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Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force Testimony for
Milwaukee County Mental Health Board Meeting
2017 Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division Budget Priorities
Martina Gollin-Graves – MMHTF Co-chair
March 24, 2016
Milwaukee County Executive Candidate Forum:
Chris Abele & Chris Larson
Friday, March 11, 2016 – 1:00 to 2:30 pm
IndependenceFirst, 540 S. 1st Street, Milwaukee, WI
Make It Work! Milwaukee Coalition & Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force
Moderated by Tom Hlavacek, Executive Director – Alzheimer’s Association l Southeastern Wisconsin
Hear from the candidates on aging and disability issues including:
- Mental health services
- Aging and disability services
- Criminal justice system reform
- Juvenile justice
Join us at 11:45 AM for
“Voter Training for the Disability Community”
Provided by the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition All are Welcome!
IndependenceFirst is committed to providing the highest degree of accessibility when offering agency-sponsored events. Please notify Brian Peters at email@example.com or 414-937-5912 with your disability-related accommodation requests by March 4. We will do our best to honor accommodation requests made after this date. Interpreters will be present.
Environmental Chemical Sensitivities
For the safety and comfort of those with chemical and environmental sensitivities, IndependenceFirst requests that when attending agency-sponsored events, please refrain from using any perfumed products such as scented soaps, deodorants, perfumes, colognes and heavily scented fabric softeners. To maintain a smoke-free environment, please also refrain from smoking in paths of travel and doorways.
Please join us for a briefing and discussion of the
Milwaukee County Outpatient Behavioral Health Capacity Assessment Study
Prepared by Public Policy Forum and HSRI
Tuesday, January 12, 3 – 5 PM
IndependenceFirst, 540 S. 1st St.
Sponsored by the
Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force and MC3
Speakers: Rob Henken, President Public Policy Forum
Joy Tapper, Executive Director Milwaukee Health Care Partnership
The program will include a responder panel, to share community perspectives on the report. Panel members include:
- Barbara Beckert – Director Milwaukee Office Disability Rights Wisconsin
- Marie Perry, Certified Peer Specialist, NAMI Greater Milwaukee and La Causa, Inc
- Susan Sigl, AODA Education and Counseling Supervisor, SDC Social Development Commission
The program will include time for questions and suggestions regarding recommendations and “where do we go from here”. As a follow-up, the Steering Committees of the Mental Health Task Force and MC3 will meet to discuss strategy for next steps.
All are welcome to attend!
We encourage you to read the study beforehand, and bring your questions and ideas about key recommendations
IMPORTANT: You may view the study and related background on the PPF website: http://publicpolicyforum.org/research/milwaukee-county-outpatient-behavioral-health-capacity-assessment
For disability related accommodations, please email Barbara.firstname.lastname@example.org by January 5th or call DRW at 414-773-4646
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
IndependenceFirst, 540 S. 1st St. 3:00 PM
Make It Work Milwaukee! Coalition
In partnership with Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force
The budget briefing will be followed by a short business meeting to discuss
2016 Milwaukee County Budget priorities– all are welcome to attend
Welcome – Make It Work Milwaukee Coalition Co-chairs Barbara Beckert & Tom Hlavacek
2016 Milwaukee County Budget Process – Representative of County Executive Chris Abele
Milwaukee County Transit System – Daniel Boehm
Milwaukee County Health & Human Services including Behavioral Health Division, Disability Services and Housing – Hector Colon
Milwaukee County Sheriff – Inspector Richard Schmidt
House of Correction, Superintendent Michael Hafemann
Milwaukee County Department on Aging – Jonette Arms
Milwaukee County Dept. of Family Care – Maria Ledger
Call to Action – Coalition Leadership
Brief Business Meeting to discuss County Budget priorities
Thanks to IndependenceFirst for hosting!
To request disability related accommodations, please contact Elise at email@example.com or call 414-773-4646 by noon September 8th.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: Members of the Milwaukee County Mental Health Board (MHB) may attend this meeting to participate or gather information. Therefore, notice is hereby given that this meeting may constitute a meeting of the MHB and/or a meeting of one or more of the MHB’s committees, although no action will be taken at this meeting by the MHB or any of its other committees.