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The Intersection of Rural Health and Behavioral Health


Kay Newberry Brooks, EdD, LPC
CEO / Executive Director
Aspire Behavioral Health & Developmental Disability Services


Georgia Rural Health Association

Aspire Behavioral Health & Developmental Disability Services

Program Description

This program provides a framework for healthcare providers and their partners to collaborate in addressing the need for affordable, accessible, and quality behavioral healthcare in a rural setting. Participants will explore the challenges that exist in rural healthcare delivery and will discuss effective strategies for addressing those challenges at the community level. The key role of early intervention services will be discussed as providers are encouraged to partner and work together to build safer, healthier communities.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the program, participants will be able to:
- Identify challenges in providing behavioral health services in a rural healthcare setting
- Discuss effective strategies for building collaborative partnerships with stakeholders
- Demonstrate the return on investment for the provision of recovery-focused early intervention services in the community


On Demand
Original program date: Nov 21, 2017

Technology Requirements

Participants registering for programs should have access to the following technology for best viewing and participation:

  • Personal computer with Macintosh or Windows with 512 MB of RAM
  • Broadband internet connection such as an office LAN, DSL, or cable modem
  • Phone next to personal computer (or speaker phone if multiple people are viewing)
  • Computer speakers (built-in or attached)
  • Latest version of Adobe Flash which can be downloaded for free at Adobe's web site

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