NYAPRS Posts 2018 Executive Seminar Presentations & Photos

NYAPRS Note: Thanks to our timely expert presenters and over 230 engaged and active attendees, this year’s NYAPRS Executive Seminar offered a much lauded examination of emerging strategies and partnerships that are working to address the multiple needs of New Yorkers who face the daily challenges of poverty, homelessness, social isolation, racism, avoidable repeat readmissions and incarcerations and advanced medical and behavioral health conditions and advanced medical and behavioral health conditions.

The program featured key national figures including the top behavioral health official in the land, new HHS Assistant Secretary Dr. Elinore McCance-Katz, followed by some the nation’s leading consumer, family, rights, provider and community psychiatry advocates.

Below please find some of the presentations and selected photos of the event. We’ll be posting more at https://www.nyaprs.org/executive-seminar-2018.

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INNOVATIONS IN SERVICE DELIVERY: CREATING REAL STRATEGIES, OFFERING REAL SOLUTIONS
Donna ColonnaCEO, Services for the Underserved
Jeffrey McQueenDirector, MHA of Nassau County
Robert MyersSenior Deputy Commissioner & Division Director, Adult Services, State Hospitals and Manage Care, NYS OMH
Donna Lynn TaylorClinical Director, Personal Wellness Plan, (HARP), Healthfirst
Kate DavidsonAssistant Vice President for Policy & Advocacy, National  Council for Behavioral Health
Moderator: Jackie NegriPrincipal and Consultant, Negri Management Resources, LLC

NEW PARTNERSHIPS FOR PEER SERVICES
Amy ColesanteExecutive Director, MHEP
Peggy ElmerDirector, Health Home Policy and Program Development, New York State Department of Health
Ellen HealionCEO Hands Across Long Island
Carlton WhitmoreDirector, New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene's Office of Consumer Affairs
Joseph WoodwardCEO, Housing Options Made Easy
Moderator: Harvey RosenthalExecutive Director, NYAPRS

DSRIP INITIATIVES THAT ADVANCE RECOVERY AND PEER SUPPORT
Peggy ChanDirector, DSRIP, NYS Department of Health
Terri CoyleDirector Outpatient Behavioral Health, St. John's Episcopal Hospital
Tyrone GarrettPeer Wellness Coach, NYAPRS
John JavisDirector of Behavioral Health, Nassau-Queens PPS
Steve MiccioCEO, PEOPLe, Inc.
Sharon MillerDirector of Social Work, Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital
Moderator: Harvey RosenthalExecutive Director, NYAPRS

ADVANCING THE SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH THROUGH HOME AND COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES
Elizabeth MisaDeputy Medicaid Director, NYS Department of Health
Nicole HaggertyDirector, Bureau of Rehabilitation Services and Care Coordination, NYS OMH
Charles KingCEO, Housing Works, Inc.
Chris CopelandCOO, Institute for Community Living
Moderator: Kate BreslinPresident and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy

TAKING HEALTH INEQUITY HEAD ON
Chacku MathaiPresident and CEO, MHA of Rochester
Nancy Sung SheltonSenior Consultant for Cultural Competency and Health Literacy Team, Coordinated Care Services, Inc.
Brian SmedleyCo-Founder and Executive Director, National Collaborative for Health Equity
Facilitator: Lenora Reid-RoseDirector, Cultural Competency & Diversity Initiatives, Coordinated Care Services, Inc.