Event » 2019 Local Behavioral Health Boards and Commissions Statewide Training - June 22, 2019

  • Start Date: 6/22/2019
  • End Date: 6/22/2019
  • Registration Start Time: 9:00 AM
  • Hosted By: CIBHS
  • Group Rate Cutoff Date: 6/22/2019

Event Description:

Local Mental/Behavioral Health Boards and Commissions
Statewide Training

Santa Ana, CA  |  Saturday, June 22, 2019

9:30 am – 2:30 pm (Registration and coffee at 9:00 am)

Who should attend:  Local behavioral health board/commission members from all of the regions throughout California.

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.   

Cost:  Free (registration required)

Location: Holiday Inn, 2726 South Grand Ave., Santa Ana, CA 94607

If you need overnight accommodations, please contact the Conference Department at CIBHS at  conferences@cibhs.org  by May 24th and we will coordinate that reservation for you. 

"Behavioral Health Boards and Commissions101" will be offered on Saturday, morning, 9:30am-11:30am. This training will provide two 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.

The second half of the day will be focused on the "Evaluation of Boards and Services " from 12:15 – 2:30pm. First,we will discuss evaluation of your board: the way meetings are conducted, the way your board works and the work that you accomplish. Secondly, we will discuss some aspects of reviewing or evaluating services provided to the clients of your mental/behavioral health board; evaluation of programs,evaluation of facilities, and client satisfaction with services/programs. 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:

Friday, June 21, 2019 - The CA Behavioral Health Planning Council General (CBHPC) Session, and CA Assoc. of Local Mental & Behavioral Health Boards (CALBHB/C) Meeting and Access CA (A Program of NorCAL Mental Health America) Training.  These meetings will provide an opportunity to provide stakeholder input, receive updates/reports/advice from state agencies and statewide advocates, and receive MHSA Community Program Planning Training.  More information and registration at www.calbhbc.com.  


Wednesday through Friday, June 19 - 21 - The CA Behavioral Health Planning Council Committee Meetings and General Sessions.  All meetings are open to thepublic. More information at:  https://www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/MH/Pages/CBHPC-PlanningCouncilWelcome.aspx

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

Holiday Inn Santa Ana
2726 South Grand Avenue
Santa Ana, California 92705
(714) 481-6300
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