Local Mental Health Boards and Commissions 2012 Webinar Series
These statewide webinars were held in the 2012 to provide Local Mental Health Boards and Commissions (LMHBC) with regional trainings to provide education for their members on issues related to public mental health and the roles and responsibilities of LMHBC members.
The overall objective is to enhance the capacity of LMHBC members to perform their primary functions of reviewing and evaluating their county’s mental health programs and services, as well as make recommendations on improvements needed.
Orientation to Webinars for Novices
January 26, 2012
Due to current travel and funding restrictions faced by LMHBCs, CIBHS wanted to create readily accessible opportunities for LMHBC members to learn how to use technology which is critical to ensuring access to necessary training and support for LMHBCs via webinars.
Participants will be able to
Access, through personal computer or county technology, training webinar medium that provides visual and audio materials for learning.
Successfully navigate webinar participant functions such as question-asking, chat boxes, voting, and passive listening.
Identify multiple methods for engaging in the webinar training.
Describe how a group might best participate together in a webinar.
Mental Health Board 101
February 22, 2012
This webinar ensures LMHBC members – both current and new – are aware of roles and responsibilities for serving on LMHBCs and envision how to actively engage through individual and collective participation to improving mental health services within their local communities.
Participant will be able to
Describe the two primary functions of LMHBCs.
Describe the relationship between the LMHBC, county mental health departments, and the Board of Supervisors.
Identify at least three strategies for building an effective LMHBC.
Identify at least two methods for engaging diverse community stakeholders in LMHBC activities, including membership on the LMHBC.
This webinar ensures LMHBC members – both current and new – are able to actively participate in the execution of their individual and collective duties to their community, appointing bodies and the State Planning Council.
As a result of participating in the training, participant will be able to
Describe and provide practical examples of the three primary functions of LMHBCs.
Define at least three primary elements of a “work plan”.
Develop a sample LMHBC work plan.
Write a sample LMHBC recommendation that may be included in an annual report of the LMHBC.
This webinar ensures LMHBC members are practically knowledgeable about service models for treatment of people who have been dually diagnosed with Alcohol or Other Drug (AOD) and Mental Health challenges.
As a result of participating in the training, participant will be able to:
Understand the benefits of integrated treatment for co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders.
Understand the elements of the Integrated Dual Diagnosis Treatment model.
Understand the relationship of evidence based practice to the emerging recovery movement.
Understand how Mental Health Boards can assist in the development and evaluation of integrated treatment at the system and program levels.