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Webinar: COA Town Hall Meeting

    Join the new President and CEO for the Council on Accreditation (COA) for a special town hall meeting with Lutheran Services in America members. Levinson-Johnson will share the vision for COA and their upcoming plans for 2020. For the 24 members of the Lutheran Services in America network accredited by COA, this is an event you won’t want to miss! Click here for information on how to access this event. Date: November 5, 2019 Time: 1 to 3 p.m. ET Jody Levison-Johnson, LCSW-C is the President and CEO at the Council on Accreditation. She is a licensed clinical social worker with over 20 years of experience in the field of human services. Prior to joining COA, she served as the Assistant Vice President of Practice Improvement at the National Council for Behavioral Health, where she oversaw the organization’s consulting portfolio and a large, privately funded adolescent mental health initiative. Before that, she was the Chief Clinical Officer for Choices Coordinated Care Solutions, a children's care management organization. There, she handled all program operations, as well as service and business development activities. From 2011 to 2014, Jody served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Louisiana Office of Behavioral Health, where she managed publicly funded behavioral health services, including the statewide public sector managed care efforts. Using wraparound and managed care technologies, she led the implementation of the Coordinated System of Care for children/youth at greatest risk. Prior to working in Louisiana, Jody was the Vice President of Coordinated Care Services, Inc. (CCSI), a non-profit management and consulting services organization. where she had oversight of all of CCSI's service quality, system development and evaluation activities. In short, Jody has driven several cross-system initiatives focused on residential reform and the enhancement of the community-based service array for children, youth, families. She has extensive knowledge in leadership, organizational change, public sector behavioral health, strategic and sustainability planning, service and program reform, and managed care implementation and operations.