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September 1, 2015 — Free Executive Web Briefing Sponsored By Beating the Blues US

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As the health and human services industry shifts to a population health approach, organizations are looking for new and innovative ways to provide care and ease the transition. Technologies and programs such as online cognitive behavioral therapy have become increasingly popular for organizations looking for innovative ways to provide treatment to the populations they serve. Whether it’s new tools or innovative uses for technologies in the current market, digital technologies are changing the way organizations provide care and manage the shift to population health.

Join Samantha Matlin, Ph.D., Special Advisor to the Commissioner and Senior Director for Health Promotion and Dana Careless, Manager for Health Promotion at the Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS) to hear how the city of Philadelphia is using digital technologies like Beating the Blues US, an online cognitive behavioral therapy program, to support their shift to a population health management approach. During this exclusive 90-minute session, Dr. Matlin will share examples of technologies currently being used and the innovative ways these tools are being offered to individuals needing care.


Agenda

This highly anticipated case study presentation will showcase:

  • The conceptual model of how Philadelphia DBHIDS has been moving to a population health management approach
  • Real world examples of key technologies being offered to individuals needing care and the innovative ways these technologies are being used
  • An exclusive look at how Philadelphia DBHIDS has been using online cognitive behavioral therapy and the lessons learned while implementing the use of this technology

Featured Speakers

Samantha Matlin, Ph.D., Special Advisor to the Commissioner & Senior Director for Health Promotion, Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services — Samantha L. Matlin, Ph.D. is the Special Advisor to the Commissioner for Policy Development and Research at the City of Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS). In this role, Dr. Matlin advises Dr. Evans in formulating high priority programmatic initiatives and policy across the behavioral health system. She is involved in a wide range of key policy issues focused on system improvement, including reducing behavioral health disparities, integrating behavioral and physical health services, children’s behavioral health and increasing the use of evidence-based practices.

Dr. Matlin holds a faculty appointment as an Assistant Clinical Professor at Yale University and is an Evaluation Consultant at The Consultation Center. In this role, she coordinates the evaluation of the Philadelphia Community Health Project, an evaluation of the Porch Light Initiative led by the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts program.

Dana Careless, Manager for Health Promotion, Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services — Dana Careless is the Manager for Health Promotion at the Department of Behavioral Heatlh and Intellectual disAbility Services, where she has worked for the past 5 years. A Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania, Dana has 10 years of experience in the behavioral health field, ranging from direct clinical care to the administrative and systems end of the spectrum. She is passionate about public health and wellness and is intricately involved in the oversight of health promotion activities at the DBHIDS.

Registration for this executive web briefing has been provided at no charge courtesy of Beating the Blues US.

Unable To Attend? Still register! At the conclusion of the event, all registrants will receive a recorded copy of the executive web briefing and presentation slides — regardless of attendance.

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