NACBHDD's TA-lk Webinars

Webinars addressing practical field problems.

Thursday, June 24, 2021 3:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Artificial Intelligence and Behavioral Health: Thoughts for a Post-COVID-19 World

Ian G. Williams, LMSW

The COVID-19 pandemic considerably altered the relationship between digital technology and behavioral health. Wide-spread adoption of new technologies among providers and consumers changed how services were experienced and delivered. Many of these technologies either utilize or will become the building blocks for various forms of artificial intelligence (AI). This discussion will review some key considerations about AI in relation to behavioral health’s future.

Thursday, June 3, 2021 3:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Using Ongoing Data Feedback to Help States and Counties Improve Their Substance Use Treatment Systems of Care

PANELISTS: Karen Baylor, Ph.D., LMFT, COO, Behavioral Health Concepts and formerly Dir, Behavioral Health Svcs, CA Dept. of Health Care Svcs ● Samantha Fusselman, LCSW, Exec. Director, CalEQRO and formerly Dir, Quality Improvement, Yolo County ● Rama Khalsa, Ph.D., Asst. Exec. Dir, CalEQRO and formerly Dir, Health Care Svcs Agency, Santa Cruz County ● Tom Trabin, Ph.D., Sr. Quality Reviewer and Staff Trainer, CalEQRO and formerly Alcohol and Drug Program Administrator, Alameda County

"CalEQRO Webinar Presentation for NACBHDD"
California is in the fifth year of its county-based Medicaid 1115 Waiver for treatment of substance use disorders (SUD). As part of the Waiver, an external quality review organization (CalEQRO) conducted annual reviews with technical assistance to help each county further develop and improve their organized delivery system for SUD treatment. CalEQRO panelists will describe how they used comparative performance measure data to help counties enhance their clients’ timely access to treatment, experience of quality care, and positive treatment outcomes.

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Thursday, April 29, 2021 2:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

State of Illinois Behavioral Health System Design

Scott A. Block MA, LCPC, CADC, CCJP
Executive Director
McHenry County Mental Health Board

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, national prevalence rates indicated 1 in 5 people will experience a mental illness during their lifetime and approximately 1 in 12 will struggle with substance use. In addition, approximately 17% of children aged 3-17 have at least one Intellectual/Developmental Disability (IDD). Mental illnesses, substance use disorders, and intellectual and developmental disabilities have life-long effects that impact individuals, families, healthcare systems, and communities. Learn about how the Illinois Behavioral Health System is designed and changing to meet evolving needs in tumultuous times.

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