20th Annual Allegheny Recovery and Wellness Conference
Registration is now open for the 20th Annual Allegheny Recovery and Wellness Conference on Thursday, June 1, 2023. Keynote speakers are John “Jack” Rozel, MD, MSL, DFAPA, UPMC/ WPIC, resolve Crisis Services, and Ryan Klingensmith, MA, Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). View the flyer for more details and to register.
We view the HealthChoices Program as a means of promoting individual and community health and well-being by addressing social determinants of health and health equity. Through our Health Equity Program, we implement standards on culturally and linguistically appropriate services to among other things understand the impact of race, ethnicity, culture, gender identity, sexual orientation, and language in whole person health.
Innovation and Best Practices in Behavioral Health
Presented by Sandra L. Bloom, PhD, the UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care, in collaboration with Community Care, invites you to join the third lecture of a four-part series celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Community Care and 25 years of innovation in the delivery and management of behavioral health care services.
25 Years of Innovation in Substance Use Disorder Service
The UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care, in collaboration with Community Care, invites you to join the second lecture of a four-part series celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Community Care and 25 years of innovation in the delivery and management of behavioral health care services.
25 Years of System Transformation through Partnership and Innovation
The UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care kicked off a four-part lecture series celebrating Community Care’s 25th anniversary with a panel discussion, “25 Years of System Transformation through Partnership and Innovation.” Moderated by Diane Holder, the panel included former Community Care president and CEO James Gavin, with welcoming and closing remarks from Dr. Hurford.
Introduction to Mindfulness and Practice
Learn more about mindful meditation, the benefits of a consistent practice, and how you can establish a meditation routine. This event was part of Community Care’s 25th Anniversary and Mental Health Awareness Month.
Community Care 25th Anniversary County Collaborations Webinar Series
The County Collaborations Webinar Series is part of Community Care’s year-long 25th Anniversary celebration. The webinars are brief presentations highlighting innovative programs from Community Care and our County Partners.
During this brief webinar, Dr. Lyndra Bills explains why the vaccination for COVID-19 is important and defines vaccine hesitancy. Vaccine basics are noted, including the authorization process. Dr. Bills also discusses how to have conversations with individuals about vaccination. Finally, she reviews COVID-19 vaccination resources and where to go for the latest information.
Assessing & Incorporating Individual Strengths into Treatment Planning
A strengths-based assessment is a collaborative process between the provider and the individual, conducted in the context of a trusting relationship. The assessment is done with the individual in an effort to identify an individual’s strengths and assets. An individual’s strengths can then be used to develop a comprehensive treatment plan that combines both individual needs and strengths into treatment goals and objectives. This webinar will: 1) Explore the components of a strengths assessment, 2) Discuss the eight dimensions of wellness, and 3) Discuss the incorporation of strengths into an individual’s treatment plan. The password to access this training is: Communitycare1.
Quality Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Provider Training
This webinar is a learning opportunity for Substance Use Disorder (SUD) providers in Allegheny County on assessing trauma, assessing and incorporating strengths into treatment planning, and recovery crisis planning. The training is appropriate for quality/compliance staff, program directors, direct care clinicians/nurses.
Certified Recovery Specialist Documentation Training
This training is for Certified Recovery Specialists and will focus on appropriately documenting the services they provide.