Indian Health Care Providers Series #1: Addressing Barriers and Highlighting Innovations in Telebehavioral Health

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 10:00 AM until 11:30 AM
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
Software
Zoom
Support Website
https://washington.zoom.us/
Cost Range
FREE
This series is specifically for WA State and Region 10 Indian Health Care Providers, Tribal and Urban Indian Behavioral Health Program Providers.

Host And Instructor

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Host
NW Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network (MHTTC)
Instructor
Listed below

Training Overview Description

This event will begin with an open engagement/discussion among participants focused on addressing barriers and highlighting innovations in telebehavioral health, e.g., identify barriers with the delivery of telehealth such as access to technology, privacy, issues with physical location and comfort for providers and clients; highlight innovations being explored and discuss the positive outcomes rising to the surface during this rapid onset of telehealth.

Event-specific Details

Please join the Northwest MHTTC and our Organizing Partners to provide the first of two webinars on Telebehavioral health.

This event, Session 1, is an open engagement/discussion among participants focused on addressing barriers and highlighting innovations in telebehavioral health, e.g., identify barriers with the delivery of telehealth such as access to technology, privacy, issues with physical location and comfort for providers and clients; highlight innovations being explored and discuss the positive outcomes rising to the surface during this rapid onset of telehealth.

Organizing Partners include the Behavioral Health Training, Workforce and Policy Innovation Center of the University of Washington's Behavioral Health Institute in partnership with the WA State Health Care Authority (HCA). Key Tribal Partners include the Indian Health Service's Telebehavioral Health Center of Excellence (TBHCE), the American Indian Health Commission (AIHC) of Washington State and others.

Partners and Presenters include:

  • Chris Fore, PhD, founder and director of the Indian Health Service (IHS) TeleBehavioral Health Center of Excellence (TBHCE)
  • Melody McKee, MS, SUDP, Program Director for the Behavioral Health Training, Workforce and Policy Innovation Center through Harborview Medical Center’s Behavioral Health Institute
  • Cara Towle, MSN, RN, MA, Associate Director for Telepsychiatry at the University of Washington
  • Lucilla Mendoza, MSW, CPP, Tribal Behavioral Health Administrator, Office of Tribal Affairs, Washington State Health Care Authority
  • Mike Longnecker, Tribal Operations and Compliance Manager, Washington State Health Care Authority
  • Kathryn Akeah and Jen Olsen, American Indian Health Commission
  • Kristi Woodard, LICSW, Behavioral Health Consultant, Portland Area Indian Health Service (IHS)
  • Other presenters may join!
Behavioral Health/Mental Illness
All Tribal Services/Tribal Government
All Health Care
All Direct Support Services/Care Givers
All Behavioral Health / Social
All Administrative Support Services

Registration Information

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER for Indian Health Care Providers series #1: Addressing Barriers and Highlighting Innovations in Telebehavioral Health or https://washington.zoom.us/webinar/register/WNzXnwQ0HXSLWmj56t2xkAA