Statewide System of Care Conference
Thursday, July 25, 2013 from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT)
Tennessee's Statewide System of Care Conference will bring together national and state experts to highlight best practices in System of Care to improve services and supports for Tennessee families and enhance collaboration across child serving systems.
Registration and Early Bird Networking Breakfast will begin at 7:00am. Featured speakers will begin at 8:30am.
Featured Speakers will include:
Keynote: Beth A. Stroul, M.Ed. is President of Management & Training Innovations and is a consultant specializing in the area of children’s mental health policy. She has completed numerous research, evaluation, policy analysis, strategic planning, technical assistance, consultation, training, and writing activities related to systems of care for children, youth, and young adults with mental health challenges and their families. She serves as a senior consultant to the National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health at Georgetown University and has partnered with the Center since its inception in 1984.
Celebration of Statewide Accomplishments - Commissioner Doug Varney, TDMHSAS
Update on Governor’s Children’s Cabinet and kidcentral tn Presentation -Jude White, Executive Director, Governor’s Children’s Cabinet
Vision for Statewide Expansion - Susan Steckel, Director of Statewide Systems of Care Initiatives, TDMHSAS
Breakout Sessions will include:
Successful Strategies for Engaging School Systems
Family Driven/Youth Guided Care
Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health
Collaboration Lab: Having Challenging Conversations
Cultural and Linguistic Competency Training
When & Where
Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
The mission of TDMHSAS is to plan for and promote the availability of a comprehensive array of quality prevention, early intervention, treatment, habilitation and rehabilitation services and supports based on the needs and choices of individuals and families served.
The vision of TDMHSAS is to be one of the nation’s most innovative and proactive service providers for Tennesseans dealing with mental health and substance abuse problems.