VBP Education Webinar – Analytics Series: Part 2 @ Webinar
Aug 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Care Compass Network is happy to announce a series of VBP education webinars which will occur for all CCN partners within the PPS, hosted by COPE Health Solutions. The next webinar in the series is titled “Analytics Series: Part 2”.

Mental Health First Aid Training @ Robert Packer Hospital
Aug 29 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

To support and promote a culturally sensitive community and workforce across our PPS, Care Compass Network is proud to offer a FREE Mental Health First Aid Training on Wednesday, August 29th, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 pm at Robert Packer Hospital Patterson Auditorium, 1 Guthrie Square, Sayre PA 18840.

This evidence based, one-day training is open to all Care Compass Network partner organizations and participants will receive certification valid for 3 years.

Priority will be given to CCN partners in the West Regional Performing Unit (WRPU).

Lunch will not be provided, please plan accordingly.

Mental Health First Aid – Program Background:

Mental Health First Aid USA was introduced in the United States in 2008 and continues to grow in relevance and popularity. The intent of Mental Health First Aid USA is to provide the public with skills to help individuals who are developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Participants of MHFA-USA will learn how to assess harm to self and others resulting from mental illness, listen while refraining from judgment, manage an acute mental health crisis, discuss local mental health resources and recommend evidence-based self-help strategies for people living with mental illness.

ACMA New York Chapter – Care Coordination: The Future is Now @ The Westin New York at Times Square
Sep 8 @ 7:30 am – 4:30 pm

At the 2nd Annual ACMA New York Conference, you will experience professional education relevant to case management practice, gain access to a variety of resources from our sponsors and exhibitors and network with fellow case managers.  

The ACMA New York Chapter Conference is an opportunity to share knowledge and learn with case management and transitions  of care professionals in health care. Gain new strategies and insights when you collaborate for care with your peers. Take advantage of this unique professional development event right in your backyard and improve patient outcomes.

Who Should Attend?

  • Case managers
  • Nurses
  • Social workers
  • Case management leaders
  • Physician Advisors
  • Physicians
  • Students
20th AIDS Ride for Life
Sep 8 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Choose your miles to ride around beautiful Cayuga Lake – 102, 90, 69, 42, 27 or 15 miles. Enjoy a fully supported cycling event with 8 pit stops, Safety & Gear Support, and an unforgettable experience.

Save the Date: Recovery Celebration 2018 @ VOICES Recovery Center
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Balancing Wellness: Suicide Awareness and Prevention for All – From the Perspective of Those with Lived Experience @ Holiday Inn Downtown Binghamton
Sep 10 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Join us for the 5th Annual World Suicide Prevention Day Breakfast! Registration is required as seating is limited. Please RSVP by September 5th.  This FREE event is hosted by BC Safe.

Contact Ronica Smith at to register.

Health Coach Training @ Visiting Nurse Services of Ithaca
Sep 12 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
The New Normal of Poisons & Drugs of Abuse and the Impact on Communities @ BC Library
Sep 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This session will provide a NYS Poison Center perspective on the past and emerging drug trends including an updated informative overview of the new synthetic drugs. Interactive discussion on how to discuss these issues with youth and adult caregivers. CASAC credits will be provided.

Appropriate for all levels

Presenter: Lee Livermore

Sponsored by the Dual Recovery Project

To register email or call 607-778-1162

Project TEACH Annual Forum: Innovative Practices in Prevention Science @ Albany Marriott
Sep 14 @ 8:00 am – 4:15 pm

Attend this dynamic conference to help incubate strategies and solutions for moving prevention science from policy to practice in New York State.

Network with leaders in prevention science. Explore how early interventions improve outcomes in primary care settings. Strategize on the path from idea to policy to practice. And contribute to better health and a brighter future for children and adolescents in New York State.

Register now to reserve your spot at this event and join colleagues to:

  • Focus on early identification, prevention, community-based advocacy, and programs finding success in New York State
  • Harness ideas on socioeconomic and environmental determinants of health, and how to move prevention science from policy to practice
  • Foster dialogue with experts from the Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy, Harvard Medical School, NYS Department of Health, and many New York-based organizations that are involved in prevention initiatives

Plus, hear keynote sessions from:

  • James Hudziak, MD, Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, University of Vermont
    Dr. Hudziak is also Director of the Vermont Family-Based Approach, which focuses on the entire family, recognizes emotional and behavioral health as the key aspect of health, and emphasizes health promotion along with evidence-based intervention.

Laurie Miller Brotman, PhD, Prevention Science Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Population Health, NYU Langone Medical Center
Dr. Brotman is also Director of the Center for Early Childhood Health and Development (CEHD). CEHD operates ParentCorps, a family-centered, school-based program to help all young students develop the foundational skills for learning.

Cultural Competency & Health Literacy Meeting @ Care Compass Network - Strategy Room
Sep 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am