SAVE THE DATE FOR SCC'S
COMMITTEE (PAC) MEETING
Monday, March 30, 2020
Registration 8:30 am
Program 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hilton Garden Inn - Stony Brook
1 Circle Road
Stony Brook, NY
JOIN SCC FOR CULTURAL COMPETENCY AND HEALTH LITERACY MASTER TRAINING
The communities we serve are growing in cultural and linguistic diversity. There is a need to inspire cultural change within organizations.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
, SCC will be holding Cultural Competency and Health Literacy (CCHL) Master Training, an interactive program in which participants will have hands-on learning experience to build better communities.
Post-training, Master Trainers will receive a certificate of completion and will be able to provide training sessions. Master Trainers will be able to facilitate two different trainings: (1) 2 hour CCHL training sessions for workforce professionals and (2) 7.5 hour master training sessions for future master-trainers.
Participants must apply by end of business
Tuesday, February 18, 2020.
Please note, completing the application does not confirm attendance to this program. Upon completing the application, you will receive follow up from a CCHL lead with next steps. For more information on the CCHL program
HEALTH WORKFORCE TRAINING TOOLKIT
The University of Michigan's Behavioral Health Workforce Research Center (BHWRC) has published Health Workforce Training Program Evaluation Toolkit.
This program evaluation guide was funded by Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and serves as a "program evaluation 101" resource for both new and established health workforce programs interested in self-evaluation.
Tips and strategies featured in this how-to guide include logic model development, approaches for creating evaluation questions and stakeholder engagement.
TRAUMA INFORMED WORKSHOPS
Sponsored by Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Trauma Informed Practice and Supervision from Diversity and Inclusions Lens
February 6, 2020, 9 am - 12 pm
Trauma informed practice and supervision from a diversity and inclusion lens is an approach that begins with the personal and extends to the professional. Personal histories, identities, characteristics and psychological experience of supervisors, as well as structural and environmental conditions of the organization are considered in practice. This approach views the role of the supervisor as a leader in helping to promote inclusion and diversity in trauma impacted environments.
Trauma Informed, Healing Centered, Community Based Practice
February 20, 2020, 9 am to 12 pm
Participants will learn how to utilize various perspectives and approaches of working with survivors of trauma, including neurobiological, holistic, humanist, cognitive behavioral, and community-based. Participants will leave the workshop with new tools for how to facilitate healing when working with people who have experienced trauma.
Workshops take place at the Association for Mental Health and Wellness, 2040 Ocean Avenue, Training Room, Ronkonkoma, NY. Continuing Education Hours available.
DISCOVERING WOMEN'S HEALTH ON EASTERN LONG ISLAND
Northwell Health's Katz Institute for Women's Health will be hosting a panel of doctors from Huntington Hospital, Southside Hospital, Mather Hospital and the Peconic Bay Medical Center who will share their expertise in the areas of cardiology, orthopedics, obstetrics & gynecology and urogynecology.
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
5:30 - 8:00 pm
Long Island Aquarium
431 East Main Street,
TREATING NICOTINE DEPENDENCE
"Learn to Be... Tobacco Free"
Suffolk County Department of Health Services "Learn to Be... Tobacco Free" Program, in cooperation with NYS OASAS and Suffolk Care Collaborative, will be hosting
Treating Nicotine Dependence training.
March 10, 2020, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Suffolk Care Collaborative
Crossroads Corporate Center, Main Conference Room
1393 Veterans Memorial Highway
Light breakfast and lunch will be served.
Registration deadline: February 28, 2020.
for registration form and contact information.
NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH WEBINAR
Leadership Styles and Emotional Intelligence
The skills that go into effectively leading people are distinct and separate from the skills that go into managing tasks. While many physicians are good at "getting things done," few have had formal leadership training around how to effectively motivate a team, particularly through the turbulent waters of a community mental health system. This webinar will focus on several models of leadership theory and then discuss how to improve your leadership capacity.
Monday, February 24, 2020, 1:00 - 2:00 pm
NEW NON-HARP HOME AND COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES
Beginning in January 2020,
Options for Community Living
will be accepting referrals for Non-HARP clients to receive Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) under a new grant-funded program. This program will serve individuals in both Nassau and Suffolk Counties who are very low income and have a behavioral health history.
This will open HCBS to individuals who are 18 or older with Medicare/Medicaid, straight Medicaid, Medicare, Veteran's benefits and those with no insurance. Referrals will be accepted from all providers including clinics, housing providers, community workers and care management agencies. For questions and referral information, please contact Liz Perry at (631) 361-9020 ext. 1149 or Luci Muschitiello at ext. 1244. The Provider Referral Form can be
FEBRUARY HEALTH AND WELLNESS OBSERVANCES
February provides several opportunities to promote health and wellness awareness. Listed below are several resources to help community leaders and healthcare providers start planning ways to communicate, educate and involve the community they serve. If you would like to promote special events in recognition of any of these observances on our Community Bulletin Board or newsletter,
submit them here
AMERICAN HEART MONTH
American Heart Month is an ideal time to remind Americans to focus on their hearts and encourage them to get their families, friends and communities involved. For resources on keeping hearts healthy visit the
Go Red for Women
is the American Heart Association's (AHA) global initiative to end heart disease and stroke in women. Launched in 2004 to close the gap in awareness,
quickly expanded into a worldwide movement dedicated to removing the barriers women face to achieving good health and wellbeing.
Facts About Heart Disease in Women
National Wear Red Day
is Friday, February 7, 2020, a day the nation comes together, igniting a wave of red from coast to coast, uniting millions of people for a common goal - the eradication of heart disease and stroke. To get involved visit the AHA website here.
NATIONAL CHILDREN'S DENTAL HEALTH MONTH
The February 2020 National Children's Dental Health Month is sponsored by the American Dental Association (ADA). This month-long national health observance brings together thousands of dedicated professionals, healthcare providers, and educators to promote the benefits of good oral health to children, their caregivers, teachers and many others.
This year's campaign slogan is
"Fluoride in water prevents cavities! Get it from the tap!"
American Dental Association's website
for information, downloadable posters and program planning guide to help promote the benefits of good oral health to children.
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT HIGHLIGHTS
Opportunities for community engagement throughout Suffolk County
Catholic Health Services of Long Island's health screening program provides preventive health screenings and education to members of medically underserved communities on Long Island.
for schedule of upcoming event dates and locations.
BETTER CHOICES, BETTER HEALTH
® WORKSHOP SERIES
Free 6 week health education program for people with chronic illness. Ongoing registration and information on various programs offered throughout Suffolk can be found on the SCC Community Bulletin Board
DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM
Free to Suffolk County Residents at-risk for developing type-2 Diabetes. Offered by Suffolk County Department of Health Services, this program is led by a trained lifestyle coach. Visit
Suffolk County's website
Deborah at 631-853-2928
for more information and program schedule.
COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD
Visit SCC's Community Engagement page for on-going neighborhood programs
. Partners can request to have their community events posted on the bulletin board, including job opportunities, which will be posted free of charge for 30 days. To request to post on our bulletin board, click
NYS DOH ANNOUNCEMENTS
NYS FISCAL INTERMEDIARIES FOR THE CONSUMER DIRECTED PERSONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
On January 31, 2020, the below listed documents were posted to the Department of Health (DOH) website for Request for Offers (RFO) 20039: New York State Fiscal Intermediaries for the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program.
- Amendment #3
- Revised Fillable Forms
- Questions and Answers - Grouped by category, which appears at the top of each page
- Current CDPAP Enrollment by County
- Cost Report Instructions
- Cost Report Template
The RFO, Amendment #1, Amendment #2 and the documents listed above can be