NYAPRS Note: We’d like to encourage peer-run services proponents from across New York to attend the Mental Health Empowerment Project’s timely one day event that will ‘contemplate a new relationship’ between peer-run services and managed care organizations.
The event falls on the day before NYAPRS’ Annual Conference (September 19-21) and will be held at the same site, the Hudson Valley Resort in Kerhonkson. NYAPRS will be offering a discounted rate for those wishing to stay over at the hotel for the evening of the 18th in order to attend the NYAPRS Conference. See below for details.
CONTEMPLATING A NEW RELATIONSHIP:
"PEER-RUN" SERVICES & MANAGED CARE
SEPTEMBER 18TH, 2012
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Hudson Valley Resort & Spa
Do you work in a "peer run" program?
Do you wonder if managed care contracts would be a good fit for your organization?
If you answered yes to these questions, this event is for you!
KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY: ANN RIDER, CEO, RECOVERY EMPOWERMENT NETWORK, INC,ARIZONA
This is a FREE day that will explore the issues related to “peer-run” services and managed care by:
· Exploring the pros and cons of working within a managed care network
· Offering participants an explanation of how managed care works;
· Hearing about the types of “peer-run” programs that might be attractive to managed care companies;
· Meeting with representatives of regional “Behavioral Health Organizations” (BHOs) - hearing their ideas & projects related to “peer-run” services and offering feedback.To register for this FREE day, call or email Pam @ 518/434-1393 or firstname.lastname@example.org (lunch and post-reception included)
To make overnight arrangements, you must call the hotel directly at 845/626-8888. Discounted rates are available for those attending this event and staying for the entire NYAPRS conference. 10% off the NYAPRS three night, four day package! Email Mary McLaughlin at email@example.com if you are interested.