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Implementation of a Multidisciplinary Care Team for Behavioral Health

Program Type: Local Effort - Programs and/or activities that have not been evaluated but are identified by local programs as producing positive results.

Description:
The Multidisciplinary Team within the Behavioral Health Program has been instrumental in obtaining State Licensure of the Behavioral Health Programs located in Omaha, Lincoln and Norfolk, Nebraska and Iowa Licensure as a Behavioral Health Program located in Sioux City, Iowa. This included developing policy and procedures for both the State of Nebraska and the State of Iowa to meet the respective states criteria, utilizing the expertise in obtaining funding for Mental Health and Substance Abuse services from the State of Nebraska, obtaining Medicaid provider numbers for staff and for the program, obtaining credentialing with Megellan of Iowa and Nebraska, and utilizing the expertise of the SA counselor in making certain that all client records were meeting standards of care, developing quality improvement criteria, and assisting other providers in learning how to utilize Accu-Care to its highest potential.

Age Group(s):
Children, Adolescents, Adults, Elderly

Site Type(s):
Clinic/Health Center

Health Indicator(s):
Capacity Building and Assessment, Mental Health

Service Area:
Aberdeen

Keyword(s):
Staff training and credentialing

Name: Janelle Trottier
Site or Location Name: Aberdeen Area I.H.S.
Address:
115 4th Ave. SE Rm 309
Aberdeen, SD 57401
United States
Email: janelle.trottier@ihs.gov
Phone: [605] 226-7474

Primary Contact Name: Janelle Trottier
Site or Location Name: Aberdeen Area I.H.S.
Address:
1800 Syracuse Avenue
Norfolk, NE 68701
United States
Email: kathr@poncatribe-ne.org
Phone: [402] 371-8834