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Using Data To Advance Recovery-Focused Decision Making
January 26, 2021

 

This webinar is being offered by the Great Lakes ATTC, the Great Lakes PTTC, and the Peer Recovery Center of Excellence for SUD and prevention professionals working in the Great Lakes HHS Region 5 (IL,IN, MI, MN OH, WI).

DESCRIPTION

Data-driven decision making for recovery and recovery support services is possible. Indiana has made some key policy changes at a state and agency level that increase the availability of data across agencies. The Recovery Supports Workgroup of the Division of Mental Health and Addiction (DMHA) is now using this data to evaluate gaps in key recovery supports, to make the recommendations, and track outcomes. In this session everyone will learn innovative ways of looking for, collecting, and utilizing recovery-specific data that drives and enhances recovery outcomes. 

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Attendees who attend this webinar will learn:

  •   How Indiana is collecting recovery data
  •   How Indiana is defining recovery data
  •   How Indiana plans to use the recovery data

 

PRESENTERS

Jay Choudhary

Jay Chaudhary, JD: Jay is the Director of the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction. Previously, he was the Managing Attorney and Director of Medical Legal Partnerships for the Indiana University Maurer School of Law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Erin Quiring photo

Erin Quiring: Erin works for the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction as the Assistant Deputy Director for Quality Improvement. Her responsibilities at DMHA primarily focus on the monitoring and improvement of treatment services provided by DMHA’s certified, licensed, and funded mental health and substance use agencies. Erin is thrilled to be part of the team using data to expand access to quality recovery supports throughout Indiana.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ari Nassirri

Ari Nassirri: Ari works for the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction as the Director of Behavioral Health Integration. His responsibilities at DMHA focus on progressing the level of integration across the continuum of care for behavioral health and substance use disorder providers in Indiana, as well as increasing the integration of data sources among such providers and at the state level. Ari is very excited to work with the Recovery Support Workgroup and with their strategy to expand and utilize recovery data.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amy Brinkley

Amy Brinkley: Amy works for the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction as the Bureau Chief for Consumer and Family Affairs. She is also the Chairperson for NASMHPD’s National Division of Recovery Support Services. Her responsibilities at DMHA and as a National Chairperson primarily focus on the expansion of quality peer recovery and recovery support services initiatives. She’s excited to be part of Indiana’s team advancing recovery support services and setting the bar nationally for the collection of recovery data.