2019 Senior Leaders Conference

Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center

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Day 1: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

11:00am                                   Arrival and Registration
11:30pm                                   Lunch in the Civic Center Lounge
12:30pm                                  Conference Begins – Introductions and Icebreaker
1:00pm – 2:30pm                   Chuck Ingoglia, The Next CEO of the National Council
                                                         – National Council Update
2:30pm – 3:30pm                   Haley Vanerem and Mary Bohan, Department of Justice                                                                                            – Children’s Behavioral Health Services: Report on DOJ Findings 

3:30 – 3:45                               Break
3:45pm – 5:15pm                   Ken Nwadike, The Free Hugs Project
                                                          – The Power of Positive Human Interaction
7:00pm                                    Dinner in the Pavilion at the Charleston Marriott

Day 2: Thursday, May 16, 2019

7:00am – 10am                       Continental Breakfast in Foyer
8:00am                                     Opening
8:15am- 9:45am                     Shannon Simon and Scot Drake
                                                           – Marketing Behavioral Health
9:45am – 10:00am                  Break
10:00am – 11:30pm                Justin Schumaker,  Arnett Carbis Toothman – CPAs
                                                            – Importance of Financial Sustainability
11:30pm – 12:15pm               Lunch
12:15pm – 1:45pm                  Xavior Robinson, Health Management Associates (HMA)
                                                             – FQHC Look-A-Likes, Tapping potential for Behavioral Health
1:45pm – 2:45pm                    Scott and Craig de Fasselle                                                                                                                                                     – How to Increase DSP Job Applications Online

2:45pm – 3:00pm                  Break

3:00pm – 4:30pm                  Laura Vredeveld, MA  and Jason Radmacher, MBA, TBD Solutions
                                                             – Conflict-free Case Management: Boundaries and Opportunities

4:30pm – 4:45pm                  Break
4:45pm – 5:30pm                   Steven Harm, Netsmart
                                                              – Data, Accountability and Value 
6:30pm                                     Annual Dinner in the Pavilion at the Charleston Marriott
                                                            – Speaker, Mitch Carmichael – Lt. Governor and Senate President

Day 3: Friday, May 17, 2019

8:00 am                                   Continental Breakfast in Foyer
8:30am – 10:30am                 Peter J. Pecora, Ph.D Managing Director of Research Services, and Professor,                                                                                             School of Social Work, University of Washington                                                                          – The Family First Prevention Services Act: Key Provisions, Evidence-                                                                         Informed Interventions, and New Opportunities for Public and                                                                               Private Agencies
10:30am – 11:30am               Rebecka Rosenquist and Samantha Arsenault, Shatterproof
                                                         – Bringing transparency to addiction treatment quality – A multi-state pilot
12:00pm – 1:00pm                Lunch Presentation by Dr. Zonaira Gul
                                                          – Building Bridges to Reach People Who Inject                                                                                                                Drugs With The Goal To Eliminate HCV                             

Continuing Education Credits

Continuing Education Contact Hours will be provided for the following disciplines: Nursing (12 hours), Social Work (15.5 hours), Licensed Professional Counselor, Addiction (15.5 hours)  and Licensed Psychologist (15.5 hours).