OASAS Functional Organization Chart by eqf10435

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									David A. Paterson                                            Karen M. Carpenter-Palumbo
   Governor                                                        Commissioner

                     NEW YORK STATE
   OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES




       The mission of the OASAS system of care is to improve the lives
    of all New Yorkers by leading a premier system of addiction services
                  through prevention, treatment, recovery.

                               “We are one OASAS,
                        Improving the lives of New Yorkers
                    With the help of each and every employee.”

                          ORGANIZATION CHARTS (Functional)

                                   March 23, 2009
                                                                  Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services


                                                                                                People of New York State




                                                                                                  Division Functions
                  Office of
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Office of
            Health, Wellness, and
                                                                                                                                                                                          Public Information and
              Medical Direction
                                                                                                                                                                                            Communications

                                                                                              EXECUTIVE OFFICE
                                                                                                        (518) 457-2061
              Office of Counsel,                                                                                                                                                                 Office of
           Internal Audit & Internal
                                                                               Establish the agency's vision and mission, as well as the                                                    NYC Operations &
                   Controls                                                  framework for accomplishing that mission. Provide general                                                      Affirmative Action
                                                                            direction and oversight of the agency's day-to-day operations.
                                                                            Interface with the Governor and other state, federal and local
                                                                                     governmental officials and service providers.                                                               Office of
                                                                                                                                                                                           Government Affairs,
          Office of Statewide Field
                                                                                                                                                                                          Grants Management &
                 Operations
                                                                                                                                                                                               Interagency
                                                                                                                                                                                              Collaboration




             Division of Prevention,                                                                   Division of Outcome                       Division of Quality
                                                           Division of Treatment and                                                                                                          Division of Fiscal
            Recovery, Technology &                                                                   Management and System                   Assurance and Performance
                                                              Practice Innovation                                                                                                              Administration
             Management Services                                                                            Investment                              Improvement
                                                                 (518) 457-7077                                                                                                                (518) 457-5312
                 (518) 485-6022                                                                           (518) 485-2322                           (518) 485-2257


       Responsible for the administration and         Responsible for the administration          Our Mission is to ensure that the     Assures that appropriate, efficient and     Supports the ongoing operation of the
    integration of evidence and science-based          and integration of evidence and          state’s system to prevent, treat and    effective quality services are available       Agency, as well as providing the
      prevention and recovery programs into a       science-based treatment policies and          support recovery from chemical         to the public in New York State. This        necessary financial resources and
    seamless continuum of care for prevention,       practices. The Division oversees the       dependence and problem gambling               is accomplished through the             provider advocacy to the chemical
treatment and recovery services, strengthening         network of 13 OASAS Addiction            achieves outstanding results for all      administration of a comprehensive        dependence and gambling prevention,
      existing collaborations and building new            Treatment Centers located          those we serve. We do so by collecting          quality performance program               treatment, and recovery network.
      partnerships with local, state and federal        throughout the state. It is also       and providing accurate, reliable and        consisting of: patient advocacy;          Represents OASAS with other State
 agencies to develop a coordinated, consistent           charged with building lasting            useful performance information;        provider certification; regulatory and     agencies, including the Division of the
 and integrated approach to the prevention and        partnerships with other local, state         facilitating pragmatic local and            fiscal monitoring; targeted/        Budget, Office of State Comptroller, and
 the recovery of addiction to alcohol, drugs and      and federal agencies to develop a          statewide planning; promoting the         investigative reviews of provider        the legislative fiscal committees on all
   compulsive gambling. It is also charged with          coordinated, consistent and           adoption of evidenced-based service        compliance/performance; technical         issues related to fiscal and budgetary
 expanding the current prevention framework to      integrated approach to the delivery of    approaches; and facilitating the use of    assistance support; and oversight of                      concerns.
 reach a wider number of communities, schools            addiction treatment services.            outcome management principles            the Agency's talent management
    and individual (including the elderly, FASD,                                             throughout the addictions field. These         efforts, including the education,
 college, child welfare population and housing),                                              functions are conducted with one aim            training and credentialing of
        develop a new system for recovering                                                     in mind: "To improve the lives of all           addictions professionals.
  individuals and integrate the needs of families                                                New Yorkers by leading a premier
       and individuals living with compulsive                                                     system of addiction services for
  gambling. The Division is also responsible for                                                prevention, treatment and recovery.
  the agency's information technology systems
     including its computer operations and the
agency's management services, which includes
          Office and Emergency services.



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                                                                                             EXECUTIVE OFFICE
                                                                                                      (518) 457-2061




               Office of
                                                                   Office of                                                                                                           Office of NYC Operations
         Health, Wellness, and                                                                                                    Bureau of Human
                                                            Counsel, Internal Audit                                                                                                      & Affirmative Action
          Medical Direction                                                                                                     Resource Management
                                                             and Internal Controls
                                                                                                                                                                                               Frank McCorry
             Steven Kipnis, MD
                                                                                                                                    Thomas Montgomery                                          (646) 728-4720
               (845) 359-8500                                         Robert Kent                                                                                                              Lureen McNeil
                                                                                                                                       (518) 457-2963
              Peggy Bonneau                                          (518) 485-2312                                                                                                            (646) 728-4580
               (518) 485-2340



Collaborate with Physicians, Their                  Assist Attorney General in Litigation Involving               Management of Staff Planning and Recruitment                 Provide input and oversight on OASAS initiatives
Associations, other Healthcare Providers and        OASAS                                                                                                                      and policies in New York City
Sister Agencies around Medical Issues                                                                             Personnel Transactions and Payroll Administration
Pertaining to Healthcare and Wellness for           Development, Promulgation, Interpretation                                                                                  Liaison with key New York City stakeholders in
Patients with Alcohol and Other Drug                and Waiver of OASAS Regulations                               Classification and Compensation Plan Administration          New York City: city government; providers; trade
Dependencies                                                                                                                                                                   associations; community leaders and borough
                                                    In-House Counsel to OASAS ATCs                                Employee Benefits Administration                             presidents; and respond to city-based issues
Build a Capacity Within OASAS to Work With the
Provider Community Toward Integrating               In-House Counsel to OASAS Bureaus/Units,                      Maintenance of Official Employee Records                     Represent New York State in federal and national
Addiction Medications in to Clinical Behavioral     Including Advice to Commissioner and Senior                                                                                forums, and the Commissioner at meetings and
Treatment Protocols and Treating the Whole          Staff on Legal Aspects of Policy, Capital                     Administration of Labor Relations Program                    public events
Person                                              Support, Labor, Employment, ADA, and
                                                    Contracts                                                     Worker's Compensation Plan Management                        Represent the Commissioner to NYC staff, provide
Develop "Best Practices" for Medical Treatment                                                                                                                                 direction and oversight in areas of policy and
for Substance Abuse Disorder Patient Needs          SAPT Block Grant Review                                       Time and Attendance Management                               agency responsiveness

RFMH Board                                          Ethics Officer                                                Management of Probationary Process, Performance              Oversee Affirmative Action Responsibilities:
                                                                                                                  Evaluations and Awards                                       • Prepare the OASAS affirmative action plan;
Medical Advisory Panel Lead with Governmental       Procurement Officer                                                                                                        • Monitor OASAS affirmative action efforts in
Affairs as a Liaison                                                                                              Workplace Learning & Performance:                            meeting goals and timetables;
                                                    Freedom of Information (FOIL) Officer                                                                                      • Provide technical assistance, training and
Coordination of Counselor Wellness and                                                                            Assess individual and organizational learning requirements   counsel pertaining to the achievement of diversity
Advocacy (518-457-6321)                             Confidentiality/HIPAA                                         in support of OASAS goals                                    in the OASAS’ workforce in accordance with
                                                     -Supervise 42 CFR Part 2 HIPAA                                                                                            Executive Order 6.
Interagency Collaboration on Wellness                 Privacy and Security Officers                               Develop learning and performance strategies to enhance       • Provide oversight in the coordination of the
Activities to Enhance Health and Well-Being                                                                       organizational effectiveness                                 OASAS’ equal employment opportunity/affirmative
Focusing on Tobacco Free Information and            Administrative Adjudication and Hearings                                                                                   action programs.
Education                                                                                                         Administer and promote Labor/Management programs             • Address a broad spectrum of issues related to
                                                    Healthcare Financing/Third Party                                                                                           the employment, retention, advancement,
OASAS Employees Assistance Program                  Reimbursement Legal Support                                   Make available and announce learning opportunities           reasonable accommodation and training of
                                                                                                                                                                               employees.
Wellness planning to support prevention,            Information and Cyber Security Jointly with                   Research and provide general workplace skills training       • Serve as primary contact with Civil Service, other
treatment, recovery activities.                     Information Technology Unit                                                                                                NYS agency contacts, and other interested
                                                                                                                  Coordinate agency participation in state leadership          entities concerning select aspects of the equal
Wellness planning and activities for OASAS          Legal Support for Enforcement Bureau                          programs                                                     employment opportunity/diversity management
staff.                                                                                                                                                                         programs.
                                                    Applicant Character Review Committee                          Partner with state agencies and professional associations
Lead tobacco-free initiative, including training,                                                                 for resource sharing
resources, website, and NRT.                        Legislative Liaison and Bill Tracking
                                                                                                                  Pursue grant programs to finance agency initiatives
Collaborate with ASAP on monthly conference         Development of OASAS Legislative Program
calls.                                                                                                            Provide facilitation services to meeting leaders and teams

Lead the Office of Health, Wellness and Medical
Direction's Advocates Group to support
initiatives.                                                                                                                                                                             (continued on next page)


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                                                                                      EXECUTIVE OFFICE
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                                                                                          (518) 457-2061




                                                                                                                        Office of
              Office of                               Office of
                                                                                                                   Government Affairs,
           Statewide Field                     Public Information and                                                                                                                      Senior Advisor
                                                                                                                 Grants Management and
             Operations                          Communications
                                                                                                                Interagency Collaboration                                                    Fred Meservey
              Ed Freeman                              Dianne Henk                                                    Patricia Zuber-Wilson                                                   (518) 485-2123
             (518) 457-8240                          (518) 457-8299                                                     William Barnette
                                                                                                                         (518) 485-2317



System and Program Development            The Bureau of Communications provides               The Office of Government Affairs, Grants Management and                        Coordinate the development of Ambulatory
- Work with counties, New York City and   marketing and information services to the           Interagency Collaboration works closely with all local, state and              Patient Groups (APGs), in conjunction with
providers to identify and develop         public and media, industry providers,               federal partners, advising the Commissioner and all Executive staff of         provider group, for the chemical dependence
needed services and infrastructure.       OASAS employees and government entities.            important policy and funding initiatives, events and priorities, and is        ambulatory treatment system
                                          The Bureau is responsible for content,              integral to our important legislative and executive branch relations,
Program Monitoring                        design, and dissemination for print,                contacts and constituent relations. This Office manages and expands            Assist the Director of Interagency Relations on
- Conduct program site visits and         electronic, media, Web Site management,             collaborations with other systems of care, fostering critical                  critical interagency issues, including
monitor/improve annual workscopes         and Web Site and Internet communications.           partnerships, joint efforts, and essential programs to better serve New        disconnected youth, facility reuse, and other
and workplans and compliance with         The Bureau also plans and implements                Yorkers in fulfillment of our Agency’s Mission.                                interagency policy/program issues focusing on
federal Block Grant requirements.         agency public awareness campaigns                                                                                                  the consequences of addiction.
                                          designed to advance OASAS as a national
Fiscal Management                         leader in the addiction services field.                                                                                            Support OASAS' role with the Council on
- Work closely with counties, New York                                                                                                                                       Returning Veterans.
City and OASAS' Division of Fiscal
Management to approve and monitor                                                                                      Bureau of Grants                                      Advise on specific policy issues pertaining to
provider spending plans
                                                                                                                       Management and                                        prevention, treatment and recovery, including
                                                                                                                      Federal/State Policy                                   supporting the policy analysis function of the
Program Improvement and Technical                                                                                                                                            Division of Outcome Managment and Systems
Assistance                                                                                                                                                                   Investment.
                                                                                                                           Reba Architzel
- Work with counties, New York City and
                                                                                                                           (518) 485-2410
providers to improve services and
patient outcomes
- Conduct annual program performance
review                                                                                      Additionally, this Bureau is responsible for:
                                                                                            - Federal SAPT Block Grant management, working with all OASAS
Followup of Corrective Action Plans                                                         divisions to prepare the required annual application and report on prior
- Respond to regulatory compliance                                                          year accomplishments
corrective action plans (jointly with                                                       - Coordination of preparation of required annual Synar Report, in concert
Enforcement Bureau)                                                                         with staff from OASAS’ Evaluation, Data Analysis and Decision Support
                                                                                            Bureau and the New York State Department of Health’s Bureau of Tobacco
Cross-System Collaboration                                                                  Control
- Work with counties, New York City and                                                     - Preparation, submission and subsequent actions to secure technical
providers to promote cooperation with                                                       assistance from SAMHSA, including final reports
other health and human services                                                             - Notification, by e-mail and on OASAS’ internet web site, of all funding
systems                                                                                     announcements (Federal, State and foundation), proposed Federal
                                                                                            regulatory changes and other Federal
                                                                                            notifications/news, including coordination of applicant requests for letters
                                                                                            of support, required Federal Public Health Impact System and Plan
                                                                                            Consistency reviews and OASAS/RFMH at OASAS grant applications or
                                                                                            comments on Federal regulations
                                                                                            - Staff support to Commissioner or his/her designee for the National
                                                                                            Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD),
                                                                                            National Treatment Network, National Prevention Network and National
                                                                                            Women’s Services Network
                                                                                            - Analysis and notification of Federal and State policy initiatives, including
                                                                                            preparation of Federal Agenda for Governor's Office and participation in
                                                                                            NASADAD's Public Policy Committee meetings                                                                              3.23.09
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                                                                                    Division of Prevention, Recovery, Technology
                                                                                              and Management Services
                                                                                                                    (518) 485-6022

                                                                                    Mary Ann DiChristopher, Acting Associate Commissioner

                                                                Responsible for the administration and integration of evidence and science-based prevention and recovery
                                                               programs into a seamless continuum of care for prevention, treatment and recovery services, strengthening
                                                                 existing collaborations and building new partnerships with local, state and federal agencies to develop a
                                                               coordinated, consistent and integrated approach to the prevention and the recovery of addiction to alcohol,
                                                                  drugs and compulsive gambling. It is also charged with expanding the current prevention framework to
                                                                 reach a wider number of communities, schools and individual (including the elderly, FASD, college, child
                                                               welfare population and housing), develop a new system for recovering individuals and integrate the needs of
                                                                families and individuals living with compulsive gambling.The Division is also responsible for the agency's
                                                               information technology systems including its computer operations and the agency's management services,
                                                                                               which includes Office and Emergency services.




                                                     Bureau of                                                                                                                              Bureau of
                                                 Prevention Services                                                                                                                     Recovery Services
                                                     (518) 457-4384                                                                                                                          (646) 728-4580
                                                                                                                                                                                             (518) 457-6206
                                                     John Debes
                                                                                                                                                                                            Lureen McNeil


• Develop and Implement, based on the context and           • Review research literature on prevention science to determine most                     The Bureau of Recovery Services will build and enhance a system of Recovery Services in
understanding of the most current prevention science:       current trends and applicability to OASAS policy development and                         New York State by conducting the following activities:
  ► addiction prevention services,                          application                                                                              - Review other State's models of Recovery Services;
  ► addiction prevention policies,                          • Prevention Activity and Results Information System (PARIS): Fully                      - Develop a Best Practice Model for Recovery Services in NYS;
  ► addiction prevention operating standards                implement and on-going management of the automated prevention                            - Conduct Focus Groups to identify issues related to recovery;
• Develop collaborative relationships with a wide array     workplan and data collection and outcome management system.                              - Develop and oversee a Recovery Implmentation Team which includes OASAS Staff,
of both, governmental and non-governmental systems          • Provide current prevention science information for the development of                  Prevention and Treatment Providers and recovering persons who will assist in the
in order to support the OASAS Prevention agenda (e.g.,      prevention provider program operating standards and regulations. On-                     development of the Recovery Services System in New York State;
community coalitions, other State agencies, OASAS           going review and recommended changes based on current changes in                         - Build and implement key Recovery Services supports for family/parenting and health;
funded provider agencies, colleges, school systems,         prevention science.                                                                      - Develop and deliver presentations on Recovery Services at conferences and public
etc.).                                                      • Review of current federal standards for evidenced-based program and                    speaking events;
• Maintain and expand:                                      practices (NREPP, OJJDP model programs, US DOE Blueprint programs,                       - Enhance and develop content the OASAS Recovery Services website;
  ► Community Coaltions Development initiative              etc.) and establish a list of OASAS approved programs.                                   - Conduct site visits to existing Recovery Service Centers and review Recovery Services
  ► prevention and treatment services related to            • Integration of science from other disciplines into the OASAS prevention                Policies and Practices;
problem gambling                                            framework. (e.g. integration of gambling prevention into the OASAS                       - Identify Grant Opportunities and develop Grant Applications for Recovery Services;
 ► the Underage Drinking/College initiative (including      framework and incorporation of current public health environmental                       - Oversee Recovery Community Services RFP Process;
Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws--EUDL),                    models)                                                                                  - Advocate for OASAS funding for Recovery Services through State Aid process;
  ► prevention services for the aging/elderly population    On-going prevention provider and OASAS staff development on current                      - Develop collaborations with other systems related to Recovery Services;
  ► Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Initiative       prevention science, evidenced-based programs and practices and the                       - Continue major collaborative efforts and seek opportunities to focus these collaborations
  ►College Prevention Programming                           integration with practice.                                                               on recovery services;
                                                            • Development of research/evaluation partnerships with                                   - Develop OASAS faith based initiative with a major focus on Recovery Services;
                                                            college/universities.                                                                    -Develop and enhance special events related to Recovery Services including the Fine Arts
                                                            • Management of the technical assistance agreement with the NE Center                    Festival and the Recovery Conference;
                                                            for the Application of Prevention Technology.                                            -Develop and enhance statistical data systems and research related to Recovery Services.
                                                            • Subject matter experts within OASAS and at national level. Bureau
                                                            Director will serve as the National Prevention Network representative

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                                                      Division of Prevention, Recovery,
                                                        Technology and Management
                                                                   Services

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                                                                   Bureau of                      Bureau of
             Bureau of Housing
                                                               Mangement Services           Information Technology
                (518) 485-0496
                                                                   (518) 485-2238                (518) 485-2351

             William Panepinto                                                                  David Gardam
                                                                   Vito Manzella



- Management of OASAS HUD Shelter Plus Care                 Receipt and Dissemination of    Application Design, Development
  Homeless Housing Program and OASAS                        Agency Goods and Services       and Maintenance
  Companion Case Management Initiative for
  all S+C sponsoring agencies                               Mail and Messenger Services     Database Administration
- Implementation and management of OASAS New
  York/New York III Scatter-site, Transitional              Property and Lease Management   Data Warehouse
  Supportive Housing Program
- Implementation and management of the OASAS                Equipment and Asset             Systems Planning and IT
  Upstate Permanent Supportive Housing Program              Management                      Procurement
- Participation in Capital Grant reviews by OTDA
  and DHCR for Supportive Housing Projects designed         Fleet Management                Information and Cyber Security
  for Persons in Recovery
- Representation of OASAS on local HUD                      Facility Health, Safety and     Consultant Management
  Continuum of Care Coalitions in NYC and other             Security Management
  communities
                                                                                            Computer Operations
- Agency representative for the Most Integrated             Special Management Studies,
  Setting Coordinating Council                                                                 - Technical Services and
                                                            Analysis and Services
                                                                                                  Backup Systems
                                                                                               - Provider Applications
                                                            Records Management
                                                                                                 Technical Support

                                                            Moving Services
                                                                                            Help Desk Services

                                                            Non-IT Emergency/Disaster
                                                                                            Network Administration
                                                            Planning and Management
                                                                                            IT Disaster Planning and
                                                            Maintenance of OASAS'
                                                                                            Management
                                                            Emergency Management and
                                                            Emergency Communication
                                                                                            Data Communications,
                                                            Infrastructure
                                                                                            Application, Development

                                                            Forms Management

                                                            Telecommunications




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                                                                   Division of Fiscal Administration
                                                                                         (518) 457-5312


                                                                 Michael A. Lawler, Associate Commissioner

                                                      Supports the ongoing operation of the Agency, as well as providing the
                                                       necessary financial resources and provider advocacy to the chemical
                                                      dependence and gambling prevention, treatment, and recovery network.
                                                      Represents OASAS with other State agencies, including the Division of
                                                         the Budget, Office of State Comptroller, and the legislative fiscal
                                                        committees on all issues related to fiscal and budgetary concerns.




            Bureau of                                                                                                                                        Bureau of
        Budget Management                             Bureau of Financial                                           Bureau of                           Healthcare Financing
             (518) 485-2193                              Management                                            Capital Management                         and Third Party
                                                          (518) 457-3562                                           (518) 457-2545                         Reimbursement
           Kathy Bergeron                                                                                                                                  (518) 485-2207
                                                         Kevin Doherty                                             Laurie Felter
                                                                                                                                                          Kenneth Hoffman



Development, Analysis, Submission and         State Aid Approval Letter/Contract                          Development, Analysis, Submission        Costing and Revenue Management
Implementation of State Operations and        Processing                                                  and Implementation of Capital Budget     Provider Cost Reporting
Aid to Localities Budget Request                                                                          Request                                  Medicaid Rate/Fee Setting
                                              State Aid/Capital/Merchandise Payment                                                                Utilization Review
Development of Budget Briefing Materials      Processing                                                  Development of Budget Briefing           Revenue Tracking, Analysis and
                                                                                                          Materials                                Support
Budget Analysis                               Procurement of Agency Goods/Services                                                                 Managed Addiction Treatment
                                                                                                          Budget Analysis                          Services
Liaison with Legislative Analysts, Division   Fiscal Reporting/Reconciliation of State                                                             Medicaid Policy, Planning and
of the Budget, and other State Agencies       Aid Payments/Expenses                                       Lisison with Legislative Analysts,       Analysis
regarding Budget Issues                                                                                   Division of the Budget and other State   Data Analysis
                                              Legislative Initiative Contracting and                      Agencies regarding Capital Budget
Implementation of Enacted Budget              Payments                                                    Issues                                   Provider Relations (Third Party
including Spending and Cash                                                                                                                        Reimbursement)
Disbursement Plans Development,               Shelter Plus Care Contracting, Reporting,                   Implementation of Enacted Budget         Technical Assistance
Implementation and Reporting                  Claiming and Payments                                       including Spending and Cash              Provider Advocacy
                                                                                                          Disbursment Plans Development,           Liaison on Third Party Reimbursement
Cash Management of                            Federal Reporting (SAPT, SDFSCA,                            Implementation and Reporting             Issues
PIA, FSS, Credentialing and Methadone         Categorical Grants)
Registry Revenue Accounts                                                                                 Develop and Manage Major Capital
                                              Revenue Processing (e.g. Asset Forfeiture,                  and Minor Rehabilitation Projects
Assess, Develop, and Administer Non-          Methadone Registry, PIA Receipts)
State Financial Resources                                                                                 DASNY Bonding and Debt Service
                                              Employee Travel Reimbursement
Ensure Fiscal Compliance with Federal                                                                     Facilities Inspection
Grant Restrictions, Conditions and            Paycheck Distribution
Requirements

Member Item Management
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                                                                                               Division of Quality Assurance                                                                                         Integrated Systems
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             and
                                                                                              and Performance Improvement                                                                                            Project Management
                                                                                                             (518) 485-2257

                                                                                        Charles W. Monson, Associate Commissioner                                                                            Development of Integrated Quality
                                                                                                                                                                                                             System (IQS)
                                                                         Assures that appropriate, efficient and effective quality services are available to the
                                                                           public in New York State. This is accomplished through the administration of a                                                    Maintenance/Enhancement of Existing
                                                                           comprehensive quality performance program consisting of: patient advocacy;                                                        Database Systems
                                                                            provider certification; regulatory and fiscal monitoring; targeted/investigative
                                                                          reviews of provider compliance/performance; technical assistance support; and                                                      Design/Implement New Division
                                                                            oversight of the Agency's talent management efforts, including the education,                                                    Database Systems
                                                                                        training and credentialing of addictions professionals.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Troubleshoot Division Software/
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Hardware/ Network Problems/Issues

                                                                                                                                                                                                             Administration of Division Server

                                                                                                                                                                                                             Web Liaison

                                                                                                                                                                                                             Division Equipment Inventory Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Representative (EIGR)
                Bureau of                                                                                           Bureau of                                       Bureau of Workforce
                                                               Bureau of
               Certification                                                                                   Quality Analysis and                                Development and Fiscal
                                                         Standards Compliance
                                                                                                                  Enforcement                                            Evaluation
               (518) 485-2250                                  (518) 485-2260
                                                                                                                   (518) 485-2250                                       (518) 485-2033
             Virginia Martin                                William Lachanski
                                                                                                                    Joan Disare                                     Douglas Rosenberry


                                                                                                                                                    Plan and Implement Talent Management Strategies for the
Issue All New, Renewed, Amended,                 Regulatory Compliance Reviews Including:         Central Intake Point for OASAS Provider
                                                                                                                                                    Provider Community
Conditional and Emergency Operating               - Recertification Review and                    Complaints
Certificates                                      - Interim/Special Review (as needed)
                                                                                                                                                    Development and Delivery of Direct Training to Provider
                                                                                                  Patient Inquiry and Complaint Follow-Up
                                                                                                                                                    Workforce
Maintain Central Certification Database          Review and Approval of Provider
  - Verify Provider Certification                Corrective Action Plans                          Targeted Investigation of Potential Waste,
                                                                                                                                                    Train-the-Trainer Program Faculty Certification
     Status for Billing, Reimbursement                                                            Fraud, Abuse and Gross Mismanagement
     and Other Purposes                          Development and Maintenance of
                                                                                                                                                    Education and Training Provider Certification
                                                 Recertification Regulatory                       Quality Services Review of Medicaid-
Review MHL Article 32 and PHL Article 28         Compliance Review Site Review                    Billed Services
                                                                                                                                                    Management of Training Contracts and Specialized Training
Proposals re: Establishment and Changes to       Instruments
                                                                                                                                                    Initiatives
Chemical Dependence Services                                                                      Critical Incident Review and Corrective
                                                 Provide Guidance on Regulatory Application       Action Follow-Up (Jointly with Field
                                                                                                                                                    Coordination/Maintenance of On-Line Training Catalog
Manage Chemical Dependence Certification                                                          Operations)
Application Process                              On-Site Regulatory Compliance Technical
                                                                                                                                                    Gene Hester Video Library
                                                 Assistance                                       Investigation of Credentialed Professional
Review Incorporation Papers and Issue                                                             Complaints
                                                                                                                                                    Liaison to Federal/State Organizations on Workforce Issues
Consents to Filing with the Secretary of State   Provider Technical Assistance/
                                                 Compliance Workshops                             Patient Rights and Sexual Misconduct
                                                                                                                                                    Liaison to Credentials Boards
Coordinate Operating Certificate Suspension                                                       Guidance and Monitoring
and Revocation Actions                           Development and Approval of
                                                                                                                                                    Process All Initial and Renewal Credentialing Applications
                                                 Provider Patient Case Record Forms               State Office of the Medicaid Inspector
Coordinate/Process All Provider Requests for                                                      General and Attorney General Office--
                                                                                                                                                    Administration of Credentialing Examinations
Program/Service Terminations and Changes in      Assist Providers to Implement Regulatory         Medicaid Fraud Liaison
Capacity                                         Compliance and Best Practices
                                                                                                                                                    Coordination of Credentialed Professional Complaint
                                                                                                                                                    Process

                                                                                                                                                    Fiscal Audit and Review

                                                                                                                                                    Fiscal Viability Review

                                                                                                                                                    Federal Subrecipient Audit Compliance

                                                                                                                                                    Investigative Audit and Review - Fiscal Irregularities

                                                                                                                                                    Maintenance of DWI Provider List
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                                                                                   Division of
                                                                        Treatment and Practice Innovation
                                                                                               (518) 457-7077

                                                                      Thomas E. Nightingale, Associate Commissioner

                                                            Responsible for the administration and integration of evidence and science-
                                                           based treatment policies and practices. The Division oversees the network of
                                                          13 OASAS Addiction Treatment Centers located throughout the state. It is also
                                                            charged with building lasting partnerships with other local, state and federal
                                                           agencies to develop a coordinated, consistent and integrated approach to the
                                                                              delivery of addiction treatment services.




                                                      Bureau of                                                                                   Bureau of
                                                      Treatment                                                                              Addiction Treatment
                                                     (518) 485-2123                                                                                Centers
                                                                                                                                                 (585) 461-0410
                                                 Steve Hanson
                                                                                                                                                 Steve Hanson


Collaborate on interagency policy and program               Office of Criminal Justice Services                                  Oversight and Management of All Aspects of the
development with the criminal justice system.                                                                                    13 ATCs
                                                            Serves as the primary liaison to OASAS criminal
Coordinate policy development, program services             justice partners, including but not limited to DCJS,                   -Service Provision
and procedures on welfare reform and vocational             DOCS, DOP, OCA, and DPCA.                                              -Performance Improvement
rehabilitation with the treatment system and other                                                                                  Programs
agency partners.                                            In conjunction with criminal justice partners,                         -Development of Promising
                                                            designs and oversees reentry and specialized                            Practices and share those practices
Promote integrated treatment experiences for                collocated treatment programs for criminal justice                      with the field at large.
addicted patients including those with other                patients.                                                            - Work together with all of OASAS and
disabling conditions.                                                                                                               other community partners to ensure
                                                            Coordinates program activities with DCJS on                             the best care for the patients and the
Promote integration of addiction medicine with              alternatives to incarceration activities – in                           community.
other addiction treatment and manage compliance             particular, the Road to Recovery Initiative.
with federal methadone requirements.
                                                            Works with the Office of Court Administration to
Advance clinical practice throughout the chemical           enhance functional relationships between drug
dependence treatment system.                                courts and chemical dependence treatment
                                                            services.
Increase program service options for adolescents,
women and children, veterans, and other special             Provides clinical and program support on OASAS
populations.                                                responsibilities with respect to agency DWI
                                                            responsibilities.

                                                                                                                                                                                  3.23.09
                                                                   Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services



                                                                                                    Division of Outcome Management
                                                                                                          and System Investment
                                                                                                                       (518) 485-2322

                                                                                                      Bill Phillips, Associate Commissioner

                                                                            Our Mission is to ensure that the state’s system to prevent, treat and support recovery from
                                                                            chemical dependence and problem gambling achieves outstanding results for all those we
                                                                              serve. We do so by collecting and providing accurate, reliable and useful performance
                                                                            information; facilitating pragmatic local and statewide planning; promoting the adoption of
                                                                              evidenced-based service approaches; and facilitating the use of outcome management
                                                                            principles throughout the addictions field. These functions are conducted with one aim in
                                                                              mind: "To improve the lives of all New Yorkers by leading a premier system of addiction
                                                                                                   services for prevention, treatment and recovery.




     Bureau of State/Local                                                        Bureau of                                                                                                   Bureau of
     Planning and Outcome                                                   Research, Epidemiology                                                                                    Evaluation, Data Analysis
         Management                                                        and Practice Improvement                                                                                    and Decision Support
           (518) 485-2322                                                          (518) 457-5989                                                                                            (518) 485-7189


           Tim Williams                                                             Bob Gallati                                                                                                Alan Kott


Planning                                                                                                                                      Program Performance Monitoring and Data Reporting
                                                 Epidemiology and Needs Assessment
• Coordinate long-range planning process                                                                                                      - Operate the IPMES/Workscope System
                                                 - Early identification, assessment and monitoring including annual State
including development of the comprehensive                                                                                                    - Develop, and revise as needed, minimum standards for treatment program accountability
                                                 Epidemiological Profile
five-year plan and annual updates                                                                                                             - Develop and operate gambling treatment performance measurement system
                                                 - Conduct and analyze household, school and special population surveys on
• Coordinate local services planning process                                                                                                  - Conduct analyses of program performance data
                                                 substance use and gambling
including development of plan guidelines and                                                                                                  - Oversee the Client Data System (CDS)
                                                 - Develop and maintain community indicator systems including PRISMS Prevention
management of the on-line County Planning                                                                                                     - Oversee the Gambling Data System (GDS)
                                                 Risk Profiles
System                                                                                                                                        - Oversee the Prevention Activity Reporting and Information System (PARIS) Help Desk
                                                 - Develop official prevalence estimates for substance use and gambling problems
• Develop and maintain service need                                                                                                           - Prevention Activity Reporting and Information System (PARIS) training
                                                 and disorders
methodologies and semi-annual County                                                                                                          - Monitor program CDS reporting (e.g., DIME, CVS) and provide TA
                                                 - Conduct studies and monitor community drug activity using Street Ethnography
Service Need Profiles supporting certification                                                                                                - Oversee reporting on the IPMES/Workscope System
                                                 methods
process and local needs assessment                                                                                                            - Train and provide technical assistance to OASAS and program staff in the use of IPMES/Workscopes
                                                 - Monitor substance use-related problems in the vicinity of treatment programs and
• Coordinate development and distribution of                                                                                                  - Train and provide technical assistance to OASAS and program staff in CDS and GDS reporting
                                                 other sites
Planning Supplements for special initiative      - Participate in Federal, State and local epidemiological programs (e.g., CEWG,
funding                                          NOMs, SEOW)
• Coordinate State Epidemiological Outcomes                                                                                                   Program, Project and System Evaluation
                                                 - Conduct special epidemiological studies relevant to emerging substance use
Workgroup (SEOW)                                                                                                                              - Conduct evaluations of individual programs and projects
                                                 phenomena using a variety of methods
                                                                                                                                              - Conduct the evaluation of the MATS Project
Outcome Management                                                                                                                            - Coordinate and conduct analyses of OASAS’ Annual Synar Survey
                                                 Research and Development
• Provide internal technical assistance on                                                                                                    - Conduct outcome studies
                                                 - Build a research and development (R&D) agenda supporting OASAS’ mission
Outcomes Management (OM) activities                                                                                                           - Evaluate gambling treatment programs
                                                 - Collaborate with research and academic institutions to advance R&D agenda
• Support and promote OM activities among                                                                                                     - Conduct the evaluation of the FASD project
                                                 - Develop, conduct and/or support targeted R&D projects
counties and providers                                                                                                                        - Tobacco Regulation Impact Analysis
• Work with other state agencies on OM           Practice and Performance Improvement
                                                                                                                                              Data Analysis and Use
                                                 - Work with programs to adopt evidence-based practices and implementation
                                                                                                                                              - Develop and support Data Warehouse, including integration of data systems, standard reports and training
                                                 strategies
                                                                                                                                              - Chair the inter-divisional Data Management Committee
                                                 - Conduct studies of evidence-based practice adoption
                                                                                                                                              - Respond to requests for information and data analysis
                                                 - Identify, test and evaluate best and promising practices
                                                                                                                                              - Conduct studies matching data across systems and agencies
                                                 - Conduct Best Practices Studies
                                                                                                                                              - Develop and maintain information systems supporting Strengthening Treatment Access and Retention
                                                 - Lead Metric 4 Team on the implementation of EBPs
                                                                                                                                              (STAR-QI/NIATx)
                                                 -Administer the Independent Peer Review system and integrate with practice
                                                                                                                                              - Develop and support statewide, countywide and program level profile reports and scorecards
                                                 improvement efforts
                                                                                                                                              - Prepare Fast Facts on special populations for OASAS and public use
                                                 -Lead the Whole System Change initiative to promote system-wide access to services
                                                                                                                                              - Develop and support national outcome measures and SAPT Block Grant measures
                                                 -Provide internal consultation on implementation frameworks for other agency
                                                 projects
                                                                                                                                              Program Improvement
                                                                                                                                              - Clinical Supervision
                                                                                                                                              - Best Practices Studies                                                                3.23.09

								
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