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Texas Child Mental Health Care Consortium: Advancing Quality Care and Access

2022 Engage & Excel

Session Details

  • Date: October 13, 2022
  • Moderator: Andy Keller, PhD
  • Speaker: Sonja Gaines, MBA
  • Speaker: Shannon Ghangurde, JD
  • Speaker: David Lakey, MD

The Texas Child Mental Health Consortium, created by the Texas Legislature in 2019 and stood up at the heart of the pandemic, has been instrumental in addressing the growing mental healthcare needs of Texas youth. This panel will explain how the Consortium’s programs have ramped up in record time to address the escalating challenge, how the Consortium integrates with other Texas behavioral health programs, and opportunities to expand its work. Attendees will learn how collaborative expertise is leveraged to advance mental health care quality and access for children and adolescents.