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Summit 2017 Hotel & Travel Information

(07/22/2017)

Summit 2017 Presenters

(07/22/2017)

New Document: Peer-run Organizations and Criminal Justice Involvement

(12/23/2016)

We are excited to release our new document: "Reentry and Renewal: A review of peer-run organizations that serve individuals with behavioral health conditions and criminal justice involvement."

Meet Our Austin Presenters

(12/01/2016)

National Leadereship Awards Presented

(04/19/2016)

The College for Behavioral Health Leadership honored outstanding colleagues during its Summit in San Diego, CA on April 7, 2016. Board President Dr. Leigh Steiner noted, “Our 2016 awards really represent the best of what the College is all about...

Recording Available: Healthy Behavior Change E-Guide Unwebinar

(03/30/2016)

Primary authors Dale Jarvis, Gina Lasky, and Allen Daniels provided an "unwebinar" on March 29, 2016 to share the Healthy Behavior Change E-Guide.

Reducing the Stigma of Depression at Work

(03/21/2016)

College member Clare Miller, director of the American Psychiatric Association’s Partnership for Workplace Mental Health, has recorded an interview on Safe Space Radio.

Call for Presenters: Population Health Innovations Showcase

(02/05/2016)

April 6 - 8 in San Diego, health and behavioral health leaders will gather for the 2016 Summit. An important part of the event is the opportunity to converse with representatives from current population health initiatives or programs.

Social Determinants of Mental Health Webinar Materials Available

(01/15/2016)

On January 14, 2016, the Diversity Interest Group presented the third webinar in a series, The Social Determinants of Mental Health.

ACMHA Becomes The College for Behavioral Health Leadership

(01/11/2016)

An organizational name change drives a new look and new website for the College.

National Survey of Compensation Among Peer Support Specialists

(12/21/2015)

The peer support specialist workforce has been expanding since Medicaid established funding for these services in 2007. Absent from much of the research on this workforce has been a detailed national review of wages and compensation.

Criminal Justice Peer Program Survey

(12/14/2015)

A joint survey - Peer-run Organizations That Have Programs Serving Individuals with Behavioral Health Conditions and Criminal Justice Histories has been released.

Cultural Issues in the DSM-5 Webinar Materials Available

(12/10/2015)

Using My Cultural Voice: Health Activation from a Cultural Perspectiv

(11/12/2015)

2015/16 Humphrey Policy Fellows Selected

(08/05/2015)

The University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Affairs has announced the names of individuals selected at 2015/16 Policy Fellows. The College congratulates member Jennifer Andrashko, MSW, LICSW on being named to the cohort.

Winners Announced: Super-Utilizer Health Innovation Challenge

(08/03/2015)

The Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) announced the winners of the Super-Utilizer Health Innovation Challenge, a first-of-its-kind competition made possible by Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit.

Culture Eats Strategy for Lunch

(07/22/2015)

Every week, industry expert Paul H. Keckly, PhD, simplifies the world of health policy so you don't have to.

ACMHA Establishes Sheila G. Baler Memorial Leadership Fund

(04/13/2015)

ACMHA: The College for Behavioral Health Leadership has established a new fund in memory of and to honor the work of Sheila G. Baler, PhD, MPH.

Peer Toolkit Webinar Materials Available

(02/06/2015)

On February 4, 2015, ACMHA members Harvey Rosenthal, Tom Hill, and Patrick Hendry offer a one-hour webinar about the new Peer Services Toolkit released by ACMHa and supported through the funding of Optum.

New Peer Initiative - February 3 Deadline

(01/22/2015)

The ACMHA PLIG has an opportunity to do some really valuable work…but the deadline is short. We have received funding to support the development of a program/product that collects and shares information about how peers are supporting At Risk Individuals.

Peer Services Toolkit – Increasing the Role of Peer Support

(01/16/2015)

Peer-run services that promote wellness and recovery from mental health and addiction-related conditions have emerged as an essential key element in new designs aimed at improving health care outcomes and qualities.

Pre-Summit Event

(01/06/2015)

Exploring Missouri's Behavioral Health Homes: Innovations and Cultural Shift. A one-day event immediately preceding the 2015 ACMHA Summit.

College Redesigns Web Site and Listserv

(12/05/2014)

The Board of Directors and Communication Committee are pleased to launch a redesigned web site for the College.

Symposia Possible Futures and Listening Arc Feedback Available

(04/22/2014)

Documents from 2014 Summit discussions are available on the Handouts & Presentations tab in the attachment.

Video Highlights - Learning From Distinguished Leaders

(03/23/2014)

ACMHA: The College for Behavioral Health Leadership is pleased to present highlights from an evening with three distinguished leaders: King Davis, PhD; Mary Jane England, MD; and HG Whittington, MD.

Webinar - Transformational Leadership: A Dialogue

(11/22/2013)

ACMHA and Optum presented this webinar on transformational leadership November 21, 2013. Our speakers were Andy Sekel, PhD, CEO, Optum Specialty Networks, and Jennifer Andrashko, MSW, LICSW, Open Door Health Center.

Webinar - Collaborative Leadership: A Foundation for Success

(09/19/2013)

ACMHA, in collaboration with Optum, presented the webinar in September 2013. Sandy Forquer, PhD, Optum Public Sector; Sharon Raggio, MBA, Mind Springs Health; and Cheri Dolezal, Optum Pierce Regional Support Network.

Harnessing Community Support for Health and Well-being

(12/27/2012)

ACMHA hosted a policy forum on Capitol Hill; a dialogue among behavioral health leaders, the broader health policy community, and legislative staff on the need for wider support of community engagement activities in behavioral health.

Population Health Symposium Handouts

(01/20/2010)

Handouts for registrants of the 2016 Population Health Symposium are linked from this news article.

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