2020 PDC Summit Webinar Series
Competitors Combining Strengths to Deliver Adolescent Behavioral Care
May 21, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. CT
Nathan Howell, AIA, Project Architect, HKS
Jerry McPhail, Vice President of Operations,
Petra Sarah Wakefield, MD; Chair, Associate Professor, Texas Tech Physicians
According to the NIMH, one in five children are diagnosed with a mental disorder. A Harvard Medical School study found that suicide rates among boys and girls 15-19 years increased 21% and 8% respectively from 2016-2017. With such alarming statistics related to adolescent mental health, access to care should not be the problem. However, that was exactly the case in Western Texas.
In 2012, Covenant Health embarked on a master plan for their Lubbock, Texas campus. Though not included in the original plans, the need for updates to their Children’s Hospital facility became apparent. After significant rework of flexible spaces, competitive collaboration with a neighboring hospital, and the passion and commitment of a CEO, a new model for treating adolescent behavioral health is now part of the plan.
Join Covenant Health and Texas Tech as they detail their collaborative three-tiered approach to tackling this epidemic and removing the stigma of mental health.
- List the top five barriers to providing a comprehensive integrated care model for adolescent mental illness
- State the three most important components to ensure that your master planning efforts deliver on your vision
- Identify the top planning and strategic design considerations for removing the stigma of mental health for the adolescent population
- Initiate competitive collaboration to advance the health and well-being of the community
This webinar is worth 1 CEC and 1 AIA LU|HSW
ASHE Members/PDC Registrants: $40
ASHE is an approved AIA Continuing Education Provider. If you’d like us to report your attendance to this webinar to AIA, please have your 8 digit AIA membership number ready for input at the end of the webinar. We cannot submit to AIA without this number.
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