Dr. Rick Goscha is Sr. Vice President for the California Institute for Behavioral Health Solutions. Dr. Goscha has 30 years of experience in behavioral health including the provision of clinical services, supervision and program management, agency executive leadership, research and evaluation, and policy development. Dr.
Pam Hawkins is employed with the California Institute for Behavioral Health Solutions (CIBHS), Child and Family Services Unit. She is currently a Senior Associate working to help develop the organizational capacity to assist county mental health departments and other local system programs to understand, develop, and implement values-driven Evidence-Based Practices (EBP). Pam is a seasoned trainer and facilitator focusing on systems change for children and families in need of services, leadership, multicultural competence, and parent-professional teaming and collaboration.
Lori Ford is a licensed Marriage Family Therapist as well as having a PhD in Clinical Psychology and research. Lori is a California Statewide Consultant for Functional Family Therapy and currently supervises teams across California to sustain fidelity to this evidence-based practice.
Matthew is an associate for the California Institute for Behavioral Health Solutions (CIBHS). He is currently working with behavioral health centers implementing the Strengths Model. Matthew is also a volunteer trainer for Headquarters Counseling Center in Lawrence, KS, which answers calls to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Before joining CIBHS, Matthew worked as a Strengths Model consultant and trainer at the University of Kansas Center for Mental Health Research and Innovation.