In this episode, Kari Norris, Emergency Services Coordinator for Rappahannock Area Community Services Board (RACSB), and Brandie Williams, Deputy Executive Director of Operations for RACSB, share their experience with creating crisis intervention teams for their area in Virginia.
The 988 Implementation Act is drawing increased attention and funding support to the development of community-based crisis response systems. Because RACSB has been providing crisis management services since 2009, we spoke with them about their experiences and what other organizations can expect as they create and expand their crisis services.
Join us to hear their experiences as we discuss:
September 30, 2022
Health and human service organizations are faced with the challenge of maintaining and improving care coordination, clinician satisfaction, and client outcomes with shrinking resources. In this episode, learn from two executives how emerging technologies, like artificial intelligence, have the power to simultaneously transform the client and staff experience, making their lives easier and enabling better outcomes.More
September 14, 2022
Learn about the importance of advocacy in driving change, and how recent funding for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs) is the result of years-long advocacy efforts across the human services community.More
September 06, 2022
A “really dramatic effect on access to home healthcare.” That’s how the CEO of the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare (PQHH) describes the expected impact of a -7.69% permanent cut to Medicare home health services proposed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) starting in 2023. PQHH says the proposal amounts to a $1.33 billion reduction in 2023 alone. Providers and home health advocates are fighting back and are even receiving bipartisan support in Congress. Learn about the proposed cuts, concerns about the methodology behind their creation and how you can add your voice toward passing key legislation aimed at pausing these cuts.More