RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT AND JUVENILE JUSTICE
Maria Lessnau, Guiding Harbor
Kevin Van Den Bosch, Wedgwood Christian Services
Focus: Residential treatment services for abused, neglected and delinquent youth.
Key topics: Policies, regulations and legislation impacting residential treatment; trauma-informed care; best practices in crisis management; measuring outcomes of residential treatment interventions; innovative service delivery; and appropriate contracts and reimbursement rates.
Works closely with: MDHHS Division of Child Welfare Licensing (DCWL), the Systems Transformation project lead, Child Welfare Medical Unit and Medical Liaison.