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Past Webinars

Equity in Behavioral Health Webinar Series

Webinar Name Webinar Date Webinar Topic Resources

Mental Health Systems: Navigating Medi-Cal and County Programs

October 12, 2018
  • What is mental health and how is care delivered in California?
  • How to access care in Medi-Cal and county programs.
  • Disparities and implications for communities of color.

Best Practices to Reduce Disparities in Mental Health

October 25, 2018
  • Effective mental health outreach models for communities of color.
  • Community-defined best practices for addressing trauma and mental health needs.
  • Strategies for data collection and reporting to address disparities.

Substance Use Prevention & Treatment: Community-Oriented Practices

November 16, 2018
  • What is substance use and how is care delivered in California?
  • Community-specific outreach, prevention, and treatment strategies.
  • The role of community clinics in preventing and treatment substance use.

Policy Strategies for Reducing Behavioral Health Disparities

December 6, 2018
  • How can you engage in county-level behavioral health programs?
  • Expanding access to care for California’s immigrant communities.
  • Improving the quality of behavioral health care for communities of color.

Oral Health for All Californians Webinar Series

Webinar Name Webinar Date Webinar Topic Speakers Resources

Oral Health Systems: Navigating Denti-Cal

May 31, 2018

What is oral health and what are the systems of care that deliver it? What is the implication for communities of color? The Medi-Cal and Denti-Cal relationship. How to file a complaint if any of your health care rights were violated.

  • Fatima D. Morales, Children Now
     
  • Amber Christ, Justice in Aging

Oral Health Procedures: Coverage & Access

June 28, 2018

What oral health procedures are covered and what are not? Common procedures and ER dental services. Myths and FAQs. Alternative resources for undocumented adults to access dental care.

  • Dr. Irene Hilton, National Network for Oral Health Access, UCSF
     
  • Liz Ramierez, Maternal and Child Health Access

Oral Health Workforce: Expanding Reach

August 2, 2018

Accessing oral health outside of the dentist’s office. Who are “mid-level providers” and what can they do? What is their reach in communities of color/marginalized communities?

  • Dr. Jean Moore, Director, Oral Health Workforce Research Center

Oral Health in Our Communities: Successes & Challenges

September 6, 2018

Community spotlight on local innovations – how can these models be replicated in your communities? What challenges still need to be addressed?

  • ​Veronica Camacho, Vision y Compromiso
     
  • Kevin Liao, API Forward Movement
Language Access in Medi-Cal Dental April 30, 2019

This webinar will provide an overview of the Medi-Cal Dental Program, coverage basics, language access rights, and resources and opportunities for advocates to engage to improve access to dental care and language access for low-income adults in California.

  • Carolina Valle, California Pan-Ethnic Health Network
     
  • Amber Christ, Justice in Aging
     
  • Doreena Wong, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-LA
     
  • Marianna Yamamoto, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-LA