Children’s Behavioral Health Knowledge Center Symposium and Gailanne Reeh Lecture

2019 Gailanne reeh lecturer ANN KIM

2019 Gailanne reeh lecturer ANN KIM

The sixth annual Children's Behavioral Health Knowledge Center Symposium and Gailanne Reeh Lecture will be held on May 10 at the Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital. Ann Kim, Director of Health & Well-Being at IDEO Cambridge, will deliver this year’s Gailanne Reeh Lecture. Her portfolio spans the design of HIV prevention products, digital tools to help kids build emotional strength, to re-design of the US digital immigration experience.

This year's Symposium will also featured the 2019 Children's Behavioral Health Innovation Awards. See description below for more information.

REGISTRATION OPENS MARCH 1

Children’s Behavioral Health Innovation Awards

The Massachusetts Children’s Behavioral Health Innovation Award, co-sponsored by the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation, the C.F. Adams Charitable Trust and the Massachusetts Association for Mental Health (MAMH), is a one-time grant awarded to non-profit children’s behavioral health or social service organization in recognition of its effort to:

  • Fill an unmet need or gap in the children’s behavioral health care delivery system; or

  • Respond to a “wicked” problem facing the children’s behavioral health field through creation of an innovative program or practice. 

Three finalists will be selected to present their innovation at the Children’s Behavioral Health Knowledge Center Symposium on May 10, 2019. Attendees will use a text voting feature to select the award winner who will receive a $10,000 award. Two finalists will receive an award of $5,000 each.

  • 2019 CBH Innovation Award Announcement and Application (Application to be released January 29, 2019)

Please note: The Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation, the C.F. Adams Charitable Trust, and the MAMH are funding this award. No award funding is coming from the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts and its agencies and subdivisions make no representations as to the ultimate taxability of the Award payment and the Award recipient is responsible for all tax liabilities, penalties, and interest for failure to timely pay estimated or other tax liabilities resulting from the Award.