In this Webinar, attendees will hear from Michael Johnson, Managing Director of Behavioral Health at CARF International, and Julia Finken, Executive Director of Behavioral Healthcare at the Joint Commission as they provide information about accreditation, and their respective organization.
This will be the first webinar in a three part series focused on accreditation, and supporting NAATP Members as they select an accrediting organization to work with, and begin the process of becoming accredited providers.
Julia Finken is the Executive Director of Behavioral Healthcare at the Joint Commission. Julia has over 30 years of leadership experience in the Health Care Industry including Behavioral Healthcare, Home Care, Acute Care, and Ambulatory Care settings. Julia has extensive experience in Business Development, Operations Management, Marketing Management, Sales Management, Strategy, Finance, Consulting, Education and Performance Improvement. Julia has dedicated her career in health care to assisting organizations to maximize operational and cost efficiencies while achieving high quality outcomes. She holds a BSN with a minor in Business Economics, MBA, CPHQ and CSSBB.
Michael Johnson joined CARF as managing director of the Behavioral Health accreditation area in 2013. A certified addictions professional, Michael has more than 30 years of experience as a clinician, manager, and executive working in mental health, substance abuse, and intellectual disabilities. He was a CARF surveyor for 16 years and holds a master's degree in communications from the University of Central Florida.