Mental Health

National Council for Behavorial Health

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2017 National Council Conference



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Day Time            Code Title Track
Sunday 8:00 AM HD1 Leadership for Successful Change Workforce, Management and Leadership
Sunday 9:00 AM FD1 Give the Presentation of Your Life Workforce, Management and Leadership
Sunday 9:00 AM FD2 Hurt and Healing in Our Work and World Trauma-Informed Care
Sunday 9:00 AM FD3 Best Practices in Suicide Prevention Crisis Response Services
Sunday 9:00 AM MHFA1 Opening Plenary: What a Difference a Movement Makes MHFA Summit
Sunday 9:00 AM SL Preconference Institute: Seasoned Leaders Workforce, Management and Leadership
Sunday 10:00 AM CTM1 Conversations That Matter: From Twitter Timid To Bird Nerd In Under Two Hours Marketing and Branding
Sunday 10:30 AM MHFA2 Releasing your Inner Superstar: Ask the National Trainers MHFA Summit
Sunday 11:15 AM MHFA3 Media, Marketing and Money: How to Get the Things You Need to Change the World MHFA Summit
Sunday 12:00 PM MHFA4 Networking Lunch: Hear from Headquarters MHFA Summit
Sunday 1:00 PM HD2 Managed Care Contracts: The Win-Win Approach Finance and Payment
Sunday 1:00 PM HD3 Data-driven Supervision Workforce, Management and Leadership
Sunday 1:00 PM HD4 Get Rid of Your Agent of Government Thinking and Get Your Retail Health Care On Workforce, Management and Leadership
Sunday 1:00 PM HD5 Diversity, Inclusion and Multiculturalism: A Moral Imperative Workforce, Management and Leadership
Sunday 1:00 PM HD6 What Every Board Should Know: Key Competencies of an Effective Board Board Governance
Sunday 1:00 PM HD7 Your Personal Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) Health Care Integration
Sunday 1:15 PM MHFA5A The 411 on the 5-0: Mental Health First Aid, Law Enforcement and YOU MHFA Summit
Sunday 1:15 PM MHFA5B Helping the People Who Help Our Children: Best Practices From Teachers, Child Welfare Workers and Foster Parents MHFA Summit
Sunday 2:15 PM MHFA6A The Gift of Evaluations: How You Can Turn Your Results into Fuel for Improvement MHFA Summit
Sunday 2:15 PM MHFA6B One Fell Swoop: Population-based Approaches to Mental Health First Aid MHFA Summit
Sunday 3:15 PM MHFA7A Sustainability of Mental Health First Aid: Funding your Mental Health First Aid Initiative Post-grant MHFA Summit
Sunday 3:15 PM MHFA7B Getting Participants in Your Class (and Keeping Them There) MHFA Summit
Sunday 4:15 PM MHFA8 Closing Plenary: Filling a National Need MHFA Summit
Sunday 5:00 PM SUN PM Film: Borderline Film Festival
Monday 8:30 AM MGS1 General Session: If Not Us, Who? If Not Now, When? Public Policy
Monday 9:15 AM MGS2 General Session: America’s Historian: How Our Past Influences Our Future Public Policy
Monday 10:45 AM A1 Where to Start: Best Practices in Early Detection, Prevention and Treatment for Youth Kennedy Forum
Monday 10:45 AM A2 How Entrepreneurs Are Changing the Mental Health Paradigm Technology
Monday 10:45 AM A3 Parity is in the Details: Contracting Options and Requirements Public Policy
Monday 10:45 AM A4 Working Together to End Homelessness: Community-Level Strategies to Facilitate Access to Housing Population Health
Monday 10:45 AM A5 The Cohen Veteran's Network: Partnering to Serve Veterans and Their Families Population Health
Monday 10:45 AM A6 Addressing the Opioid Epidemic Addictions
Monday 10:45 AM A7 CCBHCs Part 1: Managing Service Mix and Clinical Workflows to Maximize Your PPS Rate Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics
Monday 10:45 AM A8 Mental Health for All: Community Mental Health 2.0 Population Health
Monday 10:45 AM A9 Your Most Important Job: Hiring and Evaluating Your CEO Board Governance
Monday 10:45 AM A10 Leading for Creativity and Results Under Stress, Uncertainty and Complexity Workforce, Management and Leadership
Monday 10:45 AM A11 Improving Outcomes for Children’s Services Children, Youth and Families
Monday 10:45 AM A12 Always in Crisis? Stop the Revolving Door of Crisis Crisis Response Services
Monday 10:45 AM A13 Secondary Traumatic Stress, Vicarious Traumatization and Compassion Fatigue Trauma-Informed Care
Monday 10:45 AM A14 Is the Era of Drug and Mental Health Courts Over? Criminal Justice
Monday 10:45 AM A15 MACRA Penalties and Timelines Finance and Payment
Monday 10:45 AM A16 Millennial Nonprofit 2.0: Working the Distinctiveness Wheel Finance and Payment
Monday 10:45 AM A17 Your Recovery Focus: Can the Approach Sell? Prevention, Peers, and Recovery
Monday 10:45 AM A18 Kids and Pediatrics: The Right Services at the Right Time in the Right Place Children, Youth and Families
Monday 10:45 AM A19 Moving the Dial on Call Center Metrics: Understanding Your Center’s Challenges Crisis Response Services
Monday 10:45 AM A20 Evaluating Smartphone Interventions in a Rapidly Evolving Landscape Technology
Monday 10:45 AM A21 Deepening Staff and Consumer Engagement: Diversity, Inclusion, and Multiculturalism Workforce, Management and Leadership
Monday 10:45 AM A22 Measuring the Impact of Mental Health First Aid: What the Research is Telling Us Mental Health First Aid
Monday 10:45 AM MON AM Film: No Letting Go Film Festival
Monday 11:00 AM MED1 Suicide Prevention: Roles and Responsibilities Medical Team Summit
Monday 12:00 PM MED2 Collaborative Care Codes: New Opportunities? Medical Team Summit
Monday 12:15 PM MLUNCH01 Lunch and Learn: Board Networking Lunch Board Governance
Monday 12:15 PM MLUNCH02 Lunch and Learn: From Survive to Thrive: Fostering Organizational Culture Throughout a Merger Workforce, Management and Leadership
Monday 12:15 PM MLUNCH03 Lunch and Learn: IT Security: Are You the Problem? Technology
Monday 12:15 PM MLUNCH04 Lunch and Learn: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender: National Council’s Board Commitment to Diversity Workforce, Management and Leadership
Monday 12:15 PM MLUNCH05 Lunch and Learn: Working with Women and Addiction Addictions
Monday 12:15 PM MLUNCH06 Lunch and Learn: Peer Self Management: For You. For Me. Workforce, Management and Leadership
Monday 12:15 PM MLUNCH07 Lunch and Learn: So You Want to Deliver Behavioral Health in Primary Care: Who Are Your Staff and What Do They Do? Health Care Integration
Monday 12:15 PM MLUNCH08 Lunch and Learn: Supporting Youth and Young Adults: Certified Peer Specialists Prevention, Peers, and Recovery
Monday 12:15 PM MLUNCH09 Lunch and Learn: How We Do Social: Harnessing the Power of Social Media Marketing and Branding
Monday 12:15 PM MLUNCH10 Lunch and Learn: Trauma and Trauma Treatment: Brag and Steal Trauma-Informed Care
Monday 12:15 PM MLUNCH11 Lunch and Learn: Beyond Lifeskills: The Future of Prevention Addictions
Monday 12:15 PM MLUNCH12 Lunch and Learn: Changing the Nature of First Response Mental Health First Aid
Monday 12:15 PM MLUNCH13 Lunch and Learn: The Power of Medicaid Data to Drive Improvement Medicaid Boot Camp
Monday 12:15 PM MLUNCH14 Lunch and Learn: Recovery Housing: Promoting Long-term Health and Housing Stability Addictions
Monday 12:15 PM MLUNCH15 Lunch and Learn: Mergers and Acquisitions in Behavioral Health: Common Pitfalls and Effective Strategies Finance and Payment
Monday 12:30 PM BIT6 Special Event: Strategic Organizational Development and Driving Performance Bright Ideas Theater
Monday 12:45 PM BIT5 Special Event: Netsmart Bright Ideas Theater
Monday 1:00 PM BIT4 Special Event: How Self-Care Technology is Changing Lives and Improving Treatment Bright Ideas Theater
Monday 1:00 PM MED3 Medical Directors Brag and Steal Medical Team Summit
Monday 1:30 PM B1 The Intersection of Pain and Addiction Addictions
Monday 1:30 PM B2 Hiding Behind HIPAA Clinical Practices
Monday 1:30 PM B3 Parity: Lessons Learned Finance and Payment
Monday 1:30 PM B4 The Impact of Big Business: Marijuana Legalization and Decriminalization Public Policy
Monday 1:30 PM B5 Implementing Medication-Assisted Treatment Addictions
Monday 1:30 PM B6 Improving Outcomes for Children’s Services Children, Youth and Families
Monday 1:30 PM B7 The Realities of Implementing Medication-Assisted Treatment Addictions
Monday 1:30 PM B8 CCBHCs Part 2: Set Yourself Up for Success in Data and Quality Reporting Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics
Monday 1:30 PM B9 Communities in Crisis: How Behavioral Health Steps Up During Disasters and Tragedies Crisis Response Services
Monday 1:30 PM B10 Sustaining Interdisciplinary Teams Clinical Practices
Monday 1:30 PM B11 Meeting the Needs of Native Americans Clinical Practices
Monday 1:30 PM B12 The Intersection Between Trauma-Informed Care and Integrated Care Trauma-Informed Care
Monday 1:30 PM B13 Options to Reduce Over-incarceration Criminal Justice
Monday 1:30 PM B14 The Intersection of Addictions and Housing Addictions
Monday 1:30 PM B15 Integrating Co-occurring Mental Health and Addiction Services: You CAN Try This at Home! Addictions
Monday 1:30 PM B16 The Secret Sauce to Getting Your Message Across Workforce, Management and Leadership
Monday 1:30 PM B17 Mess Up Your Costing and It Will Cost You Everything Workforce, Management and Leadership
Monday 1:30 PM B18 Alternative Payment Models for Integrated Care Health Care Integration
Monday 1:30 PM B19 Supporting Mindful Educators Kennedy Forum
Monday 1:30 PM B20 Bridging Youth Recovery and Prevention: Peer Interventions to Reduce Teen Substance Use Prevention, Peers, and Recovery
Monday 1:30 PM B21 Soldiering on After Combat and Illness Prevention, Peers, and Recovery
Monday 1:30 PM B22 Go Big or Go Home: Planning, Executing, and Thriving with Effective Mergers and Acquisitions Finance and Payment
Monday 1:30 PM B23 Medicaid ACOs: Implications for Community Behavioral Health Finance and Payment
Monday 1:30 PM MON PM1 Film: Beyond Silence Film Festival
Monday 2:00 PM MED4 The Psychiatric Workforce of the Future Medical Team Summit
Monday 2:30 PM MON PM2 Film: Paper Tigers Film Festival
Monday 2:45 PM MGS3 General Session: The Promise of Technology: Helping to Solve Our Wicked Problems Technology
Monday 3:00 PM MED5 Employing and Training Physician Assistants Medical Team Summit
Monday 4:00 PM MED6 Telepsychiatry: A Successful Marriage of Technology and Treatment Medical Team Summit
Monday 4:15 PM MTED1 TED Talk: Improving Mental Health: Four Secrets in Plain Sight Clinical Practices
Monday 4:15 PM MTED2 TED Talk: A House Divided No More: Six Steps to End Racial Inequity in Housing and Homelessness Population Health
Monday 4:15 PM MTL1 Thought Leader: Uncharitable Workforce, Management and Leadership
Monday 4:15 PM MTL2 Thought Leader: Justice That Heals: Ending Our Over-reliance on Jails Criminal Justice
Monday 4:15 PM MTL3 Thought Leader: The State of the Union in Mental Health and Addiction: Where Innovation Meets Action for Children and Families Public Policy
Monday 4:15 PM MTL4 Thought Leader: Working with the Trump Administration Public Policy
Monday 4:15 PM MTL5 Thought Leader: Health Systems Partnering with Communities for Whole Health Finance and Payment
Monday 5:30 PM MON PM3 Film: Generation Found Film Festival
Tuesday 8:30 AM TGS1 General Session: Do We Get What We Pay for in American Health Care? Finance and Payment
Tuesday 9:45 AM TUES AM Film: Touched with Fire Film Festival
Tuesday 10:00 AM C1 Effective Care Transitions Clinical Practices
Tuesday 10:00 AM C2 Make 'Em Love You: Creating an Engaging Brand Marketing and Branding
Tuesday 10:00 AM C3 Physicians Leadership in Quality Improvement Clinical Practices
Tuesday 10:00 AM C4 Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline Trauma-Informed Care
Tuesday 10:00 AM C5 The Behavioral Health CEO for the Future Workforce, Management and Leadership
Tuesday 10:00 AM C6 Republicans in Charge: The Future of Medicare and Medicaid Medicaid Boot Camp
Tuesday 10:00 AM C7 Measurement-Based Care Has Landed: MACRA? Finance and Payment
Tuesday 10:00 AM C8 How Do Foundations Think? Finance and Payment
Tuesday 10:00 AM C9 Are You Ready to Be CCBHC Cohort 2.0? Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics
Tuesday 10:00 AM C10 How the Best Boards Achieve Great Results Board Governance
Tuesday 10:00 AM C11 Facilitating the Tough Conversations around Aging, Loss, and Suicide Clinical Practices
Tuesday 10:00 AM C12 Management Musts for Surviving the Turbulence Ahead Workforce, Management and Leadership
Tuesday 10:00 AM C13 Building a Bridge from a River of Suffering to Connectedness in the Community Prevention, Peers, and Recovery
Tuesday 10:00 AM C14 Data Driven Practice and Planning Measurement, Outcomes and Quality
Tuesday 10:00 AM C15 Value Proposition of Psychiatrists Workforce, Management and Leadership
Tuesday 10:00 AM C16 Circle of Support: Engaging a Person's Support System to Promote Health Children, Youth and Families
Tuesday 10:00 AM C17 Juvenile Justice: We Can Do Better Addictions
Tuesday 10:00 AM C18 Who Will Buy Your Psychiatric Services? Finance and Payment
Tuesday 10:00 AM C19 Risk Management and the Potentially Violent Patient Clinical Practices
Tuesday 10:00 AM C20 Through the Looking Glass: Updates from an Enforcement Wonderland Finance and Payment
Tuesday 10:00 AM C21 A Tailor’s Approach to Open Access: How to Achieve the Right Fit Clinical Practices
Tuesday 10:00 AM C22 Risk-Bearing Behavioral Health Contracts: Getting There from Here Finance and Payment
Tuesday 10:00 AM C23 Decoding Teenagers: Supporting Kids When and Where They Need It — Mental Health First Aid Kennedy Forum
Tuesday 10:00 AM C24 Injectibles: An Under-utilized Solution Criminal Justice
Tuesday 10:00 AM Ignite 1 Ignite Session 1 Special Events
Tuesday 11:15 AM TTED1 TED Talk: The Invisible Part of a Visible Problem: the Mental Health of Black Men in America Workforce, Management and Leadership
Tuesday 11:15 AM TTED2 TED Talk: The Life Experience Approach: Getting to Wellness Faster by Getting to Trust Faster Health Care Integration
Tuesday 11:15 AM TTL2 Thought Leader: The Unbroken Brain: A Different Way of Understanding Addiction Addictions
Tuesday 11:15 AM TTL3 Thought Leader: Grit to Great: How Perseverance, Passion, and Pluck Take You from Ordinary to Extraordinary Workforce, Management and Leadership
Tuesday 11:15 AM TTL4 Thought Leader: Sanity and Grace: A Journey of Suicide, Survival and Strength Addictions
Tuesday 11:15 AM TTL5 Thought Leader: SAMHSA Town Hall Prevention, Peers, and Recovery
Tuesday 12:30 PM BIT1 Special Event: 7 Cups Bright Ideas Theater
Tuesday 12:30 PM TLUNCH01 Lunch and Learn: Breaking News: Improving Access to Psychiatric Services Clinical Practices
Tuesday 12:30 PM TLUNCH02 Lunch and Learn: Whose Apartment is it Anyway? Population Health
Tuesday 12:30 PM TLUNCH03 Lunch and Learn: How To Participate in Behavioral Research Measurement, Outcomes and Quality
Tuesday 12:30 PM TLUNCH04 Lunch and Learn: Case Study: King County’s Behavioral Health Sales Tax Finance and Payment
Tuesday 12:30 PM TLUNCH05 Lunch and Learn: Kids Campfire Chat Children, Youth and Families
Tuesday 12:30 PM TLUNCH06 Lunch and Learn: Permanent Supportive Housing Works Public Policy
Tuesday 12:30 PM TLUNCH07 Lunch and Learn: Standing Up an Addiction Program in CBHOs Addictions
Tuesday 12:30 PM TLUNCH08 Lunch and Learn: Town Hall for State, Regional, and County Government Public Policy
Tuesday 12:30 PM TLUNCH09 Lunch and Learn: Website Design State of the Union Marketing and Branding
Tuesday 12:30 PM TLUNCH10 Lunch and Learn: Innovations in Children's Services Children, Youth and Families
Tuesday 12:30 PM TTL1 Thought Leader: The American School-to-Prison Pipeline Addictions
Tuesday 12:30 PM TUES PM1 Film: Generation Found Film Festival
Tuesday 12:45 PM BIT7 Special Event: What You Should Know About Telepsychiatry and Why It Matters Bright Ideas Theater
Tuesday 1:00 PM BIT8 Why I Love Telepsychiatry (and so do my patients)! Bright Ideas Theater
Tuesday 1:15 PM BIT2 Special Event: CMT Health Bright Ideas Theater
Tuesday 1:15 PM BIT3 Special Event: How Neurotechnology Can Improve and Repair Brain Function Bright Ideas Theater
Tuesday 2:00 PM TGS2 General Session: A Fireside Chat with the Surgeon General Addictions
Tuesday 3:30 PM D1 Sexual Misconduct: The Legal Liability Clinical Practices
Tuesday 3:30 PM D2 Pathways to Growth: Organic or Merger/Acquisition? Finance and Payment
Tuesday 3:30 PM D3 The Importance of Rapid Response: Developing Strong School-based Mental Health Programs Kennedy Forum
Tuesday 3:30 PM D4 Masters Class: Primary Care Integration Within Behavioral Health Health Care Integration
Tuesday 3:30 PM D5 Talking to Schools So They Hear…Talking to Providers So They Understand Trauma-Informed Care
Tuesday 3:30 PM D6 High Stakes: Reframing the Youth Substance Use Conversation Addictions
Tuesday 3:30 PM D7 Mindful Leadership: Leader Know Thy Self Workforce, Management and Leadership
Tuesday 3:30 PM D8 Medicaid's Plan for Substance Use Treatment Addictions
Tuesday 3:30 PM D9 Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health Collaborations: What Works, What Doesn't? Criminal Justice
Tuesday 3:30 PM D10 The Back Story: Trauma in Suicide Trauma-Informed Care
Tuesday 3:30 PM D11 Improving Health in Rural and Frontier Communities Population Health
Tuesday 3:30 PM D12 The Key Components of Measuring and Reporting Outcomes Measurement, Outcomes and Quality
Tuesday 3:30 PM D13 Addressing the Epidemic in Behavioral Health: Tobacco and Cancer Population Health
Tuesday 3:30 PM D14 Spirituality in Recovery Prevention, Peers, and Recovery
Tuesday 3:30 PM D15 The Living Listserve: The Top Five Listserv Conversations Workforce, Management and Leadership
Tuesday 3:30 PM D16 Your Board Needs an Annual Rhythm Board Governance
Tuesday 3:30 PM D17 The Golden Thread: Weaving Together Treatment and Collaborative Documentation Clinical Practices
Tuesday 3:30 PM D18 The Impact of First Episode Psychosis: Experiences and Lessons Learned Clinical Practices
Tuesday 3:30 PM D19 Show Me the Money: Partnering with Health Plans Finance and Payment
Tuesday 3:30 PM D20 The 2017 Integrated Care Showcase Health Care Integration
Tuesday 3:30 PM D21 Future Directions for Digital Mental Health: Using Technology to Increase Engagement Technology
Tuesday 3:30 PM D22 What’s In It for Me? Creating Training That Sticks Workforce, Management and Leadership
Tuesday 3:30 PM D23 Addressing Substance Use in Primary Care Addictions
Tuesday 3:30 PM Ignite 2 Ignite Session 2 Special Events
Tuesday 5:00 PM TUES PM2 Film: No Letting Go Film Festival
Wednesday 8:30 AM WED AM Film: Of Two Minds Film Festival
Wednesday 8:30 AM WTED1 TED Talk: Mental Illness: Being Brave Saves Lives Prevention, Peers, and Recovery
Wednesday 8:30 AM WTED2 TED Talk: Prioritizing Prevention Dollars: Investing in People Sooner Addictions
Wednesday 8:30 AM WTED3 TED Talk: %&#!: The Four-letter Word That Can Transform How you Lead, Run, and Work in Your Non-Profit Population Health
Wednesday 8:30 AM WTL1 Quality and Access: Giving Hope and Changing Lives Addictions
Wednesday 8:30 AM WTL2 Race, Violence, and Politics: Helping Children Cope in an Uncertain Era Children, Youth and Families
Wednesday 8:30 AM WTL3 A Fireside Chat with CMS: Better Care, Smarter Spending, Healthier People Finance and Payment
Wednesday 8:30 AM WTL4 The Future of Healthcare Technology: A Town Hall Discussion Technology
Wednesday 10:00 AM E1 Rebranding Behavioral Health Finance and Payment
Wednesday 10:00 AM E2 Managing the Pace of Change for Addiction Programs Addictions
Wednesday 10:00 AM E3 Social Determinants of Health Population Health
Wednesday 10:00 AM E4 Boosting Wellness from the Inside and Out Health Care Integration
Wednesday 10:00 AM E5 New Rules, New Opportunities: Medicaid Managed Care Regulations Medicaid Boot Camp
Wednesday 10:00 AM E6 The New Generation of Advocates Public Policy
Wednesday 10:00 AM E7 Joining a Hospital System: Is it Happily Ever After? Finance and Payment
Wednesday 10:00 AM E8 The Playbook for Episodes of Care Clinical Practices
Wednesday 10:00 AM E9 Completing the Puzzle: An Integrated System of Care Kennedy Forum
Wednesday 10:00 AM E10 Health Plans Talk Value-Based Purchasing Finance and Payment
Wednesday 10:00 AM E11 Birthing a New Service Line and Living to Talk About It Finance and Payment
Wednesday 10:00 AM E12 The Roads to Effective Partnerships Health Care Integration
Wednesday 10:00 AM E13 Dinosaur Media: The Power of Old School Media Relations Marketing and Branding
Wednesday 10:00 AM E14 Beyond the EHR: How Providers are Using Population Health Data to Improve Care and Win Business Measurement, Outcomes and Quality
Wednesday 10:00 AM E15 Let’s Talk About Sex: Why and How Sexual Health Can Be Addressed Population Health
Wednesday 10:00 AM E16 Applying the Science of Recovery to the Opiate Epidemic Addictions
Wednesday 10:00 AM E17 Using Biomarkers to Improve Psychotropic Drug Choice and Updates on Neuro-Stimulation Technology
Wednesday 10:00 AM E18 Building Resilience in a Big Way: Big Ideas in Trauma-informed Care Trauma-Informed Care
Wednesday 11:15 AM WGS1 General Session: The Happiness Advantage: Better Habits for Better Outcomes Workforce, Management and Leadership