In this memo, Jeremy Spiegel, Esq. and Ashley Maddison, Esq. of the Rutgers Law School/Camden Coalition Medical-Legal Partnership and Evelyne Kane of the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers outline ways organizations can fairly compensate lived-experience experts without jeopardizing their eligibility for federal or state benefits. These include working creatively within the current legal confines for...

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Consumer engagement is becoming a popular concept in healthcare, with organizations increasingly understanding the value in working closely with those they serve in order to improve their programs and outcomes. But what are the experiences of the program staff and consumers who take part in consumer engagement activities? A joint project between staff at the...

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By Evelyne Kane, Program Manager for Community Engagement In our second edition of our Consumer Spotlight blog series we bring you these updates about recent work of three of the complex care consumers who make up our consumer voices bureau, Amplify: Mia Matthews In February, Mia Matthews co-led a roundtable learning session for participants of...

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This e-book resource from The College for Behavioral Health Leadership (CBHL) summarizes what was learned from the CBHL 2020 virtual “Un-Summit,” and provides information on and links to tools used by teams in each of the communities featured; Philadelphia, PA, Austin, TX, and Douglas County, CO. By sharing the case studies and key take-aways from...

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