2018 Conference Presentations


2018 CWDA Conference Presentations

The CWDA annual conference in 2018 was held at the Marriott in Anaheim from October 10 – 12. In between a packed schedule of breakout sessions, attendees were inspired and engaged by five keynote speakers:

  • Mia Birsdsong – Blind Spots to Bright Spots: Seeing Overlooked Brilliance
  • Sam Quinones – Dreamland: America’s Opiod Epidemic and How We Got Here
  • Karen Stobbe and Mondy Carter – Improve Care with Improv
  • Julissa Arce – A Morning with Julissa Arce

Below are downloadable PDFs of the breakout session presentations.

CWDA Conference/Symposium Presentation

Accelerated Access to Mental Health Services for Dependency Children and Youth:
CAATS Innovation Project

This session will highlight how cross-system collaboration changes a system to provide universal and accelerated access to mental health services for dependency children.

CWDA Conference/Symposium Presentation

How to Survive a Medi-Cal-Focused Review

DHCS provides tips on how counties can deal with audits, you also hear from counties that have already been audited who can provide helpful tips to counties, provide lessons learned both positive and negative, and better prepare counties for future audits.