COMMITTEES

 

Addictions Committee: Clearing house for any Metro-area community-based addictions provider issues. Currently focused on working with payers to improve the addictions payment system including Multnomah County GF monies and pushing for addictions parity with Health Share. Also organizing Trauma Informed Care and other training for addictions staff. Other 2018-19 priorities include focusing on reducing administrative burden and APMs for addictions services. Chair: Maree Wacker, DePaul

 

Integrated Care Workgroup: Focused on bringing PC and BH providers together to promote integrated care. Developed best practices around care coordination and referrals between PC and BH and working with Health Share on HIE rollouts. Chairs: Pierre Morin, Lutheran Community Services and Melinda Muller, Legacy

 

Equity and Inclusion Committee: Provides leadership to association in E&I including implementing an equity lens in decisionmaking and providing training and resources to member organizations. Chairs: Patricia Weekley, Morrison Child and Family Services and Pierre Morin, Lutheran Community Services

 

Workforce and Rate Workgroup: Every other month meeting to work with Health Share and counties BH workforce and rates issues including case rate issues and risk corridor implementation. Chairs: Steve Allen, Options and Cheryl Cohen, Health Share

 

Outcomes: Working closely with counties to help providers implement Feedback Informed Treatment (FIT) at their organizations. Supported a review of evidenced-based tools and grants for Phase 1 and Scott Miller training, now working with county and providers on Phase II to support providers in successful implementation of outcome-based care tools, mostly ACORN and ORS/SRS. Information on FIT training and user groups here. Chairs: Judy Harris, Youth Contact and Stacy Bancroft, Multnomah County

 

7 Day Follow-Up: Conducted pilot project and made best practice recommendations. Focused on unaffiliated clients and other ways to make improvements towards new targets. This committee no longer meets. Chairs: Chris Farentinos, Legacy and Marcia Hille, Sequoia

 

 

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