Event » Local Behavioral Health Boards and Commissions Southern Region Meeting - January 19, 2019

  • Start Date: 1/19/2019
  • End Date: 1/19/2019
  • Registration Start Time: 9:00 AM
  • Hosted By: CIBHS

Event Description:

Local Mental/Behavioral Health Boards and Commissions
Regional Training 2019
Southern Region
January 19th, 2019

 Saturday, January 19th - Local Mental/Behavioral Health Boards Training: 9:30 am – 2:15 pm (Registration and coffee at 9:00 am)

Who should attend: Local behavioral health board/commission members and support staff 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.  

SOUTHERN REGION: (11 Counties) Imperial, Kern, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura, and Tri-City (Pomona, Claremont, La Verne)

Cost: Free (registration required)


Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside, 4875 North Harbor Drive, San Diego CA
If you need overnight accommodations, please contact Theresa Ferrini at tferrini@cibhs.org by Wednesday, December 26th, and SHE will coordinate that reservation for you.

"Responsibility and Reality: The Role of the Mental Health Board"

9:00 am - Registration and light continental breakfast
9:30 am - 11:30 am - Training, Part I
11:30 - 12:15 pm -- Lunch
12:15 pm - 2:15 pm-- Training, Part II

Participants will learn and discuss the roles and responsibilities of Local Behavioral Health Boards and Commission members, including: How to implement each responsibility and options available to meet those responsibilities; How to work with your Board of Supervisors and your County Behavioral Health system; Role of LBHBCs in the statewide Behavioral Health system; Ethics Training requirements; How to run a run and participate in a meeting that conforms to the requirements of the Brown Act; How to conduct board recruitment; Working together as a team;Organizing for advocacy; Engaging the underserved/underrepresented population;Statewide organizations and resources.

Additional training will be presented by CALBHBC:

2:30 pm: MHSA Community Program Planning – Ensuring Community Input, provided by Access CA (A Program of NorCal MHA)

Dinner will be provided.

6:30 pm Wrap-Up & Adjourn

Board/Commission members are also invited to attend the CA Behavioral Health Planning Council (CBHPC) General Session on Friday, January 18th, 2019, 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/C Secretary/Treasurer Mae Sherman,  ellimae2000@yahoo.com or 530-257-6904, or visit  www.calbhbc.com.

Questions regarding registration, please contact Gerilyn Walcott with CIBHS at gwalcott@cibhs.org
If you have any questions regarding the training, please contact Shoshana Zatz at szatz@cibhs.org
Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside
4875 North Harbor Drive
San Diego, California 92106
(619) 224-3621
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