Business Consulting and Implementation Support

Strengthening practice. Stimulating innovation. Demonstrating sustainable impact.

 

Consulting Services Tailored for Your Organization​

VALUE-BASED PAYMENT SUCCESS

Be ready to successfully meet the requirements of a value-based payment environment. We partner with you to assess and elevate your current practices, to understand and improve your fiscal models, and help you define and demonstrate your impact to your stakeholders.

STRATEGIC ANALYSIS & QUALITY IMPROVEMENT

Measure your results. Demonstrate your effectiveness. Learn from your experience. Our consulting staff bring the technical expertise, coupled with the “real world” community experience needed to help you to “measure what matters” and put your data to use to understand performance, drive improvement, and maximize your impact.

STRATEGIC PLANNING

Set your organization’s course for the future. Our experienced consultants partner with you to develop a roadmap to support capacity building within your organization. We help you to assess and understand changes in the external environment as well as your current infrastructure, workforce, and internal processes so that you can develop your strategy for continued successful growth and development.

PRACTICE TRANSFORMATION

Transform the way you deliver services. Successful programs and services rely heavily on ensuring that staff at all levels have the skills and expertise needed for their increasingly complex and demanding work. CCSI’s expert staff work with you to clarify your priorities, deliver training in key areas, such as trauma-responsive practice, motivational interviewing, cultural competence, health equity – and to help you implement, sustain and spread these practices throughout your organization, building your capacity and helping to ensure lasting results.

ELIZABETH MEEKER, PSYD

ELIZABETH MEEKER, PSYD

Vice President, Consulting Services

Elizabeth Meeker, PsyD is Vice President of Consulting Services which brings together an expanding array of technical assistance and consulting services.  She leads a team of professionals with expertise in performance measurement and quality improvement, strategic analytics, cultural competence and health equity, and practice transformation to improve outcomes and sustain change.  Elizabeth is a seasoned consultant working with a broad...Read More

LENORA REID-ROSE, MBA

LENORA REID-ROSE, MBA

Director - Cultural Competency and Health Equity

Ms. Reid-Rose leads CCSI’s work in the areas of Cultural Competence and Health Equity. With more than two decades of experience in the behavioral health field, she has served as a consultant and educator at the state, regional and national levels. Ms. Reid-Rose has extensive expertise in developing and implementing cultural competence assessments, training initiatives, and programs - helping agencies understand where they are on the continuum of cultural competence and then identifying...Read More

Meet Our Team

CCSI’s Consulting Services brings together a team of staff members with demonstrated expertise in the areas needed to help our customers meet these increasingly complex requirements, including: data capture, storage, and visualization; statistical methods; financial analysis and management;  program development; program evaluation and quality improvement;  training /practice implementation support; and stakeholder engagement.   We believe that providing an efficient way to access this full range of expertise and support will help us to deliver the integrated solutions our customers need to understand and articulate their impact on the system of care.  

Webinars

Should Police Respond to Mental Health Emergencies?

Positive outcomes occur most times that police interact with individuals with mental illness or related disorders. There are times, however, when tragedy occurs. As a result, many communities re-evaluate the role of police as first responders to individuals in emotional distress.

Presenter: Don Kamin, Ph.D., Director | Institute for Police, Mental Health & Community Collaboration

Date and Time: 10/21/2020 12:00:00 PM

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How Community Schools Provide Stability to Families and Neighborhoods

We will discuss how formal partnerships between schools, health care providers, and community-based organizations support children and families get the resources they need to prioritize academic success. Community schools distribute efforts so teachers can focus on curriculum, and on-site professionals can provide needed links to housing, food, social-emotional health care, primary health care, and other supports.

Presenter: Deb Salamone, MS Ed, Senior Consultant | Gabrielle Steinwachs, MA, Consultant

Date and Time: 11/18/2020 12:00:00 PM

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Navigating PSYCKES: Developing Useful Reports

This webinar will focus on acquainting users with the PSYCKES landscape, including different search and filter capabilities. We will cover a variety of reporting options that can be used to leverage PSYCKES data and produce actionable insights. All skill levels are welcome.

Presenter: Francesca Tangredi, Manager of Strategic Analytics | Rebecca Bryan, Ph.D., Healthcare Research Analyst

Date and Time: 12/16/2020 12:00:00 PM

Managed Care Readiness
Managed Care 101

Performance Management & Evaluation
Navigating PSYCKES: Developing Useful Reports (NEW)
Measures & Methods: Highlights from the Performance Driven Academy
Making Data to Work for You: Driving Improved Outcomes for Measures That Matter
Making the Most of Available Data to Drive Performance
Measuring Service Impact: Tools that will Help
How Providers May Use PSYCKES Data to Impact Performance
Imagining a System of Care Performance Dashboard 
Why is Demonstrating Impact Important?
Experience Data Driven Decision Making In Children’s Services

Revenue Cycle Management/Fiscal Management
Business Intelligence Concepts & Excel Tools: Get, Transform, Analyze, and Visualize Your Data to Drive Performance
Microsoft Business Intelligence Tools 
Essential Fiscal Business Practices in a World of Value-Based Payment 
Consolidated Fiscal Reporting (CFR) 101 - What you need to know!
HARP Adult BH Home & Community Based Services (HCBS) Building Blocks of Billing


Utilization Management, Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement Process Development
Supporting Utlization Management with Quality Clinical Documentation
Continuous Quality Improvement: What's in it for you?
Using Data to Measure Performance: Best Practice Guidelines and Examples

Value Based Payment Readiness
Strategies for Success in Changing Times
Why Collaborate?
What is the NYS value-based payment roadmap, and why do I need to know about it? 
Transitioning Your Clinic to Open Access: Common Strategies and Lessons Learned
Navigating the New Behavioral Health Care Environment - Creating the Road Map

Training & Practice Transformation

How Community Schools Provide Stability to Families and Neighborhoods (NEW)
Should Police Respond to Mental Health Emergencies? (NEW)
The Golden Thread: How Culturally Informed Practices Support High Quality, Equitable Services
Social Determinants of Health: Morality in the Culture of Apathy and Privilege
Re-entry & Recovery from a CISM Perspective: A Conversation with Barb Ertl (NEW)
Me, My Tech, and I
Understanding Stigma: Motivational Interviewing as a "Way of Being" and Skill That Embraces the People We Support
Compassionomincs 
From ACEs to ASSETS: A Community Approach to Growing Resilience 
Taking a Pulse Check: Using the TIC OSAT to Assess Organizational Trauma-Informed Practices
Motivational Interviewing: Hope and Activation
Swimming Through Alphabet Soup: Communication Practices to Navigate any Acronym
Reflections on the Inpatient Psychiatric Experience
Trauma Informed Practices and the Changing Healthcare Environment
Me... You... We... Us: Cultural Competence, Health Literacy and Community 

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