Virginia Association of Community Services Boards

2018 Development and Training Conference
May 2-4, 2018

Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel 
425 Water Street
Portsmouth, VA  23704

Preliminary Conference Schedule  - (times may alter slightly)
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

  10:00 am Opening Session - Presentation by Andrew K. Block, Jr. Director, Virginia
                            Department of Juvenile Justice 
  11:15 am Buffet Luncheon and State of the State Panel Presentation
- The Honorable Daniel Carey, MD, Secretary Health and Human Resources
- Jack Barber, MD, Commissioner, DBHDS
- Jennifer Lee, MD, Director, DMAS
    1:30 pm Conference Workshops
    3:30 pm Conference Workshops
    5:00 pm Welcome Reception
Note:  Wednesday workshop topics being developed include:  Integrating Primary Care/Permanent Supportive Housing/Inclusive Supervision, Skills System Training, on CCC+, Medallion IV Initiatives, MCO Panel/Roundtable Discussions, Integrating Peers Into the Workforce: Lessions Learned, ARTS Impacts, Understanding Barrier Crimes and Employment, Leadership From the Big Screen!, QMHP/QDDP and Peer Specialist Registration and Billing, ACE Interface 

Thursday, May 3, 2018
    8:00 am CSB/BHA Board Member Networking Breakfast
    9:00 am Plenary Session by Dr. Joe Parks, Medical Director, National Council for                                      Behavioral Health
   11:00 am Conference Workshops
   12:30 pm Conference Luncheon & Presentation by Avish Parashar 
     2:30 pm CSB/BHA Board Member Workshop
     2:30 pm Group Meetings (ED Forum Council Meetings, Subcommittees)
     5:00 pm Networking Reception
Note:  Thursday morning workshop topics being developed include: Virginia Opioid Grant - Treatment/Recovery/Prevention Innovative Projects, Cultural Competency and Leadership Development, HCBS Settings Rules, Looking at Data and the Future of Value-Based Purchasing

Friday, May 4, 2018
     8:00 am Bufffet Breakfast
     9:00 am VACSB Board of Directors/Membership Meeting 

Check back often for conference updates!

Thank you to our conference sponsors!
Gold:  Welligent 
Silver:  Therap Services, Credible Behavioral Health Software, Iris Telehealth