Yvette Kelly

Regulations Revisited: A New Look at Article 31 Clinic Processes

CTAC and MCTAC partnered with the NYS Office of Mental Health (OMH) to provide regional in-person trainings for Article 31 Clinics. The trainings facilitated discussions related to areas such as pre-admission, admission, assessment, re-admission, discharge, treatment planning, and documentation. CTAC and MCTAC offered strategies to help providers streamline and strengthen these areas of clinic operations. OMH Clinic Program representatives as well as OMH Licensing representatives participated in the discussion in order to address questions related to OMH requirements. 

Documentation Best Practices for Youth Peer Support and Training Providers: Part 2

Accurately documenting Youth Peer Support and Training (YPST) is critical to providing quality care and ensuring reimbursement. This two-part webinar series reviewed general best practices for documentation, key CFTSS documentation requirements, and recommendations specific to developing treatment plans for YPST.

Please note, this is part 2 of the webinar series. Information is as accurate as of the date of the presentation: December 19th, 2019

Target Audience: Youth Peer Advocates and Youth Peer Advocate Supervisors

Documentation Best Practices for Youth Peer Support and Training Providers: Part 1

Accurately documenting Youth Peer Support and Training (YPST) is critical to providing quality care and ensuring reimbursement. This two-part webinar series reviewed general best practices for documentation, key CFTSS documentation requirements, and recommendations specific to developing treatment plans for YPST.

Please note, this is part 1 of the webinar series. Information is as accurate as of the date of the presentation: December 12th, 2019

Target Audience: Youth Peer Advocates and Youth Peer Advocate Supervisors

Preparing for Managed Care for Youth Peer Support and Training (YPST) Providers

This webinar provided a service overview, discussed managed care billing and contracting, and reviewed medical necessity/UM, referrals, and recommendations for Youth Peer Support and Training. 

The goal of this webinar was to provide reminders of key readiness efforts that should already be underway for the Jan 1st 2020 YPST transition to Managed Care.

The webinar also included a few case examples of YPST and provided opportunity for Q&A regarding preparing for Managed Care.

Child and Family Treatment and Support Services (CFTSS) Principles and Documentation

This webinar will review the CFTSS Health Record Documentation Guidance and provide responses to frequently asked provider questions. This webinar will review the underlying principles and practices that drive CFTSS documentation and the associated requirements; with a particular focus on the treatment planning process. 
 

Documentation Best Practices for Family Peer Support Providers: Part 2

Accurately documenting Family Peer Support Services (FPSS)  is critical to providing quality care and ensuring reimbursement. This webinar will review general best practices for documentation, key CFTSS documentation requirements, and recommendations specific to developing treatment plans for FPSS.
 
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The Out of Office Experience: Strategies and Interventions for Working in the Community

Conducting visits in the community can be a valuable strategy in partnering with families to better understand their needs, increase engagement and support retention of learned skills.  Due to an increased demand of community based services, the effective use of community based interventions will be a core competency for providers, in a variety of settings. This webinar will identify how out-of-office experiences can enhance therapeutic effectiveness and improve engagement.

Article 29-I In-Person March Training

In March 2019, MCTAC and NYS OCFS facilitated in-person trainings throughout New York concerning the Article 29-I license. The purpose of these trainings was to provide a foundational understanding of the Article 29-I requirements, address themes and concerns that came up during past focus groups, and have Voluntary Foster Care Agencies (VFCAs) develop a strategic plan for implementing Article 29-I.

Topics included allocations, EHR, phased implementation, preparing to work with Managed Care, etc. 

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