF-CBT delivered via telehealth and CAC partners who have implemented TF-CBT via telehealth within a CAC model. The MUSC research team will discuss their recent study on the effectiveness of TF-CBT delivered via telehealth and present how their Telehealth Outreach Program Clinic model operates. The CAC team of North Dakota will discuss their model and the promising outcomes they have from 1 year of implementation.
Regan Stewart, PhD
Medical University of South Carolina
Regan Stewart, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor and Clinical Psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Stewart’s research focuses on (1) addressing mental health disparities for underserved trauma-exposed youth, particularly through the use of telehealth technology and (2) the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based trauma-focused interventions in low resourced environments within the United States and globally. Dr. Stewart is the director of the Telehealth Outreach Program for Traumatic Stress (TOP-TS), a program focused on utilizing telehealth to increase access to trauma-focused treatment for underserved children.
Rosaura Orengo-Aguayo, PhD, is an Assistant Professor and bilingual Clinical Psychologist at the National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina. Her research focuses on addressing mental health disparities among underserved populations (specifically Hispanic youth) through innovative implementation and dissemination methods, including telehealth. She has an active program of research focused on the cultural adaptation and international dissemination of trauma-focused assessment and intervention. She directs the Puerto Rico Outreach Model in Schools- Esperanza (PROMISE), a SAMHSA-funded program aimed bolstering resiliency and promoting psychological recovery among Puerto Rican youth after hurricane Maria.
Meg Wallace, LISW-CP is a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW-CP) for the State of South Carolina. She is a Clinical Instructor and the Associate Director for Clinical Operations for the National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center (NCVC) within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina and the Lead Coordinator for the Telehealth Outreach Program within the Mental Health Disparities and Diversity Program. Ms. Wallace also serves as the Director for the MSW Field Placement Program at the NCVC. Ms. Wallace is trained in evidence-based treatment of trauma related mental health issues, specifically focusing on child abuse and loss by homicide.
Paula Condol, MS, LPPC
Director of the Dakota Children's Advocacy Center
Paula Condol, MS, LPPC obtained her master’s degree in Community Counseling in 1996 from St. Cloud State University and is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in the state of ND and a Certified Supervisor. She has been the Director of the Dakota Children's Advocacy Center for 19 years, and worked as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Mary Masters of Counseling program for 9 years. Paula provides evidence based treatment to kids and their families affected by trauma and abuse and trains others in the field on utilizing these evidence based practices.
Nicola Herting, Ph.D., LP
Mental Health Director
Red River Children's Advocacy Center
Nicola Herting, Ph.D. is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in working with children and families impacted by trauma. Dr. Herting received her MA and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, ND and completed her internship at VCU Health System in Richmond, VA. Dr. Herting devoted her post-doctoral training to the area of child abuse and maltreatment at the Child Abuse Program at CHKD in Norfolk, VA. Dr. Herting is the Clinical Director of the Sanford Traumatic Stress Treatment Center, Interim Mental Health Director at Red River Children’s Advocacy Center (RRCAC), an Adjunct Research Scientist for Sanford and the Treatment Collaborative for Traumatized Youth (TCTY), and an Adjunct Professor in the University of North Dakota Clinical Psychology Program. Dr. Herting has extensive training in trauma and child abuse and is experienced in providing evidence-based, trauma-specific screening, assessment, treatment, trainings, and consultation. Dr. Herting is involved in several statewide evidence-based trauma treatment and screening implementation initiatives in North Dakota.