System of Care Seminar

Bloomington, Ind.—On Friday, May 15, 2009, Centerstone will host a “System of Care Seminar: The Wrap Around Model and Provider Opportunities,” from 8:00 – 11:30 a.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church (2120 N. Fee Lane-Bloomington). Speakers include Chris Cook, a System of Care Coach (SOC) for over 30 sites in Indiana, who will discuss key objectives of WrapAround care, the concept of family-driven care, and the role of providers on child and family teams. Also presenting will be Laura Fetters from the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction who will offer an overview of the Community Alternatives to Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities (CA-PRTF) Grant, discuss how the grant services assist children and families, and relate how individuals and service agencies can become service providers under the grant.

The seminar will offer Continuing Education Credits with on-site application; no reservations are necessary; the seminar is free and open to area providers and the public.

For more information, contact Mark DeLaney, Centerstone Wraparound Coordinator (812-337-2225; mark.delaney@centerstone.org). Centerstone is a not-for-profit organization that offers a full range of behavioral health and addictions services to over 18,000 Indiana residents annually. For more information about Centerstone contact Amy Williams, 812-314-3413; amy.williams@centerstone.org.

About Centerstone

Centerstone, a not-for-profit organization, is the nation’s largest provider of community-based behavioral healthcare. With a history that spans over fifty years, Centerstone provides a full range of behavioral health and related educational services to more than 69,000 individuals of all ages and their families annually. Children, adolescents, adults, seniors, and families all receive help from a multitude of different programs in more than 120 facilities and 150 partnership locations in Indiana and Tennessee. Centerstone is accredited by The Joint Commission in Indiana and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) in Tennessee. For more information about Centerstone, please call toll free at 888-291-4357.