This issue features over 20 articles addressing trauma-informed behavioral health care and policy
Facilitating Trauma-Informed Organizational Change: OASAS Trauma-Informed Care Champions
The New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) is committed to its work with the Institute on Trauma and Trauma Informed Care at the University at Buffalo School of Social Work to assist the NYS provider system in becoming more trauma-informed in order to create opportunities for healing and person-centered care.
Housing and Mental Health Services Are Key to Recovering from Trauma
This article is part of a quarterly series giving voice to the perspectives of individuals with lived experiences as they share their opinions on a particular topic. In this article, five consumers describe the how housing and mental health services provided to them with S:US’s trauma-informed care have been pivotal to their recovery.
CEO to CEO: Navigating the 2021 Medicare and Medicaid Services Changes
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) policies present an ever shifting landmine of standards and benchmarks that must be understood and adapted to year after year. This article details key changes to 2021 CMS metrics - including the triple-weighted CMS metrics - and how health plans can leverage them for gain and growth.
Experiencing post-traumatic growth is an active process that requires our participation, so how can we go about promoting this in ourselves and others without unintentionally intimating that it should look the same for everyone? Engaging staff in conversations that lead to reflection on their thoughts, emotions and experiences in the last year is a simple strategy.
Implementing Trauma-Informed Care is a Journey, Not a Project
Studies show that the prevalence of trauma is ubiquitous and can create adverse health outcomes for individuals. As the first HIV/AIDS organization in Brooklyn, New York, Bridging Access to Care (BAC) works with high-needs individuals in New York City who have trouble coordinating their healthcare.
“Addressing the Workforce Crisis During the COVID-19 Pandemic”
Deadline: September 16, 2021
Winter 2022 Issue
“Volunteers and the Vital Role They Play”
Deadline: December 23, 2021
Spring 2022 Issue
“Understanding Treatment-Oriented and Recovery-Oriented Models of Care”
Deadline: March 18, 2022
Summer 2022 Issue
“The Behavioral Health System: Challenges Met, Challenges Ahead”
Deadline: June 17, 2021
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