Conference Agenda

*Subject to changes and updates, stay tuned!
Sunday, May 17, 2020
4:00 - 5:30 pm Registration Opens
5:30 - 9:00 pm

Welcome Dinner and Opening Keynote Address
Leon Evans, Behavioral Health Care Consultant and former President/CEO The Center for Health Care Services, San Antonio, TX.
Achieving Community Integration in a Fragmented Behavioral Health World

   
Monday, May 18, 2020
7:30 - 10:00 am Registration Opens
8:00 - 9:15 am

Breakfast Welcome

9:15 - 10:30 am Plenary Session: Data Driven Results: Using Evidence-based Practices to Produce Better Outcomes

10:45 - 12:15 pm

Concurrent Session: Progress & Challenges Implementing Behavioral Health Reform
Danna Mauch, Ph.D, President and CEO MA Association for Mental Health

10:45 - 12:15 pm

Concurrent Session: Effective Models for Jail & Emergency Department Diversion for Individuals with Mental Illness

10:45 - 12:15 pm

Concurrent Session: Ensuring Effective Re-Entry and Follow Up Services

12:30 - 2:00 pm Keynote Luncheon: Peter Koutoujain, Sheriff, Middlesex County, MA

Overview of the Middlesex journey - “Where we’ve come from, Where we are, Where we want to go”

2:15 - 5:30 pm Site Tours
2:15 - 5:30 pm

Repeat Concurrent Sessions: Progress & Challenges Implementing Behavioral Health Reform
Danna Mauch, President and CEO MA Association for Mental Health

2:15 - 3:30 pm

Site Tours/Presentations - TBA

Note: Limited opportunity for participation with a
pre-registration process for conference registrants to
be announced soon

2:15 - 3:30 pm Repeat Concurrent Sessions: Effective Models for Jail & Emergency Department Diversion for Individuals with Mental Illness
2:15 - 3:30 pm Repeat Concurrent Sessions: Ensuring Effective Re-Entry and Follow Up Services
3:30 - 5:00 pm Overcoming Challenges and Adversity in Behavioral Health Treatment for consumers, families, and frontline responders/providers
6:00 pm Reception and Dinner
Special Guest Speaker: Hon. Stephen Leifman, Miami-Dade Judge/Behavioral Health Advocate“
Persistence and Progress in Florida
   
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
8:00 - 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 - 10:30 am Another Perspective on Breaking the Cycle: Effective Re-entry Through Data Driven Health Policy
10:30 - 11:30 am Town Hall Style Wrap-up: Lessons Learned, Lessons Applied, Lessons Anticipated
11:30 am Conference Concludes