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Behavioral Healthcare Summit: Powerful strategy, practical advice for organization leaders

September 19, 2013
by Dennis Grantham, Editor-In-Chief
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After a year of planning, it’s time to dive into the 2013 Behavioral Healthcare Leadership Summit, which begins along with NCAD 2013 on Sunday morning, September 22, at the Marriott Anaheim in Anaheim, California. The two-day Summit offers a leadership- and management-focused complement to the clinical focus of NCAD and is open to  behavioral health executives, directors, managers, administrators, board members and others who lead or manage critical functions in behavioral health organizations.

As host for the Summit, Behavioral Healthcare will be on hand throughout and will provide maximum coverage, beginning early Sunday morning. We invite you to follow coverage here, at the NCAD website, or on Twitter (#NCADCon).  As always, Behavioral Healthcare will honor outstanding organizational leaders as 2013 Behavioral Healthcare Champions at a special NCAD/Summit luncheon on Sunday. Also honored at the luncheon are a distinguished group of Outstanding Clinicians selected by our sister publication, Addiction Professional

For those seeking the strategic perspective, the 2013 Summit offers these sessions:

If you’ve never heard the Behavioral Healthcare Summit’s leadoff speaker, Vincent Felitti, MD, you owe it to yourself to join us on Sunday morning (10:15 am, Session BH01).  Dr. Fellitti, who with Robert Anda, MD, developed a seminal study about the potentially devastating impact of traumatic childhood experiences on later behavioral and physical health, is a “can’t miss” speaker in my book. His message will challenge you to reshape your understanding of early development and the roots of addiction.  The data he uses to tie his case together will be a strategic asset to all who attend.