Youth Employment and Training/Mental Health

Project: Health and Opportunity Partnership (HOPE), HEALTHY MINDS AT WORK (HMAW),
 
Partner: Mayor's Office of Economic Development/HEBCAC/YO
 
 

Products:
 
2011. Tandon, S.D., Tucker, M., Mance, G., Mendelson, T. RAP Curriculum.
 
2011. Tandon, S.D., Tucker, M., Mance, G., Mendelson, T. Life Skills Curriculum.
 
 

Publications:
 
 
2011. Sonenstein, F.L., Marshall, B., Tandon, S.D. "Employment and Training Programs: A Context for Reaching Out of School Youth with Mental Health and Other Health Programs." Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews.

 

2011. Tandon, S.D., Maulik, P., Tucker, M., & Sonenstein, F. (Accepted). "Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Out-of-School Adolescents and Young Adults: Results from an Intervention Conducted in Employment Training Programs." Preventing Chronic Disease.

 

2011.  Maulik, P.K., Mendelson, T., & Tandon, S.D. "Factors associated with mental health services use among a disconnected African-American young adult population." Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research,
38: 205-220.
 
2011. Turner, A.K., Latkin, C.L.,Sonenstein, F., Latkin, C. & Tandon, S.D. "Psychiatric disorder symptoms, substance use, and sexual risk behavior among African-American out of school youth." Drug Alcohol and Dependence, 115: 67-73.
 
 
2010. Mendelson, T., Turner, A., and Tandon, S. D. “Violence exposure and depressive symptoms among young adults disconnected from school and the workforce.” Journal of Community Psychology, 38: 607-621.
 
2010. Mance, G., Mendelson, T., Byrd, B., Jones, J., and Tandon, S.D. "Utilizing community-based participatory research to adapt a mental health intervention for African American emerging adults." Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action, 4: 131-140.

2009. Tandon, S.D., & Solomon, B. “
Risk and Protective Factors for Depressive Symptoms in Urban African American Adolescents.” Youth and Society, 41: 80-99.

2008. Tandon, S.D., Marshall, B., Templeman, A.J., & Sonenstein, F. L. “Health Access and Status of Adolescents and Young Adults Using Youth Employment and Training Programs in an Urban Environment.” Journal of Adolescent Health, 43: 30-3.

2004. Marshall, B., Paluzzi, P., and Alexander, C. “Practice Notes: Youth Opportunity Centers Health SuitesHealth Education and Behavior, 31(3): 301-302.
 
 

Presentations:
 
August, 2012. Tucker, M., Tandon, S.D. "Creation of Mental Health Screening for Young Adults in an Employment Training Program." Invited Presentation: Community Engagement Conference, Bethesda, MD.
 
April, 2012. Tucker, M., Tandon, S.D., Nole, M.A. A roundtable discussion of incorporating youth as collaborators in community-based participatory research. Roundtable session presented at Community Campus Partnerships for Health 15th Anniversary Conference, Houston, TX.
  
October 14, 2011. Nole, M., Chapman, D., Brady, N., Pollard, K., Williams, B., Perlie, C. "Healthy Minds at Work: Training and Outreach." Westside YO Center, Baltimore, MD.
 
October 7, 2011. Nole, M., Chapman, D., Brady, N., Pollard, K., Williams, B., Perlie, C. "Healthy Minds at Work: Training and Outreach." Westside Yo Center, Baltimore, MD.
 
September 16, 2011. Tandon, D., Tucker, M. "Healthy Minds at Work: Project Update." Invited Presentation" Westside YO Center, Baltimore, MD.
 
August 9, 2011. Tucker, M. "Introduction to the RAP Curriculum." Invited Presentation: Eastside YO Center, Baltimore, MD.

August 9,2011. Tucker, M. "Introduction to the Life Skills Curriculum." Invited Presentation: Eastside YO Center, Baltimore, MD.

June 18, 2011. Tandon, D. "Addressing Mental Health Needs Among African American Adolescents and Young Adults in Employment Training Programs." Invited presentation: Society for Community Research and ActionCR Biennial, Chicago, IL.

May 20, 2011. Tandon, D. and Tucker, M. “Transitions to RAP: Results from Healthy Minds at Work.” Invited presentation: YO Center Staff Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

 

May 24, 2011. Tandon, D. and Tucker, M. “Healthy Minds at Work: Evaluation Update.” Invited presentation: Community Advisory Board Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

April 13-15, 2011. Tandon, D. "Screening and Referral for Mental Health Programs in Employment Training Programs for Low-Income Adolescents and Young Adults." Poster presentation: CDC Prevention Research Centers Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.
 

March 28-29. Tandon, D., Tucker, M., Mitchell, L., Stone, S. and Brown, S. The Healthy Minds at Work Intervention: Bringing Mental Health Services into Job Training Programs.” Invited presentation: CCRY Network Meeting, Washington, DC.

 

January 27, 2011. Tandon, D. and Tucker, M.

“Healthy Minds at Work: Evaluation Update.” Invited presentation: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Baltimore, MD. 

December 3, 2010. Tandon, D., Clay, E. "Health & the Urban Family: Promoting Positive Futures for Urban Youth." Presentation and panel discussion: 3rd Annual Region III Health Disparities Conference, JHU Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) Program.

May 27, 2009. Mendelson, T., Turner, A., Tandon, S.D., & Sonenstein, F.L.  "Violence exposure and depressive symptoms among emerging adults disconnected from school and the workforce." Poster presentation: 17th Annual Society for Prevention Research annual meeting, Washington, DC.

May 21, 2009. Tandon, Darius. "Therapeutic Models for Healing Depression Among Youth of Color." Presentation and panel discussion: RESPECT conference, Baltimore, MD. 

2009. Cohen, J.S., Dariotis, J.  "Adaptation and Quality of Life Among Adults with Neurofibromatosis Type 1: The Role of Illness Perceptions, Social Stigma, and Depression."  Paper presentation: Annual National Society of Genetic Counselors conference.

September 4-5, 2008. Tandon, Darius. “Community-Based Interventions.” Presentation: PIPPAH Grantee Meeting, Baltimore, MD.
 
August, 2008.  Obregon, Giselle M.  “Assessing the Feasibility and Acceptability of a Mental Health Intervention for Young Adults in Employment and Training Programs."  Poster presentation: Summer Diversity Internship Program Poster Day, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD.
 
May, 2008. Mance, G., Byrd, B., & Jones, J. “Utilizing CBPR to address cultural and contextual mental health needs for African American emerging adults in East Baltimore.” Presentation: W.K. Kellogg Networking Meeting, Washington, DC.

April, 2008. Tandon, D., Mendelson, T., Turner, A., Byrd, B. “Promoting Mental Health in African American Adolescents and Young Adults.” Presentation: Bloomberg School of Public Health Department of Population, Family, & Reproductive Health Wednesday Seminar Series, Baltimore, MD.

April, 2008. Mance, G., Jones, J., Byrd, B. “SOS Club: Innovative approaches to mental health stigma in East Baltimore.” Guest lecture: University of Maryland College Park, MD.

March, 2008. Tandon, Darius. “Promoting Mental Health in African American Adolescents and Young Adults.” Presentation: University of Maryland-Baltimore County Department of Psychology Graduate Seminar on Community-Based Research, College Park, MD.

February, 2008. Mance, G. & Byrd, B. “SOS Club: Deciphering mental health stigma in East Baltimore.” Presentation: CBPR Seminar Series, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD.
 
June 7-10, 2007. Tandon, D., Mance, G., Rodgers, C. “Promoting Mental Health in African American Adolescents and Young Adults.” Symposium: Society for Community Research and Action’s 11th Biennial Meeting, Pasadena, CA.

May 30 – June 1, 2007. Tandon, D., Templeman, A., Mance, G., Mendelson, T., Byrd, B., Turner, A., and Sonenstein, F. “Development of An Intervention to Promote Adolescent Mental Health Using Community-Based Participatory Research.” Presentation: Society for Prevention Research 15th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.
 
June 2007. Mance, GiShawn. Collaborating with African American Adolescents to Develop a Mental Health Intervention. Symposium: Society for Community Research and Action’s 11th Biennial Meeting, Pasadena, CA.

March, 2007. Templeman, A., Jones, J., Young, K. and Mance, G. “Health & Opportunity Partnership (HOPE) Project: Enhancing Research Quality Through Collaborating with Adolescents and Young Adults.” Presentation: HEBCAC/ Youth Opportunity Staff Training, Baltimore, MD.

 

February 15-17, 2007. Tandon, D. and Templeman, A. “Disconnected Adolescents and Young Adults’ Access to Health Care.”  Presentation: 3rd Conference on Emerging Adulthood, Phoenix, AZ.

 

2007. Tandon, D., Turner, A., and Templeman, A. “Using ACASI to conduct Health Screens Efficiently in a Youth Employment and Training Program.” Presentation: International Conference on Urban Health, Baltimore, MD.

July, 2006. Templeman, A., Street, C., Jones, J. and Tandon, D. “Health & Opportunity Partnership (HOPE) Project: A Community-Based Participatory Approach to Address Adolescent Mental Health.” Presentation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Summer Institute, Baltimore, MD.

February, 2006. Templeman, Amy. “Health & Opportunity Partnership (HOPE) Project: A Community-Based Participatory Approach to Address Adolescent Mental Health.” Course lecture: “Fundamentals of Program Evaluation” at the Johns Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD.
 

 

  


Media Highlights:
 

Fall, 2006. “Living in the War Zone,” article about the YO! Peer Leadership Group members in  Johns Hopkins Public Health Magazine.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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