Annual Conference Day 1: The State of Behavioral Health

Date: Friday, October 21, 2022

Time: 9 a.m. to Noon

Available Credits: 2.5 CEUs

Cost per Registrant: $100 (Non-members), $50 (Members) Enter the member discount code at checkout to receive the reduced rate. Need the code? Send an email to Brenna Whiteside at

Speakers (in order of scheduled appearance): Teresa Lampl, CEO, The Ohio Council; Maureen Corcoran, Director, Ohio Department of Medicaid; Lori Criss, Director, OhioMHAS; Randy Gardner, Chancellor, Ohio Department of Higher Education



The first session of the 2022 Annual Conference will begin with an overview of the state of behavioral health treatment. Ohio Council CEO Teresa Lampl will speak briefly about the state of the behavioral healthcare industry and provide an overview of The Ohio Council's Annual Report. Ohio Department of Medicaid Director, Maureen Corcoran, will provide an update on the Medicaid program in Ohio and the impact on behavioral healthcare organizations. OhioMHAS Director Lori Criss and Ohio Department of Higher Education Chancellor Randy Gardner will have a discussion on the state of the behavioral health workforce in Ohio. The session will close out with The Ohio Council's Annual Meeting. 


  • Participants will understand necessary adjustments in operations of behavioral healthcare organizations to comply with changes at the state and federal level.
  • Participants will learn about Ohio’s Wellness Workforce Priority areas and gain insight into the state’s comprehensive plan to address short and long-term behavioral health workforce needs.
  • Participants will learn about successful and innovative workforce strategies being implemented across the state.

Attendance, Registration, and Pricing Details

All 2022 Annual Conference training sessions will take place virtually via GoToWebinar. There is no in-person attendance option. Attendees may not share webinar login credentials. Using another attendee's login link and credentials will disqualify one from receiving CEUs.

After registering via GoToWebinar, participants will receive a link for the individual session at the email address they used to sign up. If you do not receive this email, please check your spam/junk folder and contact Brenna Whiteside, as necessary. Attendees must attend the webinar using the unique link generated for them by the GoToWebinar service to qualify for CEUs.

Attendance for each session will be taken electronically using reports from GoToWebinar. To qualify for CEUs, attendees must attend through the GoToWebinar web service or app. Taking part by telephone only will not qualify one for CEUs. Guests who arrive late or leave early may only be eligible for partial credit. The Ohio Council's attendance requirements are determined by relevant state licensing agencies. Conference webinars will not be recorded.

Sessions are priced individually as marked at member and non-member rates. Members will be sent discount codes to secure member rates at the time of registration. Attendance fees are payable at the time of registration. Please note that due to fixed costs associated with the 2022 Annual Conference, session registration fees are non-refundable.

Registrations are transferable to other staff members within one's organization with advance notice. To do this, please send an email to Ohio Council Administrative Assistant Brenna Whiteside at at least one week before the session is scheduled to begin. Please include the full names, titles, license numbers, and contact information of the original registrant and the person to whom the registration is being transferred. Please note that due to demands on our team related to the Conference, The Ohio Council cannot guarantee that last-minute transfer requests will be processed in time to be counted present for the training if requests are not made in a timely manner. Please allow at least at least 5 business days to process registration transfers.