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A Celebration of Success 2020: Virtual Annual Recognition Event

May 29, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am


A Celebration of Success 2020: RRA & ILA Annual Recognition Event

Please join both the RRA & ILA in recognizing high-quality independent livings and recovery residences and those who support them!

This year’s event will be held virtually on Zoom on Friday, May 29th from 10:00 – 11:30am.

Welcoming Remarks

Elana Soltz, ILA Program Manager

Lana Lo, RRA Program Manager

Keynote Address

Piedad Garcia, Ed.D., LCSW

The RRA & ILA are honored to welcome Dr. Piedad Garcia as keynote speaker for this year’s recognition event.

Dr. Garcia is the Deputy Director for the County of San Diego Health and Human
Services Agency (HHSA), Behavioral Health Services (BHS) Adult and Older Adult
(AOA) System of Care. Dr. Garcia oversees the mental health and substance use system
of care for adults and older adults across the county. For the past three decades, she has
implemented biopsychosocial rehabilitation and recovery programs for individuals with
serious mental illness and co-occurring disorders.

In her current capacity, Dr. Garcia oversees BHS’s integration efforts and the
development and implementation of system of care initiatives for adult and older adult
services, including: BHS and primary care integration; Faith Based Initiatives; supportive
housing and supportive employment initiatives; transition age youth (TAY) and older
adult initiatives for persons with serious mental illness and substance use issues; justice
system and BHS integration; Drug Medi-Cal and Organized Delivery System
implementation and the integration of cultural competency standards in the BHS system

Awards Ceremony

Closing Remarks

The RRA & ILA invite their operators, PRAT members, supporting service providers and community partners to attend the event. 

Register for the event on Zoom Here: