Meeting materials from the September 2019 Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force meeting:
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Welcome and Introductions
Robin Pedersen & Mary Neubauer, Co-chairs
- Thank You and Reminder- 2019 MHTF membership campaign
- Save the date for our 2019 Karen Avery Forum Pathways to Employment scheduled for November 12th.
- Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition Voter Registration Postcards (Barbara Beckert)
- Postcards are available in English and Spanish
- Request printed postcards by filling out this survey
Milwaukee County’s Psychiatric Crisis System: What’s Ahead with Redesign and Who’s at the Table?
Behavioral Health Division Systems Improvement Agreement w/ CMS
Mike Lappen, Administrator Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division
- Background on SIA
- BHD SIA
- Mental Health Board Update on Psychiatric Crisis Redesign
- Wipfli Presentation on Psychiatric Crisis Redesign
- Questions from MHTF re: Crisis Redesign
Mass Violence: Where Do We Go From Here?
Pardeep Singh Kaleka, LPC-IT, Director, Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee
Darryl Morin, President, Forward Latino
- 80 Percent Coalition Presentation
- National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery Statement
- APA President Statement in response to Mass Shootings in Texas
- Resources re: Mass Violence and Trauma
The Next Step Clinic
Leah Jepson, Project Director, Milwaukee Coalition for Children’s Mental Health (CCMH)- Mental Health America of Wisconsin
Amy Van Hecke, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychology – Marquette University
Mary Neubauer, Co-chair/ MHA WI
Barbara Beckert, DRW/ MHTF Coordinator
Upcoming Meetings and Events
- October 8 Mental Health Task Force meeting:
- Presentation on the BadgerCarePlus Reform Waiver Eligibility Requirements, Maziel Gomez and Nick De Meo
- Overview of Dept. of Health Services project to integrate children’s services provided by Milwaukee County Disability Services and BHD WRAP
- November 12th: Save the Date for our Annual Karen Avery Forum: Pathways to Employment, November 12, 2019, 2 – 5:30 PM, IndependenceFirst
- December 10th Mental Health Task Force meeting: Special guest speaker Milwaukee County Sheriff Earnell Lucas
- Membership: Thanks to everyone who has submitted their Mental Health Task Force membership form and check. If you forgot, there is still time –membership materials are available here.