NASMHPD Annual 2017 Meeting

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NASMHPD held its Annual 2017 Meeting on July 30-August 1, 2017, in Arlington, Virginia. Presentations from the meeting are available below:

Meeting Materials:

Final Agenda

NASMHPD Strategic Plan

Participant List

Publications of Interest

Policy Statement on Tobacco Cessation in all Behavioral Health Settings

Information on the A Historical Overview of the Origin, Purpose, and Impact of the Mental Health Block Grant (MHBG): A Two-Part Webinar Series

Tennessee's Public-Private Psychiatric Delivery System: A Joint Plan of Action


Sunday, July 30, 2017

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Helping People Move from Inpatient Settings to the Community 

  • Paul M. Grant, Ph.D., Aaron T. Beck Center, Perlman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Beyond Beds: The Continuum of Care as a Public Health Approach                                                             

  • Doris Fuller, Chief of Research and Public Affairs, Treatment Advocacy Center, Arlington, Virginia (Moderator and Presenter)
  • Debra A. Pinals, M.D., Medical Director of Behavioral Health and Forensic Programs, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, State of Michigan
  • Edgar Wiggins, Executive Director, Baltimore City Crisis Response, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Kevin Martone, L.S.W., Executive Director, Technical Assistance Collaborative, Boston, Massachusetts

NASMHPD Commissioner and Division Breakouts

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Strengthening the Public Health Safety Net

National Trends and the Role of State Mental Health Commissioners As Seen by Former Commissioners

  • Katharine (Kate) Lyon, Ph.D., Former Director of the Department of Mental Health, Department of Children and Families, State of Florida
  • Barbara Leadholm, Former Commissioner of Mental Health, State of Massachusetts
  • Gina Eckart, Former Director of the Division of Mental Health and Addiction, Family and Social Services Administration, State of Indiana

International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL)

Timely Competency Services: Washington State's Journey to Meet the Constitutional Mandate of Trueblood v. DSHS

  • Carla Reyes, Assistant Secretary, Washington State Department of Social and Health Services
  • Nick Williamson, JD, Assistant Attorney General, Washington State Office of the Attorney General

Washington Update

  • Stuart Yael Gordon, J.D., Director of Policy and Communications, NASMHPD, Alexandria, Virginia
  • Al Guida, J.D., President and CEO, Guide Consulting Services, Inc. Washington, D.C.

Primary Prevention of Criminal Justice System Involvement: A Facilitated Discussion 

Monday, July 31, 2017

Opening Remarks

  • Lorrie Rickman Jones, Ph.D., NRI Board President
  • Tim Knettler, M.B.A., C.A.E., Executive Director/CEO NRI, Falls Church, VA

National Trends in Inpatient Psychiatric Beds

  • Ted Lutterman, Senior Director of Government & Commercial Research, NRI, Falls Church, VA (Moderator)
  • Ron Manderscheid, Ph.D., NRI Board member and Executive Director, National Association of County Behavioral Health & Developmental Disability Directors
  • Lynda Zeller, NRI Board Member and Deputy Director, Michigan Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Administration
Trends in Forensic Patients in State Psychiatric Facilities: 1996-2016
  • Vera Hollen, M.A., Senior Director of Research & Consulting, NRI, Falls Church, VA 
Competency Evaluation and Restoration: Washington State Experience 
  • Carla Reyes, Assistant Secretary, Washington State Department of Social and Health Services 
  • Nick Williamson, Assistant Attorney General, Washington State 
  • W. Lawrence Fitch, J.D., Adjunct Professor, University of Maryland Law School and Medical School

 Lessons Learned from Two States Successfully Exiting Settlements 

  • Kristin Neylon, M.A., Research Associate, NRI, Falls Church, VA (Moderator)
  • Donna Migliorino, RN, NE-BC, MPH, Deputy Assistant Director, Office of Olmstead, Compliance, Planning and Evaluation, NJ Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services
  • Domenica Nicosia, M.S., Research Scientist, Office of Olmstead, Compliance, Planning, and Evaluation, NJ Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services
  • Melissa A. Smith, M.A., Planner, Delaware Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities

Rapid Science to Service: First Episode of Psychosis Programs

  • Mihran Kazandjian, M.A, Research Associate, NRI, Falls Church, VA (Moderator)
  • Robert K. Heinssen, Ph.D., ABPP Director, Division of Services and Intervention Research NIMH 
Challenges and strategies for implementing early intervention for psychosis in rural county systems 
  • Adriana Furuzawa, LMFT, CPRP Division Director, PREP - Prevention and Recovery in Early Psychosis, BEAM - Bipolar Early Assessment and Management, Felton Institute 
  • Phillip Hershon, Peer Support Specialist, PREP - Prevention and Recovery in Early Psychosis, San Mateo, CA

Effective peer-led crisis alternatives to hospitalization

  • Missy Rand, L.P.C., C.S.A.C., Clinical Quality Educator, NRI, Falls Church, VA (Moderator)
Peer Respite Services
  • Laysha Ostrow, Ph.D., M.P.P., Founder and Chief Executive Officer Live & Learn, Inc. 
Forensic Peer Bridger Program
  • Robert Eilers, M.D., Medical Director, New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services Department of Human Services
  • George H. Brice, Jr., MSW, Assistant Professor and Trainer, Supported Employment and Education Specialist, Coordinated Specialty Care at Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care

Leveraging existing data to depict strengths & opportunities to improve the continuum of care

  • Lucille Schacht, Ph.D., Senior Director of Performance & Quality Improvement, NRI (Moderator)
  • Sheri Dawson, R.N. Director, Division of Behavioral Health Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services 
  • Linda Wittmuss, Deputy Director, Systems Integration, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
  • Timothy Santoni, M.A., Administrator, Data Management, University of Maryland School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry

Serving Individuals with Complex Care Needs and High Costs in a Changing Healthcare Environment

  • Joe Parks, M.D., NRI Board Member and Medical Director, National Council for Behavioral Health (Moderator) 
  • Richard G. Frank, Ph.D., Margaret T. Morris Professor of Health Economics in the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School 

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Dialogue with SAMHSA

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  • Kana Enomoto, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, SAMHSA, Rockville, Maryland
  • Paolo Del Vecchio, M.S.W., Director, Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS), SAMHSA, Rockville, Maryland
  • Fran Harding, Director, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP), SAMHSA, Rockville, Maryland
  • Kimberly A. Johnson, Director of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Marla Hendriksson, M.P.M., Director, Office of Communications, SAMHSA, Rockville, Maryland
  • Mirtha Beadle, M.P.H., Acting Director, Office of Policy Planning and Innovations (OPPI); Director, Office of Tribal Affairs and Policy, SAMHSA, Rockville, Maryland
  • Dr. Anita Everett, Chief Medical Officer; Director, Office of Policy Planning and Innovations (OPPI), SAMHSA, Rockville, Maryland
  • Larke Huang, Ph.D., Director, Office of Behavioral Health Equity, Office of Policy Planning and Innovations (OPPI), SAMHSA, Rockville, Maryland
  • Brian Altman, J.D., Division of Policy Innovation (DPI); Acting Director of Legislation, Office of Policy Planning and Innovations (OPPI), SAMHSA, Rockville, Maryland
  • Christopher Carroll, M.Sc., Director, Health Care Financing and Systems Integration, Office of Policy Planning and Innovations (OPPI), SAMHSA, Rockville, Maryland

Keynote - The Honorable Judge Steve Leifman: Keeping People with Mental Illness Out of Jails and Implications for Services

  • Lynn Fallin, Deputy Director, Behavioral Health Administration, Department of Health, State of Hawaii (Moderator)
  • Carrie Slatton-Hodges, Deputy Commissioner for Treatment and Recovery Services, Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, State of Oklahoma
  • Tracy J. Plouck, Director, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, State of Ohio
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