Expanding Behavioral Health Services to the Safety-Net

Thu, Sep 11, 2014 4:32 PM EDT

Behavioral health is essential to health! Mental health service expansion as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides new opportunities for safety-net providers to integrate mental and substance use care. This webinar briefing will focus on specific strategies and resources safety-net providers can take to create fully integrated behavioral health care for the safety-net population. Panelist will discuss best practices including SBIRT; incorporating behavioral health into existing clinical pathways and operations; workforce training; quality improvement; financing for sustainability. Leave with an understanding of available resources and nuts and bolts strategies to help meet the behavioral health needs of your patient population and to improved health outcomes.


Presenters: 

  • Jeff Capobianco, MA, PhD, LLP, Director of Performance Improvement, National Council for Behavioral Health
  • Roger Chaufournier, Chief Executive Officer of CSI Solutions, LLC
  • Mia Croyle, MA, Behavioral Health & Patient Engagement Program Manager, Wisconsin Primary Care Assoc.
  • Suzanne Daub, LCSW, Senior Director for Physical Health/Behavioral Health, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center/Community Care Behavioral Health
  • Laura Galbreath, MPP, Director, SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions
  • A. Seiji Hayashi, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Chief Medical Officer, Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Gina Lasky, PhD, Project Manager, Health Management Associates Community Strategies


Registration is free.

Closed Captioning Available Upon Request

The audio for this webcast is via computer speakers and not telephone. We recommend using external speakers for desktop computers to ensure best audio quality.

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