David Johnson, MSW, ACSW, has over 40 years’ experience in behavioral health in both academic and private sectors settings. He has managed mental health and substance use treatment clinics that included medication assisted treatment. He has also been involved in behavioral health research at Wayne State University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry (2002-2012) and Boise State University (1977-1993). He led research and program development in managed care, integrated care, technology, and patient engagement, and alternative funding models. He has conducted program evaluations and research on behavioral health outcomes and use of patient reported outcome measures to inform practice. He is also continuing work in research through NIDA funded grants in association with James Bell Associates. He is currently the CEO for the Fletcher Group establishing recovery centers modeled after Recovery Kentucky. In his current work, in collaboration with a mental health practice association and a specialty opioid treatment clinic, he has developed alternative payment methodologies with value-based reimbursements adopted by payers. Dave holds a master’s degree in social work from Rutgers, School of Social Work.
Thursday, April 25
11:15 AM – 12:30 PM