Showing posts from February 23, 2017

New Regional Administrator for Region VI

SAMHSA Announces New Regional Administrator for Region VI SAMHSA is pleased to announce CDR Karen Hearod, M.S.W., LCSW, as our new Regional Administrator for Region VI. CDR Hearod will begin her work with SAMHSA on March 1, 2017. CDR Karen Hearod is a licensed clinical social worker and a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. Prior to accepting her new role as regional administrator, CDR Hearod served as the acting behavioral health consultant for the Oklahoma City Area Indian Health Service (IHS). In this position, CDR Hearod oversaw behavioral health and substance abuse programs across Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas that provided services to 410,000 Native Americans. In addition to providing leadership as chair for the IHS National Zero Suicide Advisory Committee, she served as a member of the National Suicide Crisis Policy Committee working to establish the first IHS national suicide care policy. CDR Hearod joins the team of 10 SAMHSA Regional Administrators sub

Applications Being Accepted for Capacity Building Opportunity

Applications Being Accepted for New Intensive Technical Assistance Opportunity for PROs, RCOs, and Family-run Organizations SAMHSA and Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy (BRSS TACS) are pleased to announce the Capacity Building Opportunity, an intensive technical assistance opportunity for peer-run organizations (PROs), recovery community organizations (RCOs), and family-run organizations. Up to 25 PROs, RCOs, and family-run organizations will be selected to receive individualized consultation, training, and peer-to-peer support over the course of a 6-month period in one of five areas: Partnering With State Systems to Advance Recovery Advancing the Peer and Family Support Workforce Building Capacity to Support Peer and Family Services Sustaining Recovery in Educational Settings Supporting Re-entry For more information on eligibility and how to apply, please review the complete overview and application at:

Webinar Recording Posted: Equal Access and Gender Identity Rules Training

The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) held a series of webinars for Continuum of Care (CoC) Collaborative Applicants and providers, Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) recipients and sub-recipients, and Housing Opportunities for Persons with Aids (HOPWA) grantees to educate participants about the requirements of the Equal Access Rule and Gender Identity Rule and how to ensure that projects operate in compliance with these rules. This webinar also provided "LGBT Language 101" training to aid participants in increasing their knowledge and skills in using appropriate, inclusive language with all clients they serve. Participants were introduced to HUD's Technical Assistance (TA) materials to aid their compliance efforts. The webinar recording is now available on the HUD Exchange along with the presentation slides, speaker notes, and transcript. You can access the materials under Related Materials and Resources . For addition

Save the Date: Coordinated Entry Requirements Webinar - March 2017

The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is holding a series of webinars for Continuums of Care (CoCs) and recipients of CoC Program and Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program funding to educate participants about the components of the Notice Establishing Additional Requirements for Continuum of Care Centralized or Coordinated Assessment System. This webinar will connect the dots across all of HUD's Coordinated Entry requirements and recommendations, help communities understand the requirements, and what steps a community should consider to evaluate and ensure compliance. Participants will be introduced to HUD's TA materials to aid their compliance efforts, including a checklist of essential elements assessment tool (available on the HUD Exchange). Webinar Dates Tuesday, March 20, 2017 1:00–2:30 PM EDT Wednesday, March 22, 2017 2:00–3:30 PM EDT Thursday, March 28, 2017 1:00–2:30 PM EDT PLEASE NOTE: This is strictly

JOBS: Case Managers (Baltimore County, MD)

UPDATE 3/6: All positions have been filled.  Multiple case manger positions available at Prologue, Inc.  Please visit the link below for more information. employment/