The VACSB Develops and Hosts Three Conferences Each Year
- Legislative Conference:
Held each January in Richmond, this conference provides knowledge and perspective for all members on current budget and legislative information and advocacy opportunities during the legislative session.
- Development and Training Conference:
Held each May, this conference features skill building, innovative practices and unique models of CSB/BHA and regional programs.
- Public Policy Conference:
Held each October, this conference features Virginia and National public policy issues through panels and presentations.
- Legislative Conference – January 17-18, 2023 – Richmond Marriott Downtown
- Development & Training Conference, May 3-5, 2023 Norfolk Marriott Waterside
- Public Policy Conference October 5-7, 2022 Westfields Marriott, Chantilly VA
Briefing on the Current Status of MARCUS Alert Implementation and Next Steps 12 AUG 2022
State Fiscal Impact Statement on MARCUS Alert Implementation Funding: This item is mentioned several times in the recording and represents what was submitted to the General Assembly regarding the cost to implement the legislation. Ultimately the General Assembly provided for $600,000 for localities in a CSB catchment area to implement the protocols.
Briefing on the Federal No Surprises Act and the Virginia Balanced Billing Law 29 JUN 2022
FOIA Briefing by Megan Rhyne, Coalition for Open Government 22 JUN 2022
DBHDS Briefing on Federal Funds Reimbursement Model 16 MAY 2022
Please note that prior to the start of the recorded session, Andrew Diefenthaler with DBHDS provided a few opening remarks. He noted that implementing this reimbursement process is mandatory to resolve the audit issue that the federal government surfaced regarding the block grant funding. Further, Andrew offered technical assistance and training both prior to and following implementation to mitigate any process issues CSBs are having. His contact information is included in the last slide of the slide deck if you need such assistance.
Supplemental Forms Demonstrated During Presentation
DBHDS Briefing on Data Exchange Program 04 MAR 2022
Crisis Services Panel Discussion 03 DEC 2021
Please note that the video starts about 6 minutes after the first presenter actually began presenting. The complete PowerPoint slide deck is linked below the video.
Crisis Services Panel Discussion: Video
Crisis Services Panel Discussion: PowerPoint slide deck
DS Directors Orientation 2021