NJAMHAA's Annual Conference Fosters Collaboration and Innovation

The New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies (NJAMHAA) hopes to see many agency executives and clinical staff at its Annual Conference, Collaboration and Innovation: A Formula for Success, March 29-30, 2017 at the Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel in Iselin, NJ.

Many thanks to our Presenting Sponsors, Community Care Behavioral Health Organization, Ammon Labs and The Ammon Foundation, which are all members of NJAMHAA's Integrated Healthcare Council.

NJAMHAA also greatly appreciates the support from several other sponsoring organizations: Aetna Better Health® of New Jersey, Beacon Health Options, Daytop New Jersey, Optum, PerformCare, Seabrook House, Turning Point and We Work for Health New Jersey. Discover the valuable products and services that the sponsors and other exhibitors offer!

This year's keynote speakers will be Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Executive Director of The National Association of County Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Directors and the National Association for Rural Mental Health, on Working with a New Administration on Day 1; and Brian Wheelan, MBA, Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President, Beacon Health Options, on Innovation in Behavioral Health Management, Reimbursement and Delivery on Day 2.

The conference will also feature two plenary sessions: Five Pillars - The Pathway to Improving the Delivery of Mental Health Services in Education: An Interview with Amy Kennedy, MS, Education Director, The Kennedy Forum, conducted by Lilo Stainton, BS, Reporter, NJ Spotlight on Day 1; and The Changing Role of Hospitals on Day 2 with Don Parker, MSW, President and CEO, Carrier Clinic; Assemblywoman Shavonda Sumter, MBA, Director of Behavioral Health Services, Hackensack University Medical Center, Mountainside; and R. Corey Waller, MD, MS, FACEP, DFASAM, Senior Medical Director for Education and Policy, Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers.

Both days will also be filled with informative and skill-based workshops focusing on general clinical/mental health, substance use disorders and treatment, children and youth, and organizational topics.

Visit http://njamhaa.org/events#annual to access all program details and to register.

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