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"The Be Well, Be Connected Program" by Hector Pina Ibarra, M.S., program director, and 6 therapists from the program team -- ZOOM CEU Program Free for members, $5 for non-members. All must register by Wed. Aug. 11, 2021 at midnight

  • 08/13/2021
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Registration opens July 14, 2021. Virtual meeting via zoom - must register to receive meeting link on the morning of event
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6:45 - 7:00  Check-in and opportunities for members to share announcements

7:00 - 8:30  CEU Presentation

"The Be Well, Be Connected Program – An Example for Improving Children’s Mental Health Through Coordinated Systems of Care"

Presenters:

  • Katie Whittle, LMSW – Project Manager | The Hackett Center for Mental Health | Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute 
  • Alex Chernyshov - LPC, MA, MBA | Behavioral Health Specialist | Baylor School of Medicine
  • Kevin Dailey - LPC, MEd, NCC | Behavioral Health Specialist | Baylor School of Medicine
  • Shannon Martin – LPC | Behavioral Health Specialist | Baylor School of Medicine
  • Maryam Siddiqui - LPC, MS, NCC | Behavioral Health Specialist | Baylor School of Medicine
  • Katharine D. Wojcik, M.S. | Psychology Intern | Baylor School of Medicine
  • Hector Pina Ibarra – M.S. | Be Well, Be Connected SAMHSA Project Director | Baylor School of Medicine

Learning objectives:

  1. Provide a theoretical framework about Systems of Care
  2. Describe the main characteristics of the Be Well, Be Connected SAMHSA Program as delivered by Baylor School of Medicine
  3. Share experiences from LPC colleagues, members f  on how to work with this vulnerable population

Description:

The main objective of this event is to provide a comprehensive overview of the Coordinated Systems of Care Approach and its advantages in comparison to other approaches to serve youth who are presenting Severe Emotional Disturbances. It is also aimed to describe how the Be Well, Be Connected Program operates as an real example on how a Coordinated Systems of Care Approach can be implemented, its challenges, preliminary results, and lessons learned. The participation of therapists from the Be Well, Be Connected Team who are serving youth using this modality of treatment will allow the opportunity to share first-hand experiences, and, from participants of the event to  interact and explore questions.

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