NYAPRS PROS Academy Program is Now Available!

NYAPRS Note: We are excited to announce the two day program for our 4th Annual PROS Implementation Academy! See below for exciting program details, including the topics for the new Dialogue Workshop Series “Challenge and Opportunities”.  We look forward to seeing you for this year’s timely and informative PROS Academy - Register Now!

The New York State Office of Mental Health and the
NYAPRS Collective Presents
4th Annual PROS Implementation Academy
Holding the Torch for Recovery in Healthcare Reform
November 21-22, 2013
Holiday Inn Wolf Road, Albany, NY
In collaboration with the
Center for Practice Innovations
Center for Rehabilitation and Recovery

Thursday, November 21, 2013

8:00am
Registration

9:15am
Opening Remarks

                       
9:30am- 11:00am ~ Plenary Session           
PROS Is on the Menu: Opportunities for PROS in Managed Care
Bob Myers, NYS Office of Mental Health, Albany, NY

11:00am - 11:15am
Break

Workshops Round I ~11:15am - 12:45pm

  1. Dialogue with PROS program leaders:  How can we work together to increase employment outcomes for consumers enrolled in PROS programs?
    Paul Margolies, PhD, Gary Scannevin, Jr., MPS, CPRP, Thomas Jewell, PhD, Raymond Gregory, BS, CAC, Lisa Dixon and Karen Broadway-Wilson, Center for Practice Innovations, New York, NY
    Jill Dorsi, Liam McNabb, and Douglas Ruderman, NYS Office of Mental Health, Albany, NY
    Len Statham, MS, CBP, NYAPRS, Inc., Rochester, NY
  1. Trauma-Informed PROS Services
    Moderator: Emily Grossman, MA, NYAPRS, Inc., New York, NY
    Naomi Weinstein, Center for Rehabilitation and Recovery, New York, NY
    Tami Gatt, Goodwill Industries, New York, NY
  1. Challenge and Opportunity Topic: Meeting the Triple Aim for Managed Care: Quality Improvement Initiatives in PROS
    Chacku Mathai, CPRP, NYAPRS, Inc., Rochester, NY
    Shawn Sabella, Behavioral Health Services North, Plattsburgh, NY

 

12:45pm - 1:45pm    
Lunch         

Workshops Round II ~ 2:00pm - 3:30pm

a.   PROS Standards of Care: What Are They and How Do We Measure Up?
Moderator: Colleen Sheehan, CPRP, NYAPRS, Inc., Woodstock, NY
Liam McNabb and Mike Holley, NYS Office of Mental Health, Albany, NY
Carol Sabatino, Western New York Field Office, NYS Office of Mental Health, Buffalo, NY

b.   Engaging Diverse Communities in PROS
Lenora Reid-Rose, Nathan Kline Center of Excellence in Cultural Competence, Rochester, NY
John Javis, MHA of Nassau County, Hampstead, NY
Dr. Angela Yeung, Hamilton-Madison House, New York, NY

c.   Challenge and Opportunity Topic: Narrative Summaries and Goal Setting in PROS
Amanda Saake, LMSW, CPRP, Center for Rehabilitation and Recovery, New York, NY
Clinton Green, Mental Health Association of NYC, Harlem Bay Network PROS, New York, NY

3:30pm - 3:45pm
Break

Workshops Round III ~ 3:45pm - 5:00pm
     

  1. Integrating Health and Wellness in PROS: Innovations in Tobacco Cessation Programming
    Amanda Saake, LMSW, CPRP, Center for Rehabilitation and Recovery, New York, NY
    Susan Friedlander, LCSW, NYC Field Office, NYS Office of Mental Health, New York, NY
    Courtney Policano, LMSW and Deena Smith, LMSW, Institute for Community Living Inc., East NY PROS, Brooklyn, NY
  1. Building Curriculum for PROS!
    Len Statham, MS, CBP, NYAPRS, Inc., Rochester, NY
    Naomi Weinstein, Center for Rehabilitation and Recovery, New York, NY
    Sandra Bono, TSI PROS
  1. Challenge and Opportunity Topic: Marketing for PROS In Managed Care: Reaching New Populations
    Edye Schwartz, DSW, LCSW-R, NYAPRS, Inc., Mahopac, NY and
    Mike Dorr, NYAPRS, Inc., Phelps, NY

 

Adjourn for the day, Dinner on Your Own

Friday, November 22, 2013

8:30am
Welcome             

8:45am - 10:00am ~ Plenary Session
Envisioning PROS in Managed Care: Building the Model Together
Edye Schwartz, DSW, LCSW-R, NYAPRS, Inc., Mahopac, NY and
Chacku Mathai, CPRP, NYAPRS, Inc., Rochester, NY

10:00am - 10:15am
Break

Workshops Round IV ~ 10:15am - 11:30am

  1. Supporting Recovery for People with Co-Occurring Mental Health and Addiction Issues
    Moderator: Mike Dorr, NYAPRS, Inc., Phelps, NY
    Nancy Covell, PhD, Forrest Foster, MSW, CPRP, Luis Lopez and Paul Margolies, PhD, Center for Practice Innovations, New York, NY
    PROS provider TBA
  1. Managing Risk While Supporting Recovery in PROS: Quality Assurance and Medical Necessity
    Moderator: Edye Schwartz, DSW, LCSW-R, NYAPRS, Inc., Mahopac, NY
    Matthew Crave, Rehabilitation Support Services, Albany, NY
    Sharon Bellinger, Rehabilitation Support Services, Albany, NY
  1. Challenge and Opportunity Topic: Working with People who are Mandated or Justice Involved in PROS
    Chacku Mathai, CPRP, NYAPRS, Inc., Rochester, NY
    Rebecca Briney, NYS Office of Mental Health, Albany, NY
    Wendy Vogel, NYS Office of Mental Health, Albany, NY
    Lori Schatzel, NYS Office of Mental Health, Albany, NY

 

11:30am - 11:45am 
Break

 

Workshops Round V ~ 11:45am - 12:30pm

  1. Integrating Physical Health and Wellness in PROS
    Moderator: Emily Grossman, MA, NYAPRS, Inc., New York, NY
    John Javis, MHA of Nassau County, Hampstead, NY
    Sally McGarrity, Clubhouse of Suffolk, Ronkonkoma, NY
  1. Integrating Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) in a PROS Setting
    Matthew Rynkiewicz and Alison Peretti, LMSW, Genesee Mental Health Center PROS, Rochester, NY
  1. Challenge and Opportunity Topic: Integrating Peers in the PROS Workforce!
    Facilitators: Colleen Sheehan, CPRP, NYAPRS, Inc., Albany, NY
    Luis Lopez, Center for Practice Innovations, New York, NY

12:45pm - 1:45pm

Lunch and Closing Remarks