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2016 PCSC Conference

Presentations

  • Keynote Address: Putting the Pieces Together in a System of Care - Michelle Zabel, MSS, assistant dean & director, The Institute for Innovation & Implementation, UMB School of Social Work
     
  • PCSC: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going - Gwynne Goodlet, project director, Palmetto Coordinated System of Care
     
  • Ending the Silence -
    This workshop provides an overview of two current NAMI initiatives: Parents and Teachers as Allies and Ending the Silence. These initiatives target school personnel and students to educate them on mental health concerns, including early warning signs of mental health conditions and how to support students experiencing mental health challenges, and educate students on identifying conditions in themselves or a friend.
     
  • South Carolina Center of Excellence in Evidence-Based Intervention - Cheri Shapiro, Ph.D., research associate professor, associate director, Institute for Families in Society, University of South Carolina and Joan Amado, LMSW, MPA, center coordinator, Institute for Families in Society, University of South Carolina
    This session will outline the importance of Centers of Excellence in Systems of Care. It will explain the role and function of the SC Center of Excellence within the Palmetto Coordinated System of Care. Participants will learn more about the Center’s efforts to provide evidenced-based support and interventions to meet the needs of youth, families and child serving agencies.
     
  • Building Bridges Initiative: Our Journey - Michale Catalana, Ph.D., Children's Program PRTF, Marshall Pickens Greenville Health System and Eric Baumgartner, New Hope Treatment Centers
    This session provides reflections from Marshall I. Pickens Hospital’s Children’s Program and Rock Hill’s New Hope Treatment Centers, with an overview of the three distinct components of the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) being practiced in the psychiatric residential treatment facilities. Attendees will actively participate in the identification of steps to incorporate family driven principles into residential settings. Treatment providers will learn more about the BBI readiness scale assessment and accessibility to online trainings designed to promote improved outcomes.
     
  • Forming a Collaborative: Lessons from Beaufort and York Counties -
    This panel discussion will outline actions taken by community partners to form a collaborative system designed to address the behavioral health needs of youth. Panel members include a former client with lived experience, school personnel, and service providers. Attendees will gain insight into the necessary steps to develop an effective local system of care.
     
  • Community Crisis Response Intervention: When You Care Enough to Send the Very Best - Geoff Mason, deputy director, Division of Community Mental Health Services, South Carolina Department of Mental Health; Deborah Blalock, executive director, Charleston-Dorchestor Mental Health Center; Christian Barnes-Young, executive director, Tri-County Community Mental Health Center
    System of Care This workshop will provide attendees with an overview of the existing crisis response efforts available through the South Carolina Department of Mental Health. Attendees will also learn about current crisis response efforts and upcoming crisis response programming.
  • Using Data for Decision-Making: It’s Not As Hard or Scary As You Think! - Lauren M. Workman, Ph.D. and Pamela S. Gillam, MPA
    Using Data for Decision Making This workshop will outline the importance and benefits of using data to guide decision-making when working with youth and families to address behavioral health needs. Attendees will gain insight into effective utilization of data and how to successfully engage decision makers.
     
  • Understanding Parent Peer Support Providers -
    This workshop will review the concept of parent peer support providers– including the role of the support provider, the benefit to families and to the service delivery system, and the core competencies for parent peer support providers. The workshop will provide an overview of how to become a nationally certified Parent Support Provider through The Certification Commission, with the support of the National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health.
  • High Fidelity Wraparound and Parent Peer Support: Leveling the Playing Field for Families -
    The purpose of the session is to provide an overview of how the South Carolina Continuum of Care partners with Federation of Families to incorporate Parent Peer Supports in the Wraparound care coordination process to better engage and encourage families as they learn to build a supportive team and address the unmet needs that are causing them the most stress.
     
  • Family-Driven and Youth-Guided Care - Phoebe S. Malloy and Rowland M. Malloy
    This workshop will provide an overview of the evolution of family-driven and youth-guided care. Youth, family members and professionals will gain a clearer understanding of how shared decision-making and responsibility for outcomes, lead to better outcomes in treatment, in policies and in practices both for individual families and for programs and systems of care. Rowland, a youth with lived experience will share with attendees how guiding his team led to beneficial and meaningful outcomes for him.
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