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Upcoming Events

Ninth Annual iCAN Conference 2024 – Save the Date! 

Thursday, September 26, 2024, 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

The Consumer and Family Advisory Council (CFAC) for Carelon Behavioral Health and the Connecticut Behavioral Health Partnership (CTBHP), is proud to announce the Ninth Annual iCAN Conference. This year’s focus is Mental Health and Addiction Recovery Continuum of Care – Partnering for the Improvement of Behavioral Health Outcomes.

Please see the flyers for more information on the date, location, and sponsorship 


Virtual Fireside Chat: Family Engagement in the Treatment of Youth with Mental Health and Substance Use

Join Dr. Billina Shaw, Senior Medical Advisor for SAMHSA, and Andrea Goetz, MSW, Executive Director of the Child and Family Division of Carelon BH CT to discuss:

  • Addressing family engagement within treatment of youth mental health & substance use disorder
  • Integration and expansion of youth and family peer support workforce
  • Strategies/addressing delays in access to appropriate behavioral health treatment at multiple levels of care

Please see the flyer for more information and registration


HUSKY Health Program Virtual Community Meeting Series

 

Join us to learn about the HUSKY Health Benefits and Services.

The Department of Social Services (DSS), all HUSKY Administrative Service Organizations (ASOs), and the Non-Emergency Medical transportation broker, MTM, will present:

  • Who is eligible for HUSKY Health services?
  • How the HUSKY Health program is administered.
  • How to enroll and re-enroll in the HUSKY Health program.
  • What services are covered under the HUSKY Health program?
  • How to find a provider?
  • Who are our partners?

Please see the flyer for registration information.


Upcoming Trainings / Meetings

CT BH(el)P Desk 

Wednesday, June 12, 2024, 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Register

Monthly provider drop-in forum to address questions and navigate available resources through CT BHP. Registration link available in flyer. If you have immediate training needs or questions, please get in touch with CT BHP PR directly at ctbhp@carelon.com
 

Previous Trainings / Meetings

ASD Learning Collaborative: Best Practices in Quality Assurance & Audit Protocols

The Connecticut Behavioral Health Partnership (CT BHP) in collaboration with the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) team at Carelon Behavioral Health CT (Carelon BH CT) is pleased to announce an ASD Provider Learning Collaborative. This collaborative will focus on ensuring best practices when providing ASD services to HUSKY Health members, including the Carelon BH CT chart review process, the Department of Social Services (DSS) Audit protocol and regulations, and standards of care presented by the Autism Commission on Quality. This collaborative will include representation from the Department of Children and Families (DCF), the Department of Social Services (DSS), the Department of Developmental Services (DDS), Gainwell Technologies and Carelon BH CT.


Connecticut Suicide Advisory Board (CT SAB)  – Lived Experience Committee Series

April 17, 2024 – 10: am to 11:00 am – Why we didn’t tell you: Youth

Join presenters from the CT SAB Lived Experience Committee for an interactive workshop on: reducing stigma by discussing lived experience and the systems meant to support individuals. Although encouraged, attendance at all sessions is not required. 


Non-Emergency Medical Transportation – Virtual Community Meeting

Thursday, April 11, 2024 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am 

 

Please join the Consumer and Family Advisory Council (CFAC) and the Connecticut Behavioral Health Partnership (CT BHP) for a virtual community meeting discussing the non-emergency medical transportation service, Medical Transportation Management (MTM)

Learn about:

  • Who is eligible for NEMT services?
  • How to schedule rides.
  • Member accommodations.
  • How to file a complaint.
  • Modes of NEMT services.

See the flyer for registration information. 


ASD Learning Collaborative: Becoming an ASD Provider 

The Connecticut Behavioral Health Partnership (CT BHP) in collaboration with the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) team at Carelon Behavioral Health CT (Carelon BH CT) is pleased to announce an ASD Provider Learning Collaborative. This learning collaborative will focus on becoming an ASD Enrolled Provider, including steps toward qualification, enrollment, and affiliation. The presentation will also include guidance on re-enrollment. This Learning Collaborative will include representation from the Department of Children & Families (DCF), the Department of Social Services (DSS), the Department of Developmental Services (DDS), Gainwell Technologies, and Carelon BH CT.


Families Matter Workshop Series

 A three-part interactive workshop series. Learn to respond differently to families impacted by substance use disorder. Each session provides tools to evaluate, educate, and collaborate. Please see the promotional flyer for more details and registration information. 
Past Session Materials

Changing Families, Changing Outcomes Training

August 15, 2023, 11:00am-12:00pm

Equipping Providers and Communities to Respond Differently to Families Impacted by Substances Use Disorder



Previous Events

Statewide Community Care Team (CCT) Forum

November 2, 2023, 8:30am-12:30pm

The Connecticut Behavioral Health Partnership (CT BHP), in collaboration with the Connecticut Hospital Association (CHA) and Carelon Behavioral Health (Carelon BH CT), invites you to participate in a statewide Community Care Team (CCT) forum at CHA in Wallingford, or via Zoom. This forum will address the history and the current state of the use of CCTs, related integrated care models in communities around the state, various approaches to operating CCTs, and a data collection discussion. 


Fireside Chat on Behavioral Health in Minority, Migrant and Asylum-Seeking Populations

October 12, 2023, 1:00pm – 2:30pm

Join Dr. Nima Sheth, Senior Medical Advisor at SAMHSA’s Center for Mental Health Services and Carrie Bourdon LCSW, Executive Director, Carelon Behavioral Health’s CT BHP Division, to discuss strategies, best practices and tools to address the complex nature of behavioral health in minority, migrant, and asylum-seeking populations. Please see the flyer below for more details! 


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