Business Consulting and Implementation Support

Strengthening practice. Stimulating innovation. Demonstrating sustainable impact.


Consulting Services Tailored for Your Organization​


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.


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.


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.


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.



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



Senior Director, Strategic Initiatives & Racial 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.  


Equity in Education: Having the Courage to Change and the Knowledge to Act

Supporting students to achieve at their highest potential is our goal in education. Equity in education is about everyone, yet today, we do not see success for all. There is opportunity to use data to lead us towards equitable outcomes. We will examine the role of data to inform decision-making and explore the natural partnership between Trauma Informed Care and Culturally Responsive Education as a path to transform our practice. Grounded in the experiences of our consultant team, this...

Presenter: Betty García Mathewson, Senior Consultant | Nancy Sung Shelton, Senior Consultant | Amy Scheel-Jones, Senior Consultant | Francesca Tangredi, Manager of Strategic Analytics

Date and Time: 4/28/2021 12:00:00 PM

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Leadership Through Change: Personal Lessons from a Former CEO

In a world increasingly defined by uncertainty and chaos – the need for effective leadership is more urgent than ever. Leaders aren’t born but made and can sit anywhere in an organization. Sharing his reading experience, mistakes, and hard won lessons, Chris will discuss the qualities, behaviors and strategies that define leadership.

Presenter: Chris Copeland, MSW | Director, Consulting Services

Date and Time: 5/19/2021 12:00:00 PM

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An Organizational Diversity Survey Primer: Who are you? What do you want? Why are you here?

Organizations are seeking to create inclusive and welcoming environments and may not realize that so many of their employees do not feel visible. Standard demographic evaluations of employees may be creating a culture of silence and invisibility. Re-examine the way you ask demographic questions and how it can inform a lot about your organization as well as about the quality of service your organization provides within your community! In this webinar we will demonstrate the creation of a...

Presenter: Nancy Sung Shelton, MA | Senior Consultant, Cultural Competence, Equity, and Social Justice | Mary Moussa Rogers, MA | Clinical Psychology Intern

Date and Time: 6/23/2021 1:30:00 PM

Managed Care Readiness
Managed Care 101

Performance Management & Evaluation
Displaying Organizational Value Through Process Evaluation 
Focusing CQI Efforts to Improve Your Bottom Line
Navigating PSYCKES: Developing Useful Reports
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
Who are you? What do you want? Why are you here? – An Organizational Diversity Survey Primer (NEW)
Leadership Through Change: Personal Lessons from a Former CEO (NEW)
Equity in Education: Having the Courage to Change and the Knowledge to Act (New)

Starting a Dialogue: Consciously Integrating Racial Equity into MI & TIC (New)
How Community Schools Provide Stability to Families and Neighborhoods
Should Police Respond to Mental Health Emergencies?
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
Me, My Tech, and I
Understanding Stigma: Motivational Interviewing as a "Way of Being" and Skill That Embraces the People We Support
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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