As part of our continuing effort to bring the brightest minds to bear on the issues facing youth in New York City and around the country today, and to disseminate crucial information to the people on the front lines of addressing those issues, PASE now offers podcasts of our forums, conferences, and symposia. These broadcasts make it easier than ever to access the information shared at these events, whether or not you were able to attend in person.
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2008 Inaugural Janet T. Kelley Lecture: Making the Promise of an Enriching Summer a Reality for All Young People
On June 5, 2008, PASE hosted the inaugural Janet T. Kelley lecture at BaruchCollege. This event kicked off the annual lecture series, which honors PASE’s founding executive director and will highlight important topics for afterschool programs in New York City and nationwide. Titled “Making the Promise of an Enriching Summer a Reality for all Young People” and delivered by guest speaker Ron Fairchild, Executive Director of Center for Summer Learning at JohnsHopkinsUniversity, the lecture focused on the importance of extending this promise to every child across the economic spectrum.
Ron Fairchild, Executive Director of Center for Summer Learning at JohnsHopkinsUniversity
2007 Time Warner PASE College Prep Forum: Charting the Course to College
Time Warner and PASE held a forum, Charting the Course to College, to support practitioners in their efforts to prepare young people to graduate from high school and purse a college degree. The day began with a panel of experts in the field of college prep and out of school time programming, followed by an opportunity to attend a mini workshop where providers gained strategies and resources to take back to their programs. Workshop topics included: Helping Pre-Teens Prep for High School, Helping Teens Prepare for College; Maximizing Parent/Family Engagement; and Connecting with Colleges.
On Thursday, June 7, 2007 PASE's PIH Forum was held to raise the awareness of the critical role youth development plays in supporting the emotional well being of youth. Through a blend of cross-sector panels and roundtables, participants learned about new service models that address youth-specific mental health issues, bridging the gap between the current state of mental health services for and the future integration of social work practice in afterschool. Get a copy of the Partners in Healing Mental Health Forum Podcast Guide
Alison Overseth, PASE Board Chair, welcomes over 200 practitioners to the 2007 Partners in Healing Forum.
Suzanne England, Dean of New York University School of Social Work, welcomes the gathered providers and gives context for their and her work in the mental health field.
Lissette Resto-Brooks, provides an overview of the Partners in Healing program and its evolution since 9/11.
Elizabeth Goodman, discusses the types of training and technical assistance provided, and talked about the unique way PIH placed mental health professionals in each program served.
Dr. Ken Peak, Director of Adolescent Health Services, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, discusses how health issues youth face today can not be separated from their physical health, nor can it be separated by their economic and racial environment.
Dr. Gerry Landsberg, Professor at the New York University Shirley M. Ehrenkrantz School of Social Work, reports on the qualitative and quantitative data collected over the past five years of the Psrtners in Healing project.
Keith Hefner, Executive Director of Youth Communication, sets the scene for the panel discussion with an organization, a practitioner and a foundation. Hefner in this segment questions Rich Buery and Erica Ahdoot of Groundwork, Inc.
Leah Nosek, M.S.W., discusses the work she has done with both boys and girls groups through the Partners in Healing project, highlighting how afterschool is a unique place to engage youth who would not seek out traditional therapy. In addition, some of the most important issues practitioners face happens during non-traditional interactions with youth.
Elizabeth Olofson, Executive Director of The Stella and Charles Guttman Foundation, discusses how funders can re-think treatment and prevention work for youth, taking youth where they are and going from there. Hefner widens the conversation to include the entire panel.
Panelists Respond, Audience is provided a time to ask questions of the panel, bringing up issues on staffing, training and proper etiquette are broached.
Participantsare asked to brainstorm on how to expand the work already being done at their program sites, and discuss what might be needed to deepen mental health collaborations in their community.
Innovation. Quality. Excellence. OST: Learning Together, Leading Together
On Tuesday, March 6, 2007, PASE and the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) hosted a convening for OST leaders and practitioners featuring a number of excellent speakers and workshops in core areas of Out of School Time. Executive Directors from nearly 90 organizations and 550 practitioners worked to reflect on and plan for the future of OST programming in New York City. Below are some highlights from this historic event. Get a copy of the OST Symposium Podcast Guide
Chris Caruso: the Assistant Commissioner of Out-of-School Time, Department of Youth and Community Development, gives an opening and overview of the symposium.
Dr. William Eimicke: Director, Picker Center of Executive Education, gives a welcome to the group of 550 afterschool practitioners attending.
Alison Overseth: Board President, Partnership for After School Education, welcomes the group.
Chris Caruso: the Assistant Commissioner of Out-of-School Time, Department of Youth and Community Development, speaks on behalf of Jeanne B. Mullgrav, Commissioner.
Dr. Ester Fuchs: Professor SIPA & Political Science, Columbia University, provides background to the OST Initiative.
Chris Caruso: the Assistant Commissioner of Out-of-School Time, Department of Youth and Community Development, continues to discuss DYCD's perspective and commitment.
Dennis Walcott: Deputy Mayor for Education and Community Development Dennis M. Walcott addresses Executive Directors at the 2007 Out of School Time Symposium.
Nancy M. Devine: Director of Arts and Communities of The Wallace Foundation, Nancy M. Devine talks about the foundation's commitment to the OST initiative and their investment to youth around the country. The Wallace Foundation has directly supported the OST Initiative with over $12 Million in support.