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  • Fiscal and Program Operations Webinar # 2

    September 21, 2023  11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    When: Thursday, September 21 - 11:00 AM

    Duration: 1 hours 30 minutes

    Location: Zoom

    Event Details:

    This series will consist of two webinars that will focus on: Finance Department Operations and the interrelationship between an agency’s fiscal infrastructure and program operations. This will include the development of a business plan, accounting policies and procedures, executive leadership, and key operational and programmatic functions.

    These webinars will build on the previous MCTAC Fiscal Operations webinars offered by this team. There will be a combination of didactic learning and breakout sessions focused on the materials presented. Participants will also develop strategies for effectively integrating the learning components into agency operations. 

    Target Audience: Chief Executive Officers, Executive Directors, other C-Suite
    Officers, Program Directors/Managers

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  • OMH Webinar for All Providers

    September 21, 2023  11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Thank you to all of the organizations who participated in the 2023 Office of Mental Health (OMH) Community Engagement feedback sessions as well as everyone who recently joined us for the statewide and regional webinars for hospitals. As OMH continues to plan and roll out Governor Hochul’s historic investment in mental health services, we know that getting feedback from and collaborating with local communities and provider organizations is critical for success.

    Please join us for a statewide webinar for all provider organizations, hospitals, and county leadership on Thursday, September 21, from 11 a.m. to noon for a brief overview on our vision to strengthen the mental health system and focused discussion on improving coordination across the mental health continuum of care, including through the use of critical time intervention concepts. Please ensure this invitation is forwarded to staff members at your organization involved in planning, quality improvement, clinical care, and/or coordination of care. 


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  • Learn How to Protect Your Clients with Suicidality During Care Transitions

    September 22, 2023  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


    Suicide rates are 300 times higher for individuals in the first week following an inpatient hospitalization, and 200 times higher in the first month. The need for both outpatient and inpatient care teams to focus on managing suicidality for individuals making transitions of care is vital to client life and wellbeing. Join the National Council for Mental Wellbeing and our Platinum Partner Relias for the Care Transitions Practices for Suicidal Individuals webinar on Sept. 22 at 2 p.m. ET.

    In addition to discussing what elevates risk for individuals making a care transition, the webinar will explore strategies for building partnerships as well as developing and enhancing a system of care to reduce the level of risk during transitions.

    By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

    • Understand what elevates suicide risk during various care transitions.

    • Explore approaches to building collaboration, communication and relationships among care transition organizations.

    • Identify opportunities and strategies for client transitions between outpatient and inpatient service settings, to reduce suicide risk.


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  • Financial Challenges and Opportunities in the Medicare Advantage Market

    September 25, 2023  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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    We want to share information about a webinar that Wakely, an HMA Company, is offering. The Medicare Advantage (MA) financial picture is constantly evolving. This webinar will talk through key financial pressures for partners (payers and risk-taking providers) in the MA space and discuss the risk-mitigating techniques that should be considered when managing an MA book of business. If your organization is a payer or provider participating in MA, it could benefit from performing an opportunity assessment. 

    Learning Objectives

    Financial pressures to consider

    Risk mitigation techniques

    Why payers and risk-taking providers need to think about this

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  • Integration with Schools: the Key to the Youth Mental Health Crisis

    September 26, 2023  11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Community mental health and substance use treatment organizations can address one of the nation's highest priorities – the youth mental health crisis – by partnering with schools and school systems to provide school-based integrated health care. 

    To help organizations better partner with schools, the School-Based Health Alliance (SBHA) and the Center of Excellence for Integrated Health Solutions (CoE-IHS) created, Partnering with Schools to Improve Youth Mental Health: A Resource for Community Mental Health and Substance Use Care Organizations. 

    Join us on Sept. 26, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. ET, for CoE-IHS Webinar: Integration with Schools: The Key to the Youth Mental Health Crisis. This webinar will review the key considerations and resources highlighted in the new guide to help integrated care organizations gather what they need to initiate and advance their partnerships with schools and address the youth mental health crisis

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    All sessions are supported by the Center of Excellence for Integrated Health Solutions (CoE-IHS), funded by a grant award from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). If you have any questions about this session or any others in this series, contact

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  • Unlock The Power Of Pharmacy-Provider Collaboration In Behavioral Health Care

    September 26, 2023  1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Do the individuals you serve struggle to access their medications and adhere to them?

    Nearly half of people with a mental illness will struggle to get care when they need it.1 Join leaders from Central Behavioral Health, Sheppard Pratt Health System, and Altruix, as they share practical strategies on how to collaborate to break down barriers for patients.

    Join us on September 26th at 1:00 pm ET to:

    • Discover the important role pharmacists play in improving access to care
    • Unlock the potential of pharmacy and provider collaboration
    • Learn real-world approaches to maximize the benefits of your pharmacy partnership

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  • Understanding Addiction and Disabilities

    September 26, 2023  3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


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    Navigating the world of addiction diagnosis, treatment and recovery can be challenging for the person who has the addiction, their family and anyone who wants to help. 

    It’s even more difficult if the individual with the addiction is also living with an intellectual and/or developmental disability (IDD). But there is hope. And there is help. 

    Find out more during Understanding Addiction and Disabilities: A Specialized Curriculum for People Living with IDD and Substance Use Disorders (SUD), on Tuesday, September 26 (3-4 p.m. ET). 

    Hosted by the National Council’s IDD Interest Group, this webinar will feature guest speakers, Peggy Terhune and Todd Posey from Monarch, a leading provider of services for people with IDD and SUD. 

    Monarch has developed tailored curriculum that provides dual-diagnosis support for individuals with IDD and an SUD. Join us to learn more about this first-of-its-kind program! 

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  • Suicide Awareness & Prevention: PsychU Resource Review & Discussion

    September 27, 2023  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    The PsychU community is cordially invited to join Drs. Amica Simmons-Yon and Rachel Self as they discuss the critically important topic of suicide awareness and prevention. An overview of resources available on PsychU as well as some of the leading national organizations devoted to suicide awareness and prevention will be provided. Appropriate language, ongoing initiatives, screening tools, and navigation through materials on PsychU will also be highlighted. We all have a role to play in increasing suicide awareness, providing support, and directing individuals in need to potentially life-saving resources. Join us for this opportunity to learn and grow as we all strive to improve our mental health… together!

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  • Helping Students (and Adults) Address Mental Health Challenges

    September 27, 2023  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    We may not fully understand the impact of the pandemic for years to come, but we know young people face mental health challenges as a result of remote learning, social isolation and other factors. The impact on young women and people of color has been even more acute. As students return to school, mental health professionals will discuss the challenges young people face and the importance of prioritizing the mental health of students (and the adults who work in schools). They will also discuss the role schools play in providing students the resources to overcome mental health challenges

    Join us on September 27 for the twelfth episode in our Wellbeing Wednesdays virtual learning series, where the best minds in health care share their thoughts on current issues:

    • Sara Coffey, DO, Interim Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
    • Rochelle Head-Dunham, MD, DFAPA, FASAM, Executive Director & Medical Director, Metropolitan Human Services District
    • Adelaide Robb, MD, Division Chief, Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Sciences
    • Tramaine EL-Amin, Vice President, Mental Health First Aid, National Council for Mental Wellbeing

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