Local Behavioral Health Boards and Commissions
Bay Area Region Training and Meetings

Date and Time
Saturday, April 21, 2018
9:30 am – 3:00 pm

Who Should Participate

All members of each County’s Local Behavioral Health Boards/Commissions are invited to attend. However, only one person per county will receive travel reimbursement. Carpooling is encouraged. To qualify for travel reimbursement, each Board or Commission must designate their representative who will be reimbursed for travel. Priority will be given to Bay Area regional members, but members from the other regions may be able to attend if space is available.

Training Description

Members of County Local Behavioral Health Boards and Commissions in the Bay Area Region are invited to attend this training, sponsored by CIBHS, on Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Redwood City. The overall objective of these events is to enhance the capacity of LBHBC members to perform their primary functions of reviewing and evaluating their county’s behavioral health programs and services, make recommendations on improvements needed, and increase statewide and regional access to education and training.

“Behavioral Health Boards and Commissions 101” will be offered on Saturday, morning, 9:30 am-noon. Lunch will be provided. A second training, topic TBD, will be presented from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Travel expenses will be reimbursed for one member per local mental/behavioral health board/commission in the region.

Board/Commission members are also invited to attend the CA Mental Health Planning Council (CAMHPC) General Session on Friday, April 20, 2018, in the morning and/or the California Association of Local Behavioral Health Boards/Commissions (CALBHB/C) meeting on Friday afternoon.  For questions regarding CALBHB/C Meetings, contact CALBHB/C Secretary/Treasurer Mae Sherman, or 530-257-6904, or visit

Location: Pullman Hotel, 223 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City, CA 94065

Lunch will be provided

To register, use this link:


Please contact Shoshana Zatz at or Kelly Bitz at