Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 8:15 AM to 4:15 PM EDT
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Crowne Plaza Resort & Golf Club 
101 Olympic Drive
Lake Placid, NY 12946

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Robin Calkins, Office Manager 
North Country Behavioral Healthcare Network 

NCBHN Spring Conference

Building Bridges-Partners in Well Being


North Country Behavioral Healthcare Network, in collaboration with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) Office of Rural Health and the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH),  presents a one-day forum for front-line behavioral healthcare staff and the people they serve. This forum seeks to bring together a variety of professionals and individuals who utilize those services in order to illuminate the array of services available, and how they can connect and work together to provide a holistic approach.   

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NCBHN Spring Conference

 8:15 – 9:00         Registration and Continental Breakfast

 9:00 – 9:15         Welcome - "The Peer Opportunities in the Era of Medicaid Managed Care"                                                  Barry Brogan, Executive Director of NCBHN  (.5 clock hours)

 9:15 – 12:30        Opening Plenary: Stigma and Recovery - Amanda Bulris-Allen (1.5 clock hours)

                                 Ethical Decision-Making in the Caring Arts - Gayle LaSalle (1.5 clock hours)

 12:30 – 1:15          Lunch

1:30 – 2:30          A:  The Power of Engagement - Rodger Hicks (1 clock hour)

                            B:  Building Bridges/Peer Recovery - Amanda Bulris-Allen (1clock hour)

2:30 – 3:00         Afternoon Break/Refreshments

3:00 – 4:00             A:  The History of Mental Health - Rodger Hicks (1 clock hour) 

                                B:  Ethical Decision-Making in the Caring Arts conti. - Gayle LaSalle (1 clock hour)    

4:05 - 4:15           Wrap up - "The Peer Opportunities in the Era of Medicaid Managed Care"


                                              Discount for registering 5 or more participants  -                                                                   For every 5 participants registered 6th participant is free  

                         Please inquire regarding conference scholarships for service consumers.                     

       If only attending after lunch fee is $25.00

Hotel Rooms Available at Reduced Conference Rate

The Lake Placid Crowne Plaza has set aside a block of rooms which are available Tuesday April 24th  for the NCBHN Spring Conference attendees. A reduced rate of $99.00 per room per night is available. Please contact the hotel directly to make hotel reservations. Call (518)523-2556 and mention the North Country Behavioral Healthcare Network Spring Forum. Room reservation cut-off is April 18, 2018.