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Building Bridges Kick-Off Training Monday, April 8, 2019

Description:

This one-day kick-off training in the national Building Bridges framework for improving long term outcomes of children served in child residential care starts a multiple year learning experience that also includes webinars and other technical assistance.  This one-day didactic and experiential training is provided by senior clinical and administrative leaders who have done this work, mentored, taught, and helped many other organizations achieve sustained positive outcomes for youth served in residential programs.

Target Audience:

  • Key staff with authority and capacity to effect organizational culture change from Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities, Child Facility Based Crisis Services, and State Child/Adolescent Inpatient Units.  Key staff to include CEO, and leaders within nursing, social work, education, and direct care staff.
  • NC Six Core Strategy State Leadership Team including family/youth advocates
  • LME-MCO representatives

This two day training in family and youth engagement completes a year learning experience in the Six Core Strategies© (6CS), an evidenced-based practice with demonstrated effectiveness in achieving significant reduction of seclusion and restraint use. This two-day didactic and experiential training is provided by senior clinical and administrative leaders who have done this work, mentored, taught, and helped many other organizations achieve similar results with sustained seclusion and restraint reduction over time. The goal of this two-day training is to deepen the leadership teams at PRTFs, Child Facility Based Crisis Facilities, and state adolescent inpatient units.

Target Audience:

  • Key staff with authority and capacity to effect organizational culture change from Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities, Child Facility Based Crisis Services, and State Child/Adolescent Inpatient Units. Key staff to include CEO, and leaders within nursing, social work, education, and direct care staff.
  • NC Six Core Strategy State Leadership Team including family/youth advocates

 

 

 

 

Location Details: Click on the training titles below for details.

Building Bridges Kick-Off Training

Date: Monday, April 8, 2019

Location:

Wake Tech – Southern Wake Campus
9101 Fayetteville Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27603

Agenda:

Registration: 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Training:       9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Lunch is on the participants own. 

Target Audience:

  • Key staff with authority and capacity to effect organizational culture change from Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities, Child Facility Based Crisis Services, and State Child/Adolescent Inpatient Units.  Key staff to include CEO, and leaders within nursing, social work, education, and direct care staff.
  • NC Six Core Strategy State Leadership Team including family/youth advocates.
  • LME-MCO representatives.

Inclement Weather Policy:

Any announcements regarding changes to the schedule due to inclement weather will be posted on https://bhs.unc.edu. Registered participants will also be notified by email.

ADA Statement:

If you require any of the auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to participate in this program, please call us at (919) 843-6083 no later than ten business days before the program.

Contact for Questions: bhrp-support@listserv.unc.edu (919) 843-6083

Date: May 6-7, 2019

Location:

Wake Tech – Southern Wake Campus
9101 Fayetteville Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27603

Agenda:

Day One Registration: 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Day One Training: 9:00 am - 4:00  pm 
Day Two Registration: 8:30 am - 9:00 am
Day Two Training: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lunch is on the participants own.

Target Audience:

  • Key staff with authority and capacity to effect organizational culture change from Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities, Child Facility Based Crisis Services, and State Child/Adolescent Inpatient Units.  Key staff to include CEO, and leaders within nursing, social work, education, and direct care staff.
  • NC Six Core Strategy State Leadership Team including family/youth advocates

Inclement Weather Policy:

Any announcements regarding changes to the schedule due to inclement weather will be posted on https://bhs.unc.edu. Registered participants will also be notified by email.

ADA Statement:

If you require any of the auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to participate in this program, please call us at (919) 843-6083 no later than ten business days before the program.

Contact for Questions: bhrp-support@listserv.unc.edu (919) 843-6083

Presenter Details: Click on the training titles below for details.

Consultants and State Building Bridges Initiative Team:

Building Bridges Intiative

Janice LeBel, Ph.D., ABPP, Director of System Transformation,
Commonwealth of MA, Department of Mental Health
jlebel@comcast.net

LeBelDr. Janice LeBel is a licensed, Board-Certified Psychologist with more than thirty years’ experience in the public sector working primarily in mental health but also with child welfare, juvenile justice, and intellectual and developmental disability populations.  She oversees a statewide system of inpatient and secure residential care for children and adolescents.  Dr. LeBel leads the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health’s’ nationally-recognized Restraint/Seclusion (R/S) Prevention Initiative and an Interagency Initiative with the same focus involving child-serving state agencies (7) and the public and private special education schools in the state.  She is a founding member of the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors’ Office of Technical Assistance Center’s teaching faculty, co-authored an evidenced-based curriculum on R/S Prevention, and works to implement trauma-informed care and R/S prevention efforts throughout the United States and internationally.  Dr. LeBel has provided expert testimony at Congressional Briefings and legal proceedings.  She has researched and published on seclusion and restraint-related issues and presented at many national and international forums.  Dr. LeBel also serves as a peer reviewer for several journals.

Laura Tate, Youth Advocate, Seneca Family of Agencies, CA
laurentate374@gmail.com

TateYouth Advocate & founding board member of the Youth Advisory Board, Seneca Family of Agencies, CA Laura Tate is a youth intern and co-founder of the Seneca Youth Advisory Board. She entered the foster care system when she was an infant and lends her training style to using experiences from her own life to illuminate trauma informed practices and interventions for working with youth. She is a natural orator, with an engaging, enthusiastic, and inspiring approach to training staff.

Mark Nickell, M.Div., Executive Director,
Seneca Family of Agencies, CA
mark_nickell@senecacenter.org

Mark Nickell has been with Seneca Family of Agencies for more than 13 years and is currently serving as the Executive Director for the San Francisco Region. He has worked in Community Based Services that include Wraparound, Therapeutic Behavioral Services and Multi-Systemic Therapy. In addition, Mark is a trainer for Intensive Treatment Foster Care parents in Crisis Communication, and a certified Wraparound trainer for California Department of Social Services. Mark oversees service provision in partnerships with Family and Children Services, Juvenile Justice, Behavioral Health and Unified School Districts in order to develop service system continuums that support some of California’s most vulnerable families as they persevere through the most difficult time in their lives.

Angel R. Knapp, MSW
ngel Knapp serves as the Senior Director of External Initiatives & Quality Services for Damar Services in Indianapolis.  She has served in various Damar leadership positions for the past 10-years.  Her current leadership role is assuring that all clients, families, and community partners experience exemplary service throughout the agency that is reflective of best practices and family engagement. Previously, Angel served as the State Director of Integrated Services (ISP) in Indiana. ISP is the State’s clinical and financial residential reform model - deploying the services and resources historically associated with residential facilities to the homes, schools and communities of families and children served.   Angel led the collaboration with 13 partnering agencies to assure best practices in reducing the number of children experiencing out of home placements and improving long-term sustained outcomes for those youth and families touched by residential care.   Before joining Damar Services in 2005, Angel worked as a college-based counselor at Ball State University and then as the program coordinator for Indiana’s Homes for Black Children adoption initiative.  Angel currently serves as the Board President for Stopover, Inc. and serves as a practicum supervisor for the Indiana University School of Social Work where she earned bachelors and masters degrees in social work.  Angel is a member of the National Association of Social Workers. 

Madge ‘Pat’ Mosby, Family Peer Advocate, BBI Consultant 
Madge “Pat” Mosby is a Retired System of Care Family Coach and Trainer for The Institute of Innovation and Implementation at the University of Maryland Division of Social Work, which provides statewide technical assistance and training. Pat is a single mother of three children and a grandmother of four beautiful grandchildren. Pat’s involvement in children’s mental health began at home: she has three children, two with mental health challenges; one was on the Emotionally Disturbed Unit (which the title has now been changed) and the other, who was in Gifted and Talented Program in the Montgomery County School System. Pat has worked in the children’s mental health field for over 15 years, beginning as a consumer of services in the Wraparound process for her children. After receiving the support, she needed for her children and gaining the ability to navigate the child serving agencies, she decided to help other families and became a Family Support Partner. She has assisted families in their effort to find the support they need and helped them to become empowered and knowledgeable about the system and the care for their children. When the opportunity presented itself, she became a Family Support Partner and then Care Coordinator, facilitating and coordinating the wraparound process while working in a SAMHSA “Wraparound Grant Initiative” in Montgomery County, Maryland called “Community Kids.” She once stated she really liked the name because it included the youth with mental health challenges as part of the community and not as a problem in the community. Pat is an expert in the wraparound field and the engagement and partnership of families and youth. She has testified on the state and local level on behalf of children’s mental health and wraparound. Pat has trained and presented at national and state conferences, she has helped initiate youth involvement in Montgomery County, Maryland and peer support in several States around the Country. She has several certifications: National Certified Peer Support Partner, Certified Life Coach, CCAR Peer Recovery Coach and Trainer, Family Wraparound Coach and Trainer, Wellness Recovery Action Plan Facilitator Mental Health Core and Youth First Aid, Motivational Interviewing Trainer and Active Parenting Coach and Trainer. Pat continues to advocate and empower youth and families around the country.

Celeste Walley, Youth Specialist, Founding Member of Seneca Family of Services Youth Advisory Board, Seneca Family of Agencies.
Celeste is a founding member of the Youth Advisory Board whose passion for youth voice has had tremendous impacts on the staff and youth of Seneca. She grew up in various foster homes and attending multiple schools, which provides a unique narrative that’s through lines is defined by resilience and overcoming obstacles. Her story is the foundation of her passion, which is transformed into her desire to make a positive change in the world of foster care. She is currently working to complete her bachelor’s degree from the University of Merced, spending time off from school interning in the Seneca Wrap around program.


 

Continuing Education:

Participants must be present and complete the entire day of programming in order to receive credit. No partial credit will be given. Click on the title links below to view the different trainings:
 

The UNC Chapel Hill School of Social Work has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6642.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  The UNC Chapel Hill School of Social Work is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.  UNC SSW designates this continuing education activity for 5.5 contact hours.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work, #1406, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 08/10/2016 – 08/10/2019. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.  Social workers participating in this course will receive 5.5 social work clinical continuing education clock hours.
The UNC Chapel Hill School of Social Work has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6642.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  The UNC Chapel Hill School of Social Work is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.  UNC SSW designates this continuing education activity for 11 contact hours.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work, #1406, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 08/10/2016 – 08/10/2019. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social workers participating in this course will receive 11 social work clinical continuing education clock hours.

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Below are the scanned pages from the Resource Guide.
 

The purpose of this Resource Guide is to provide suggestions and information and share what has been learned as programs adopt a strength-based framework for children, adolescents, and their families. The guide will attempt to describe ways to make and sustain significant programmatic changes with the goal of creating non-violent, trauma sensitive treatment cultures.

Click Below for Presentations / Downloads Recording Link
03-20-2019 Work Force Development and Debriefing

03-20-2019 Workforce Development and Debriefing 

https://connectpro59307047.adobeconnect.com/p8hmbsb6i8w6/

02-27-2019 PRTFs Pilots Part 2 - NC Families United

02-27-2019 PRTFs Pilots Part 2 - NC Families United Webinar

http://connectpro59307047.adobeconnect.com/p9ygqhg7eyp2/

02-19-2019 PRTFs Pilots Part 1 - NC Families United

02-19-2019 PRTFs Pilots Part 1 - NC Families United Webinar

https://connectpro59307047.adobeconnect.com/p04plgsri1tp/

01-24-2019 Webinar Primary Prevention Tools - Three Rivers Program

01-24-2019 Webinar Primary Prevention Tools - Three Rivers Program

http://connectpro59307047.adobeconnect.com/p78kolrb82ew/

10-03-2018 Webinar Using Performance-Based Contracting to Support Improved Outcomes for Youth and Families

10-03-2018 Webinar Using Performance-Based Contracting to Support  Improved Outcomes for Youth and Families

https://connectpro59307047.adobeconnect.com/pmx24zwusn3f/

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