Posted on November 2nd, 2021
Tuesday, November 30, 2:00pm ET/1:00pm CT
Collaboration is an important skill to use in the workplace. This training will give participants an insight into the successful collaboration between the Kentucky Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities and the Bridgehaven Center for Peer Excellence. At the end of this training, participants will have a better understanding of the strategies needed for a successful collaboration.
1. Define the meaning of collaboration
2. Understand the importance of collaboration to accomplish partnership and team goals
3. Discuss seven skills for effective collaboration.
Meet the Presenters
Cheryl Bogarty, MSW, has worked for the Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities since 2005. She currently serves as the Program Administrator for Adult Peer Support Specialist-SMI and Mental Health and Aging Programs in the Division of Behavioral Health, Adult Mental Health and Recovery Services Branch. Previously, she worked for the Division of Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities as a Health Program Administrator.
Andrea Jones, MAT, APSS, is the Bridgehaven Center for Peer Excellence Program Coordinator. Before becoming certified as a Kentucky Adult Peer Support Specialist, she worked as a special education teacher and in various roles in business. She began supporting peers in 1999 as a member of the Louisville chapter of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance. She is an Advanced-Level WRAP Facilitator and a recipient of a 2021 KYSTARS Peer Excellence Award.
Susan Klusman Turner, CPRP, APSS, is the Training Coordinator for the Bridgehaven Center for Peer Excellence. She has worked as a consumer advocate and mental health provider for over 26 years. Susan is a Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner (CPRP) and Adult Peer Support Specialist. She has made recovery her life’s work and is an example of what recovery can look like and the possibilities one can achieve.