continuing education

WestCoast sponsors lectures, seminars and discussions on theory, technique, issues and research relevant to child and adolescent treatment. These workshops are open to all and are free or offered for Continuing Education units. WestCoast Children’s Clinic is approved as a BBS provider for MFTs and LCSWs. WestCoast Children’s Clinic is approved by the California Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. WestCoast Children’s Clinic maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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WestCoast Children’s Clinic presents:

 

Transformation Collaborative Outcomes Management  

Suzanne Button, PhD  

March 23, 2018

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Workshop Description: 

Transformational Collaborative Outcomes has demonstrated potential in the improvement of services to individuals and families in diverse human serving systems. Through use of TCOM overall framework for practice transformation and outcomes management, practitioners and systems can improve care, increase effectiveness and efficiency, and elevate the voice of individuals and families served through measurement of meaningful, salient outcomes measures. The Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS), is one of the TCOM suite of tools. This evidence-based, standardized assessment was developed to support decision-making, to facilitate quality improvement initiatives, and to allow for the monitoring of clinical and functional outcomes. As a communication tool, it facilitates the linkage between the assessment process and the design of individualized service plans. Part I of this presentation is open to service providers and supervisors, and provides a brief review of Transformational Collaborative Outcomes Management (TCOM), Communimetrics, and the TCOM suite of collaborative assessment tools. Principles, best practices, and strategies for using the CANS as a consensus-based assessment tool and a vehicle for collaborative engagement, collaborative goal-setting, and treatment planning will be reviewed.

Location:

East Bay Community Foundation

Plaza A

200 Frank H Ogawa Plaza

Oakland, CA 94612

About the Presenters: 

Suzanne Button, PhD   

Suzanne Button, PhD is a Policy Fellow at Chapin Hall and is Director of the CANS-NY Training and Technical Assistance Institute. Dr. Button supports effective organizational implementation of Transformational Collaborative Outcomes Management (TCOM) in diverse mental health, social service and educational systems. Prior to coming to Chapin Hall, Button was the Assistant Executive Director for Quality & Clinical Outcomes with Astor Services for Children and Families, a large mental health, education, and social service agency in New York State. She also provided consultation to public, private, and residential treatment schools on data use and program improvement, brain-based educational practices, and best practices in educational assessment. She served on multiple workgroups in support of youth indicator and consumer satisfaction survey development for the New York State Office of Mental Health. Dr. Button holds a Master of Education from the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education, and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Virginia’s Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. She received her B.S. in Psychology and Biology from Hunter College of the City of New York.

 


Continuing Education Information: WestCoast Children’s Clinic is approved by the California Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. WestCoast Children’s Clinic maintains responsibility for this program and its content. WestCoast Children’s Clinic is a California Board of Behavioral Sciences approved provider (#PCE 2856). This course meets the qualifications for 3 hours of continuing education credit for Psychologists, MFTs and LCSWs as required by the California Behavioral Sciences and CPA. If you are interested in attending this training please take a moment to RSVP below by July 1, 2016. Complete information about this program, including: course schedule, educational objectives, instructional level, and instructor credentials can be obtained prior to the workshop by contacting WestCoast’s training department at training@westcoastcc.org.

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