A Bold Transformation


For several months the College has been working on a new plan to shape our future and continue to offer leaders what they need to succeed. We are planning a bold transformation that will give a very different form and feel to our future.

Design Thinking Webinar Recording Available


Proposed Revisions to the CBHL Bylaws


The Practice of Human Centered Design Thinking


Summit 2017 – Shake Up Your Snow Globe: Bold Leadership for Changing Times – focused on learning and practicing human centered design thinking.

Summit 2017: Resource Materials


Presenter slide decks and other resource information from the Denver Summit available.

Agenda: Summit 2017


The preliminary agenda for Summit 2017 is nowavailable. Please explore the schedule and plan to join us in Denver!

2017 Award Criteria


Summit 2017 Hotel & Travel Information


Summit 2017 Presenters


New Document: Peer-run Organizations and Criminal Justice Involvement


We are excited to release our new document: "Reentry and Renewal: A review of peer-run organizations that serve individuals with behavioral health conditions and criminal justice involvement."

Meet Our Austin Presenters


National Leadereship Awards Presented


The College for Behavioral Health Leadership honored outstanding colleagues during its Summit in San Diego, CA on April 7, 2016. Board President Dr. Leigh Steiner noted, “Our 2016 awards really represent the best of what the College is all about...

Recording Available: Healthy Behavior Change E-Guide Unwebinar


Primary authors Dale Jarvis, Gina Lasky, and Allen Daniels provided an "unwebinar" on March 29, 2016 to share the Healthy Behavior Change E-Guide.

Reducing the Stigma of Depression at Work


College member Clare Miller, director of the American Psychiatric Association’s Partnership for Workplace Mental Health, has recorded an interview on Safe Space Radio.

Call for Presenters: Population Health Innovations Showcase


April 6 - 8 in San Diego, health and behavioral health leaders will gather for the 2016 Summit. An important part of the event is the opportunity to converse with representatives from current population health initiatives or programs.

Social Determinants of Mental Health Webinar Materials Available


On January 14, 2016, the Diversity Interest Group presented the third webinar in a series, The Social Determinants of Mental Health.

ACMHA Becomes The College for Behavioral Health Leadership


An organizational name change drives a new look and new website for the College.

National Survey of Compensation Among Peer Support Specialists


The peer support specialist workforce has been expanding since Medicaid established funding for these services in 2007. Absent from much of the research on this workforce has been a detailed national review of wages and compensation.

Criminal Justice Peer Program Survey


A joint survey - Peer-run Organizations That Have Programs Serving Individuals with Behavioral Health Conditions and Criminal Justice Histories has been released.

Cultural Issues in the DSM-5 Webinar Materials Available


Using My Cultural Voice: Health Activation from a Cultural Perspectiv


2015/16 Humphrey Policy Fellows Selected


The University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Affairs has announced the names of individuals selected at 2015/16 Policy Fellows. The College congratulates member Jennifer Andrashko, MSW, LICSW on being named to the cohort.

Winners Announced: Super-Utilizer Health Innovation Challenge


The Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) announced the winners of the Super-Utilizer Health Innovation Challenge, a first-of-its-kind competition made possible by Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit.

Culture Eats Strategy for Lunch


Every week, industry expert Paul H. Keckly, PhD, simplifies the world of health policy so you don't have to.

ACMHA Establishes Sheila G. Baler Memorial Leadership Fund


ACMHA: The College for Behavioral Health Leadership has established a new fund in memory of and to honor the work of Sheila G. Baler, PhD, MPH.

Peer Toolkit Webinar Materials Available


On February 4, 2015, ACMHA members Harvey Rosenthal, Tom Hill, and Patrick Hendry offer a one-hour webinar about the new Peer Services Toolkit released by ACMHa and supported through the funding of Optum.

New Peer Initiative - February 3 Deadline


The ACMHA PLIG has an opportunity to do some really valuable work…but the deadline is short. We have received funding to support the development of a program/product that collects and shares information about how peers are supporting At Risk Individuals.

Peer Services Toolkit – Increasing the Role of Peer Support


Peer-run services that promote wellness and recovery from mental health and addiction-related conditions have emerged as an essential key element in new designs aimed at improving health care outcomes and qualities.

Pre-Summit Event


Exploring Missouri's Behavioral Health Homes: Innovations and Cultural Shift. A one-day event immediately preceding the 2015 ACMHA Summit.

College Redesigns Web Site and Listserv


The Board of Directors and Communication Committee are pleased to launch a redesigned web site for the College.

Symposia Possible Futures and Listening Arc Feedback Available


Documents from 2014 Summit discussions are available on the Handouts & Presentations tab in the attachment.

Video Highlights - Learning From Distinguished Leaders


ACMHA: The College for Behavioral Health Leadership is pleased to present highlights from an evening with three distinguished leaders: King Davis, PhD; Mary Jane England, MD; and HG Whittington, MD.

Webinar - Transformational Leadership: A Dialogue


ACMHA and Optum presented this webinar on transformational leadership November 21, 2013. Our speakers were Andy Sekel, PhD, CEO, Optum Specialty Networks, and Jennifer Andrashko, MSW, LICSW, Open Door Health Center.

Webinar - Collaborative Leadership: A Foundation for Success


ACMHA, in collaboration with Optum, presented the webinar in September 2013. Sandy Forquer, PhD, Optum Public Sector; Sharon Raggio, MBA, Mind Springs Health; and Cheri Dolezal, Optum Pierce Regional Support Network.

Harnessing Community Support for Health and Well-being


ACMHA hosted a policy forum on Capitol Hill; a dialogue among behavioral health leaders, the broader health policy community, and legislative staff on the need for wider support of community engagement activities in behavioral health.

Population Health Symposium Handouts


Handouts for registrants of the 2016 Population Health Symposium are linked from this news article.