Meeting Archive:
Facilitating Access to Health Care Coverage for Juvenile Justice-Involved Youth

Meeting Description:
Join NASHP in a webinar, supported by the MacArthur Foundation’s Models for Change initiative, for a discussion of state approaches to providing seamless health care coverage for juvenile justice-involved youth. Expert speakers from NASHP and Oregon will provide an overview of successful strategies from across the country as well as Oregon’s integrated approach to providing Medicaid coverage to juvenile justice-involved youth. These strategies are also highlighted in NASHP’s new publication Facilitating Access to Health Care Coverage for Juvenile Justice-Involved Youth.
Date: Tue, Mar 25, 2014
Time: 03:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): NASHP
 Presenter Information
Laurie Garduque, Director, Justice Reform, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Laurie joined the Foundation in 1991 after serving as Director of the National Forum on the Future of Children and Families, a joint project of the National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine. From 1984 to 1987, she was the Director of Governmental and Professional Liaison for the American Educational Research Association in Washington, D.C. This position followed the year she spent, from 1983 to 1984, as a Congressional Science Fellow in the U.S. Senate. From 1980 to 1985, Garduque held a faculty position as an Assistant Professor in human development at Pennsylvania State University.

She received her bachelor's degree in Psychology and her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of California at Los Angeles

Moderator: Diane Justice, Senior Fellow, National Academy for State Health Policy
 Diane Justice, Senior Program Director, National Academy for State Health Policy, focuses her work on long term and chronic care issues facing states. She formerly served as Executive Director of the National Association of State Units on Aging. As Deputy Assistant Secretary on Aging, Administration on Aging, U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, she was instrumental in the design and adoption of the National Family Caregiver Support Program. Her experience also includes positions at the Congressional Research Service, Thomson Healthcare, National Governors Association, and the Minnesota Board on Aging. She holds a masters degree from the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota.

Philip Cox, Assistant Director, Community Services, Oregon Youth Authority

Philip Cox is the Oregon Youth Authority’s (OYA) Assistant Director of Community Services. In that capacity he is responsible for overseeing state juvenile parole and probation case management services, approximately 650 contracted residential treatment and foster care beds for state parolees and probationers, state juvenile justice funding assistance to county governments, and the Interstate Compact for Juveniles. Phil has held a number of management and executive positions with the agency since 1995, when the OYA was established as a stand-alone executive department agency. Phil joined Oregon state service in 1990 with the Department of Human Resource’s Children’s Services Division. He holds a graduate degree in Applied Linguistics and taught university students in the Middle East for a number of years before returning to his native Oregon. He remains very connected with friends in Morocco, Egypt and Saudi Arabia, and travels there regularly.

Sarabeth Zemel, Program Manager, National Academy for State Health Policy
 Sarabeth Zemel joined NASHP in 2008, and works on coverage and access issues, including state implementation of health reform, health insurance exchanges, and Medicaid coverage for juvenile justice-involved youth. She currently serves as the project director of State Refor(u)m, a NASHP-led online learning network for health reform implementation. Prior to joining NASHP, Sarabeth worked at the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), working on projects related to Medicare payment issues and workforce supply. She has previously worked as a health policy analyst at Families USA, focusing on Medicaid issues, and as a state policy analyst at the National Mental Health Association. Sarabeth holds a BA in anthropology from the University of Washington and a JD from Seattle University School of Law.