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Slide 3 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition
Slide 4 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services
Slide 5 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007
Slide 6 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…”
Slide 7 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration
Slide 8 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center
Slide 9 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC
Slide 10 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age.
Slide 11 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications
Slide 12 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults
Slide 13 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available
Slide 14 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf
Slide 15 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available
Slide 16 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150
Slide 17 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals
Slide 18 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls
Slide 19 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30)
Slide 20 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available
Slide 21 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010
Slide 22 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process
Slide 23 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process Benefits of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition 1. Information and Referral Coordination 2. Improved Collaboration 3. Professional Development 4. Credibility and Clout 5. Enhanced Service Planning NCMHA, 2001
Slide 24 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process Benefits of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition 1. Information and Referral Coordination 2. Improved Collaboration 3. Professional Development 4. Credibility and Clout 5. Enhanced Service Planning NCMHA, 2001 Information and Referral Coordination Alcohol related treatment services poorly coordinated within aging service system Lack of geriatric professionals and cross-training Interagency service coordination maximizes resources Create regional resource and referral lists
Slide 25 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process Benefits of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition 1. Information and Referral Coordination 2. Improved Collaboration 3. Professional Development 4. Credibility and Clout 5. Enhanced Service Planning NCMHA, 2001 Information and Referral Coordination Alcohol related treatment services poorly coordinated within aging service system Lack of geriatric professionals and cross-training Interagency service coordination maximizes resources Create regional resource and referral lists Improved Collaboration Increased awareness addresses fragmentation More expedient and effective access to services Aging/Mental Health collaboration (http://nrepp.samhsa.gov) Virginia vs. Florida comparison1 AAA and CSB collaboration 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Southern Gerontologist, XXII(3-4), 2010
Slide 26 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process Benefits of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition 1. Information and Referral Coordination 2. Improved Collaboration 3. Professional Development 4. Credibility and Clout 5. Enhanced Service Planning NCMHA, 2001 Information and Referral Coordination Alcohol related treatment services poorly coordinated within aging service system Lack of geriatric professionals and cross-training Interagency service coordination maximizes resources Create regional resource and referral lists Improved Collaboration Increased awareness addresses fragmentation More expedient and effective access to services Aging/Mental Health collaboration (http://nrepp.samhsa.gov) Virginia vs. Florida comparison1 AAA and CSB collaboration 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Southern Gerontologist, XXII(3-4), 2010 Professional Development Increase members’ knowledge base Regional service provider trainings Identify local trainers/conference organizers and target audiences Implement Get Connected Toolkit training locally1 1SAMHSA/NCOA
Slide 27 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process Benefits of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition 1. Information and Referral Coordination 2. Improved Collaboration 3. Professional Development 4. Credibility and Clout 5. Enhanced Service Planning NCMHA, 2001 Information and Referral Coordination Alcohol related treatment services poorly coordinated within aging service system Lack of geriatric professionals and cross-training Interagency service coordination maximizes resources Create regional resource and referral lists Improved Collaboration Increased awareness addresses fragmentation More expedient and effective access to services Aging/Mental Health collaboration (http://nrepp.samhsa.gov) Virginia vs. Florida comparison1 AAA and CSB collaboration 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Southern Gerontologist, XXII(3-4), 2010 Professional Development Increase members’ knowledge base Regional service provider trainings Identify local trainers/conference organizers and target audiences Implement Get Connected Toolkit training locally1 1SAMHSA/NCOA Credibility and Clout Enhanced “clout” with general public, officials, and legislators1 Regional coalitions can target their local media markets GSASC and CCOA presentations Increase relevance of state and regional coalitions 1 NCMHA, 2001
Slide 28 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process Benefits of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition 1. Information and Referral Coordination 2. Improved Collaboration 3. Professional Development 4. Credibility and Clout 5. Enhanced Service Planning NCMHA, 2001 Information and Referral Coordination Alcohol related treatment services poorly coordinated within aging service system Lack of geriatric professionals and cross-training Interagency service coordination maximizes resources Create regional resource and referral lists Improved Collaboration Increased awareness addresses fragmentation More expedient and effective access to services Aging/Mental Health collaboration (http://nrepp.samhsa.gov) Virginia vs. Florida comparison1 AAA and CSB collaboration 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Southern Gerontologist, XXII(3-4), 2010 Professional Development Increase members’ knowledge base Regional service provider trainings Identify local trainers/conference organizers and target audiences Implement Get Connected Toolkit training locally1 1SAMHSA/NCOA Credibility and Clout Enhanced “clout” with general public, officials, and legislators1 Regional coalitions can target their local media markets GSASC and CCOA presentations Increase relevance of state and regional coalitions 1 NCMHA, 2001 Enhanced Service Planning Share needs assessment data and service planning information Existing service gaps better identified and addressed Collaborative planning, enhances service delivery to older adults1 1 Lebowitz, Light, & Bailey, Gerontologist, 27(6), 699-702, 1987.
Slide 29 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process Benefits of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition 1. Information and Referral Coordination 2. Improved Collaboration 3. Professional Development 4. Credibility and Clout 5. Enhanced Service Planning NCMHA, 2001 Information and Referral Coordination Alcohol related treatment services poorly coordinated within aging service system Lack of geriatric professionals and cross-training Interagency service coordination maximizes resources Create regional resource and referral lists Improved Collaboration Increased awareness addresses fragmentation More expedient and effective access to services Aging/Mental Health collaboration (http://nrepp.samhsa.gov) Virginia vs. Florida comparison1 AAA and CSB collaboration 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Southern Gerontologist, XXII(3-4), 2010 Professional Development Increase members’ knowledge base Regional service provider trainings Identify local trainers/conference organizers and target audiences Implement Get Connected Toolkit training locally1 1SAMHSA/NCOA Credibility and Clout Enhanced “clout” with general public, officials, and legislators1 Regional coalitions can target their local media markets GSASC and CCOA presentations Increase relevance of state and regional coalitions 1 NCMHA, 2001 Enhanced Service Planning Share needs assessment data and service planning information Existing service gaps better identified and addressed Collaborative planning, enhances service delivery to older adults1 1 Lebowitz, Light, & Bailey, Gerontologist, 27(6), 699-702, 1987. Meeting Beneficiaries Expectations and Requests Requests from individuals and organizations a priority Needs assessment data will reveal customers Track requests to determine where efforts need to be focused Regional expectations and requests may be different from state level
Slide 30 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process Benefits of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition 1. Information and Referral Coordination 2. Improved Collaboration 3. Professional Development 4. Credibility and Clout 5. Enhanced Service Planning NCMHA, 2001 Information and Referral Coordination Alcohol related treatment services poorly coordinated within aging service system Lack of geriatric professionals and cross-training Interagency service coordination maximizes resources Create regional resource and referral lists Improved Collaboration Increased awareness addresses fragmentation More expedient and effective access to services Aging/Mental Health collaboration (http://nrepp.samhsa.gov) Virginia vs. Florida comparison1 AAA and CSB collaboration 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Southern Gerontologist, XXII(3-4), 2010 Professional Development Increase members’ knowledge base Regional service provider trainings Identify local trainers/conference organizers and target audiences Implement Get Connected Toolkit training locally1 1SAMHSA/NCOA Credibility and Clout Enhanced “clout” with general public, officials, and legislators1 Regional coalitions can target their local media markets GSASC and CCOA presentations Increase relevance of state and regional coalitions 1 NCMHA, 2001 Enhanced Service Planning Share needs assessment data and service planning information Existing service gaps better identified and addressed Collaborative planning, enhances service delivery to older adults1 1 Lebowitz, Light, & Bailey, Gerontologist, 27(6), 699-702, 1987. Meeting Beneficiaries Expectations and Requests Requests from individuals and organizations a priority Needs assessment data will reveal customers Track requests to determine where efforts need to be focused Regional expectations and requests may be different from state level Continuous Assessment Where is the problem occurring? What are the high-risk settings? Who is affected? Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, 2009 http://www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer
Slide 31 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process Benefits of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition 1. Information and Referral Coordination 2. Improved Collaboration 3. Professional Development 4. Credibility and Clout 5. Enhanced Service Planning NCMHA, 2001 Information and Referral Coordination Alcohol related treatment services poorly coordinated within aging service system Lack of geriatric professionals and cross-training Interagency service coordination maximizes resources Create regional resource and referral lists Improved Collaboration Increased awareness addresses fragmentation More expedient and effective access to services Aging/Mental Health collaboration (http://nrepp.samhsa.gov) Virginia vs. Florida comparison1 AAA and CSB collaboration 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Southern Gerontologist, XXII(3-4), 2010 Professional Development Increase members’ knowledge base Regional service provider trainings Identify local trainers/conference organizers and target audiences Implement Get Connected Toolkit training locally1 1SAMHSA/NCOA Credibility and Clout Enhanced “clout” with general public, officials, and legislators1 Regional coalitions can target their local media markets GSASC and CCOA presentations Increase relevance of state and regional coalitions 1 NCMHA, 2001 Enhanced Service Planning Share needs assessment data and service planning information Existing service gaps better identified and addressed Collaborative planning, enhances service delivery to older adults1 1 Lebowitz, Light, & Bailey, Gerontologist, 27(6), 699-702, 1987. Meeting Beneficiaries Expectations and Requests Requests from individuals and organizations a priority Needs assessment data will reveal customers Track requests to determine where efforts need to be focused Regional expectations and requests may be different from state level Continuous Assessment Where is the problem occurring? What are the high-risk settings? Who is affected? Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, 2009 http://www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer Regional Coalition Components and Considerations Identifying the players and partners Structuring the initial meeting Maintaining momentum NCMHA, 2001
Slide 32 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process Benefits of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition 1. Information and Referral Coordination 2. Improved Collaboration 3. Professional Development 4. Credibility and Clout 5. Enhanced Service Planning NCMHA, 2001 Information and Referral Coordination Alcohol related treatment services poorly coordinated within aging service system Lack of geriatric professionals and cross-training Interagency service coordination maximizes resources Create regional resource and referral lists Improved Collaboration Increased awareness addresses fragmentation More expedient and effective access to services Aging/Mental Health collaboration (http://nrepp.samhsa.gov) Virginia vs. Florida comparison1 AAA and CSB collaboration 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Southern Gerontologist, XXII(3-4), 2010 Professional Development Increase members’ knowledge base Regional service provider trainings Identify local trainers/conference organizers and target audiences Implement Get Connected Toolkit training locally1 1SAMHSA/NCOA Credibility and Clout Enhanced “clout” with general public, officials, and legislators1 Regional coalitions can target their local media markets GSASC and CCOA presentations Increase relevance of state and regional coalitions 1 NCMHA, 2001 Enhanced Service Planning Share needs assessment data and service planning information Existing service gaps better identified and addressed Collaborative planning, enhances service delivery to older adults1 1 Lebowitz, Light, & Bailey, Gerontologist, 27(6), 699-702, 1987. Meeting Beneficiaries Expectations and Requests Requests from individuals and organizations a priority Needs assessment data will reveal customers Track requests to determine where efforts need to be focused Regional expectations and requests may be different from state level Continuous Assessment Where is the problem occurring? What are the high-risk settings? Who is affected? Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, 2009 http://www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer Regional Coalition Components and Considerations Identifying the players and partners Structuring the initial meeting Maintaining momentum NCMHA, 2001 Who should be at the Table: Players and Partners Membership will inevitably evolve along with varying priorities and directions over time But a core of committed members initially engaged will ensure longevity and stability Members have dual function: Connect coalition with stakeholders and Spread coalition’s influence
Slide 33 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process Benefits of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition 1. Information and Referral Coordination 2. Improved Collaboration 3. Professional Development 4. Credibility and Clout 5. Enhanced Service Planning NCMHA, 2001 Information and Referral Coordination Alcohol related treatment services poorly coordinated within aging service system Lack of geriatric professionals and cross-training Interagency service coordination maximizes resources Create regional resource and referral lists Improved Collaboration Increased awareness addresses fragmentation More expedient and effective access to services Aging/Mental Health collaboration (http://nrepp.samhsa.gov) Virginia vs. Florida comparison1 AAA and CSB collaboration 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Southern Gerontologist, XXII(3-4), 2010 Professional Development Increase members’ knowledge base Regional service provider trainings Identify local trainers/conference organizers and target audiences Implement Get Connected Toolkit training locally1 1SAMHSA/NCOA Credibility and Clout Enhanced “clout” with general public, officials, and legislators1 Regional coalitions can target their local media markets GSASC and CCOA presentations Increase relevance of state and regional coalitions 1 NCMHA, 2001 Enhanced Service Planning Share needs assessment data and service planning information Existing service gaps better identified and addressed Collaborative planning, enhances service delivery to older adults1 1 Lebowitz, Light, & Bailey, Gerontologist, 27(6), 699-702, 1987. Meeting Beneficiaries Expectations and Requests Requests from individuals and organizations a priority Needs assessment data will reveal customers Track requests to determine where efforts need to be focused Regional expectations and requests may be different from state level Continuous Assessment Where is the problem occurring? What are the high-risk settings? Who is affected? Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, 2009 http://www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer Regional Coalition Components and Considerations Identifying the players and partners Structuring the initial meeting Maintaining momentum NCMHA, 2001 Who should be at the Table: Players and Partners Membership will inevitably evolve along with varying priorities and directions over time But a core of committed members initially engaged will ensure longevity and stability Members have dual function: Connect coalition with stakeholders and Spread coalition’s influence Shared Commitment and Vision Passionate leadership Appreciation for the client-centered approach and “wraparound” services The Principles of Care for Older Adults with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Needs (mhaging.org/pubs/spring-04.htm#older)
Slide 34 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process Benefits of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition 1. Information and Referral Coordination 2. Improved Collaboration 3. Professional Development 4. Credibility and Clout 5. Enhanced Service Planning NCMHA, 2001 Information and Referral Coordination Alcohol related treatment services poorly coordinated within aging service system Lack of geriatric professionals and cross-training Interagency service coordination maximizes resources Create regional resource and referral lists Improved Collaboration Increased awareness addresses fragmentation More expedient and effective access to services Aging/Mental Health collaboration (http://nrepp.samhsa.gov) Virginia vs. Florida comparison1 AAA and CSB collaboration 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Southern Gerontologist, XXII(3-4), 2010 Professional Development Increase members’ knowledge base Regional service provider trainings Identify local trainers/conference organizers and target audiences Implement Get Connected Toolkit training locally1 1SAMHSA/NCOA Credibility and Clout Enhanced “clout” with general public, officials, and legislators1 Regional coalitions can target their local media markets GSASC and CCOA presentations Increase relevance of state and regional coalitions 1 NCMHA, 2001 Enhanced Service Planning Share needs assessment data and service planning information Existing service gaps better identified and addressed Collaborative planning, enhances service delivery to older adults1 1 Lebowitz, Light, & Bailey, Gerontologist, 27(6), 699-702, 1987. Meeting Beneficiaries Expectations and Requests Requests from individuals and organizations a priority Needs assessment data will reveal customers Track requests to determine where efforts need to be focused Regional expectations and requests may be different from state level Continuous Assessment Where is the problem occurring? What are the high-risk settings? Who is affected? Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, 2009 http://www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer Regional Coalition Components and Considerations Identifying the players and partners Structuring the initial meeting Maintaining momentum NCMHA, 2001 Who should be at the Table: Players and Partners Membership will inevitably evolve along with varying priorities and directions over time But a core of committed members initially engaged will ensure longevity and stability Members have dual function: Connect coalition with stakeholders and Spread coalition’s influence Shared Commitment and Vision Passionate leadership Appreciation for the client-centered approach and “wraparound” services The Principles of Care for Older Adults with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Needs (mhaging.org/pubs/spring-04.htm#older) The Imperative of Diversity Balanced representation Promotes a broad-based membership Racial, ethnic, and linguistic diversity Membership should reflect the community Recruitment can extend beyond natural allies
Slide 35 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process Benefits of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition 1. Information and Referral Coordination 2. Improved Collaboration 3. Professional Development 4. Credibility and Clout 5. Enhanced Service Planning NCMHA, 2001 Information and Referral Coordination Alcohol related treatment services poorly coordinated within aging service system Lack of geriatric professionals and cross-training Interagency service coordination maximizes resources Create regional resource and referral lists Improved Collaboration Increased awareness addresses fragmentation More expedient and effective access to services Aging/Mental Health collaboration (http://nrepp.samhsa.gov) Virginia vs. Florida comparison1 AAA and CSB collaboration 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Southern Gerontologist, XXII(3-4), 2010 Professional Development Increase members’ knowledge base Regional service provider trainings Identify local trainers/conference organizers and target audiences Implement Get Connected Toolkit training locally1 1SAMHSA/NCOA Credibility and Clout Enhanced “clout” with general public, officials, and legislators1 Regional coalitions can target their local media markets GSASC and CCOA presentations Increase relevance of state and regional coalitions 1 NCMHA, 2001 Enhanced Service Planning Share needs assessment data and service planning information Existing service gaps better identified and addressed Collaborative planning, enhances service delivery to older adults1 1 Lebowitz, Light, & Bailey, Gerontologist, 27(6), 699-702, 1987. Meeting Beneficiaries Expectations and Requests Requests from individuals and organizations a priority Needs assessment data will reveal customers Track requests to determine where efforts need to be focused Regional expectations and requests may be different from state level Continuous Assessment Where is the problem occurring? What are the high-risk settings? Who is affected? Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, 2009 http://www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer Regional Coalition Components and Considerations Identifying the players and partners Structuring the initial meeting Maintaining momentum NCMHA, 2001 Who should be at the Table: Players and Partners Membership will inevitably evolve along with varying priorities and directions over time But a core of committed members initially engaged will ensure longevity and stability Members have dual function: Connect coalition with stakeholders and Spread coalition’s influence Shared Commitment and Vision Passionate leadership Appreciation for the client-centered approach and “wraparound” services The Principles of Care for Older Adults with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Needs (mhaging.org/pubs/spring-04.htm#older) The Imperative of Diversity Balanced representation Promotes a broad-based membership Racial, ethnic, and linguistic diversity Membership should reflect the community Recruitment can extend beyond natural allies Important Coalition Members Universities (students and faculty) Balance community interests and research goals1 Physicians VCU School of Medicine VA Medical Society VA Hospital and Healthcare Assn. 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Gerontologist, 50(Suppl 1), 2010
Slide 36 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process Benefits of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition 1. Information and Referral Coordination 2. Improved Collaboration 3. Professional Development 4. Credibility and Clout 5. Enhanced Service Planning NCMHA, 2001 Information and Referral Coordination Alcohol related treatment services poorly coordinated within aging service system Lack of geriatric professionals and cross-training Interagency service coordination maximizes resources Create regional resource and referral lists Improved Collaboration Increased awareness addresses fragmentation More expedient and effective access to services Aging/Mental Health collaboration (http://nrepp.samhsa.gov) Virginia vs. Florida comparison1 AAA and CSB collaboration 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Southern Gerontologist, XXII(3-4), 2010 Professional Development Increase members’ knowledge base Regional service provider trainings Identify local trainers/conference organizers and target audiences Implement Get Connected Toolkit training locally1 1SAMHSA/NCOA Credibility and Clout Enhanced “clout” with general public, officials, and legislators1 Regional coalitions can target their local media markets GSASC and CCOA presentations Increase relevance of state and regional coalitions 1 NCMHA, 2001 Enhanced Service Planning Share needs assessment data and service planning information Existing service gaps better identified and addressed Collaborative planning, enhances service delivery to older adults1 1 Lebowitz, Light, & Bailey, Gerontologist, 27(6), 699-702, 1987. Meeting Beneficiaries Expectations and Requests Requests from individuals and organizations a priority Needs assessment data will reveal customers Track requests to determine where efforts need to be focused Regional expectations and requests may be different from state level Continuous Assessment Where is the problem occurring? What are the high-risk settings? Who is affected? Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, 2009 http://www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer Regional Coalition Components and Considerations Identifying the players and partners Structuring the initial meeting Maintaining momentum NCMHA, 2001 Who should be at the Table: Players and Partners Membership will inevitably evolve along with varying priorities and directions over time But a core of committed members initially engaged will ensure longevity and stability Members have dual function: Connect coalition with stakeholders and Spread coalition’s influence Shared Commitment and Vision Passionate leadership Appreciation for the client-centered approach and “wraparound” services The Principles of Care for Older Adults with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Needs (mhaging.org/pubs/spring-04.htm#older) The Imperative of Diversity Balanced representation Promotes a broad-based membership Racial, ethnic, and linguistic diversity Membership should reflect the community Recruitment can extend beyond natural allies Important Coalition Members Universities (students and faculty) Balance community interests and research goals1 Physicians VCU School of Medicine VA Medical Society VA Hospital and Healthcare Assn. 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Gerontologist, 50(Suppl 1), 2010 The Initial Meeting Establishing Regional Leadership Facilitator, meta-expert, visionary, strategist, broker, spokesperson, and coordinator1 Shared leadership can be achieved through an Executive Committee (Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer) Identifying Regional Needs and Resources Needs assessment2 Qualitative and quantitative methods Resource assessment Regional Alcohol and Aging Assessment Tool Developing Goals and Strategies Long- and short-term goals3 AAAG Strategic Plan model4 1 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/capacity-primer 2 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer 3 NCMHA, 2001, www.omhac.org/images.How%20To%20Manual%20New.doc 4VABC, 2010, www.abc.virginia.gov/Education/olderadults/AAAG_StrategicPlan.pd
Slide 37 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process Benefits of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition 1. Information and Referral Coordination 2. Improved Collaboration 3. Professional Development 4. Credibility and Clout 5. Enhanced Service Planning NCMHA, 2001 Information and Referral Coordination Alcohol related treatment services poorly coordinated within aging service system Lack of geriatric professionals and cross-training Interagency service coordination maximizes resources Create regional resource and referral lists Improved Collaboration Increased awareness addresses fragmentation More expedient and effective access to services Aging/Mental Health collaboration (http://nrepp.samhsa.gov) Virginia vs. Florida comparison1 AAA and CSB collaboration 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Southern Gerontologist, XXII(3-4), 2010 Professional Development Increase members’ knowledge base Regional service provider trainings Identify local trainers/conference organizers and target audiences Implement Get Connected Toolkit training locally1 1SAMHSA/NCOA Credibility and Clout Enhanced “clout” with general public, officials, and legislators1 Regional coalitions can target their local media markets GSASC and CCOA presentations Increase relevance of state and regional coalitions 1 NCMHA, 2001 Enhanced Service Planning Share needs assessment data and service planning information Existing service gaps better identified and addressed Collaborative planning, enhances service delivery to older adults1 1 Lebowitz, Light, & Bailey, Gerontologist, 27(6), 699-702, 1987. Meeting Beneficiaries Expectations and Requests Requests from individuals and organizations a priority Needs assessment data will reveal customers Track requests to determine where efforts need to be focused Regional expectations and requests may be different from state level Continuous Assessment Where is the problem occurring? What are the high-risk settings? Who is affected? Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, 2009 http://www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer Regional Coalition Components and Considerations Identifying the players and partners Structuring the initial meeting Maintaining momentum NCMHA, 2001 Who should be at the Table: Players and Partners Membership will inevitably evolve along with varying priorities and directions over time But a core of committed members initially engaged will ensure longevity and stability Members have dual function: Connect coalition with stakeholders and Spread coalition’s influence Shared Commitment and Vision Passionate leadership Appreciation for the client-centered approach and “wraparound” services The Principles of Care for Older Adults with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Needs (mhaging.org/pubs/spring-04.htm#older) The Imperative of Diversity Balanced representation Promotes a broad-based membership Racial, ethnic, and linguistic diversity Membership should reflect the community Recruitment can extend beyond natural allies Important Coalition Members Universities (students and faculty) Balance community interests and research goals1 Physicians VCU School of Medicine VA Medical Society VA Hospital and Healthcare Assn. 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Gerontologist, 50(Suppl 1), 2010 The Initial Meeting Establishing Regional Leadership Facilitator, meta-expert, visionary, strategist, broker, spokesperson, and coordinator1 Shared leadership can be achieved through an Executive Committee (Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer) Identifying Regional Needs and Resources Needs assessment2 Qualitative and quantitative methods Resource assessment Regional Alcohol and Aging Assessment Tool Developing Goals and Strategies Long- and short-term goals3 AAAG Strategic Plan model4 1 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/capacity-primer 2 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer 3 NCMHA, 2001, www.omhac.org/images.How%20To%20Manual%20New.doc 4VABC, 2010, www.abc.virginia.gov/Education/olderadults/AAAG_StrategicPlan.pd Virginia’s Older Population Today According to the 2010 US Census, there are 976,937 Virginians (12.2%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census
Slide 38 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process Benefits of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition 1. Information and Referral Coordination 2. Improved Collaboration 3. Professional Development 4. Credibility and Clout 5. Enhanced Service Planning NCMHA, 2001 Information and Referral Coordination Alcohol related treatment services poorly coordinated within aging service system Lack of geriatric professionals and cross-training Interagency service coordination maximizes resources Create regional resource and referral lists Improved Collaboration Increased awareness addresses fragmentation More expedient and effective access to services Aging/Mental Health collaboration (http://nrepp.samhsa.gov) Virginia vs. Florida comparison1 AAA and CSB collaboration 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Southern Gerontologist, XXII(3-4), 2010 Professional Development Increase members’ knowledge base Regional service provider trainings Identify local trainers/conference organizers and target audiences Implement Get Connected Toolkit training locally1 1SAMHSA/NCOA Credibility and Clout Enhanced “clout” with general public, officials, and legislators1 Regional coalitions can target their local media markets GSASC and CCOA presentations Increase relevance of state and regional coalitions 1 NCMHA, 2001 Enhanced Service Planning Share needs assessment data and service planning information Existing service gaps better identified and addressed Collaborative planning, enhances service delivery to older adults1 1 Lebowitz, Light, & Bailey, Gerontologist, 27(6), 699-702, 1987. Meeting Beneficiaries Expectations and Requests Requests from individuals and organizations a priority Needs assessment data will reveal customers Track requests to determine where efforts need to be focused Regional expectations and requests may be different from state level Continuous Assessment Where is the problem occurring? What are the high-risk settings? Who is affected? Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, 2009 http://www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer Regional Coalition Components and Considerations Identifying the players and partners Structuring the initial meeting Maintaining momentum NCMHA, 2001 Who should be at the Table: Players and Partners Membership will inevitably evolve along with varying priorities and directions over time But a core of committed members initially engaged will ensure longevity and stability Members have dual function: Connect coalition with stakeholders and Spread coalition’s influence Shared Commitment and Vision Passionate leadership Appreciation for the client-centered approach and “wraparound” services The Principles of Care for Older Adults with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Needs (mhaging.org/pubs/spring-04.htm#older) The Imperative of Diversity Balanced representation Promotes a broad-based membership Racial, ethnic, and linguistic diversity Membership should reflect the community Recruitment can extend beyond natural allies Important Coalition Members Universities (students and faculty) Balance community interests and research goals1 Physicians VCU School of Medicine VA Medical Society VA Hospital and Healthcare Assn. 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Gerontologist, 50(Suppl 1), 2010 The Initial Meeting Establishing Regional Leadership Facilitator, meta-expert, visionary, strategist, broker, spokesperson, and coordinator1 Shared leadership can be achieved through an Executive Committee (Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer) Identifying Regional Needs and Resources Needs assessment2 Qualitative and quantitative methods Resource assessment Regional Alcohol and Aging Assessment Tool Developing Goals and Strategies Long- and short-term goals3 AAAG Strategic Plan model4 1 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/capacity-primer 2 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer 3 NCMHA, 2001, www.omhac.org/images.How%20To%20Manual%20New.doc 4VABC, 2010, www.abc.virginia.gov/Education/olderadults/AAAG_StrategicPlan.pd Virginia’s Older Population Today According to the 2010 US Census, there are 976,937 Virginians (12.2%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census NOVA’s Older Population According to the 2010 US Census, there are 82,886 residents (7.5%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census
Slide 39 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process Benefits of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition 1. Information and Referral Coordination 2. Improved Collaboration 3. Professional Development 4. Credibility and Clout 5. Enhanced Service Planning NCMHA, 2001 Information and Referral Coordination Alcohol related treatment services poorly coordinated within aging service system Lack of geriatric professionals and cross-training Interagency service coordination maximizes resources Create regional resource and referral lists Improved Collaboration Increased awareness addresses fragmentation More expedient and effective access to services Aging/Mental Health collaboration (http://nrepp.samhsa.gov) Virginia vs. Florida comparison1 AAA and CSB collaboration 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Southern Gerontologist, XXII(3-4), 2010 Professional Development Increase members’ knowledge base Regional service provider trainings Identify local trainers/conference organizers and target audiences Implement Get Connected Toolkit training locally1 1SAMHSA/NCOA Credibility and Clout Enhanced “clout” with general public, officials, and legislators1 Regional coalitions can target their local media markets GSASC and CCOA presentations Increase relevance of state and regional coalitions 1 NCMHA, 2001 Enhanced Service Planning Share needs assessment data and service planning information Existing service gaps better identified and addressed Collaborative planning, enhances service delivery to older adults1 1 Lebowitz, Light, & Bailey, Gerontologist, 27(6), 699-702, 1987. Meeting Beneficiaries Expectations and Requests Requests from individuals and organizations a priority Needs assessment data will reveal customers Track requests to determine where efforts need to be focused Regional expectations and requests may be different from state level Continuous Assessment Where is the problem occurring? What are the high-risk settings? Who is affected? Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, 2009 http://www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer Regional Coalition Components and Considerations Identifying the players and partners Structuring the initial meeting Maintaining momentum NCMHA, 2001 Who should be at the Table: Players and Partners Membership will inevitably evolve along with varying priorities and directions over time But a core of committed members initially engaged will ensure longevity and stability Members have dual function: Connect coalition with stakeholders and Spread coalition’s influence Shared Commitment and Vision Passionate leadership Appreciation for the client-centered approach and “wraparound” services The Principles of Care for Older Adults with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Needs (mhaging.org/pubs/spring-04.htm#older) The Imperative of Diversity Balanced representation Promotes a broad-based membership Racial, ethnic, and linguistic diversity Membership should reflect the community Recruitment can extend beyond natural allies Important Coalition Members Universities (students and faculty) Balance community interests and research goals1 Physicians VCU School of Medicine VA Medical Society VA Hospital and Healthcare Assn. 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Gerontologist, 50(Suppl 1), 2010 The Initial Meeting Establishing Regional Leadership Facilitator, meta-expert, visionary, strategist, broker, spokesperson, and coordinator1 Shared leadership can be achieved through an Executive Committee (Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer) Identifying Regional Needs and Resources Needs assessment2 Qualitative and quantitative methods Resource assessment Regional Alcohol and Aging Assessment Tool Developing Goals and Strategies Long- and short-term goals3 AAAG Strategic Plan model4 1 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/capacity-primer 2 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer 3 NCMHA, 2001, www.omhac.org/images.How%20To%20Manual%20New.doc 4VABC, 2010, www.abc.virginia.gov/Education/olderadults/AAAG_StrategicPlan.pd Virginia’s Older Population Today According to the 2010 US Census, there are 976,937 Virginians (12.2%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census NOVA’s Older Population According to the 2010 US Census, there are 82,886 residents (7.5%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Here Come the Baby Boomers! 2,168,964 Virginians aged 45-64 make up 68.9% of all residents aged 45+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census
Slide 40 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process Benefits of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition 1. Information and Referral Coordination 2. Improved Collaboration 3. Professional Development 4. Credibility and Clout 5. Enhanced Service Planning NCMHA, 2001 Information and Referral Coordination Alcohol related treatment services poorly coordinated within aging service system Lack of geriatric professionals and cross-training Interagency service coordination maximizes resources Create regional resource and referral lists Improved Collaboration Increased awareness addresses fragmentation More expedient and effective access to services Aging/Mental Health collaboration (http://nrepp.samhsa.gov) Virginia vs. Florida comparison1 AAA and CSB collaboration 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Southern Gerontologist, XXII(3-4), 2010 Professional Development Increase members’ knowledge base Regional service provider trainings Identify local trainers/conference organizers and target audiences Implement Get Connected Toolkit training locally1 1SAMHSA/NCOA Credibility and Clout Enhanced “clout” with general public, officials, and legislators1 Regional coalitions can target their local media markets GSASC and CCOA presentations Increase relevance of state and regional coalitions 1 NCMHA, 2001 Enhanced Service Planning Share needs assessment data and service planning information Existing service gaps better identified and addressed Collaborative planning, enhances service delivery to older adults1 1 Lebowitz, Light, & Bailey, Gerontologist, 27(6), 699-702, 1987. Meeting Beneficiaries Expectations and Requests Requests from individuals and organizations a priority Needs assessment data will reveal customers Track requests to determine where efforts need to be focused Regional expectations and requests may be different from state level Continuous Assessment Where is the problem occurring? What are the high-risk settings? Who is affected? Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, 2009 http://www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer Regional Coalition Components and Considerations Identifying the players and partners Structuring the initial meeting Maintaining momentum NCMHA, 2001 Who should be at the Table: Players and Partners Membership will inevitably evolve along with varying priorities and directions over time But a core of committed members initially engaged will ensure longevity and stability Members have dual function: Connect coalition with stakeholders and Spread coalition’s influence Shared Commitment and Vision Passionate leadership Appreciation for the client-centered approach and “wraparound” services The Principles of Care for Older Adults with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Needs (mhaging.org/pubs/spring-04.htm#older) The Imperative of Diversity Balanced representation Promotes a broad-based membership Racial, ethnic, and linguistic diversity Membership should reflect the community Recruitment can extend beyond natural allies Important Coalition Members Universities (students and faculty) Balance community interests and research goals1 Physicians VCU School of Medicine VA Medical Society VA Hospital and Healthcare Assn. 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Gerontologist, 50(Suppl 1), 2010 The Initial Meeting Establishing Regional Leadership Facilitator, meta-expert, visionary, strategist, broker, spokesperson, and coordinator1 Shared leadership can be achieved through an Executive Committee (Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer) Identifying Regional Needs and Resources Needs assessment2 Qualitative and quantitative methods Resource assessment Regional Alcohol and Aging Assessment Tool Developing Goals and Strategies Long- and short-term goals3 AAAG Strategic Plan model4 1 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/capacity-primer 2 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer 3 NCMHA, 2001, www.omhac.org/images.How%20To%20Manual%20New.doc 4VABC, 2010, www.abc.virginia.gov/Education/olderadults/AAAG_StrategicPlan.pd Virginia’s Older Population Today According to the 2010 US Census, there are 976,937 Virginians (12.2%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census NOVA’s Older Population According to the 2010 US Census, there are 82,886 residents (7.5%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Here Come the Baby Boomers! 2,168,964 Virginians aged 45-64 make up 68.9% of all residents aged 45+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Here Come the Baby Boomers to NOVA! 265,821 people aged 45-64 make up 76% of all residents aged 45+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census
Slide 41 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process Benefits of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition 1. Information and Referral Coordination 2. Improved Collaboration 3. Professional Development 4. Credibility and Clout 5. Enhanced Service Planning NCMHA, 2001 Information and Referral Coordination Alcohol related treatment services poorly coordinated within aging service system Lack of geriatric professionals and cross-training Interagency service coordination maximizes resources Create regional resource and referral lists Improved Collaboration Increased awareness addresses fragmentation More expedient and effective access to services Aging/Mental Health collaboration (http://nrepp.samhsa.gov) Virginia vs. Florida comparison1 AAA and CSB collaboration 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Southern Gerontologist, XXII(3-4), 2010 Professional Development Increase members’ knowledge base Regional service provider trainings Identify local trainers/conference organizers and target audiences Implement Get Connected Toolkit training locally1 1SAMHSA/NCOA Credibility and Clout Enhanced “clout” with general public, officials, and legislators1 Regional coalitions can target their local media markets GSASC and CCOA presentations Increase relevance of state and regional coalitions 1 NCMHA, 2001 Enhanced Service Planning Share needs assessment data and service planning information Existing service gaps better identified and addressed Collaborative planning, enhances service delivery to older adults1 1 Lebowitz, Light, & Bailey, Gerontologist, 27(6), 699-702, 1987. Meeting Beneficiaries Expectations and Requests Requests from individuals and organizations a priority Needs assessment data will reveal customers Track requests to determine where efforts need to be focused Regional expectations and requests may be different from state level Continuous Assessment Where is the problem occurring? What are the high-risk settings? Who is affected? Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, 2009 http://www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer Regional Coalition Components and Considerations Identifying the players and partners Structuring the initial meeting Maintaining momentum NCMHA, 2001 Who should be at the Table: Players and Partners Membership will inevitably evolve along with varying priorities and directions over time But a core of committed members initially engaged will ensure longevity and stability Members have dual function: Connect coalition with stakeholders and Spread coalition’s influence Shared Commitment and Vision Passionate leadership Appreciation for the client-centered approach and “wraparound” services The Principles of Care for Older Adults with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Needs (mhaging.org/pubs/spring-04.htm#older) The Imperative of Diversity Balanced representation Promotes a broad-based membership Racial, ethnic, and linguistic diversity Membership should reflect the community Recruitment can extend beyond natural allies Important Coalition Members Universities (students and faculty) Balance community interests and research goals1 Physicians VCU School of Medicine VA Medical Society VA Hospital and Healthcare Assn. 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Gerontologist, 50(Suppl 1), 2010 The Initial Meeting Establishing Regional Leadership Facilitator, meta-expert, visionary, strategist, broker, spokesperson, and coordinator1 Shared leadership can be achieved through an Executive Committee (Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer) Identifying Regional Needs and Resources Needs assessment2 Qualitative and quantitative methods Resource assessment Regional Alcohol and Aging Assessment Tool Developing Goals and Strategies Long- and short-term goals3 AAAG Strategic Plan model4 1 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/capacity-primer 2 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer 3 NCMHA, 2001, www.omhac.org/images.How%20To%20Manual%20New.doc 4VABC, 2010, www.abc.virginia.gov/Education/olderadults/AAAG_StrategicPlan.pd Virginia’s Older Population Today According to the 2010 US Census, there are 976,937 Virginians (12.2%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census NOVA’s Older Population According to the 2010 US Census, there are 82,886 residents (7.5%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Here Come the Baby Boomers! 2,168,964 Virginians aged 45-64 make up 68.9% of all residents aged 45+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Here Come the Baby Boomers to NOVA! 265,821 people aged 45-64 make up 76% of all residents aged 45+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions - Virginia Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc.
Slide 42 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process Benefits of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition 1. Information and Referral Coordination 2. Improved Collaboration 3. Professional Development 4. Credibility and Clout 5. Enhanced Service Planning NCMHA, 2001 Information and Referral Coordination Alcohol related treatment services poorly coordinated within aging service system Lack of geriatric professionals and cross-training Interagency service coordination maximizes resources Create regional resource and referral lists Improved Collaboration Increased awareness addresses fragmentation More expedient and effective access to services Aging/Mental Health collaboration (http://nrepp.samhsa.gov) Virginia vs. Florida comparison1 AAA and CSB collaboration 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Southern Gerontologist, XXII(3-4), 2010 Professional Development Increase members’ knowledge base Regional service provider trainings Identify local trainers/conference organizers and target audiences Implement Get Connected Toolkit training locally1 1SAMHSA/NCOA Credibility and Clout Enhanced “clout” with general public, officials, and legislators1 Regional coalitions can target their local media markets GSASC and CCOA presentations Increase relevance of state and regional coalitions 1 NCMHA, 2001 Enhanced Service Planning Share needs assessment data and service planning information Existing service gaps better identified and addressed Collaborative planning, enhances service delivery to older adults1 1 Lebowitz, Light, & Bailey, Gerontologist, 27(6), 699-702, 1987. Meeting Beneficiaries Expectations and Requests Requests from individuals and organizations a priority Needs assessment data will reveal customers Track requests to determine where efforts need to be focused Regional expectations and requests may be different from state level Continuous Assessment Where is the problem occurring? What are the high-risk settings? Who is affected? Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, 2009 http://www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer Regional Coalition Components and Considerations Identifying the players and partners Structuring the initial meeting Maintaining momentum NCMHA, 2001 Who should be at the Table: Players and Partners Membership will inevitably evolve along with varying priorities and directions over time But a core of committed members initially engaged will ensure longevity and stability Members have dual function: Connect coalition with stakeholders and Spread coalition’s influence Shared Commitment and Vision Passionate leadership Appreciation for the client-centered approach and “wraparound” services The Principles of Care for Older Adults with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Needs (mhaging.org/pubs/spring-04.htm#older) The Imperative of Diversity Balanced representation Promotes a broad-based membership Racial, ethnic, and linguistic diversity Membership should reflect the community Recruitment can extend beyond natural allies Important Coalition Members Universities (students and faculty) Balance community interests and research goals1 Physicians VCU School of Medicine VA Medical Society VA Hospital and Healthcare Assn. 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Gerontologist, 50(Suppl 1), 2010 The Initial Meeting Establishing Regional Leadership Facilitator, meta-expert, visionary, strategist, broker, spokesperson, and coordinator1 Shared leadership can be achieved through an Executive Committee (Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer) Identifying Regional Needs and Resources Needs assessment2 Qualitative and quantitative methods Resource assessment Regional Alcohol and Aging Assessment Tool Developing Goals and Strategies Long- and short-term goals3 AAAG Strategic Plan model4 1 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/capacity-primer 2 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer 3 NCMHA, 2001, www.omhac.org/images.How%20To%20Manual%20New.doc 4VABC, 2010, www.abc.virginia.gov/Education/olderadults/AAAG_StrategicPlan.pd Virginia’s Older Population Today According to the 2010 US Census, there are 976,937 Virginians (12.2%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census NOVA’s Older Population According to the 2010 US Census, there are 82,886 residents (7.5%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Here Come the Baby Boomers! 2,168,964 Virginians aged 45-64 make up 68.9% of all residents aged 45+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Here Come the Baby Boomers to NOVA! 265,821 people aged 45-64 make up 76% of all residents aged 45+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions - Virginia Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA
Slide 43 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process Benefits of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition 1. Information and Referral Coordination 2. Improved Collaboration 3. Professional Development 4. Credibility and Clout 5. Enhanced Service Planning NCMHA, 2001 Information and Referral Coordination Alcohol related treatment services poorly coordinated within aging service system Lack of geriatric professionals and cross-training Interagency service coordination maximizes resources Create regional resource and referral lists Improved Collaboration Increased awareness addresses fragmentation More expedient and effective access to services Aging/Mental Health collaboration (http://nrepp.samhsa.gov) Virginia vs. Florida comparison1 AAA and CSB collaboration 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Southern Gerontologist, XXII(3-4), 2010 Professional Development Increase members’ knowledge base Regional service provider trainings Identify local trainers/conference organizers and target audiences Implement Get Connected Toolkit training locally1 1SAMHSA/NCOA Credibility and Clout Enhanced “clout” with general public, officials, and legislators1 Regional coalitions can target their local media markets GSASC and CCOA presentations Increase relevance of state and regional coalitions 1 NCMHA, 2001 Enhanced Service Planning Share needs assessment data and service planning information Existing service gaps better identified and addressed Collaborative planning, enhances service delivery to older adults1 1 Lebowitz, Light, & Bailey, Gerontologist, 27(6), 699-702, 1987. Meeting Beneficiaries Expectations and Requests Requests from individuals and organizations a priority Needs assessment data will reveal customers Track requests to determine where efforts need to be focused Regional expectations and requests may be different from state level Continuous Assessment Where is the problem occurring? What are the high-risk settings? Who is affected? Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, 2009 http://www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer Regional Coalition Components and Considerations Identifying the players and partners Structuring the initial meeting Maintaining momentum NCMHA, 2001 Who should be at the Table: Players and Partners Membership will inevitably evolve along with varying priorities and directions over time But a core of committed members initially engaged will ensure longevity and stability Members have dual function: Connect coalition with stakeholders and Spread coalition’s influence Shared Commitment and Vision Passionate leadership Appreciation for the client-centered approach and “wraparound” services The Principles of Care for Older Adults with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Needs (mhaging.org/pubs/spring-04.htm#older) The Imperative of Diversity Balanced representation Promotes a broad-based membership Racial, ethnic, and linguistic diversity Membership should reflect the community Recruitment can extend beyond natural allies Important Coalition Members Universities (students and faculty) Balance community interests and research goals1 Physicians VCU School of Medicine VA Medical Society VA Hospital and Healthcare Assn. 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Gerontologist, 50(Suppl 1), 2010 The Initial Meeting Establishing Regional Leadership Facilitator, meta-expert, visionary, strategist, broker, spokesperson, and coordinator1 Shared leadership can be achieved through an Executive Committee (Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer) Identifying Regional Needs and Resources Needs assessment2 Qualitative and quantitative methods Resource assessment Regional Alcohol and Aging Assessment Tool Developing Goals and Strategies Long- and short-term goals3 AAAG Strategic Plan model4 1 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/capacity-primer 2 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer 3 NCMHA, 2001, www.omhac.org/images.How%20To%20Manual%20New.doc 4VABC, 2010, www.abc.virginia.gov/Education/olderadults/AAAG_StrategicPlan.pd Virginia’s Older Population Today According to the 2010 US Census, there are 976,937 Virginians (12.2%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census NOVA’s Older Population According to the 2010 US Census, there are 82,886 residents (7.5%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Here Come the Baby Boomers! 2,168,964 Virginians aged 45-64 make up 68.9% of all residents aged 45+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Here Come the Baby Boomers to NOVA! 265,821 people aged 45-64 make up 76% of all residents aged 45+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions - Virginia Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA
Slide 44 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process Benefits of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition 1. Information and Referral Coordination 2. Improved Collaboration 3. Professional Development 4. Credibility and Clout 5. Enhanced Service Planning NCMHA, 2001 Information and Referral Coordination Alcohol related treatment services poorly coordinated within aging service system Lack of geriatric professionals and cross-training Interagency service coordination maximizes resources Create regional resource and referral lists Improved Collaboration Increased awareness addresses fragmentation More expedient and effective access to services Aging/Mental Health collaboration (http://nrepp.samhsa.gov) Virginia vs. Florida comparison1 AAA and CSB collaboration 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Southern Gerontologist, XXII(3-4), 2010 Professional Development Increase members’ knowledge base Regional service provider trainings Identify local trainers/conference organizers and target audiences Implement Get Connected Toolkit training locally1 1SAMHSA/NCOA Credibility and Clout Enhanced “clout” with general public, officials, and legislators1 Regional coalitions can target their local media markets GSASC and CCOA presentations Increase relevance of state and regional coalitions 1 NCMHA, 2001 Enhanced Service Planning Share needs assessment data and service planning information Existing service gaps better identified and addressed Collaborative planning, enhances service delivery to older adults1 1 Lebowitz, Light, & Bailey, Gerontologist, 27(6), 699-702, 1987. Meeting Beneficiaries Expectations and Requests Requests from individuals and organizations a priority Needs assessment data will reveal customers Track requests to determine where efforts need to be focused Regional expectations and requests may be different from state level Continuous Assessment Where is the problem occurring? What are the high-risk settings? Who is affected? Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, 2009 http://www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer Regional Coalition Components and Considerations Identifying the players and partners Structuring the initial meeting Maintaining momentum NCMHA, 2001 Who should be at the Table: Players and Partners Membership will inevitably evolve along with varying priorities and directions over time But a core of committed members initially engaged will ensure longevity and stability Members have dual function: Connect coalition with stakeholders and Spread coalition’s influence Shared Commitment and Vision Passionate leadership Appreciation for the client-centered approach and “wraparound” services The Principles of Care for Older Adults with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Needs (mhaging.org/pubs/spring-04.htm#older) The Imperative of Diversity Balanced representation Promotes a broad-based membership Racial, ethnic, and linguistic diversity Membership should reflect the community Recruitment can extend beyond natural allies Important Coalition Members Universities (students and faculty) Balance community interests and research goals1 Physicians VCU School of Medicine VA Medical Society VA Hospital and Healthcare Assn. 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Gerontologist, 50(Suppl 1), 2010 The Initial Meeting Establishing Regional Leadership Facilitator, meta-expert, visionary, strategist, broker, spokesperson, and coordinator1 Shared leadership can be achieved through an Executive Committee (Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer) Identifying Regional Needs and Resources Needs assessment2 Qualitative and quantitative methods Resource assessment Regional Alcohol and Aging Assessment Tool Developing Goals and Strategies Long- and short-term goals3 AAAG Strategic Plan model4 1 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/capacity-primer 2 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer 3 NCMHA, 2001, www.omhac.org/images.How%20To%20Manual%20New.doc 4VABC, 2010, www.abc.virginia.gov/Education/olderadults/AAAG_StrategicPlan.pd Virginia’s Older Population Today According to the 2010 US Census, there are 976,937 Virginians (12.2%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census NOVA’s Older Population According to the 2010 US Census, there are 82,886 residents (7.5%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Here Come the Baby Boomers! 2,168,964 Virginians aged 45-64 make up 68.9% of all residents aged 45+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Here Come the Baby Boomers to NOVA! 265,821 people aged 45-64 make up 76% of all residents aged 45+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions - Virginia Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Alcohol Problem Hospital Admissions - Virginia
Slide 45 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process Benefits of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition 1. Information and Referral Coordination 2. Improved Collaboration 3. Professional Development 4. Credibility and Clout 5. Enhanced Service Planning NCMHA, 2001 Information and Referral Coordination Alcohol related treatment services poorly coordinated within aging service system Lack of geriatric professionals and cross-training Interagency service coordination maximizes resources Create regional resource and referral lists Improved Collaboration Increased awareness addresses fragmentation More expedient and effective access to services Aging/Mental Health collaboration (http://nrepp.samhsa.gov) Virginia vs. Florida comparison1 AAA and CSB collaboration 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Southern Gerontologist, XXII(3-4), 2010 Professional Development Increase members’ knowledge base Regional service provider trainings Identify local trainers/conference organizers and target audiences Implement Get Connected Toolkit training locally1 1SAMHSA/NCOA Credibility and Clout Enhanced “clout” with general public, officials, and legislators1 Regional coalitions can target their local media markets GSASC and CCOA presentations Increase relevance of state and regional coalitions 1 NCMHA, 2001 Enhanced Service Planning Share needs assessment data and service planning information Existing service gaps better identified and addressed Collaborative planning, enhances service delivery to older adults1 1 Lebowitz, Light, & Bailey, Gerontologist, 27(6), 699-702, 1987. Meeting Beneficiaries Expectations and Requests Requests from individuals and organizations a priority Needs assessment data will reveal customers Track requests to determine where efforts need to be focused Regional expectations and requests may be different from state level Continuous Assessment Where is the problem occurring? What are the high-risk settings? Who is affected? Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, 2009 http://www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer Regional Coalition Components and Considerations Identifying the players and partners Structuring the initial meeting Maintaining momentum NCMHA, 2001 Who should be at the Table: Players and Partners Membership will inevitably evolve along with varying priorities and directions over time But a core of committed members initially engaged will ensure longevity and stability Members have dual function: Connect coalition with stakeholders and Spread coalition’s influence Shared Commitment and Vision Passionate leadership Appreciation for the client-centered approach and “wraparound” services The Principles of Care for Older Adults with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Needs (mhaging.org/pubs/spring-04.htm#older) The Imperative of Diversity Balanced representation Promotes a broad-based membership Racial, ethnic, and linguistic diversity Membership should reflect the community Recruitment can extend beyond natural allies Important Coalition Members Universities (students and faculty) Balance community interests and research goals1 Physicians VCU School of Medicine VA Medical Society VA Hospital and Healthcare Assn. 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Gerontologist, 50(Suppl 1), 2010 The Initial Meeting Establishing Regional Leadership Facilitator, meta-expert, visionary, strategist, broker, spokesperson, and coordinator1 Shared leadership can be achieved through an Executive Committee (Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer) Identifying Regional Needs and Resources Needs assessment2 Qualitative and quantitative methods Resource assessment Regional Alcohol and Aging Assessment Tool Developing Goals and Strategies Long- and short-term goals3 AAAG Strategic Plan model4 1 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/capacity-primer 2 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer 3 NCMHA, 2001, www.omhac.org/images.How%20To%20Manual%20New.doc 4VABC, 2010, www.abc.virginia.gov/Education/olderadults/AAAG_StrategicPlan.pd Virginia’s Older Population Today According to the 2010 US Census, there are 976,937 Virginians (12.2%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census NOVA’s Older Population According to the 2010 US Census, there are 82,886 residents (7.5%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Here Come the Baby Boomers! 2,168,964 Virginians aged 45-64 make up 68.9% of all residents aged 45+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Here Come the Baby Boomers to NOVA! 265,821 people aged 45-64 make up 76% of all residents aged 45+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions - Virginia Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Alcohol Problem Hospital Admissions - Virginia Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Alcohol Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA
Slide 46 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process Benefits of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition 1. Information and Referral Coordination 2. Improved Collaboration 3. Professional Development 4. Credibility and Clout 5. Enhanced Service Planning NCMHA, 2001 Information and Referral Coordination Alcohol related treatment services poorly coordinated within aging service system Lack of geriatric professionals and cross-training Interagency service coordination maximizes resources Create regional resource and referral lists Improved Collaboration Increased awareness addresses fragmentation More expedient and effective access to services Aging/Mental Health collaboration (http://nrepp.samhsa.gov) Virginia vs. Florida comparison1 AAA and CSB collaboration 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Southern Gerontologist, XXII(3-4), 2010 Professional Development Increase members’ knowledge base Regional service provider trainings Identify local trainers/conference organizers and target audiences Implement Get Connected Toolkit training locally1 1SAMHSA/NCOA Credibility and Clout Enhanced “clout” with general public, officials, and legislators1 Regional coalitions can target their local media markets GSASC and CCOA presentations Increase relevance of state and regional coalitions 1 NCMHA, 2001 Enhanced Service Planning Share needs assessment data and service planning information Existing service gaps better identified and addressed Collaborative planning, enhances service delivery to older adults1 1 Lebowitz, Light, & Bailey, Gerontologist, 27(6), 699-702, 1987. Meeting Beneficiaries Expectations and Requests Requests from individuals and organizations a priority Needs assessment data will reveal customers Track requests to determine where efforts need to be focused Regional expectations and requests may be different from state level Continuous Assessment Where is the problem occurring? What are the high-risk settings? Who is affected? Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, 2009 http://www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer Regional Coalition Components and Considerations Identifying the players and partners Structuring the initial meeting Maintaining momentum NCMHA, 2001 Who should be at the Table: Players and Partners Membership will inevitably evolve along with varying priorities and directions over time But a core of committed members initially engaged will ensure longevity and stability Members have dual function: Connect coalition with stakeholders and Spread coalition’s influence Shared Commitment and Vision Passionate leadership Appreciation for the client-centered approach and “wraparound” services The Principles of Care for Older Adults with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Needs (mhaging.org/pubs/spring-04.htm#older) The Imperative of Diversity Balanced representation Promotes a broad-based membership Racial, ethnic, and linguistic diversity Membership should reflect the community Recruitment can extend beyond natural allies Important Coalition Members Universities (students and faculty) Balance community interests and research goals1 Physicians VCU School of Medicine VA Medical Society VA Hospital and Healthcare Assn. 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Gerontologist, 50(Suppl 1), 2010 The Initial Meeting Establishing Regional Leadership Facilitator, meta-expert, visionary, strategist, broker, spokesperson, and coordinator1 Shared leadership can be achieved through an Executive Committee (Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer) Identifying Regional Needs and Resources Needs assessment2 Qualitative and quantitative methods Resource assessment Regional Alcohol and Aging Assessment Tool Developing Goals and Strategies Long- and short-term goals3 AAAG Strategic Plan model4 1 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/capacity-primer 2 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer 3 NCMHA, 2001, www.omhac.org/images.How%20To%20Manual%20New.doc 4VABC, 2010, www.abc.virginia.gov/Education/olderadults/AAAG_StrategicPlan.pd Virginia’s Older Population Today According to the 2010 US Census, there are 976,937 Virginians (12.2%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census NOVA’s Older Population According to the 2010 US Census, there are 82,886 residents (7.5%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Here Come the Baby Boomers! 2,168,964 Virginians aged 45-64 make up 68.9% of all residents aged 45+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Here Come the Baby Boomers to NOVA! 265,821 people aged 45-64 make up 76% of all residents aged 45+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions - Virginia Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Alcohol Problem Hospital Admissions - Virginia Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Alcohol Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Alcohol Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA
Slide 47 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process Benefits of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition 1. Information and Referral Coordination 2. Improved Collaboration 3. Professional Development 4. Credibility and Clout 5. Enhanced Service Planning NCMHA, 2001 Information and Referral Coordination Alcohol related treatment services poorly coordinated within aging service system Lack of geriatric professionals and cross-training Interagency service coordination maximizes resources Create regional resource and referral lists Improved Collaboration Increased awareness addresses fragmentation More expedient and effective access to services Aging/Mental Health collaboration (http://nrepp.samhsa.gov) Virginia vs. Florida comparison1 AAA and CSB collaboration 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Southern Gerontologist, XXII(3-4), 2010 Professional Development Increase members’ knowledge base Regional service provider trainings Identify local trainers/conference organizers and target audiences Implement Get Connected Toolkit training locally1 1SAMHSA/NCOA Credibility and Clout Enhanced “clout” with general public, officials, and legislators1 Regional coalitions can target their local media markets GSASC and CCOA presentations Increase relevance of state and regional coalitions 1 NCMHA, 2001 Enhanced Service Planning Share needs assessment data and service planning information Existing service gaps better identified and addressed Collaborative planning, enhances service delivery to older adults1 1 Lebowitz, Light, & Bailey, Gerontologist, 27(6), 699-702, 1987. Meeting Beneficiaries Expectations and Requests Requests from individuals and organizations a priority Needs assessment data will reveal customers Track requests to determine where efforts need to be focused Regional expectations and requests may be different from state level Continuous Assessment Where is the problem occurring? What are the high-risk settings? Who is affected? Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, 2009 http://www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer Regional Coalition Components and Considerations Identifying the players and partners Structuring the initial meeting Maintaining momentum NCMHA, 2001 Who should be at the Table: Players and Partners Membership will inevitably evolve along with varying priorities and directions over time But a core of committed members initially engaged will ensure longevity and stability Members have dual function: Connect coalition with stakeholders and Spread coalition’s influence Shared Commitment and Vision Passionate leadership Appreciation for the client-centered approach and “wraparound” services The Principles of Care for Older Adults with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Needs (mhaging.org/pubs/spring-04.htm#older) The Imperative of Diversity Balanced representation Promotes a broad-based membership Racial, ethnic, and linguistic diversity Membership should reflect the community Recruitment can extend beyond natural allies Important Coalition Members Universities (students and faculty) Balance community interests and research goals1 Physicians VCU School of Medicine VA Medical Society VA Hospital and Healthcare Assn. 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Gerontologist, 50(Suppl 1), 2010 The Initial Meeting Establishing Regional Leadership Facilitator, meta-expert, visionary, strategist, broker, spokesperson, and coordinator1 Shared leadership can be achieved through an Executive Committee (Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer) Identifying Regional Needs and Resources Needs assessment2 Qualitative and quantitative methods Resource assessment Regional Alcohol and Aging Assessment Tool Developing Goals and Strategies Long- and short-term goals3 AAAG Strategic Plan model4 1 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/capacity-primer 2 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer 3 NCMHA, 2001, www.omhac.org/images.How%20To%20Manual%20New.doc 4VABC, 2010, www.abc.virginia.gov/Education/olderadults/AAAG_StrategicPlan.pd Virginia’s Older Population Today According to the 2010 US Census, there are 976,937 Virginians (12.2%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census NOVA’s Older Population According to the 2010 US Census, there are 82,886 residents (7.5%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Here Come the Baby Boomers! 2,168,964 Virginians aged 45-64 make up 68.9% of all residents aged 45+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Here Come the Baby Boomers to NOVA! 265,821 people aged 45-64 make up 76% of all residents aged 45+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions - Virginia Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Alcohol Problem Hospital Admissions - Virginia Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Alcohol Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Alcohol Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Conclusion Determined need for regional coalitions in AAAG Strategic Plan Establishment of regional coalitions will break through existing barriers Information dissemination, education, training and resources more effectively addressed at regional level AAAG resources, $, guidance, assistance available Two way street – Regional coalition to AAAG and back Next meeting
Slide 48 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process Benefits of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition 1. Information and Referral Coordination 2. Improved Collaboration 3. Professional Development 4. Credibility and Clout 5. Enhanced Service Planning NCMHA, 2001 Information and Referral Coordination Alcohol related treatment services poorly coordinated within aging service system Lack of geriatric professionals and cross-training Interagency service coordination maximizes resources Create regional resource and referral lists Improved Collaboration Increased awareness addresses fragmentation More expedient and effective access to services Aging/Mental Health collaboration (http://nrepp.samhsa.gov) Virginia vs. Florida comparison1 AAA and CSB collaboration 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Southern Gerontologist, XXII(3-4), 2010 Professional Development Increase members’ knowledge base Regional service provider trainings Identify local trainers/conference organizers and target audiences Implement Get Connected Toolkit training locally1 1SAMHSA/NCOA Credibility and Clout Enhanced “clout” with general public, officials, and legislators1 Regional coalitions can target their local media markets GSASC and CCOA presentations Increase relevance of state and regional coalitions 1 NCMHA, 2001 Enhanced Service Planning Share needs assessment data and service planning information Existing service gaps better identified and addressed Collaborative planning, enhances service delivery to older adults1 1 Lebowitz, Light, & Bailey, Gerontologist, 27(6), 699-702, 1987. Meeting Beneficiaries Expectations and Requests Requests from individuals and organizations a priority Needs assessment data will reveal customers Track requests to determine where efforts need to be focused Regional expectations and requests may be different from state level Continuous Assessment Where is the problem occurring? What are the high-risk settings? Who is affected? Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, 2009 http://www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer Regional Coalition Components and Considerations Identifying the players and partners Structuring the initial meeting Maintaining momentum NCMHA, 2001 Who should be at the Table: Players and Partners Membership will inevitably evolve along with varying priorities and directions over time But a core of committed members initially engaged will ensure longevity and stability Members have dual function: Connect coalition with stakeholders and Spread coalition’s influence Shared Commitment and Vision Passionate leadership Appreciation for the client-centered approach and “wraparound” services The Principles of Care for Older Adults with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Needs (mhaging.org/pubs/spring-04.htm#older) The Imperative of Diversity Balanced representation Promotes a broad-based membership Racial, ethnic, and linguistic diversity Membership should reflect the community Recruitment can extend beyond natural allies Important Coalition Members Universities (students and faculty) Balance community interests and research goals1 Physicians VCU School of Medicine VA Medical Society VA Hospital and Healthcare Assn. 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Gerontologist, 50(Suppl 1), 2010 The Initial Meeting Establishing Regional Leadership Facilitator, meta-expert, visionary, strategist, broker, spokesperson, and coordinator1 Shared leadership can be achieved through an Executive Committee (Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer) Identifying Regional Needs and Resources Needs assessment2 Qualitative and quantitative methods Resource assessment Regional Alcohol and Aging Assessment Tool Developing Goals and Strategies Long- and short-term goals3 AAAG Strategic Plan model4 1 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/capacity-primer 2 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer 3 NCMHA, 2001, www.omhac.org/images.How%20To%20Manual%20New.doc 4VABC, 2010, www.abc.virginia.gov/Education/olderadults/AAAG_StrategicPlan.pd Virginia’s Older Population Today According to the 2010 US Census, there are 976,937 Virginians (12.2%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census NOVA’s Older Population According to the 2010 US Census, there are 82,886 residents (7.5%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Here Come the Baby Boomers! 2,168,964 Virginians aged 45-64 make up 68.9% of all residents aged 45+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Here Come the Baby Boomers to NOVA! 265,821 people aged 45-64 make up 76% of all residents aged 45+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions - Virginia Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Alcohol Problem Hospital Admissions - Virginia Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Alcohol Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Alcohol Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Conclusion Determined need for regional coalitions in AAAG Strategic Plan Establishment of regional coalitions will break through existing barriers Information dissemination, education, training and resources more effectively addressed at regional level AAAG resources, $, guidance, assistance available Two way street – Regional coalition to AAAG and back Next meeting AAAG Funding Funding received to date - $156,777 Grants, budget line items, donations Funding subcommittee $2,500 available to start NOVA AAAG
Slide 49 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process Benefits of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition 1. Information and Referral Coordination 2. Improved Collaboration 3. Professional Development 4. Credibility and Clout 5. Enhanced Service Planning NCMHA, 2001 Information and Referral Coordination Alcohol related treatment services poorly coordinated within aging service system Lack of geriatric professionals and cross-training Interagency service coordination maximizes resources Create regional resource and referral lists Improved Collaboration Increased awareness addresses fragmentation More expedient and effective access to services Aging/Mental Health collaboration (http://nrepp.samhsa.gov) Virginia vs. Florida comparison1 AAA and CSB collaboration 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Southern Gerontologist, XXII(3-4), 2010 Professional Development Increase members’ knowledge base Regional service provider trainings Identify local trainers/conference organizers and target audiences Implement Get Connected Toolkit training locally1 1SAMHSA/NCOA Credibility and Clout Enhanced “clout” with general public, officials, and legislators1 Regional coalitions can target their local media markets GSASC and CCOA presentations Increase relevance of state and regional coalitions 1 NCMHA, 2001 Enhanced Service Planning Share needs assessment data and service planning information Existing service gaps better identified and addressed Collaborative planning, enhances service delivery to older adults1 1 Lebowitz, Light, & Bailey, Gerontologist, 27(6), 699-702, 1987. Meeting Beneficiaries Expectations and Requests Requests from individuals and organizations a priority Needs assessment data will reveal customers Track requests to determine where efforts need to be focused Regional expectations and requests may be different from state level Continuous Assessment Where is the problem occurring? What are the high-risk settings? Who is affected? Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, 2009 http://www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer Regional Coalition Components and Considerations Identifying the players and partners Structuring the initial meeting Maintaining momentum NCMHA, 2001 Who should be at the Table: Players and Partners Membership will inevitably evolve along with varying priorities and directions over time But a core of committed members initially engaged will ensure longevity and stability Members have dual function: Connect coalition with stakeholders and Spread coalition’s influence Shared Commitment and Vision Passionate leadership Appreciation for the client-centered approach and “wraparound” services The Principles of Care for Older Adults with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Needs (mhaging.org/pubs/spring-04.htm#older) The Imperative of Diversity Balanced representation Promotes a broad-based membership Racial, ethnic, and linguistic diversity Membership should reflect the community Recruitment can extend beyond natural allies Important Coalition Members Universities (students and faculty) Balance community interests and research goals1 Physicians VCU School of Medicine VA Medical Society VA Hospital and Healthcare Assn. 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Gerontologist, 50(Suppl 1), 2010 The Initial Meeting Establishing Regional Leadership Facilitator, meta-expert, visionary, strategist, broker, spokesperson, and coordinator1 Shared leadership can be achieved through an Executive Committee (Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer) Identifying Regional Needs and Resources Needs assessment2 Qualitative and quantitative methods Resource assessment Regional Alcohol and Aging Assessment Tool Developing Goals and Strategies Long- and short-term goals3 AAAG Strategic Plan model4 1 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/capacity-primer 2 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer 3 NCMHA, 2001, www.omhac.org/images.How%20To%20Manual%20New.doc 4VABC, 2010, www.abc.virginia.gov/Education/olderadults/AAAG_StrategicPlan.pd Virginia’s Older Population Today According to the 2010 US Census, there are 976,937 Virginians (12.2%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census NOVA’s Older Population According to the 2010 US Census, there are 82,886 residents (7.5%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Here Come the Baby Boomers! 2,168,964 Virginians aged 45-64 make up 68.9% of all residents aged 45+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Here Come the Baby Boomers to NOVA! 265,821 people aged 45-64 make up 76% of all residents aged 45+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions - Virginia Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Alcohol Problem Hospital Admissions - Virginia Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Alcohol Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Alcohol Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Conclusion Determined need for regional coalitions in AAAG Strategic Plan Establishment of regional coalitions will break through existing barriers Information dissemination, education, training and resources more effectively addressed at regional level AAAG resources, $, guidance, assistance available Two way street – Regional coalition to AAAG and back Next meeting AAAG Funding Funding received to date - $156,777 Grants, budget line items, donations Funding subcommittee $2,500 available to start NOVA AAAG NOVA Involvement in AAAG 5 Presenters - 40 attendees at three conference/trainings Speakers’ Bureau – 2 from NOVA Goodwin Bailey House presentation-25 staff Grand Rounds Mary Washington-50 INOVA SBIRT Training-32 Alexandria CSB SBIRT Training – 18 NVAN presentation Nov 2010 Arlington SA Commission presentation May ‘11
Slide 50 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process Benefits of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition 1. Information and Referral Coordination 2. Improved Collaboration 3. Professional Development 4. Credibility and Clout 5. Enhanced Service Planning NCMHA, 2001 Information and Referral Coordination Alcohol related treatment services poorly coordinated within aging service system Lack of geriatric professionals and cross-training Interagency service coordination maximizes resources Create regional resource and referral lists Improved Collaboration Increased awareness addresses fragmentation More expedient and effective access to services Aging/Mental Health collaboration (http://nrepp.samhsa.gov) Virginia vs. Florida comparison1 AAA and CSB collaboration 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Southern Gerontologist, XXII(3-4), 2010 Professional Development Increase members’ knowledge base Regional service provider trainings Identify local trainers/conference organizers and target audiences Implement Get Connected Toolkit training locally1 1SAMHSA/NCOA Credibility and Clout Enhanced “clout” with general public, officials, and legislators1 Regional coalitions can target their local media markets GSASC and CCOA presentations Increase relevance of state and regional coalitions 1 NCMHA, 2001 Enhanced Service Planning Share needs assessment data and service planning information Existing service gaps better identified and addressed Collaborative planning, enhances service delivery to older adults1 1 Lebowitz, Light, & Bailey, Gerontologist, 27(6), 699-702, 1987. Meeting Beneficiaries Expectations and Requests Requests from individuals and organizations a priority Needs assessment data will reveal customers Track requests to determine where efforts need to be focused Regional expectations and requests may be different from state level Continuous Assessment Where is the problem occurring? What are the high-risk settings? Who is affected? Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, 2009 http://www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer Regional Coalition Components and Considerations Identifying the players and partners Structuring the initial meeting Maintaining momentum NCMHA, 2001 Who should be at the Table: Players and Partners Membership will inevitably evolve along with varying priorities and directions over time But a core of committed members initially engaged will ensure longevity and stability Members have dual function: Connect coalition with stakeholders and Spread coalition’s influence Shared Commitment and Vision Passionate leadership Appreciation for the client-centered approach and “wraparound” services The Principles of Care for Older Adults with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Needs (mhaging.org/pubs/spring-04.htm#older) The Imperative of Diversity Balanced representation Promotes a broad-based membership Racial, ethnic, and linguistic diversity Membership should reflect the community Recruitment can extend beyond natural allies Important Coalition Members Universities (students and faculty) Balance community interests and research goals1 Physicians VCU School of Medicine VA Medical Society VA Hospital and Healthcare Assn. 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Gerontologist, 50(Suppl 1), 2010 The Initial Meeting Establishing Regional Leadership Facilitator, meta-expert, visionary, strategist, broker, spokesperson, and coordinator1 Shared leadership can be achieved through an Executive Committee (Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer) Identifying Regional Needs and Resources Needs assessment2 Qualitative and quantitative methods Resource assessment Regional Alcohol and Aging Assessment Tool Developing Goals and Strategies Long- and short-term goals3 AAAG Strategic Plan model4 1 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/capacity-primer 2 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer 3 NCMHA, 2001, www.omhac.org/images.How%20To%20Manual%20New.doc 4VABC, 2010, www.abc.virginia.gov/Education/olderadults/AAAG_StrategicPlan.pd Virginia’s Older Population Today According to the 2010 US Census, there are 976,937 Virginians (12.2%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census NOVA’s Older Population According to the 2010 US Census, there are 82,886 residents (7.5%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Here Come the Baby Boomers! 2,168,964 Virginians aged 45-64 make up 68.9% of all residents aged 45+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Here Come the Baby Boomers to NOVA! 265,821 people aged 45-64 make up 76% of all residents aged 45+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions - Virginia Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Alcohol Problem Hospital Admissions - Virginia Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Alcohol Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Alcohol Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Conclusion Determined need for regional coalitions in AAAG Strategic Plan Establishment of regional coalitions will break through existing barriers Information dissemination, education, training and resources more effectively addressed at regional level AAAG resources, $, guidance, assistance available Two way street – Regional coalition to AAAG and back Next meeting AAAG Funding Funding received to date - $156,777 Grants, budget line items, donations Funding subcommittee $2,500 available to start NOVA AAAG NOVA Involvement in AAAG 5 Presenters - 40 attendees at three conference/trainings Speakers’ Bureau – 2 from NOVA Goodwin Bailey House presentation-25 staff Grand Rounds Mary Washington-50 INOVA SBIRT Training-32 Alexandria CSB SBIRT Training – 18 NVAN presentation Nov 2010 Arlington SA Commission presentation May ‘11 NOVA Regional support of AAAG Join AAAG Disseminate education materials in NOVA Place videos in NOVA aging libraries Place AAAG articles in NOVA publications Add AAAG web site link to NOVA web sites Identify service gaps/barriers to prevention/intervention among older adults with substance abuse Establish NOVA Regional AAAG Promote referrals between AAAs and CSBs Write letters/reports requesting or recommending AAAs and CSBs receive and implement SBIRT training
Slide 51 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process Benefits of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition 1. Information and Referral Coordination 2. Improved Collaboration 3. Professional Development 4. Credibility and Clout 5. Enhanced Service Planning NCMHA, 2001 Information and Referral Coordination Alcohol related treatment services poorly coordinated within aging service system Lack of geriatric professionals and cross-training Interagency service coordination maximizes resources Create regional resource and referral lists Improved Collaboration Increased awareness addresses fragmentation More expedient and effective access to services Aging/Mental Health collaboration (http://nrepp.samhsa.gov) Virginia vs. Florida comparison1 AAA and CSB collaboration 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Southern Gerontologist, XXII(3-4), 2010 Professional Development Increase members’ knowledge base Regional service provider trainings Identify local trainers/conference organizers and target audiences Implement Get Connected Toolkit training locally1 1SAMHSA/NCOA Credibility and Clout Enhanced “clout” with general public, officials, and legislators1 Regional coalitions can target their local media markets GSASC and CCOA presentations Increase relevance of state and regional coalitions 1 NCMHA, 2001 Enhanced Service Planning Share needs assessment data and service planning information Existing service gaps better identified and addressed Collaborative planning, enhances service delivery to older adults1 1 Lebowitz, Light, & Bailey, Gerontologist, 27(6), 699-702, 1987. Meeting Beneficiaries Expectations and Requests Requests from individuals and organizations a priority Needs assessment data will reveal customers Track requests to determine where efforts need to be focused Regional expectations and requests may be different from state level Continuous Assessment Where is the problem occurring? What are the high-risk settings? Who is affected? Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, 2009 http://www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer Regional Coalition Components and Considerations Identifying the players and partners Structuring the initial meeting Maintaining momentum NCMHA, 2001 Who should be at the Table: Players and Partners Membership will inevitably evolve along with varying priorities and directions over time But a core of committed members initially engaged will ensure longevity and stability Members have dual function: Connect coalition with stakeholders and Spread coalition’s influence Shared Commitment and Vision Passionate leadership Appreciation for the client-centered approach and “wraparound” services The Principles of Care for Older Adults with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Needs (mhaging.org/pubs/spring-04.htm#older) The Imperative of Diversity Balanced representation Promotes a broad-based membership Racial, ethnic, and linguistic diversity Membership should reflect the community Recruitment can extend beyond natural allies Important Coalition Members Universities (students and faculty) Balance community interests and research goals1 Physicians VCU School of Medicine VA Medical Society VA Hospital and Healthcare Assn. 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Gerontologist, 50(Suppl 1), 2010 The Initial Meeting Establishing Regional Leadership Facilitator, meta-expert, visionary, strategist, broker, spokesperson, and coordinator1 Shared leadership can be achieved through an Executive Committee (Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer) Identifying Regional Needs and Resources Needs assessment2 Qualitative and quantitative methods Resource assessment Regional Alcohol and Aging Assessment Tool Developing Goals and Strategies Long- and short-term goals3 AAAG Strategic Plan model4 1 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/capacity-primer 2 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer 3 NCMHA, 2001, www.omhac.org/images.How%20To%20Manual%20New.doc 4VABC, 2010, www.abc.virginia.gov/Education/olderadults/AAAG_StrategicPlan.pd Virginia’s Older Population Today According to the 2010 US Census, there are 976,937 Virginians (12.2%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census NOVA’s Older Population According to the 2010 US Census, there are 82,886 residents (7.5%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Here Come the Baby Boomers! 2,168,964 Virginians aged 45-64 make up 68.9% of all residents aged 45+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Here Come the Baby Boomers to NOVA! 265,821 people aged 45-64 make up 76% of all residents aged 45+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions - Virginia Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Alcohol Problem Hospital Admissions - Virginia Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Alcohol Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Alcohol Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Conclusion Determined need for regional coalitions in AAAG Strategic Plan Establishment of regional coalitions will break through existing barriers Information dissemination, education, training and resources more effectively addressed at regional level AAAG resources, $, guidance, assistance available Two way street – Regional coalition to AAAG and back Next meeting AAAG Funding Funding received to date - $156,777 Grants, budget line items, donations Funding subcommittee $2,500 available to start NOVA AAAG NOVA Involvement in AAAG 5 Presenters - 40 attendees at three conference/trainings Speakers’ Bureau – 2 from NOVA Goodwin Bailey House presentation-25 staff Grand Rounds Mary Washington-50 INOVA SBIRT Training-32 Alexandria CSB SBIRT Training – 18 NVAN presentation Nov 2010 Arlington SA Commission presentation May ‘11 NOVA Regional support of AAAG Join AAAG Disseminate education materials in NOVA Place videos in NOVA aging libraries Place AAAG articles in NOVA publications Add AAAG web site link to NOVA web sites Identify service gaps/barriers to prevention/intervention among older adults with substance abuse Establish NOVA Regional AAAG Promote referrals between AAAs and CSBs Write letters/reports requesting or recommending AAAs and CSBs receive and implement SBIRT training NCMHA 2001, p. 24 “The effectiveness of the coalition does not fall on the breadth of its membership, but instead on the depth of its cohesiveness and feeling of common cause.”
Slide 52 - “Creating a NOVA Regional AAAG” Objectives Describe Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group Define purposes of a regional alcohol and aging coalition Outline elements to consider when identifying advantageous players/partners Review process for assessing regional needs and developing goals/strategies Discover resources materials available Understand factors that contribute to sustainability of coalition Definition of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Common Interest Diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals Provide education, training and resources on use of alcohol and medications as adults age Network to avoid duplication of efforts Independent entity Goal: Educate and improve availability and quality of screenings and services Formed March 2007 HB 110 (2006 Session) amended VA Code § 2.2-5510 Each state agency include in strategic plan “analysis of the impact the aging of the population will have on its ability to deliver services, a description of how agency is responding to these changes…” History of AAAG Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control collaborated with Virginia Center on Aging and Virginia Department for the Aging Convened key state stakeholder meeting Learn what was available re older adults and alcohol and medication misuse Identify gaps in services Establish points of collaboration Agencies represented in AAAG Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Dept. for Aging Dept. of Health Dept. of Medical Assistance Services Dept. Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Dept. of Social Services VA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging VA Hospital and HealthCare Assn 2-1-1 VA VCU, Section of Geriatrics - Internal Medicine & Psychiatry- VCU School of Pharmacy VA Center on Aging, School of Allied Health, VCU Attorney General’s TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center SeniorNavigator VA Beer Wholesalers Assn VA Poison Center Organizational Structure Chair Regina Whitsett VA ABC Secretary Communication Officer Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS Vice Chair Elaine Smith VDA AAAG Treasurer Steve Ankiel VDMAS Membership & Marketing Tishaun Harris-Ugworji VDSS and Kathleen Shaw VA ABC Resources Linda Phelps, VA ABC Training Service Providers Constance Coogle VCoA and Sally Holzgrefe, ATTC Education of Individuals Evelyn Waring, VA Poison Center and Elaine Smith, VDA t Organizational Structure and Financial Sustainability Regina Whitsett VA ABC AAAG Vision & Mission Virginians aging successfully, safe from alcohol and medication misuse. To be the leader in providing education, training and resources on the use of alcohol and medications as adults age. AAAG Goals 1 Increase regional/statewide membership 2 Develop sustainable organizational structure/ financial resources 3 Educate individuals about use of alcohol and medication as adults age 4 Train service providers to implement prevention/intervention best practices w/aging adults using alcohol/medications AAAG Goals Continued 5 Research, develop, maintain information on alcohol, medication and aging for dissemination 6 Propose or support legislation that focuses on Mental Health, Aging, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment of Older Adults The Hidden Epidemic, Alcohol, Medication and the Older Adult 2008 Conference April 29, 2008 220 Health and Social Workers Debra Jay, Hazelden expert, Oprah Winfrey Show guest 3 DVD set available Get Connected Toolkit SAMHSA developed with NCOA and U.S. Administration on Aging Trained 65 service providers September 2008 http://www.samhsa.gov/ OlderAdultsTAC/docs/Get_Connected_ ASA_NCOA_%20021607FINAL.pdf The Hidden Epidemic Best Practices 2009 Conference April 7, 2009 Trained 168 service providers Dr. Frederic C. Blow, University of Michigan Carol Colleran, Hanley Center, Florida DVD recording available AAAG Results Membership – 85 (60 agencies) Service Providers trained 1,050 including 400 physicians Literature disseminated-450,000 Participated in approximately 40 exhibit fairs DVDs disseminated-150 AAAG Speakers’ Bureau Govenor’s Substance Abuse Services Council Commonwealth Council on Aging VA Assn of CSB VA Assn of Community Psychiatrists VA Assisted Living Assn American Medical Directors Assn VA Geriatrics Society VA Pharmacy Assn Over 109 venues, reaching more than 8,130 individuals Best Is Yet to Come Commercial Aired in Richmond/Petersburg, Roanoke/Lynchburg, Harrisonburg/Winchester (April/May/June ‘09) Aired in Hampton Road/Newport News (April/May ‘10) NOVA (April ‘11) Viewing market to date more than 2.5 “fifty-plus” adults Evaluation data: SeniorNavigator web site searches increased 4-7% and 211 Virginia increased calls Physician Training Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Nov ’09 (32) SBIRT at Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference, April ’10 Dr. Frederic Blow – (325) Hampton Newport News and Alexandria CSB Jan/April ’11 (23 and 18) CEAGH Sept ’11 (30) Web Based Traininghttp://vacsb.elearning.networkofcare.org Partnership with VA Assn of Community Service Boards 3 web based training sessions launched May ‘10 Complimentary Pre/post tests, videos, and power points Over 375 service providers trained Contact Hour certificates and CEUs available Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2011-2012 September 2010 Establishing a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition Maximize use of limited resources Older adults as focal point Primary intention: Promote successful aging by addressing potential for alcohol and medication misuse Ongoing process Benefits of a Regional Alcohol and Aging Coalition 1. Information and Referral Coordination 2. Improved Collaboration 3. Professional Development 4. Credibility and Clout 5. Enhanced Service Planning NCMHA, 2001 Information and Referral Coordination Alcohol related treatment services poorly coordinated within aging service system Lack of geriatric professionals and cross-training Interagency service coordination maximizes resources Create regional resource and referral lists Improved Collaboration Increased awareness addresses fragmentation More expedient and effective access to services Aging/Mental Health collaboration (http://nrepp.samhsa.gov) Virginia vs. Florida comparison1 AAA and CSB collaboration 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Southern Gerontologist, XXII(3-4), 2010 Professional Development Increase members’ knowledge base Regional service provider trainings Identify local trainers/conference organizers and target audiences Implement Get Connected Toolkit training locally1 1SAMHSA/NCOA Credibility and Clout Enhanced “clout” with general public, officials, and legislators1 Regional coalitions can target their local media markets GSASC and CCOA presentations Increase relevance of state and regional coalitions 1 NCMHA, 2001 Enhanced Service Planning Share needs assessment data and service planning information Existing service gaps better identified and addressed Collaborative planning, enhances service delivery to older adults1 1 Lebowitz, Light, & Bailey, Gerontologist, 27(6), 699-702, 1987. Meeting Beneficiaries Expectations and Requests Requests from individuals and organizations a priority Needs assessment data will reveal customers Track requests to determine where efforts need to be focused Regional expectations and requests may be different from state level Continuous Assessment Where is the problem occurring? What are the high-risk settings? Who is affected? Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, 2009 http://www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer Regional Coalition Components and Considerations Identifying the players and partners Structuring the initial meeting Maintaining momentum NCMHA, 2001 Who should be at the Table: Players and Partners Membership will inevitably evolve along with varying priorities and directions over time But a core of committed members initially engaged will ensure longevity and stability Members have dual function: Connect coalition with stakeholders and Spread coalition’s influence Shared Commitment and Vision Passionate leadership Appreciation for the client-centered approach and “wraparound” services The Principles of Care for Older Adults with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Needs (mhaging.org/pubs/spring-04.htm#older) The Imperative of Diversity Balanced representation Promotes a broad-based membership Racial, ethnic, and linguistic diversity Membership should reflect the community Recruitment can extend beyond natural allies Important Coalition Members Universities (students and faculty) Balance community interests and research goals1 Physicians VCU School of Medicine VA Medical Society VA Hospital and Healthcare Assn. 1 Coogle & Hellerstein, Gerontologist, 50(Suppl 1), 2010 The Initial Meeting Establishing Regional Leadership Facilitator, meta-expert, visionary, strategist, broker, spokesperson, and coordinator1 Shared leadership can be achieved through an Executive Committee (Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer) Identifying Regional Needs and Resources Needs assessment2 Qualitative and quantitative methods Resource assessment Regional Alcohol and Aging Assessment Tool Developing Goals and Strategies Long- and short-term goals3 AAAG Strategic Plan model4 1 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/capacity-primer 2 CADCA, 2009, www.cadca.org/resources/detail/assessment-primer 3 NCMHA, 2001, www.omhac.org/images.How%20To%20Manual%20New.doc 4VABC, 2010, www.abc.virginia.gov/Education/olderadults/AAAG_StrategicPlan.pd Virginia’s Older Population Today According to the 2010 US Census, there are 976,937 Virginians (12.2%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census NOVA’s Older Population According to the 2010 US Census, there are 82,886 residents (7.5%) aged 65+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Here Come the Baby Boomers! 2,168,964 Virginians aged 45-64 make up 68.9% of all residents aged 45+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Here Come the Baby Boomers to NOVA! 265,821 people aged 45-64 make up 76% of all residents aged 45+ Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech 2010 US Census Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions - Virginia Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Drug Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Alcohol Problem Hospital Admissions - Virginia Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Alcohol Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc. Primary Diagnosis: Alcohol Problem Hospital Admissions – NOVA Conclusion Determined need for regional coalitions in AAAG Strategic Plan Establishment of regional coalitions will break through existing barriers Information dissemination, education, training and resources more effectively addressed at regional level AAAG resources, $, guidance, assistance available Two way street – Regional coalition to AAAG and back Next meeting AAAG Funding Funding received to date - $156,777 Grants, budget line items, donations Funding subcommittee $2,500 available to start NOVA AAAG NOVA Involvement in AAAG 5 Presenters - 40 attendees at three conference/trainings Speakers’ Bureau – 2 from NOVA Goodwin Bailey House presentation-25 staff Grand Rounds Mary Washington-50 INOVA SBIRT Training-32 Alexandria CSB SBIRT Training – 18 NVAN presentation Nov 2010 Arlington SA Commission presentation May ‘11 NOVA Regional support of AAAG Join AAAG Disseminate education materials in NOVA Place videos in NOVA aging libraries Place AAAG articles in NOVA publications Add AAAG web site link to NOVA web sites Identify service gaps/barriers to prevention/intervention among older adults with substance abuse Establish NOVA Regional AAAG Promote referrals between AAAs and CSBs Write letters/reports requesting or recommending AAAs and CSBs receive and implement SBIRT training NCMHA 2001, p. 24 “The effectiveness of the coalition does not fall on the breadth of its membership, but instead on the depth of its cohesiveness and feeling of common cause.” Regina Whitsett VA ABC Education Coordinator and AAAG Chair Regina.Whitsett@abc.virginia.gov (804)213-4445 Constance L. Coogle, Ph.D Virginia Center on Aging School of Allied Health Professions Virginia Commonwealth University ccoogle@vcu.edu (804) 828-1525