Donna Bradbury

Children's Day Treatment Program and Billing Guidance Regarding COVID-19 Emergency Response

This webinar reviewed the COVID-19 Program and Billing Guidance for Children’s Day Treatment.

NYS Office of Mental Health (OMH) staff presented program expectations during the disaster emergency, changes in documentation requirements, and billing relief measures. OMH also addressed some of the frequently asked questions regarding this guidance, and attendees will have the opportunity to submit additional questions for review.

Guidance for OMH Licensed Funded Housing Providers in Upstate Counties during COVID 19 State of Emergency

This webinar was facilitated by the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) on March 31st, 2020 to educate and connect with OMH licensed and/or funded housing providers in upstate counties (other than those providers in NYC, Nassau, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Suffolk, Westchester counties), regarding new OMH guidance documents and operational best practices related to the COVID-19 State of Emergency. 

Guidance for OMH Licensed Funded Housing Providers in Downstate Counties during COVID 19 State of Emergency

This webinar was facilitated by the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) on March 30th, 2020 to educate and connect with OMH licensed and/or funded housing providers in Downstate Counties (Nassau, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Suffolk, Westchester) other than those providers in New York City, regarding new OMH guidance documents and operational best practices related to the COVID-19 State of Emergency. 

Guidance for OMH Licensed Funded Housing Providers in NYC during COVID 19 State of Emergency

This webinar was facilitated by the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) on March 30th, 2020 to educate and connect with OMH licensed and/or funded housing providers in New York City, regarding new OMH guidance documents and operational best practices related to the COVID-19 State of Emergency. 

Questions submitted (specific to the webinar) will be addressed via an updated FAQ document, which will be posted to the OMH Guidance website here: https://omh.ny.gov/omhweb/guidance/.

Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood; DC:0-5

 On June 27th The New York Center for Child Development (NYCCD) and the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) in collaboration with CTAC held an informational  webinar on the ZERO TO THREE DC:0-5™, the Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood!10:30 to 11:30  

Donna Bradbury, Associate Commissioner at New York State Office of Mental Health, discussed New York State’s plans to make DC:0-5 the recommended diagnostic tool for all children birth to age 5.  

Utilization Management for Children and Family Treatment and Support Services: OLP, CPST, and PSR

This webinar reviewed Utilization Management for the three Children and Family Treatment and Support Services that are going live January 1, 2019:
-Other Licensed Practitioner (OLP)
-Community Psychiatric Supports and Treatment (CPST)
-Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR)

Webinar topics included continuity of care, authorization requirements, medical necessity, and documentation components. 

Children's BH System Transformation: Readiness Funding Update

The New York State Office of Mental Health, Office of Children and Family Services, and Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services held a webinar to review the State’s proposal for use of Children’s Readiness Funds. These funds will help prepare Children’s Behavioral Health Providers to deliver new Children and Family Treatment and Support Services and Children’s Aligned Home and Community Based Services.

Target Audience: This webinar is open to all Children’s Behavioral Health Providers.

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