2nd Annual Conference Presented by Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies on March 8-10, 2018
Press Release (ePRNews.com) - PHOENIX - Sep 20, 2017 - The leadership at Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies is pleased to announce the theme, date, and location of Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies’ upcoming annual integrated care conference, The 5 C’s of Integrated Healthcare: Care, Collaboration, Cost, Community, & Culture, taking place at The Camby Hotel in Phoenix, Arizona, March 8-10, 2018.
Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies’ annual integrated care conference brings together students, educators, thought leaders, providers, and innovators to explore, discuss, and be inspired by innovations in the growing field of integrated care. The 2018 conference will explore 5 topics, Care, Collaboration, Cost, Community, and Culture. Presentations, workshops, and panel discussions on each of these topics will be offered throughout the conference by experts, innovators, and disruptors making an impact in the integrated care and behavioral health arenas. Poster Sessions will offer a platform for ideas and research within the integrated care and behavioral health community to be shared.
The conference is open to the public. Registered attendees are eligible to earn CEU’s at the conference. A maximum of 7.5 continuing education units are available.
For more information about the schedule, continuing education, location & travel, please visit https://cummingsinstitute.com/conference/. Conference registration is now open. A discounted early bird registration rate is available until November 1, 2017.
Executives, providers, clinicians, managers, educators, students, and organizations are invited to share their ideas and research to the integrated care and behavioral health community through the Presentations Poster Session. The ideal poster submission expresses a novel and applicable idea in a simple, concise manner. Posters are particularly well-suited for showcasing student work and ideas that are still in progress. Presentation proposals are accepted through November 1, 2017, and Poster proposals are due by December 15, 2017.
About the Founder
Dr. Nicholas A. Cummings is a visionary who, for half a century not only was able to foresee the future of professional psychology, but also helped create it. A former president of the American Psychological Association (APA) as well as its Divisions 12 (Clinical Psychology) and 29 (Psychotherapy), he formed a number of national organizations in response to trends. Since organized psychology resisted these inevitable changes, Dr. Cummings blazed the way, expecting others would follow. He launched the professional school movement by founding the four campuses leqq of the California School of Professional Psychology that established clinicians as full-fledged members of the faculty. As chief of mental health for the Kaiser Permanente health system in the 1950s, he wrote and implemented the first prepaid psychotherapy contract in the era when psychotherapy was an exclusion rather than a covered benefit in health insurance. Presently, Dr. Cummings resides in Reno, Nevada with the one love of his life, Dorothy Mills Cummings. Together in 2015 they celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary. They maintain a winter home in Scottsdale, Arizona. He continues as Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno, and active president of the Cummings Foundation for Behavioral Health. He serves as the Vice Chair for the Board of Directors of Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies.
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