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Integration in Practice: A Closer Look at the Physical Health Integration Model

Curious to know how the Physical Health Integration Framework in Behavioral Health fits into your healthcare setting? Join the Center of Excellence for Integrated Health Solutions to discover how it applies to your organization through a discussion breaking down the components with the framework’s engineers and experts.

MTM Services – Do You Trust Your Data?

Data quality is a priority – and a pain point – for every organization. Good data guides your decision-making and benefits every part of your organization – clinical operations, staffing, financial performance and, of course, meeting data reporting requirements. Whether you are considering applying for the new SAMHSA CCBHC Expansion Grant funding, or just thinking about how to make your data work better, this is the webinar for you.

Peer Support: State Credentials, Continuing Education, and Recruiting/Retention Strategies with Amy Spagnolo and Rita Cronise

In this webinar, Rutgers faculty members Amy Spagnolo and Rita Cronise talk about peer support services both in behavioral health and peer-run organizations, funding sources, and how funding has determined the differences in peer certification in each of the 50 states.

In addition to certification, they describe using requirements for continuing education as rungs on a academic career ladder either toward a first career or in career advancement. Two fully online programs were highlighted in the program: (1) an Undergraduate Certificate in Peer Support that provides support for local placement in a work related practicum that is supported by supervision and course faculty, and (2) a Masters in Health Care Management with a focus on Behavioral Health that is an ideal program for those seeking to become qualified as supervisors of peer support specialists. Finally, strategies for recruitment and retention of peer support specialists were discussed.

Rutgers the State University – Department of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Counseling Professions Peer Support: State Credentials, Continuing Education, and Retention/Recruitment Strategies

Are you an employer of peer support providers interested in recruitment and retention of the peer support workforce? Are you interested in advancing your peer support skills? Join us for this webinar that details the national “state-of-the states” on peer support certification and recruitment/retention strategies for behavioral health care organizations.

Screening for Alcohol Use with SBIRT: Facilitators and Barriers to Implementation

Join this webinar from the HRSA Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Technical Assistance (COE for BHTA) to learn about Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for early intervention and treatment of people with alcohol use disorder or at risk for developing alcohol use disorder. Presenters will describe the SBIRT practice, share solutions for common barriers to SBIRT implementation, and discuss their experience using SBIRT in a clinical setting.

RELIAS – The Future of CCBHCs: Opportunities for Expansion and Lessons Learned from the Field

Based on early successes of the CCBHC program, Congress has acted 5 times to extend the demonstration and has allowed $450 million to date for CCHBC expansion grants. Meanwhile, states are exploring opportunities to implement the CCBHC initiative via Medicaid waivers or State Plan Amendments. In this environment, what does the future look like for the program—and how can clinics seize the opportunity to leverage CCBHC status and funding to enhance staff training and clinical operations?

Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) Capital Financing 101 for Behavioral Health Agencies

Behavioral Health agencies often look to expand and integrate their services to meet the demands of their community. This webinar will review capital options available for agency leadership, including innovative alternatives to traditional mortgage or construction lending. It will also discuss how to prepare your agency for using third-party financing, review prudent use of leverage, the role of the Board when considering capital sourcing, and options available to expedite the process.

Tips and Tools for Implementing the Primary Care Behavioral Health Model

Join the Center of Excellence for Integrated Health Solutions in a discussion around strategies and tools for adopting the Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) model in both primary care and behavioral health settings. This webinar is the second of a three-part series focused on different models and frameworks used to incorporate and enhance integration of primary and behavioral health care services. While the PCBH model has been well researched and predominantly applied in primary care, behavioral health provider organizations are well positioned to adopt PCBH approaches to address physical health in behavioral health settings. This webinar will describe and differentiate between the roles of each provider in the PCBH model setting and share best practices and tools for adopting and enhancing PCBH within your own organization.

Care Transitions Network’s Four Years of Implementation and Learning

The National Council hosted a webinar culminating Care Transitions Network’s Four Years of Implementation and Learning on December 18 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET to share successes and lessons learned around the role of providers, payers and patients in driving true value-based care. Leaders and innovators within the project shared their stories of exemplary performance and quality outcomes and provided national, state and provider perspectives on the future of behavioral health in a value-based environment.

Collaborative Care: Strategies for Unlocking Its Potential

In the midst of the psychiatric care shortage across the U.S, it’s important to understand how to utilize effective models like Collaborative Care in health care settings. Join this webinar to hear from Collaborative Care experts to learn the essential features of this model and discover ways for incorporating Collaborative Care to improve clinical and financial outcomes.

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