2018 Conference Policy Panels
Friday Morning Policy Panels
May 18th, 8:30 to 11:30
The conference ends with two policy panels.
- Crisis Continuum of Care Panel
|Carroll Schroeder – California Alliance, Moderator (representing private provider organizations)|
|TBD by Youth Committee||Youth|
|Jonnie Banks||Adoptive Parent/Grandparent|
|John Boyd – OAC Commission Chair||State and Local Leadership/MHSA|
|Mary Watanabe – DMHC Deputy Director||State Leadership/private insurance|
|Sheree Lowe – Ca Hospital Assoc. VP||Hospital Providers|
|Sue Coats- Baldwin School District Board||Local Education|
|Erika Cristo – Chief, DHCS||State Leadership/Medi-cal Mental Health|
- Child/youth/family focused crisis service recommendations and best practice examples
- Funding opportunities and threats
- Responsibilities of various service sectors
- Implementation status of recent efforts: AB501, AB833, AB82 Triage, OAC Crisis advisory panel.
- Crisis data – what do we know? eg, what are the most common responses to crisis calls? –Where are Mobile crisis services available and what models? What variations and funding source across counties?
- Moving beyond the medical model – peer based and community based solutions to crisis
- Supporting families to respond to crisis
- SUD treatment crisis – developing infrastructure to address the needs of dual diagnosis clients in crisis and drug induced psychosis crisis
- Substance use as barrier to admission to crisis units, detox unable to handle extreme psychosis
- Equity Panel
|Paul Curtis – California Council of Community Behavioral Health Agencies, Moderator (representing private provider organizations)|
|TBD by Parent Committee||Parent/caregiver|
|Patrick Gardner – Young Minds Advocacy||Legal Advocate|
|Monica Nepomuceno, MSW||State Leadership/CDE|
|Will Lightbourne – DSS Director||State Leadership/Child Welfare|
|Duane McWaine – Anthem Medical Director||Managed Care Organizations and providers|
|Kirsten Barlow – CBHDA||County Systems of Care|
- Cultural differences in general access to services. (Note: “culture” is defined broadly and includes racial/ethnic, age, gender, sexual orientation, geographic location, family “type” (ie: biological, foster, adoptive, kinship, family of choice), and other factors.
- Culturally relevant and responsive services: examples and recommendations
- Workforce: diversity among providers and line staff
- Supporting the professionalization and scaling of community defined practices (eg. Native American cultural practices as behavioral health treatment, LGBT outreach vans, barbershops)
- Data collection for “invisibilized” communities – MediCal LGBTQ and Tribal Specific Identities and other minority cultures
- Behavioral health care for criminalized populations,
- Behavioral health access for opioid crisis, disproportionally impacted communities and the legalization of cannabis
- Behavioral health solutions to generational trauma
- Infrastructure as innovation – addressing social determinants of health as behavioral health treatment and prevention
Looking forward to seeing you there. The conference is only weeks away!
– the CMHACY team