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The Cultural Competence Summit, “Honoring California’s Diversity: A Call to Action” will focus on highlighting innovative programs to reduce stigma and increase behavioral health services and substance use treatment to underserved communities. The conference objectives are to:
Educate and inform attendees about effective cultural strategies for reaching diverse populations.
Inspire attendees to try new strategies to reach diverse populations.
Highlight successful programs that currently exist throughout the State that reach diverse populations.
Develop a framework for action.
California counties are at the forefront of providing behavioral health services to California’s diverse population. The 2018 Cultural Competence Summit will offer a range of cultural specific workshops and presentations to promote learning and advance the cultural competence needs of individuals, families, and communities.
This Statewide conference is a unique opportunity to strengthen connections and enrich networks among stakeholders, behavioral health, and substance use directors, ethnic service managers, workforce training managers, Prevention and Early Intervention coordinators, and other behavioral health professionals.
A TRAINING PROGRAM FOR LEADERS OF PUBLIC MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER SYSTEMS “Ensuring Excellence While Leading Through Change”
THE FALL 2018 AND SPRING 2019 CIBHS LEADERSHIP INSTITUTES are limited to a maximum of 30 current leaders in public mental health/behavioral health and substance use disorder services. The tuition cost for the nine days of training is $4,950.00 per participant. This price does not include travel and lodging. Applicants select which institute they would like to attend (Fall 2018 or Spring 2019). If accepted, participants must commit to participate for the full nine days. The County Mental Health Director/Behavioral Health Director or Alcohol and Other Drug Administrator, or not for profit agency director, must recommend applicants as indicated on the LI Application.
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The Leadership Institute is a leadership development program designed to help good behavioral health leaders become great leaders in the field of public behavioral health care. Since inception in 2002, the Institute has trained over 600 California leaders. Faculty and staff include national and local experts from a range of leadership disciplines. All have been selected for their knowledge of, and experience in, multiple aspects of leadership, both within and outside of public behavioral health systems. Faculty selection is informed by rigorous evaluations, completed by staff and participants, that rate presenter on content relevance, depth of knowledge, and learning experience.