CV Staff Authored Publications and Speeches

At CV, we use professional experience and data-driven outcomes to inform best practices. We believe it is important to share these practices with our colleagues in the field. Staff members across the agency are encouraged to publish in professional publications and present at conferences. Below are recent examples of our staff’s work in the field.

Speeches and presentations made by CV staff

Huffington-Post-Logo House Puts Families First, Opponents Rally – But Why?
Jeremy Kohomban, PhD, President and CEO
June 29, 2016
The Huffington Post
Huffington-Post-Logo Towards Equity: Bi-partisan Federal Legislation Tackles Racial Disproportionality and Puts Families First
Jeremy Kohomban, PhD, President and CEO, with Jess Dannhauser, Graham Windham President and CEO
February 24, 2016
The Huffington Post
Huffington-Post-Logo Feds Finally Putting Families First
Jeremy Kohomban, PhD, President and CEO, with Jess Dannhauser, Graham Windham President and CEO
January 21, 2016
The Huffington Post
Children's Village Logo No Place to Grow Up: How to Safely Reduce Reliance on Foster Care Group Homes
Jeremy Kohomban’s Testimony to the Senate Committee on Finance hearing
May 19, 2015
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 Huffington-Post-Logo Survival Is Not Enough: Help Children Thrive, Not Just Survive
Jeremy Kohomban, PhD, President and CEO
January 20, 2015
The Huffington Post
 Huffington-Post-Logo It’s Time to Raise the Age, New York: There Are Better Alternatives for Teens
Jeremy Kohomban, PhD, President and CEO
September 9, 2014
The Huffington Post
 Chronicle of Philanthropy Keeping Quiet About Wrongdoing at Nonprofits Only Makes Matters Worse
Jeremy Kohomban, PhD, President and CEO, with Ken Berger, CEO Charity Navigator
May 5, 2014
The Chronicle of Philanthropy
 Huffington-Post-Logo New York: The Tale of Two Cities
Jeremy Kohomban, PhD, President and CEO
January 6, 2014
The Huffington Post
The Nonprofitization of Business
Jeremy Kohomban, PhD, President and CEO
July 3, 2013
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Mergers and Collaborations for Charity Navigator?
Jeremy Kohomban, PhD, President and CEO
August 10, 2012
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Keep Your Eyes on the Prize: Defining & Tracking What’s Important in Residential Care
Jeremy Kohomban, PhD, President and CEO
Spring 2012
Teaching Family Association
Incorporating Animal-Assisted Interventions in Therapy With Boys At Risk
Avril Lindsay, Drew Director
February 28, 2011
Engaging Boys in Treatment: Creative Approaches to the Therapy Process (Routledge)
Measuring Outcomes is Important. But in Recession, At What Price?
Jeremy Kohomban, PhD, President and CEO
January 10, 2011
Youth Today
Reform of the State’s Juvenile Justice System is Long Overdue
Jeremy Kohomban, PhD, President and CEO
January 9, 2011
The Journal News (LoHud)
Evidence-Based Practice—Developing a New Business Model from the Inside Out
Jeremy Kohomban, PhD, President and CEO; Paul Schiller, LMSW, Division Director
Spring 2008
The Link
Youth Characteristics Associated with Behavioral and Mental Health Problems During the Transition to Residential Treatment Centers
Amy J. L. Baker, Archer M, Curtis P.
2007
Center for Child Welfare Research
Residential Treatment: No Longer a Placement of Last Resort?
Jeremy Kohomban, PhD, President and CEO
April 2005
Children’s Services Update
Animal Assisted Therapy
Avril Lindsay, Drew Director
2005
The Westchester Psychiatrist Vol.33, no.1
Alternative to Hospitalizing Youth in Psychiatric Crises: The Children’s Village Crisis Residence Model
Amy J.L. Baker Ph.D. ; Marc Archer M.Sc. ; Daniel Melnick Ph.D.
2004
Residential Treatment for Children & Youth  Vol.22  Iss.1
A survey of problematic sexualized behaviors of children in the New York City Child Welfare System
Amy J. L. Baker, Schneiderman M, Parker R.
2001
Journal of Child Sexual Abuse (Taylor & Francis)
Calculating Number of Offenses and Victims of Juvenile Sexual Offending: The Role of Posttreatment Disclosures
Amy J. L. Baker, Risa Tabakoff, Gabril Tornusciolo, Marvin Eisenstadt
April 2001
Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment
The WAY to Work: An Independent Living/Aftercare Program for High-Risk Youth
Nan Dale, Former President and CEO
November, 2000
Child Welfare League of America

Speeches and presentations made by CV staff:

Nonprofit Management Tools: Choose, Fund, and Implement for Impact
Jeremy Kohomban
March 5, 2015
The Bridgespan Group Click here for PDF Guide from The Bridgespan Group
Authentic Engagement
Donald A. Somerville
April 10, 2014
American Association of Children’s Residential Centers, San Francisco, CA
NOFAS Beyond Condemnation and Shame
Douglas Waite, MD
January 2014
Improving awareness and treatment of children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and co-occurring psychiatric disorders.
Cheers Principle: A Model for Family Engagement
Donald A. Somerville
November 14, 2013
Building Bridges Initiative
Engaging Fathers: Men are Not Women. We’re Different.
Donald A. Somerville
April 7, 2013
Building Strong Roots Conference, Albany, NY
Cheers Principle: A Model for Family Engagement
Donald A. Somerville
November 10, 2012
National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, Phoenix, AZ
Multisystemic Therapy: Overview of Residential Pilot & Family Engagement Strategies
Paul Schiller
June 28, 2012
Training Program: Family-driven Care: Successfully Engaging Families in their Homes and Communities
Risk Management
Regis G. McDonald, Vice President for Program, Policy, and Quality Improvement; Tatiana Guerrier, Health and Safety for Quality Improvement
November 2011
The NYS Coalition for Children’s Mental Health Services
Cross-setting PBIS: Residential Treatment Center & Alternative School District Partner to Implement PBIS
Avril Lindsay, Drew Director; Steve Romano; Illinois PBIS Network; Monica Carman
2011
PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions & Support) Conference 2011
Dog Assisted Group Psychotherapy Presentation
Avril Lindsay, Drew Director
January 26, 2007
Westchester Group Psychotherapy Society
Protecting America’s Children: The Need for a Federal Commitment to the Child Welfare System
Jeremy Kohomban, PhD, President and CEO
July 16, 2007
New York City Child Welfare Forum
Paradox and Free Will in the Treatment of Involuntary Sex Offenders
Eliot Kaplan, PhD
May 3 & 4, 2007
New York State Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers
The Management of Risk
Regis G. McDonald, Vice President for Program, Policy, and Quality Improvement & JoEllen Revell-Mellone, Director for Quality Improvement
November, 2006
The NYS Coalition for Children’s Mental Health Services
“Beyond the Foster Care System” Panel Discussion
Jeremy Kohomban, PhD, President and CEO
July 25, 2006
Open Society Foundations
Interventions to Reduce Disproportionality and Minority Over-Representation
Jeremy Kohomban, PhD, President and CEO
2006
New York Judicial Institute – Pace Law School
Uses of Animal Assisted Therapy
Avril Lindsay, Drew Director
2005
The NYS Coalition for Children’s Mental Health Services
Dog Assisted Group Psychotherapy for Adolescents
Paul Kymissis, MD, Director of Psychiatry; Avril Lindsay, Drew Director
February 27, 2004
American Group Psychotherapy Association
Uses of Dogs in Animal Assisted Therapy
Avril Lindsay, Drew Director
November 2004
Devereux Residential, New York, NY
Differences in Animal Assisted Therapy and Activities
Avril Lindsay, Drew Director
September 2004
Green Chimneys, New York, NY
Uses of Animal Assisted Activities
Avril Lindsay, Drew Director
July 2004
Columbia Presbyterian Hospital Outpatient Clinic, New York, NY
Uses of Animal Assisted Therapy
Avril Lindsay, Drew Director
June 2004
Mercy First, Long Island, NY
The Children’s Village Crisis Residence Program: An innovative model for preventing psychiatric hospitalization of children in an RTC who experience psychiatric crisis.
Amy J. L. Baker, Quayyum S.
June 10-13 2001
New York State Office of Mental Health Best Practices Conference
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