Event » Local Behavioral Health Boards and Commissions Regional Training - April 21, 2018

  • Start Date: 4/21/2018
  • End Date: 4/21/2018
  • Registration Start Time: 9:00 AM
  • Hosted By: CIBHS
  • Group Rate Cutoff Date: 4/6/2018
  • Paid Lodging is Provided

Event Description:

Local Mental Health Boards and Commissions
Regional Training 2018
Bay Area Region
April 21, 2018

Saturday, April 21st - Local Mental/Behavioral Health Boards Training: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm (Registration and coffee at 9:00 am)

Who should attend: Local behavioral health board/commission members from the region.

CIBHS will reimburse travel expenses for one member per local mental/behavioral health board/commission in the region, but more are welcome to attend. Please contact Gerilyn Walcott at gwalcott@cibhs.org to let us know who will be participating from your local Board or Commission.  

What jurisdictions are considered Bay Area Region:  (13 jurisdictions) Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, San Benito, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, and City of Berkeley

Cost: Free (registration required)

Location: Pullman Hotel, 223 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City, CA 94065.
If you need overnight accommodations, please contact the Conference Department at CIBHS at conferences@cibhs.org by April 6th and we will coordinate that reservation for you.

"Behavioral Health Boards and Commissions 101"  will be offered on Saturday, morning, 9:30am-noon. This training will provide 2 hours of discussion about the roles and responsibilities of mental/behavioral health board members. Board members will learn about the requirements for Ethics Training and about how to participate in a meeting that conforms to the requirements of the Brown Act. A training on"Advocacy for Issues" will be presented in the afternoon, from 1:00-3:00 pm. Board members will learn how to encourage consumer participation and how to focus on a particular issue of interest in the public arena. Board members should come prepared with their questions about board membership and be ready for a great discussion. Lunch will be provided.

Board/Commission members are also invited to attend the CA Behavioral Health Planning Council (CBHPC) General Session on Friday,April 20, 2018, in the morning and/or the California Association of Local Behavioral Health Boards/Commissions (CALBHB/C) meeting on Friday afternoon.  For questions regarding CALBHB/C Meetings, contact CALBHB/CSecretary/Treasurer Mae Sherman,  ellimae2000@yahoo.com  or 530-257-6904, or visit  www.calbhbc.com . For questions regarding the CBHPC, contact Dorinda Wiseman at Dorinda.Wiseman@cmhpc.ca.gov or916-650-6870.

Questions regarding registration, please contact the Conference Department with CIBHS at conferences@cibhs.org
If you have any questions regarding the training, please contact Shoshana Zatz at szatz@cibhs.org

Pullman Hotel
223 Twin Dolphin Drive
Redwood City, California 94065
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