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Description: As New York State makes the shift to value-based payment, new formations and methods of leveraging data are essential for behavioral health providers and organizations. Integrity Partners for Behavioral Health (IPBH) is a Behavioral Healthcare Collaborative (BHCC) and Independent Practice Association (IPA) developed in the context of this shifting terrain to improve outcomes for individuals in rural communities across 14 counties. In 2020, IPBH and the University at Buffalo began a partnership, the Behavioral Health Data Analytics Collaborative, to develop a data warehouse to harness organizational and electronic health record data for continuous quality improvement and the enhancement of mental health and addictions practice and services. During this session, participants will learn about the IPA and its crucial role regarding value-based payment. Additionally, we’ll discuss the academic-community partnership, including the benefits and uses of a data warehouse for clinicians and organizational leaders. Participants will leave with resources and information to stay connected to the Behavioral Health Data Analytics Collaborative as it enters its next stages.
Research: The research in this area is based on the speakers academic and community research of which current results and next steps will be explored during this session.
Target Audience: social workers, mental health practitioners, creative arts therapists, marriage and facility therapists, psychologists, addiction professionals, case managers, and other interested individuals.Customer Service
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University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0001. Continuing education Self-Study contact hours: 1
University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0008. Continuing education Self-Study contact hours: 1
University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0007. Continuing education Self-Study contact hours: 1
University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists #CAT-0003. Continuing education Self-Study contact hours: 1
University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0062. Continuing education Self-Study contact hours: 1
NYS OASAS Provider #0045: 1 hours for CPP & CPS Initial, Section 2; CASAC, CPP & CPS Renewal.
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Catherine N. Dulmus, PhD, LCSW-R, is a professor, associate dean for research and director of the Buffalo Center for Social Research at the University at Buffalo School of Social Work. Her research focuses on mental health, Evidence-Based practice and community-university research partnerships.
Dulmus received her baccalaureate degree in social work from Buffalo State College in 1989, a master's degree in social work from the University at Buffalo in 1991 and a PhD degree in social welfare from the University at Buffalo in 1999. In 2014 she was elected to the National Academies of Practice and the Social Work Academy as a Distinguished Scholar & Fellow. Prior to obtaining her PhD, Dulmus's social work practice background encompassed almost a decade of experience in the fields of mental health and school social work.
Gregory Wilding, PhD earned his PhD and MA in Statistics from University of Rochester, Rochester, NY. He also earned a BS degree in Mathematics, Business Administration and Computer Science from The State University of New York at Brockport, Brockport NY.
Wilding joined the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center as an Associate Biostatistics Consultant in 2004. He was later presented with an Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Oncology in 2007 at Roswell Park. Then in 2009 he became an Associate Professor of Biostatistics and Oncology at Roswell Park and Professor in 2015.
Wilding is also a Professor and Chair in the Department of Biostatistics at the University at Buffalo.
Steven Harvey, PhD, comes to Integrity Partners with 25 years of non-profit leadership and having managed one of the largest higher education consortia in the nation. He has raised over $25,000,000 in grant funding, presented and keynoted national conferences, and believes the success of any collaboration rests on trust, a focus on results, commitment to service, and unrelenting determination to serve society.
Nicole M. Rodriguez, Ph.D. is IPBH’s Director of CQI and Strategic Initiatives, has an MSW and Ph.D. in Social Welfare, and has experience managing multi-year federal grants. In addition to her 11+ years of data analytic, program evaluation, project management and CQI work, she has clinical social work experience working with various patient populations. Dr. Rodriguez is published in several peer reviewed journal articles, has presented research internationally, and has taught at the undergraduate and graduate level.
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