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CAC Learning Community

The OHA Transformation Center provides targeted supports and learning opportunities for CCO community advisory councils (CACs). Support is currently focused on CAC member recruitment and engagement. To find out more about CACs, please visit OregonCAC.com

Please contact Adrienne Mullock (adrienne.p.mullock@state.or.us/971-673-3384) with any questions about the Transformation Center's CAC Supports.   

CAC Recruitment & Engagement Committee

The CAC Recruitment & Engagement Committee advises the Transformation Center on how to support CCOs and CACs to recruit, engage and retain CAC members. This includes assistance around developing and sharing CAC member recruitment materials, and compiling best practices for CAC member recruitment, engagement and retention strategies. The committee meets on a monthly basis, on the second Tuesday of the month from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. via conference call. Please contact Adrienne with any questions about the committee.

Resource Library

The Transformation Center has developed and gathered a variety of recruitment and engagement resources for CACs to use, including: outreach flyers, CHIP resources, a CAC 101 presentation, informational webinars, and a public service announcement (PSA) focused on CAC recruitment. Click on the following link to access these resources (which can also be accessed from the left-hand menu of our website): Transformation Resources.

A note on CAC member outreach templates: OHA Publications worked with the CAC Recruitment & Engagement Committee to create new CAC member outreach templates for use by CCOs and CACs. Content in each template is also editable. Please note: Not all browsers support interactive PDF files. For best performance, download the file to your computer and open it in Adobe Acrobat reader.You can download the latest version here: https://get.adobe.com/reader.

Facebook Group for CAC Members

The Transformation Center has set up a private Facebook group for CAC members to use. In the group, members can share documents, start discussions, and share upcoming events relevant to the work of local CACs. To join the group, send the email attached to your Facebook account to thomas.cogswell@state.or.us.

Upcoming Webinars

Peer Delivered Services for CAC Members. 10/25/17, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Registration link.
Description: Adrienne Scavera and Fawn Preston from Mental Health Association of Oregon's Oregon Peer Delivered Services Coalition project will cover a brief history and overview of peer delivered services, common terms and titles, competencies, certification processes, self-care considerations, and benefits of peer delivered services. They will also consider common misconceptions about peer work. Time will be allocated for a Q & A period.
 
Innovations in Addressing Social Determinants: How Columbia Gorge is Building and Sustaining a Pathways HUB Program. 11/16/17, 12:00-1:30 p.m. Registration link.
Description: In 2017, the Columbia Gorge Health Council launched the Bridges to Health Pathways program, which uses community care coordinators to identify and connect community members with needed medical and health-related services. This webinar will share information about the program, including initial successes and lessons learned. Presenters will also share information on how PacificSource Columbia Gorge CCO is planning to sustain funding for members participating in the program, and opportunities for other CCOs to support such programs under OHA's new 1115 waiver.
 
Introductory Webinar on CHA's and CHP's for New CAC Members. 11/21/17. Registration link.
Description: A primary focus and project of all CCO CACs is the development of a Community Health Assessment (CHA) and subsequent Community Health Improvement Plan (CHP). This webinar will orient new CAC members to this key role, present successful models used around the state and increase knowledge about how CAC members can be engaged most effectively in the process.

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2017 CAC Meetings and Events

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