SAVE THE DATE - NYAPRS 9th Annual Executive Seminar on Systems Transformation

S A V E   T H E   D A T E


The NYAPRS Collective Presents

NYAPRS 9th Annual Executive Seminar on System Transformation


Mastering the Opportunities in Healthcare,

Olmstead and Budget Reforms in New York State


Hotel Albany

State and Lodge Streets, Albany, NY

April 25-26, 2013


This is a defining moment for our work and our field, in the midst of the most fundamental and fastest changes we have ever seen.  Such times demand vision, insight and input from across our communities.  Join national and state experts and state policy, provider and peer leaders to help shape and prepare for what lies ahead.


Featured Speakers Include:

Dale Jarvis, Principal, Dale Jarvis & Associates, LLC, Seattle, WA

Arthur C. Evans Jr, Commissioner, Philadelphia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disability Services (DBHIDS), Philadelphia, PA (invited)

Monica Oss, CEO and Senior Associate, Open Minds, Gettysburg, PA

Robert Bernstein, Executive Director, Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law,

Washington, DC

Samuel Bagenstos, Former Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, United States Department of Justice, Ann Arbor, MI

Kevin Huckshorn, Director, Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health, Delaware Health and Social Services, New Castle, DE

Jason Helgerson, NYS Medicaid Director, Albany, NY

Tom Hill, Director of Programs, Faces and Voices of Recovery, Washington, DC

Richard Dougherty, Principal, DMA Strategies, Lexington, MA

Wilma Townsend, SAMHSA Acting Director of Consumer Affairs, Washington, DC

Dennis Romero, SAMHSA Regional Administrator, New York, NY

Elizabeth Swain, Executive Director, Community Healthcare Association of New York State, New York, NY

Kristin Woodlock, Acting Commissioner, NYS Office of Mental Health, Albany, NY


Timely Keynotes Include:

-   Tools for Today and Tomorrow:  Inspiration, Innovation, Integration and Adaptation

-   Olmstead: Policies that Advance Full Community Integration

-   From Policy to Implementation: A View from the State

-   System Transformation in the Era of Healthcare and Budget Reforms


Mark your calendars for this timely and information packed opportunity to help you anticipate and participate in the rapidly emerging changes that will forever change the face of behavioral healthcare service delivery in New York. 


Full program details and web-based registration will be available soon!