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The National I&R Support Center Webinar Series: Behavioral Health Crisis Management for Older Adults

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As the population of older adults grows, increasing numbers of older adults in three distinct categories might require the services of mental health, substance abuse, and aging systems in the future: (1) older adults with mental health conditions; (2) individuals who develop late-life mental health conditions; and (3) persons living with dementia and co-occurring treatable mental health conditions or substance abuse disorders.

Older Adult Mental Health

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As the population of older adults grows, increasing numbers of older adults in three distinct categories might require the services of mental health, substance abuse, and aging systems in the future: (1) older adults with mental health conditions; (2) individuals who develop late-life mental health conditions; and (3) persons living with dementia and co-occurring treatable mental health conditions or substance abuse disorders.

CHART Model Community Transformation Track Payment Webinar

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will host a webinar on January 21, 2021 to provide an overview of the Community Health Access and Rural Transformation (CHART) Model Community Transformation Track payment policies.

The CHART Model Community Transformation Track will test whether upfront investments, predictable capitated payments, and operational and regulatory flexibilities will enable rural health care providers to improve access to high quality care while reducing health care costs.

CMS Quality Programs Bi-Monthly Forum

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Programs Bi-Monthly Forum will be held on Tuesday, January 26, from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. ET. During this webinar, attendees will learn important updates relevant to CMS’s Quality Measurement and Value-Based Incentives Group (QMVIG). The forum will also provide stakeholders with the opportunity to ask CMS subject matter experts questions on quality reporting programs and initiatives that directly impact their organizations.

This forum will include the following topics:

Exploring Male Caregiving for People Living with Dementia

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Effective Alzheimer’s disease and dementia caregiving requires skills and understanding that are not entirely intuitive. For many men, these challenges are heightened because they are not socialized to be caregivers. This does not mean that males aren’t eager to be caregivers. However, because of the ever-changing nature of dementia disease, caregiving cannot be approached as a problem to be solved. This webinar will discuss burdens specific to male caregivers, including skill-building, asking for and receiving help, and self-care.

MHDD-NTC Webinar: Using Innovative and Alternative Approaches for De-Escalating Individuals in Crisis Situations

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A mobile mental health clinic will discuss strategies for working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and disadvantaged and underserved populations who are experiencing a crisis situation. The webinar will focus on alternatives to police involvement, promoting client-centered communications, scene safety, de-escalation strategies, rapport building, and the role of self in crisis intervention.

NASHP Webinar: RAISE Act, State Policies, and NASHP’s State Medicaid Policy Institute on Family Caregiving

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Join NASHP for an informational webinar on family caregiving, moderated by Wendy Fox-Grage, NASHP Project Director, RAISE Family Caregiver Resource and Dissemination Center. Family caregiver contributions offset the cost of personal care services and can delay the need for more costly care. Hear about ways states can improve their family caregiving supports, including:

Rutgers Center for State Health Policy Webinar: The Evolution of New Jersey’s Regional Health Hubs and Their Role in the COVID-19 Response

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Please join Rutgers Center for State Health Policy on January 15, 2021 from 12:00-1:30 p.m. EST for the third webinar in their series of virtual policy forums. This webinar will examine the evolution of the Regional Health Hubs (RHH) and their role in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
 

NCI-AD Webinar

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The NCI-AD webinar originally scheduled for January 20th was rescheduled for Feb 3, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. eastern. This webinar is open to all – please feel free to share with your networks! We will present and discuss NCI-AD data related to social connections, including a closer look at data by race/ethnicity. After registering, participants will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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