A community-wide approach to behavioral health crisis management
Learning Areas:Administration, management, leadership
Chronic disease management and prevention
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Describe a community based process to identify gaps in needed services for people in a behavioral health crisis Describe successful specialized interventions for people experiencing behavioral health crisis Identify best practices in connecting people with community-based behavioral health providers to prevent recidivism and a cycle of crises
Keyword(s): Access and Services, Mental Health System
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: For over 16 years has served as Executive Director of a human services district serving over 14,000 individuals annually. Responsible for regional integration, leadership and management of a $32M, public program, providing community-based behavioral health and developmental disabilities programs. Provides regional leadership for disaster response and a cross-sector prevention/response continuum for behavioral health crises. Initiated an integrated behavioral health and primary care program supported by community providers that became a SAMHSA funded site in 2011.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.