Child, Youth and Family Behavioral Health: Workforce Challenges

Innovative Conversations Session 14 – Recorded  August 2022

Patrick Kanary, founding director of the Center for Innovative Practices (CIP) and host of the CIP’s Innovative Conversations series, conducts a discussion on the Workforce Challenges currently facing the fields of Child, Youth, and Family Behavioral Health Care with Teresa Lampl, Executive Director of the Ohio Council of Behavioral Health and Family Service Providers and Mark Mecum, Executive Director of the Ohio Children’s Alliance.

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This session discusses recent articles involving the crisis in child mental health staffing throughout the United States and examines key findings from our guests’ respective recent reports. It also places local concerns within the national perspective and unpacks recent findings about, not only the crisis in child mental health care staffing,  but also the challenges of retention of care givers in the current climate of need and burnout.

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Other areas covered include the Ohio leadership response to this: policy-wise, clinically, and financially as well as examples of strategies that community members are taking that seem to be getting some traction, both short-term and long-term, including the nascent rise of Telehealth, its current status, and how it developed further during the pandemic with implications for increased implementation.

Other areas covered include the Ohio leadership response to this: policy-wise, clinically, and financially as well as examples of strategies that community members are taking that seem to be getting some traction, both short-term and long-term, including the nascent rise of Telehealth, its current status, and how it developed further during the pandemic with implications for increased implementation.

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RELATED RESOURCES (Click on title or click on image.)
Strengthening the Behavioral Health Workforce | A Declaration from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry | Protecting Youth Mental Health | Ohio Child and Family Service Workforce Crisis | Telemental Health Services for Children and Youth | Impact on Telehealth Policies and Delivery |
Sustaining Telehealth Benefits in Mental Health & SUD Services

2021 Workforce Budget Recommendations

Declaration of a National Crisis Oct 2021

Protecting Youth Mental Health

Ohio Child and Family Service Workforce Crisis:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Telemental Health Services for Children and Youth

Telehealth Policies and Delivery

Sustaining Telehealth Benefits

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


ABOUT THE PRESENTERS

TERESA LAMPL
Teresa Lampl, is the Chief Executive Officer of The Ohio Council of Behavioral Health & Family Services Providers, a statewide trade and advocacy organization located in Columbus, Ohio that represents 160 private businesses that offer community-based prevention, addiction, mental health, and family services. In this role, she advocates for public policies that supports the health and well-being of individuals and families through access to a comprehensive, integrated and family-centered continuum of care inclusive of prevention, early intervention, treatment, and recovery supports. The Ohio Council supports its members as vital healthcare providers, businesses, and employers. Ms. Lampl has more than 25 years of experience in community behavioral health service delivery, public policy and advocacy. She has held both clinical and administrative positions in community behavioral health organizations working with adults, children and families prior to joining the Ohio Council in 2005. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Business from Muskingum College and a Master of Social Work degree from The Ohio State University. She is a Licensed Independent Social Worker in Ohio.


MARK MECUM
Mark Mecum advocates on behalf of member organizations to state departments and the Ohio Legislature. He is a leader in development of state legislation and regulations that improve the quality of care and services for children, caregivers, and families. Within the association, Mark supports committees, task forces, and leads the Child and Family Health Collaborative of Ohio and its Bridges Grant Agreement with the State of Ohio. He serves on several government task forces and commissions, including the Governor’s Council on Juvenile Justice, the ODM Behavioral Health Integrated Task Force, the Ohio Family First Leadership Committee, Partners for Ohio’s Families Advisory Board, Bridges Advisory Board, and the Ohio Reach Advisory Board. Mark began his career with Ohio Children’s Alliance in 2006. He previously served as Policy Analyst and Associate Director for Government Relations before being named CEO in 2011. He holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in Political Science from Ohio University, a Certificate in Executive Specialization from the Ohio State University Fisher College of Business, and a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.


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