Renee Boak, MPH
Consultant, National Council for Mental Wellbeing
Renee Boak, MPH, specializes in Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) implementation. Boak provides consulting regarding the integration of mental health and substance use disorder treatment, implementation of primary care clinics in a community mental health setting, population health management and sustainability. She also has experience with implementing a Medication Assisted Treatment Expansion grant as well applying for Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) look-a-like status.
Boak’s experience working in CCBHC programs has provided opportunities to engage in innovative practices, such as the development of a pilot program to support individuals who are managing diabetes in a community mental health setting, as well as sustainability work through alternative payment methodologies. Prior to joining the National Council, Boak worked for an organization in Oregon that participated in the two-year demonstration period and was a recipient of a CCBHC Expansion grant.
Focus areas: CCBHC implementation, population health management, FQHCs and primary care, quality improvement