Events

Check out the latest meetings, actions and other CliniciansUNITED events here.

Thursday, October 16th: Newburyport Meeting with Sen. O’Connor Ives

On Thursday, October 16th, join fellow mental health clinicians for a meeting with State Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives on CliniciansUNITED — a multidisciplinary group of behavioral health clinicians who are associate members of the Massachusetts Human Service Workers Union, SEIU Local 509. Please join us for this great opportunity to raise awareness of the challenges private practioners face today and advocate for better policies in the future.

We’ll  also report on organizing progress, answer questions regarding legislative and regulatory priorities for the coming year, and discuss ways clinicians across the Commonwealth can get involved.

CliniciansUNITED Newburyport Meeting with Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives

Thursday, October 16th 
6:30pm to 8:00pm
The First Religious Society, Unitarian-Universalist Church

(Parish hall Building, adjacent to the church)

26 Pleasant Street, Newburyport, MA

Click here to RSVP by Monday, October 13th

CliniciansUNITED was formed to influence public and private policies that directly impact the vital services we provide in communities statewide. From Medicaid rates to insurance panels, these policies are incredibly important to mental health clinicians and those we serve

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CliniciansUNITED Milton Information Session: Friday, September 12th

On Friday, September 12th, join fellow mental health clinicians for an information session on CliniciansUNITED — a multidisciplinary group of behavioral health clinicians who are associate members of the Massachusetts Human Service Workers Union, SEIU Local 509. Together we are fighting to ensure that every Bay State resident has access to quality, affordable mental health services and to bring about the fair reimbursement policies and practices to make universal access possible.

We’ll report on organizing progress, answer questions regarding legislative and regulatory priorities for the coming year, and discuss ways clinicians across the Commonwealth can get involved.

CliniciansUNITED Information Session
Friday, September 12th
9:00am to 10:00am
464 Granite Avenue (Suite 25), Milton, MA

Click Here to RSVP 

Feel free to share with colleagues and other interested clinicians.

CliniciansUNITED was formed to influence public and private policies that directly impact the vital services we provide in communities statewide. From Medicaid rates to insurance panels, these policies are incredibly important to mental health clinicians and those we serve.

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Monday, July 14th: Worcester Meeting

On Monday, July 14th, join fellow mental health clinicians for an information session on CliniciansUNITED — a multidisciplinary group of behavioral health clinicians who are associate members of the Massachusetts Human Service Workers Union, SEIU Local 509.  Together we are fighting to ensure that every Bay State resident has access to quality, affordable mental health services and to bring about the fair reimbursement policies and practices to make universal access possible.

We’ll report on organizing progress, answer questions regarding legislative and regulatory priorities for the coming year, and discuss ways clinicians across the Commonwealth can get involved.

CliniciansUNITED Information Session
Monday, July 14th
6:45pm to 8:15pm
340 Main Street, Worcester MA

Click here to RSVP

Feel free to share with colleagues and other interested clinicians.

CliniciansUNITED was formed to influence public and private policies that directly impact the vital services we provide in communities statewide. From Medicaid rates to insurance panels, these policies are incredibly important to mental health clinicians and those we serve.

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Weds, June 25 | Mass School of Prof. Psychology Hosts Gubernatorial Forum on Mental Health

Our friends at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology are hosting their first Gubernatorial Forum on Mental Health, set for Wednesday June 25. The event is free and open to the public.

Each of the main candidates for Governor of Massachusetts will present their ideas and policy initiatives on some of the major issues facing the mental health of our commonwealth. The candidates’ brief presentations will be followed by moderator questions.

MSPP’s Gubernatorial Forum will take place at 7:30 PMat the Back Bay Events Center, 80 Berkeley Street (corner of Berkeley & Stuart Streets) in Boston. 

Pre-registration is required — click here to register.  For more information, please email gubernatorialforum@mspp.edu.

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Monday, May 12th: Salem Meeting with Senator Joan Lovely

On Monday, May 12th  join fellow mental health clinicians for a discussion with State Senator Joan Lovely (D-Salem). Senator Lovely is the Senate Chair of the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Committee. She has an important role in decision making that directly impacts both clients and clinicians. Please join us for this great opportunity to raise awareness of the challenges private practioners face today and advocate for better policies in the future.

CliniciansUNITED Meeting with Senator Joan Lovely
Monday, May 12th
7:00pm to 8:30pm

First Universalist Society of Salem
211 Bridge Street, Salem, MA

Park in the church parking lot and enter through the Bridge Street doors

Click here to RSVP

CliniciansUNITED was formed to influence public and private policies that directly impact the vital services we provide in communities statewide. From Medicaid rates to insurance panels, these policies are incredibly important to mental health clinicians and those we serve. Together, we are fighting to ensure each and every Bay State resident has access to quality, affordable mental health services — and to bring about the fair reimbursement policies and practices needed to make universal access possible.

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Tuesday, May 20th: Lowell Meeting

On Tuesday, May 20th, join fellow mental health clinicians for an information session on CliniciansUNITED — a multidisciplinary group of behavioral health clinicians who are associate members of the Massachusetts Human Service Workers Union, SEIU Local 509.  Together we are fighting to ensure that every Bay State resident has access to quality, affordable mental health services and to bring about the fair reimbursement policies and practices to make universal access possible.

We’ll report on organizing progress, answer questions regarding legislative and regulatory priorities for the coming year, and discuss ways clinicians across the Commonwealth can get involved.

CliniciansUNITED 
Lowell Information Session
Tuesday, May 20th
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Greater Lowell Personal Development
97 Central Street, Suite 205 B 
Lowell, MA 01852

 RSVP by clicking here

Feel free to share with colleagues and other interested clinicians.

CliniciansUNITED was formed to influence public and private policies that directly impact the vital services we provide in communities statewide. From Medicaid rates to insurance panels, these policies are incredibly important to mental health clinicians and those we serve.

If you have any questions, please email Julie at jbalasalle@seiu509.org.
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Thursday, May 8th: Newburyport Meeting

On Thursday, May 8th, join fellow mental health clinicians for an information session on CliniciansUNITED — a multidisciplinary group of behavioral health clinicians who are associate members of the Massachusetts Human Service Workers Union, SEIU Local 509.  Together we are fighting to ensure that every Bay State resident has access to quality, affordable mental health services and to bring about the fair reimbursement policies and practices to make universal access possible.

We’ll report on organizing progress, answer questions regarding legislative and regulatory priorities for the coming year, and discuss ways clinicians across the Commonwealth can get involved.

CliniciansUNITED Information Session
Thursday, May 8th 
6:30pm to 8:00pm
The First Religious Society, Unitarian-Universalist Church
26 Pleasant Street, Newburyport, MA

Lower Level of Main Church – entrance located on the Unicorn Court (parking lot) side of the building. Free public parking is available after 6pm in the lot adjacent to the church

RSVP by clicking here

Feel free to share with colleagues and other interested clinicians.

CliniciansUNITED was formed to influence public and private policies that directly impact the vital services we provide in communities statewide. From Medicaid rates to insurance panels, these policies are incredibly important to mental health clinicians and those we serve.

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Monday, March 10th: Northampton Meeting

On Monday, March 10th, join fellow  mental health clinicians in western MA for a meeting to discuss CliniciansUNITED — a multidisciplinary group of behavioral health clinicians who are becoming associate members of the Massachusetts Human Service Workers Union, SEIU Local 509.

We’ll report on organizing progress, concrete ways to get involved in moving our priorities forward in western MA and statewide, and outline the campaign for 2014.

CliniciansUNITED Western MA Meeting 
Monday, March 10th 
6:00pm to 7:30pm

Northampton Community Music Center

139 South Street

Northampton, MA 01060

Click here to RSVP 

Feel free to share with colleagues and other interested clinicians.

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Thursday, February 6th: North Shore Information Meeting

On Thursday, February 6th, join fellow mental health clinicians for a North Shore  informational meeting to discuss CliniciansUNITED — a multidisciplinary group of behavioral health clinicians who are becoming associate members of the Massachusetts Human Service Workers Union, SEIU Local 509.

We’ll report on organizing progress in recent weeks, answer questions regarding legislative and regulatory priorities for the coming year, and discuss ways clinicians across the Commonwealth can get involved. Light refreshments will be served.

CliniciansUNITED North Shore Information Session
Thursday, February 6th
6:00pm to 7:30pm
217 Essex Street (2nd Floor) Salem, MA

Click here to RSVP by January 27th

Feel free to share with colleagues and other interested clinicians.

CliniciansUNITED was formed to influence public and private policies that directly impact the vital services we provide in communities statewide. From Medicaid rates to insurance panels, these policies are incredibly important to mental health clinicians and those we serve. Together, we are fighting to ensure each and every Bay State resident has access to quality, affordable mental health services — and to bring about the fair reimbursement policies and practices needed to make universal access possible.

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Roslindale CliniciansUNITED Meeting

On Tuesday, January 28th, join fellow mental health clinicians in your area for an informational session on two very important developments in mental health reform and advocacy:

Mental Health Parity Legislation– Recently filed by State Senator Brian Joyce (D-Milton), this bill would create a process for patients to sue an insurance company if they are denied mental health coverage at parity with a medical diagnosis. Senator Joyce will be on hand to discuss the bill.

Come hear about CliniciansUNITED — a multidisciplinary group of behavioral health clinicians who are becoming associate members of the Massachusetts Human Service Workers Union, SEIU Local 509. Staff from SEIU Local 509 will report on organizing progress in recent weeks, answer questions regarding legislative and regulatory priorities for the coming year, and discuss ways clinicians across the Commonwealth can get involved.

CliniciansUNITED Information Session

Tuesday, January 28th

5:00pm to 6:30pm

at The Leggett Group

4238 Washington Street, Suite 316

Roslindale, MA, 02131

(New Social Security Building)
On-street parking information on The Leggett Group’s site www.theleggettgrouptherapy.com
or call Jen Erbe Leggett, Director, at 617.851.0171
 

Click here to RSVP by  January 21st.

Feel free to share with colleagues and other interested clinicians.

CliniciansUNITED was formed to influence public and private policies that directly impact the vital services we provide in communities statewide. From Medicaid rates to insurance panels, these policies are incredibly important to mental health clinicians and those we serve. Together, we are fighting to ensure each and every Bay State resident has access to quality, affordable mental health services — and to bring about the fair reimbursement policies and practices needed to make universal access possible.

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