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Transformational Change Requires Transformational Leaders: Part 2

The measurement-based care operational, clinical and financial changes ahead for CBHCs will require leadership to support transformational change. Many organizations are not equipped to be successful in this changing world. In the second part of this two-part webinar, David Lloyd, founder of MTM Services, revisits his popular NatCon18 presentation, shares his insights based on more than twenty-five years of implementing transformational change and takes questions from the audience.

Criminal Justice and Serious Mental Illness: Moving to Patient Centered Care

A 2010 report from the Treatment Advocacy Center found that jails and prisons have more than three times the individuals living with serious mental illness than hospitals. Labeled as the “new mental hospitals or asylums,” at least 16 percent of inmates currently in jails and prisons have a serious mental illness compared to 6.4 percent in 1983. Unless gaps in care for these individuals are identified and effective patient-centered interventions are implemented, this problem will persist and potentially worsen.

Transformational Change Requires Transformational Leaders: Part 1

The measurement-based care operational, clinical and financial changes ahead for CBHCs will require leadership to support transformational change. Many organizations are not equipped to be successful in this changing world. In this two-part webinar, David Lloyd, founder of MTM Services, will revisit his popular NatCon18 presentation, share his insights based on more than twenty-five years of implementing transformational change and take questions from the audience. In Part 1, David addresses the biggest challenges facing behavioral healthcare providers today and how to assess an organization's readiness for change, including strengths and areas of risk.

Telepsychiatry 101: Ask the Experts

Is telepsychiatry secure? What are the telepsychiatry regulations like in my state? How can telepsychiatry help solve our psychiatric shortage? Get answers to these and all of your telepsychiatry-related questions during this live Q&A-style webinar. Dr. McCray Ashby, child and adolescent psychiatrist at innovaTel Telepsychiatry, and Shauna Reitmeier, CEO of Northwestern Mental Health Center, will lead a discussion on the issues, opportunities and benefits of telepsychiatry implementation, then you’ll have the opportunity to ask Shauna and Dr. Ashby all of YOUR questions about telepsychiatry so you can get clear on how telemedicine technology could help solve some of the problems your clinic has been facing.

Turning Challenges into Dollars: Enhancing Tobacco Cessation Billing in your Organization

Are you billing Medicaid for your tobacco cessation services but experiencing challenges in reimbursements? When community behavioral health providers deliver tobacco cessation services, a vital part of mental health and addiction treatment, they look to Medicaid to reimburse these services. Unfortunately, billing Medicaid is not always simple, and often challenges arise navigating complex codes that vary by state. Join the National Behavioral Health Network, the American Lung Association and the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center for this co-hosted webinar, Turning Challenges into Dollars: Addressing Tobacco Cessation Billing Challenges in your Organization to learn how to improve reimbursement for your tobacco cessation services with state Medicaid programs. View tobacco cessation billing guide: https://www.thenationalcouncil.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Tobacco-Cessation-Billing-Guide.pdf

Ending Organizational Dysfunction – Part 2

In this two-part webinar, Scott Lloyd, President of MTM Services revisits his popular NatCon18 presentation and addresses questions from the audience. In Part 2, he talks about implementing change concepts that get results, including Collaborative Documentation, Same Day Access and Centralized Scheduling. If your organization is struggling to end dysfunction and implement transformational change, you don’t want to miss this webinar!

Ending Organizational Dysfunction – Part 1

In this two-part webinar, Scott Lloyd, President of MTM Services revisits his popular NatCon18 presentation and addresses questions from the audience. In Part 1, he discusses different types of dysfunctional leadership styles - from authoritarian to crisis leadership, from apologetic to inconsistent leadership. And how to move to assertive, consistent leadership where objective decisions are made based on data. Download the Unrealized Service Capacity Calculator here: https://www.thenationalcouncil.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/MTM-Calculator-Unrealized-Service-Capacity-Calculator-2-15-18.xlsx

Considerations for Placement in Recovery Housing for Individuals Living with Severe Mental Illness

A SAMHSA sponsored webinar: Peer-Operated Services: Deep Dive into Two Models

Peer-operated services can help individuals living with extensive physical health, behavioral health and social needs manage or avert crisis, prevent relapse and readmission, and provide an alternative to homelessness and re-incarceration. Join the National Council to explore two peer-operated service models. Hands Across Long Island has effectively engaged homeless individuals and successfully promoted re-entry from prison. The New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services (NYAPRS) created the peer bridger model which has successfully engaged and assisted thousands of New Yorkers in their transition from state and local hospitals into the community and reduced avoidable emergency room and inpatient service use.

Medicaid and SBIRT – Funding a Crucial Substance Use Prevention Model

Multiple addiction crises have challenged the way states, health systems and providers treat individuals with substance use disorders. As addiction crises persist, it’s crucial for health care professionals to have the best strategies to screen and assess patients for risky substance use behavior early and consistently. As a Medicaid director or staff member, you are central to the promotion of these effective models. Stay informed on evidence-based practices by learning about Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) and its utility in preventing substance use disorders. Join Joe Parks, M.D., medical director at the National Council for Behavioral Health, to understand the value of this model and how state Medicaid departments can play a vital role in its implementation through reimbursement policy improvements that support its use. Learn from experience – listen to examples of SBIRT program outcomes in states like Missouri that have applied innovative payment models through their Medicaid programs.

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