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Dear Summit County Mental Health Providers,

Happy new year! We have an exciting agenda for our monthly provider meeting tomorrow. Please join us on Zoom! The meeting will take place from 12:00pm to 1:30pm. Link: https://zoom.us/j/98420497237?pwd=alNsMlVSOTVoYmZnVmJybWxNY1pydz09. Please take a moment to add this to your calendar or set a reminder.

Here is a brief agenda:

  • Support group updates
  • Review of insurance webinar (replay here)
  • UMR’s new out-of-network billing policy, by Sarah Manning
  • Development of case management support
  • Development of crisis slots
  • KAF sponsored provider survey
  • KAF sponsored CE presentation
A Case Consultation Group hosted by Jeanette Kintz is beginning Jan 13th and will take place on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Please see attached flyer for more details.

KAF is sponsoring another free CEU opportunity titled “Patient Loss: Risk Management Considerations for Mental Health Providers” on Jan 25th from 11am-1pm. This 2-hour presentation will focus on risk management considerations related to the loss of a patient in a mental health practice. We will discuss general risk management strategies for working with patients at all levels of risk as well as specific strategies for dealing with suicidal patients. Issues of documentation, confidentiality, records requests, and provider self-care in the aftermath of a patient loss will be addressed.

REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/patient-loss-risk-management-considerations-for-mental-health-providers-tickets-133120788863

Developing Suicide Intervention & Postvention Protocols for Schools:
Schools are uniquely positioned to help prevent youth suicide. Partners for Children’s Mental Health (PCMH) is offering two free workshops to help Colorado school districts improve their policies and procedures on intervening with students at risk of suicide and providing support after a suicide loss. Interested individuals may register here
A unique virtual Conflict & Repair Facilitation Training is happening from Jan 27-29. Build your capacity and skills in managing conflict and repair, develop your role as a facilitator, and gain experience using reliable models for conflict and repair between two people, a group, and in settings where people have ongoing interactions. The cost of this 3 day training is $650 and 24 CEUs are available. Please see attached flyer for details.
We want to express our best wishes to you and your family for 2021. Please let us know if there is any way that Building Hope can support you. Hope to see you tomorrow!