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Behavioral Symposium and Emergency Services Forum Presentation Downloads

Welcome to CHA ’s 2015 Behavioral Health Care Symposium and Emergency Services Forum presentation download page. Click on the tabs below to view the presentations and handouts for each day.

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Behavioral Symposium Presentations

Monday, December 7 | Behavioral Symposium

Opening Keynotes
Three Views on how Compassion can Reshape Care Delivery

Randall Hagar, Karen Murrell and Michael Fitzgerald

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Panel Presentation
Partnering for Patients — Bringing Hospitals and County Behavioral Health Together

Dawan Utecht, Jerry Wengerd, Alfredo Aguirre and Kirsten Barlow (moderator)

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Lunch Session
LPS Consensus Guidelines Update

Percy Howard

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General Session
County Mental Health Services: A View from the County Risk Manager’s Desk

Linda Garrett

Breakout Sessions
Breathing New Life into Partial Hospitalization Programs

Cathy Francis

Creating Linkages Between Child and Adolescent Services
Lynn Thull

General Session
1915b Medi-Cal Specialty Mental Health Services Waiver

Elizabeth Stallings

Tuesday, December 8 | Behavioral Symposium

General Sessions
From Policy to Practice — Moving Behavioral Health Care Forward

C. Duane Dauner and Darrell Steinberg

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Care Transition for Patients with Complex Behavioral Health Needs
Deborah Kania

Navigating from the Non-Designated World to the Designated World
Steve Lipton and Linda Garrett

AB 1300 — LPS Modernization Legislation

Sheree Kruckenberg

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Breakout Sessions
24-Hour Holds — Why, When and How to Use in the ED

Steve Lipton

The Intersection of 5150 and Conservatorship
Michael Phillips

Closing Session
From Concept to Reality — What it Takes to Build a PES Program

Guy Qvistgaard

Emergency Services Forum Presentations

Wednesday, December 9 | Emergency Services Forum

Keynote Session
Reinventing Emergency Care Through Integrated Services

Ricardo Martinez

Panel Presentation
The Future of Emergency Services: Challenges and Opportunities

Howard Backer, Karen Murrell, Marc Futernick, Richard Roth and William J. Emmerson (moderator)

General Session
ACA and Reforming Payment for Acute Unscheduled Care

Jesse Pines

Luncheon Session
Legislative Update

BJ Bartleson

Breakout Sessions
CURES 2.0 and Safe Pain Subscribing

Mike Small and Roneet Lev

ED Crowding: Novel Approaches to Improving Throughput in a Value-Based World
Jesse Pines

Closing Session
Making the ED Workplace Safe for All

Matthew Powers, Jennifer Denno and Gail Blanchard-Saiger