Trauma-Sensitive Schools National Learning Community
Informational webinar introducing our Trauma-Sensitive Schools Learning Community. Learn how you can join other schools across the country to advance this promising approach that reduces the impact of trauma and toxic stress and builds resilience in our children.
MACRA’s Final Rule: Updates to CMS’s Quality Payment Program and Its Impact on Medicare Part B Reimbursement
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) rule, which makes sweeping reforms to payments under Medicare Part B and goes into effect on January 1, 2017.
Risk Management and the Potentially Violent Client
Reducing the risk of litigation and providing the highest quality care for potentially violent patients involves specific steps that are often the subject of lawsuits. These include responding to danger signs, completing a scientifically validated risk assessment, accessing sufficient reasonably available information and selecting the most appropriate intervention. Sometimes a misunderstanding of HIPAA regulations acts as a barrier to accessing adequate information. Risk management expert Ron Zimmet will discuss each of these topics as informed by the lessons learned over more than 30 years of behavioral health care professional liability litigation.
Medication Assisted Treatment: Lessons Learned from the Field
In response to the opioid epidemic and the dramatic increase in heroin- and opioid-related overdoses as well as continued negative health outcomes stemming from tobacco, alcohol and other drugs, the National Council for Behavioral Health and the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, with funding from the Open Society Foundations invite you to hear from the organizations that completed our Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Learning Community. This yearlong learning experience provided behavioral health organizations the tools and support necessary to expand their use of MAT. Please join us to hear their stories of how they implemented MAT in their organizations, the challenges they faced, and the creative and dynamic solutions they used to overcome these obstacles. The organizations will be sharing how MAT has impacted their organizational culture, treatment outcomes, and has improved the lives of the people they serve in their communities.
Not Just Phoning It In: The Myths and Facts about Telepsychiatry
Telepsychiatry has the potential to expand access to quality psychiatric care to millions of people who can’t access it due to location, physician shortage or a number of other barriers. But misconceptions about telepsychiatry like, “Telehealth technology is too complex,” or, “Doctor visits need to happen in person” often prevent organizations from taking advantage of all the benefits telepsychiatry has to offer. Learn the facts about how telepsychiatry is helping clinics across the country deliver quality care to more people.
Changing the Conversation from Suicide to Suicide Prevention: A United National Campaign
During the first webinar in the suicide prevention series, participants will learn about the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, which consists of 164 crisis centers in 49 states that provide free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Experts who play a critical role in the Lifeline network will discuss the factors that have made it successful as well as barriers to providing suicide prevention services. In addition, they will talk about the #BeThe1To campaign including some early findings.
Lessons from the Frontlines: CEOs share their experiences
Get the scoop from CEOs as they dish out their greatest successes, challenges encountered along the way, and the best change management strategies to ensure your organization comes out on top!
Depression and Dementia: An Update on Diagnosis and Treatment
Attend the Geriatric Technical Assistance Center’s webinar to learn about the current treatments and assessments related to depression and dementia. The speaker will highlight the impact of behavioral and psychological symptoms of depression and dementia on quality of life, morbidity, mortality and disease progression.
Linchpin to Success: Engaging Staff in Implementation of Long Acting Injectable Medications (LAI Series)
Key to the success of any new practice is the engagement and support of staff who are responsible for its day-to-day implementation. Join Part 2 of the LAI series to explore strategies for working with prescribers, therapists, and administrative staff to understand the relevance of LAI medications, address common questions and potential barriers, and motivate change.
The Role of Palliative Care and Hospice in Dementia Care
Join the Geriatric Technical Assistance Center’s webinar to learn about the integration of palliative and hospice services with dementia care.