DMHA Cultural and Linguistic Competency

Cultural Competency Enhancement Project:

The goal of the Cultural Competency Enhancement Project since 1996 has been to provide training services and technical assistance for community mental health centers and addiction providers throughout Indiana. Training services are designed to improve organizational effectiveness and efficiency in providing culturally competent services. Indiana’s Division of Mental Health and Addiction is excited to offer the technical assistance webinar series.

Practice, Policy & Innovation in Mental Health and Addiction
Virtual Conference 2022
Cultural Agility in Application
May 17 & 18, 2022

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May 17

Day 1 Agenda

May 17, 2022

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Mission, Vision & Purpose to Indiana Cultural Competency Enhancement Project
Speaker: Rachel Johnson-Yates, DMHA Chief of Staff

Future Casting for an Equitable System – Dr. Merritt’s Vision for the State
Speaker: Dr. Breanca Merritt, FSSA Chief Equity Officer

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Key to Individual Accountability
Speaker: Dr. Dennis Rudnick

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Speaker: Jodi Ann Burey

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Back to the Future: Understanding How Your Mentoring Lineage Affects Your Application of DEI Today to Increase Culture Competency
Speaker: Dr. Gabe Veas

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Bridging the Autism Service Chasm: Implementation of a Coordinated Care Continuum for Patients with the Most Significant Behavioral Health Challenges
Speaker: Tiffany Neal

May 18

Day 2 Agenda

May 18, 2022

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Organization Adaptability
Kelli Lester – DEI & Employer view
Kellie Meyer – mental health & addictions provider training & Staff view
Suzanne Clifford – cities/systems & partners view
Moderator: Sunny Lu Williams

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Transforming recruitment and retention: what we’ve learned and are still learning.
Speaker: Noemi Schoendradt – Four County Center

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Speaker: Superintendent Aleesia Johnson

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

The Structure of Belonging in Therapeutic Groups
Speaker: Anna Schoon – NW IN Community Action

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Connecting the Path from War-Related Trauma to Culturally Competent Services for Refugees, Asylees, and Asylum Seekers
Speaker: Danielle Schneider-Moran

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Webinar Archives

Webinar Archives

All CEUs will be sent out for those scoring 70% or above and will be sent out on a rolling 30 day basis to the name and email provided on the CEU quiz evaluation.

Serving Military Veterans and Families Part2

Serving Military Veterans and Families Part 1

Crisis Intervention Teams

Top 10 Cultural Competency Actions for the Individual

Institutional Policies, Procedures, and Practices and Implications on the Health Status of LGBTQ+ Communities.

Intergenerational Trauma and the Healing Forest Model

The Impact of Colonial Mentality on Healthcare Delivery Systems

Racism, Classism, and Internalization: Impacts on Mental Health and Addiction Care

Supporting Language – Limited English Proficiency Policy

Disability & Impairments as Listed by Social Security Administration

Immigration Public Policy and Health

National CLAS Standards

Intersectionality and Health

Institutional Racism

Healthy People 2020

Cultural Humility

Conference Sessions – May 2021

Conference Sessions – May 2021

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