Event 12/09/2019

“Leading Change in a Fast-Paced World:” Featured Presentation at the Community Behavioral Health Association of Illinois 47th Annual Conference

Community Behavioral Healthcare Association of Illinois 47th Annual Conference

December 9-10, 2019 | Schaumburg, IL

This conference program is guaranteed to be insightful, thought provoking, fun and engaging. CBHA has put together the most relevant topics and knowledgeable presenters that will offer you an opportunity to learn and apply the most current technology, resources, research, and trends to your daily jobs. As always, you will also be able to discuss practical strategies and solutions, while networking with other professionals from various regions of the state, state officials, and national experts.

Effectively Leading Change in a Fast-Paced Environment,  Sponsored by Qualifacts

Moderator: Anne Tyree, Vice President, Centerstone of Illinois
Speaker: Leon M. Hoover, MSW, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS

Case Study Panelists:

  • Mark Stutrud, CEO, Lutheran Social Services of Illinois
  • Karen Ayala, Executive Director, DuPage County Health Department

Leaders today operate in a fast-changing world of opportunities and challenges: value-based reimbursement, same-day access, capitation, new technology platforms, workforce issues, evolving leadership models, collaborative documentation across care teams and consumers and new behavioral healthcare delivery systems. In this session, we will consider the challenges leaders face today and what leaders need to successfully lead and manage change in the rapidly evolving behavioral health space. We will discuss:

  1. Creating success for leaders.
  2. Building the capacity for organizational success.
  3. Leading an organization through the white waters of change, from surviving to thriving.


Leon M. Hoover, MSW, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS

Leon M. Hoover, MSW, has more than 20 years of experience in the health care and financial services fields. He brings executive expertise in organizational strategy and turnarounds, in performance management, and strategy development and implementation.

Members Only

Registration for this event is limited to members only.

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