Access and Beyond: Creating the Foundation for a High-Quality Integrated Community Safety Net System in Mecklenburg County
This session advances the notion of improving community access to care by enhancing and expanding the existing informal network of safety net providers into a de facto integrated system of care that interfaces with the formalized care and public health systems.
BREAKOUT A FACILITATOR:
MSW, LCSW; Executive Director, Care Ring
Tchernavia Mongomery, Executive Director of Care Ring, has 17 years of health and human services experience and as a licensed clinical social worker. She is a servant leader at heart with a true passion for helping the community’s most vulnerable residents. She previously worked at Crisis Assistance Ministry where she has served as the Chief Program Officer. Tchernavia holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in social work from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where she also serves as an adjunct faculty member and chairs the School of Social Work’s Community Advisory Board. Additionally, she serves as a director on the board at The Greater Charlotte Region’s American Red Cross and was recently recognized with the City of Charlotte and Atrium Health’s MLK Growing the Dream Award.