Bridging the Gap: Integrating Behavioral Health Prevention in Community Settings Conference

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Bridging the Gap: Integrating Behavioral Health Prevention in Community Settings Conference

January 30, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

The Bridging the Gap: Integrating Behavioral Health in Community Settings is the Council on Substance Abuse-NCADD’s inaugural conference for professionals serving in the helping profession. From Substance Abuse, Law Enforcement, Health Care, Education, Social Services and Mental Health, we welcome you to attend to learn how behavioral health prevention can be integrated with the services you provide in the community. For more information contact Roberta Esmond, Prevention Director, at 334-262-1629 or  To view the Conference’s full agenda, click here.



Spirit Education: An Inside-Out Approach to Integrating Services for Young African American Males
Ronnie Vanderhorst, Co-Founder
Prepare Our Youth, Inc., Washington, DC

Trauma Informed Care
A. Kai Mumpfield, LICSW, PIP
Alabama State University, Montgomery, Alabama

Co-Occurring Disorders in Adolescents in the Juvenile System
Scott Holmes, Ed.S., PhD
Alabama Department of Youth Services, Montgomery, Alabama

Experiences in Integrating Behavioral Health Prevention
Moderator: Shereda Finch, M.Ed., MPA

A Comprehensive and Integrated Prevention Programming Model for Schools
Dorann Tanner, Ed.S., LCSW, Alabaster City Schools
Rachel Lawley, Bradford Health Services

Integrating Primary Care and Behavioral Health Services
Vanosia S. Faison, MD, Chief Medical Officer
River Region Health Center, Montgomery, Alabama

Developing Culturally Competent Professional and Work Environments
Julia Sosa, MS, RD, LD
Whatley Health Center, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Interactive Participant Feedback Session on Today’s Topics
Moderator: Shereda Finch, M.Ed., MPA




Attendees will earn Continuing Education hours.
6 Hours of CE for Social Workers
6 Hours of CE for General Contact
7.2 Hours of CE for Nursing



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