Behavioral Health Community Needs Assessment in Rural Markets – a Holistic Approach

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In today’s increasingly complex world, the need for behavioral health services has reached a record high. As we work to address these needs in our communities, the behavioral health care industry must take a holistic approach to bring together, and share, scarce resources. Through coordination, consolidation, and partnerships, we can create networks designed to deliver a full continuum of behavioral health services.

Join Keith Jackson, Vice President of Behavioral Health Services, on January 21 to gain new perspectives on how to conduct a behavioral health community needs assessment; as well as how to identify critical needs and issues through systematic, comprehensive data collection and analysis.

Learning Objectives:

Participants will:

  • Gain an understanding of the importance of conducting an epidemiological study that compares prevalence of mental health and addiction conditions to available services in the region.
  • Learn how to conduct an inventory of existing mental health and addiction providers and programs.
  • How to assess the capacity of providers to deliver mental health and addiction services, and how individual organizations function and work together to accomplish sustainable service delivery.
  • How to assess mental health and addiction needs perceived by referral sources, providers, patients, and members of the community.

Who Should Attend:

  • Hospital C-Suite, Leadership
  • Behavioral Health Payers
  • Behavioral Health Providers
  • Regulators