JJAM 2019 Mid-Winter Conference

March 28 & 29

Crown Plaza West, Lansing



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Youth Achievement Award

Thursday March 28, 2019

Systems Of Hope - Megan Albertson, MPH

Megan Albertson is a Population Impact Project Manager at Henry Ford Allegiance Health as well as the owner and CEO of Fetch Data, a Certified Quick Base Partner. Megan is a two-time graduate of the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and master’s degree in Public Health. She is a project manager, statistician and Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt who wields an arsenal of mathematical, analytic and logic-based tools to address the inequities and inefficiencies of systems.

Megan’s work is based on the principles of complexity, adaptive systems and network theory. This framework creates a fluid methodology in which lasting change is achieved through cross-sector collaboration that intentionally connects real-time data with strategic action.

Friday March 29, 2019

A Collaboritive Approach  To Building Resilience In Juvenile Probationers With Mental Illness - Doug McComas, MS, MSW, LMSW

Doug McComas, MS, MSW, LMSW earned a Master's Degree in Ciinicai Psychology in 1985 and a MSW with a concentration in Children and Family treatment in 2001, both from Eastern Michigan University. Mr. McComas has worked in the human services field in a variety of settings and capacities. He has been a community mental health clinician, community organizer and program developer, director of an Area Agency on Aging, Director of Health Promotion Services for a district health department and most recently a mental health clinician in private practice in Jackson, Michigan. Mr. McComas has taught stress management, parent education, and is a Healthy Families of America Certified Supervisor. He has provided presentations on a variety of topics at the local, state and national level. He brings this wide range of practical experience to his presentations to provide real world examples and a touch of humor to his work.