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Welcome to the Northern California Chapter

Chapter Information

Northern California Chapter (est. 2003)

Represents Case Management professionals who reside or work in Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, Stanislaus, Calaveras, Amador, San Joaquin, Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo, San Francisco, Marin, Solano, Sacramento, El Dorado, Placer, Sutter, Yolo, Napa, Sonoma, Lake, Colusa, Yuba, Nevada, Sierra, Plumas, Butte, Glenn, and Tehama counties.

Yearly Chapter Dues: None

CHAPTER OF EXCELLENCE
Special Congratulations to the Northern California Chapter for ELEVEN consecutive years of earning Chapter of Excellence (COE). The Chapter of Excellence designation defines outstanding chapter performance by outlining the standards of practice for optimal chapter operation. Chapters achieve these awards by demonstrating performance in the key areas of chapter operations and attaining specific growth and development benchmarks.

Check out more photos and events from our social media links below and Facebook link on the right:
Instagram
https://www.instagram.com/acma.northernca/


LinkedIn
https://www.linkedin.com/groups/13614239/

YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F80z_ged7ew

Be on the look out here for our updated Chapter Newsletter and Meet Your Board Bios to come soon!

Annual Meeting

Dear Attendees,

On behalf of the American Case Management Association and the Board of the Northern California Chapter, we want to thank you for attending the 15th Annual Conference in Napa from May 28-19, 2019. For those who were unable to join, here were the topics discussed:
http://www.acmaweb.org/ChapterConferences/2019/NCal/NCAL_2019_brochure_FINAL_3.15.19.pdf


SAVE THE DATE: July 2-3, 2020 We will be returning to the Meritage Resort in Napa, more details will be coming soon!

Call for Presentations for ACMA's 2020-2021 Conferences is now open

Call for Presentations Closes: September 22 at 11:59pm

YOUR CALL TO ACTION:

Send The Call for Presentations to all presenters you'd like to use for future conferences and/or to anyone who has mentioned they'd like to speak at a chapter conference.

Here is your Call for Presentation Link to share >>>>>   https://www.eiseverywhere.com/eSites/480952/Homepage

WHAT WILL BE NEEDED FROM POTENTIAL PRESENTERS:
The submitter will need to have their abstract and objectives included in their submission content.  Their full PowerPoint presentation will not need be included in the submission.

Thank you!

 

Chapter Value Survey Responses Needed *DEADLINE 9/20/19*

Your feedback is important!
Please complete this quick survey for your Chapter Value feedback which will be reviewed by the Board.  Your responses are due no later than September 20th:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2ZM2S2W

Educational Event - Rescheduled to 9/17/19

ACMA Northern California Education and Public Policy Committee presents:
A California Open Call featuring,

Peggy Wheeler
VP, Rural Health and Governance
California Hospital Association

09/17/19 - This is a re-schedule from 09/13/19 rescheduled due to technical issues
2:00-3:00pm

Please join the ACMA Northern California Chapter on September 17, 2019 for an update on SB1152 with
Peggy Wheeler from the California Hospital Association. Peggy will provide a summary of the
implementation, the impact on hospitals, and hospital case management and social work in California and CHA’s efforts to support this implementation.
Your participation is important!  Just call in or join via Zoom meeting!


Phone one-tap: US: +17207072699,,798955326# or +16465588656,,798955326#

This is not a CEU event

Social Networking Committee Presents:


Compassion Fatigue Art Workshop


Registration & contact info:
https://www.rsvpbook.com/event.php?558648

Date/Time:
Thursday, September 26, 2019
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM Dinner and networking
6:15 PM - 7:45 PM Presentation activity

Location:
The Tower’s Tenant Lounge
2000 Powell Street, Suite 250

Join us for an evening of fun as Kari Rogenski,
Director of The Hummingbird Project, leads an
uplifting compassion fatigue workshop using the
expressive arts. No artistic experience required. 
Open to ACMA members and non-members.

Registration Deadline
Friday, September 20, 2019
Limited space is available so register early!

Visit our sponsors at:
www.acmaweb.org
www.hummingbirdproject.net
www.neuroskills.com

Join Us On Social Media

Follow our chapter on Facebook.

Join our private Facebook Group to connect to case management professionals in your area, discuss important topics related to case management and transitions of care, find resources, stay on top of chapter and national events, and more.


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Advanced Care Transitions Simulation (ACTS) in Action

ACMA is proud to showcase how ACTS simulation training for case managers will improve care transitions through live simulation. If you are interested in learning more about ACTS call our product sales team at 501-907-2262 or email us today.
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Celebrate National Case Management Week

October 13-19 is National Case Management Week and the ACMA has everything you need to celebrate. Let's come together and recognize the good work we do and the good people who do it. This year's theme is Case Management: Setting New Standards for Care. ACMA is helping you set the standard for celebration and recognition by providing materials and ideas to use at your location. Learn more here!

ACM Workshop: Register by October 16

Enhance your career with the ACM credential! Take advantage of an excellent opportunity to prepare for the exam. Registration for the two-part webinar series closes on Wednesday, October 16th. The five-hour course, broken into two, 2 1/2 hour sessions, will begin at 10 a.m. EST/7 a.m. PST on both Saturday, October 19 and October 26. To learn more and/or register, click here. >>>

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ACMA Chapters provide enhanced networking and educational opportunities. Chapters provide a system of peers within your local or regional area and play a specialized role at the grassroots level. In addition to hosting periodic educational events, each chapter also hosts an annual chapter conference that brings national level speakers to the chapter's area. Find an Event Near You >>>

Time is Running Out: Early Registration Ends September 15

As a case management leader or physician advisor, we know it's difficult to dedicate time for master planning and strategy. By taking just three days by attending the 2019 Leadership and Physician Advisor Conference, you will be able to idea-share and network with 400+ other health care leaders, explore 50+ companies and learn more about their latest products and solutions and choose from 20+ education sessions with the potential to earn up to 19.2 continuing education hours. Don't wait! This limited-time offer is your last chance to save the most! Register Now >>>

Submit Your Poster for 2020 National: Deadline is October 25

Have you accomplished a case management or process improvement project? Present your information at the 2020 ACMA National Case Management and Transitions of Care Conference, April 6–9, in Chicago. Where do you begin? What should your poster look like? Get the inside scoop about what makes a successful poseter. Watch a recording of a webinar and submit your poster by October 25. Learn More >>>

Accredited Case Manager Certification

The Accredited Case Manager (ACM) Certification is for health care delivery system case management professionals and tests core case management knowledge that is shared by nurse and social work case managers, as well as competency in the individual skills of each professional background. If you are not yet ACM certified, we encourage you to apply now and enhance your professional practice by putting the ACM credential after your name. Get Certified Today >>>

National Transitions of Care Standards Framework

ACMA recently established a transitions of care standards framework that applies to all health care settings to foster effective, high quality and efficient care transitions. Every standard presented describes both the structure and the services required to meet that standard. The standards help organizations assess, quantify and identify gaps in their current care transition work plan. This framework allows an organization to evaluate return on investment of care transitions efforts as a mechanism to reduce utilization and enhance quality and patient experience (value-based care ROI). Assess your team today. Learn More >>>

Interested in Case Management Certification?

ACMA expands its portfolio of credentials to include Case Management Administration Certification (CMAC). The CMAC will measure the competence of case management administrators, managers, supervisors and leaders, and is available to all professions. Take the next step in advancing your career by taking your case management certification exam Apply Today >>>

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Phone: 501-907-ACMA (2262)
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