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2020 Behavioral Health Care Breakfast Briefings
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U.S. Standards
CJCP Credits

2020 Behavioral Health Care Breakfast Briefings Webinar Series


Back by popular demand! Our 11-part Behavioral Health Care Breakfast Briefings webinar series is a great way to prepare your staff to maintain compliance. Educate your staff and maximize your budget dollars by having your whole team attend. Gather everyone together for a complete overview of the standards related to BHC, chapter by chapter.

2020 live sessions will take place on Tuesdays, 9:00am - 10:30am Central Time.

Live Session Topics:

  • Medication Management (MM)
  • Information Management (IM), Record of Care, Treatment and Services (RC)
  • Environment of Care (EC), Life Safety (LS)
  • Human Resources Management (HRM)
  • Leadership (LD), Performance Improvement (PI)
  • Infection Prevention and Control (IC)
  • Care, Treatment, and Services (CTS)
  • Emergency Management (EM)
  • Safety Systems for Individuals Served (SSIS)
  • Rights and Responsibilities (RI), Waived Testing (WT)
  • National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG)

To participate, you can join the series at any time. Previous recordings will be made available on-demand after the live sessions.

The Behavioral Health Care Breakfast Briefings series is an educational offering designed for unlimited use at one facility only. Special healthcare system discounts are available upon request. Call Customer Service at 877.223.6866 option 1 or via email at

Product Description

Product Description

Don’t miss out on this essential education series that premiered in 2019, being updated and premiering live in 2020.  The 11-part Behavioral Health Care Breakfast Briefings webinar series is focused on behavioral health care standards (CAMBHC).  It is an opportunity to gain education while not having to travel to a live event. We are pleased to offer the same great content to the behavioral health care community similar to the hospital and ambulatory webinar series.  Take advantage by joining your peers in signing up to hear the latest surrounding BHC standards and survey process while earning continuing education credits as well.  Our faculty include Joint Commission Surveyors, JCR Consultants, and other Joint Commission Enterprise professionals from the Standards Interpretation Group (SIG) who answer your questions daily.   The content for this series will walk through each chapter of the CAMBHC including any changes coming, standards, elements of performance, challenging standards, and survey tips.

The Behavioral Health Care Breakfast Briefings Webinar Series is an educational offering designed for unlimited use at one facility only. Special healthcare system discounts are available upon request.

After completing this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Describe survey updates and revisions to the standards
  • Discuss strategies to meet those standards identified as challenging
  • Identify changes in the survey process for 2020-2021 

Intended Audience

This activity is relevant to anyone providing care across the behavioral health care setting, but intended especially for: organization leaders, risk managers, supervisors, social workers, nurses, counselors, and staff responsible for quality improvement, patient safety, and risk management initiatives in addition to psychiatric and acute care staff of addiction and opioid treatment programs.

To participate, you can join the series at any time. Previous recordings will be made available on-demand after the live sessions and available for one year after the launch date.



Webinar Schedule

Webinar Schedule

2020 Live Sessions: 9:00am - 10:30am Central Time (Tuesdays)

Session Topic Live Session Date Faculty
Medication Management (MM) August 25, 2020 Susan Reed
Information Management (IM), Record of Care, Treatment and Services (RC) September 1, 2020 Richard Scalenghe
Environment of Care (EC), Life Safety (LS) September 8, 2020 Jim Kendig
Human Resources Management (HRM) September 15, 2020 Falguni Shah
Leadership (LD), Performance Improvement (PI) September 22, 2020 Tom Kozlowski
Infection Prevention and Control (IC) September 29, 2020 Karen Martin
Care, Treatment, and Services (CTS) October 6, 2020 Tom Kozlowski
Emergency Management (EM) October 13, 2020 Kenneth Beau Hebert
Safety Systems for Individuals Served (SSIS) October 20, 2020 Tom Kozlowski
Rights and Responsibilities (RI), Waived Testing WT) October 27, 2020 Falguni Shah
National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) November 3, 2020 Stacy Paul

This schedule is subject to change.




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Joint Commission Resources


The Joint Commission

Jim Kendig

Field Director, Surveyor Management and Development
Accreditation and Certification Operations
The Joint Commission


Associate Director – Standards Interpretation Group
The Joint Commission
Prinicpal Consultant
Joint Commission Resources

Karen Martin

Joint Commission Resources


Engineer in the Standards Interpretation Group (SIG)
The Joint Commission

Stacey Paul

Project Director, Clinical
Department of Standards and Survey Methods
The Joint Commission


Continuing Education

Continuing Education

Because regulations and guidelines do change, it is a good idea to check for updates from your state, county or city on a regular basis and always before registering for a specific course to make sure it will be acceptable for your license/certification renewal

Summary of Continuing Education contact hours awarded for this program:

  • ANCC: 1 hour each session
  • ACHE: 1 hour each session
  • CJCP: 1 hour for each session

The Joint Commission is accredited to provide continuing education credit/hours by the following organizations:


Joint Commission Resources is also accredited as a provider of continuing nurse education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Joint Commission Resources designates this continuing nursing education activity for the listed contact hours.

Joint Commission Resources is authorized to award the listed hours of pre-approved ACHE Qualified Education credit for this program toward advancement, or recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives.  Participants in this program wishing to have the continuing education hours applied toward ACHE Qualified Education credit should indicate their attendance when submitting application to the American College of Healthcare Executives for advancement or recertification.

CJCP® (Certified Joint Commission Professional®):

To obtain CJCP credit hours, individuals must first be certified before they may start acquiring CJCP credit hours. CJCP credit hours will not be retroactive. CJCP professionals are required to maintain 30 CJCP credit hours within their three-year certification period.

Criteria for Successful Completion:

  • Full attendance at every session is a prerequisite for receiving full continuing education credits
  • Completion of program evaluation form

Conflict of Interest:
Joint Commission Resources maintains control over all continuing education content provided to ensure content integrity and minimize educational bias.  All education planners, faculty, content reviewers, authors and other involved with continuing education activities disclose any influencing relationships, or lack thereof including financial or commercial interests. Joint Commission ensures the accuracy and consistency of the application of accreditation criteria to ensure appropriateness of relationships and affiliations that may impact education content.

The designation of contact hours, credits, and/or approval of this activity refers to the recognition of the educational activity only and does not imply endorsement of any commercial product. The information presented at this program represents the views and opinions of individual presenters, and does not reflect the policies, opinions, endorsement of, or promotion by JCR or any accrediting/approving bodies affiliated with this program.

Privacy and Security of Learner’s Record:
All continuing education records, including personal information (PII) and learning accomplishments are secured. Records are released with the written permission and notification of the learner.

What is a Continuing Education Unit?

Through the Continuing Education Unit System, you receive formal recognition for improving your knowledge and skills by completing Joint Commission seminars.

Under the CEU system, one unit is awarded for completion of 10 hours of participation in our seminars and conferences in an organized, continuing education experience that provides responsible sponsorship, capable direction and qualified instruction.

What does the CEU mean to you and your career?
You receive immediate recognition for your career development efforts. A CEU certificate suitable from framing will be sent to you upon satisfactory completion of the Joint Commission seminar you have attended.

The CEU system…

  • Allows you to build a permanent record of achievement as you take part in education or training to further your career.
  • Provides a means for showing supervisors, personnel officers and others an official document that shows you have completed a seminar as part of your preparation for wider responsibilities and higher-level positions.
  • Offers a means for giving official confirmation of your completion of continuing professional education seminars to certification bodies, licensing boards and professional societies.

How many CEUs will you earn for your seminars/conferences you attend and complete the evaluation?

Length of Seminar

CEU Awarded

Maximum Allowable Hours of Absence

5 days


5 hours

4.5 days


4.5 hours

4 days


4 hours

3 days


3 hours

2.5 days


2.5 hours

2 days


2 hours

1 day


1 hour

Note: The exact number of CEUs earned depends on the format and the number of hours in the program. Each program is evaluated separately and the CEU values of some will differ from the values listed above.

Payment Options

Payment Options

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