Peer Assistance Services 2008 Overview

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Annual snapshot of services provided by Peer Assistance Services, Inc.

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Peer Assistance Services 2008 Overview

  1. 1. Prevention Programs
  2. 2. Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Funded by Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division Colorado Department of Human Services Provides education and information on the use, misuse, and abuse of prescription drugs. Barbara Ezyk Substance Use Education and Outreach Director
  3. 3. Healthy Relationship Initiative Funded by Administration on Children, Youth, and Families Department of Health and Human Services Provide bi-lingual relationship/marriage enhancement program in conjunction with parent education programs for couples and individuals. Promoting Healthy Families Funded by Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division Colorado Department of Human Services Provides training for parents of youth at risk for substance abuse and related issues. Trainings are provided at selected Denver-area middle schools and treatment programs.
  4. 4. Nilsa Rodriguez Healthy Relationships Coordinator Michael Wilkins Jennifer DuVall Healthy Relationships Coordinator Healthy Relationships Program Manager
  5. 5. HIV/Hepatitis C/Substance Abuse Prevention in Minority Communities in Reentry Funded by Center for Substance Abuse Prevention SAMHSA, Department of Health and Human Services Implementation of two CDC approved programs that increases knowledge of HIV and viral Hepatitis which improves health, reduces risk, and improves the quality of life for minority clients at Mile High TASC. Andrés Guererro Mekka Banks HIV/Hep C Prevention HIV/Hep C Prevention Program Manager Program Coordinator
  6. 6. Intervention Programs
  7. 7. Dentist Peer Health Assistance Program Funded by Colorado Board of Dental Examiners Department of Regulatory Agencies Assessment, referral, and case management of dentists with mental health, substance use, stress and related problems. Pharmacist Peer Health Assistance Program Funded by Colorado State Board of Pharmacy Department of Regulatory Agencies Assessment, referral, and case management of pharmacists and pharmacy interns with mental health, substance use, stress and related problems.
  8. 8. Donna Lindsey Jody Jenkins Alternative Programs Director Alternative Programs Case Manager Andrea Schmidt Alternative Programs Case Manager
  9. 9. Workplace Prevention Services Funded by Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division Colorado Department of Human Services Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services for Colorado small businesses to reduce alcohol, tobacco and other drug risk factors; to implement drug-free workplace policies Attorney Assistance Program Funded by Colorado Lawyers Helping Lawyers Provides statewide facilitated peer support groups for attorneys. Assessment, referral to treatment, monitoring and follow up services available to individuals on a fee for service basis.
  10. 10. Jennifer Place Jackie Westhoven EAP/Workplace Programs Director EAP/Workplace Programs Specialist Caitlin Kozicki EAP/Workplace Programs Coordinator
  11. 11. Paul D. Coverdell Drug Free Workplace Program Funded by U.S. Small Business Administration Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services for Colorado small businesses to reduce alcohol, tobacco and other drug risk factors; to implement drug-free workplace policies Sean Stevens Drug-Free Workplace Program Coordinator
  12. 12. Colorado TASC Treatment Accountability for Safer Communities Mile High • Northeast • Southeast • Western Funded by Colorado Department of Corrections Provides assessment and referral, case management, monitoring, and reporting for parolees with substance use disorders. Melissa Ippolito Colorado TASC Director
  13. 13. Western TASC Treatment Accountability for Safer Communities Funded by Colorado Department of Corrections Offices in Grand Junction Durango Durango office Grand Junction office
  14. 14. Grand Junction office staff Durango office staff Dan Sturtz, Case Manager From left to right: David Lackie, Monitoring Technician; Melissa Ippolito, TASC Director/W TASC Director; David Joslyn, Case Manager; Tanya Hargrove, Case Manager; Bryn Brocklesby, Case Manger; Clint McRay, Case Manager; Luxie Gannon, W TASC Assistant Director
  15. 15. Northeast TASC Treatment Accountability for Safer Communities Funded by Colorado Department of Corrections Offices in: Westminster Greeley Fort Collins Longmont
  16. 16. NE TASC - Westminster From left to right: Dorinda Robinson, Case Manager; Karen Wagner, Case Manager/Team Lead; Layne Jacobson, NE TASC Director; David Cline, Monitoring Technician; Anthony Wash, Case Manager
  17. 17. Jessica Perbeck David Scussel TASC Case Manager—Greeley TASC Case Manager—Ft. Collins Jeremiah Salmon TASC Case Manager
  18. 18. Southeast TASC Treatment Accountability for Safer Communities Funded by Colorado Department of Corrections Offices in: Colorado Springs Pueblo
  19. 19. CO Springs office staff Pueblo office & staff From left to right: Don Hollesen, Monitoring Technician; Lois Lifto, Director; Bonnie Saenz, Case Manager Michael Botello, Team Lead, Not pictured: Case Manager; Tiffany Jonathan Teisher, Case Manager; Esquibel, Case Manager Michelle Morgan, Monitoring Technician
  20. 20. Mile High TASC Treatment Accountability for Safer Communities Funded by Colorado Department of Corrections Offices in: Denver Englewood Denver office Englewood office
  21. 21. Mile High TASC - Denver Back row from left to right: Jamie Ficklin, Case Manager; Esther Kaiser, OSMI Case Manager; Anita Hoffman, Team Lead/Case Manager; Chad Edson, OSMI Project Director Front row from left to right: Katherine Garcia, Case Manager; Chris Corson, Monitoring Technician; David Robinson, Director
  22. 22. Mile High TASC - Englewood From left to right: Dale Brotski, Case Manager; Gretchen Pettus, Case Manager; Donna Storey, Case Manager; Matt Plumb, Monitoring Technician
  23. 23. SBIRT Colorado Funded by Center for Substance Abuse Treatment SAMHSA, Department of Health and Human Services; Awarded to The Colorado Office of the Governor Administered by The Division of Behavioral Health Colorado Department of Human Services Provides universal screening of patients for alcohol and other drug use in healthcare settings statewide. Long-term goal is to establish universal screening of the non-dependent user as a standard of care.
  24. 24. Brie Reimann SBIRT Program Director Deb Hutson Leigh Fischer SBIRT Colorado Education and SBIRT Program Manager Treatment Coordinator
  25. 25. Emilie Buscaj SBIRT Administrative Coordinator Susanne Villarreal SBIRT Colorado Health Educator Brenda Kane Rebecca Kagan SBIRT Program Coordinator SBIRT Colorado Health Educator
  26. 26. SBIRT Colorado • SBIRT as a standard of care in Colorado • SBIRT is operational in 11 organizations and 20 clinical locations • Colorado Clinical Guidelines Collaborative
  27. 27. SBIRT Colorado • 22,000 patients screened to date • Significant reduction in alcohol and Cannabis use at 6 month follow up • Colorado recognized on national level for innovation and sustainability efforts
  28. 28. Nursing Peer Health Assistance/Nurse Alternative to Discipline Program
  29. 29. Nursing Peer Health Assistance/Nurse Alternative to Discipline Program Funded by Colorado State Board of Nursing Department of Regulatory Agencies Assessment, referral, and case management of nurses with mental health, substance use, stress and related problems. Not pictured: Ina Tso Case Manager Rebecca Heck Jen Deno Ann Muñiz Susan Burgdoff Program Director Case Manager Case Manager Data & Admin Coordinator
  30. 30. Nursing Peer Health Assistance/Nurse Alternative to Discipline Program • Where we are… 305 Total clients 149 CNHP transferred Numbers current as of 9/23/08
  31. 31. Nursing Peer Health Assistance/Nurse Alternative to Discipline Program • Where we are going… – Office space – Grand Junction – Meeting clients in Grand Junction monthly – In process of hiring 2 case managers for Denver office – Outreach to students of nursing through presentations at schools – Beginning prevention outreach with proactive communication to the nursing community
  32. 32. Cynthia Koenck Traci Huey Operations Manager Data and Administrative Information Manager Staff Lee Ann Aden Finance & Operations Director Nelle Henry Cristina Arias Receptionist/ Valerie Latham Accountant Administrative Coordinator Administrative Coordinator
  33. 33. Peer Assistance Services, Inc. Board of Directors April 2007
  34. 34. 2007-2008 Board of Directors OFFICERS DIRECTORS Colleen Casper, MS, RN Lynn Coit, BA President Don Davis, MS Lloyd Davis, ThD, LPC, CEAP Sarah Hopfenbeck, MD Sara Jarrett, EdD, MS, CNS, RN Vice President Collis Johnson, Jr., DDS Jane Klein, ADN, RN Jeff Downing, MS, RN Ron Lee Secretary Frank Lisnow, Med, MAC Tony Marquez Gail Boyd, RDH, BS, BA Mary Newell, BS, RPh Treasurer Clare Sandekian, MS, RN, CNS, CAC III David Stuhr, RPh Gretchen Stuhr, BA, JD Advisors Cecelia Mascarenas, BA Louise Suit, EdD, RN, CAS
  35. 35. A year in pictures… Receipt of CNHP Files ?!*%#? PAS Family Picnic Congress anyone?
  36. 36. 2008 Annual Event Featured Speakers April 17, 2008 Denver Museum of Nature and Science Colorado State Representative Anne McGihon David Rosenbloom, Ph.D., Director of Join Together
  37. 37. 2008 Annual Event Founders Award Recipients April 17, 2008 Denver Museum of Nature and Science Representative Anne McGihon Joe Stommel Tony’s Meats and Specialty Foods
  38. 38. 2008 Annual Event
  39. 39. 25th Anniversary Event April 9, 2009 An Evening with Legendary Folk Singer/Author/Artist Judy Collins Seated Dinner with Epicurean Catering The Donald R. Seawell Grand Ballroom The Denver Center for The Performing Arts
  40. 40. Our mission: Dedicated to quality, accessible prevention and intervention services in workplaces and communities, focusing on substance abuse and related issues

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