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Summer 2021 RPC meetings: From Diversion to Deflection to Prevention

Summer 2021 RPC Meetings: From Diversion to Deflection to Prevention

The Regional Policy Council (RPC) will hold a two-part virtual series for its summer meetings for affiliates, policymakers, and stakeholders.

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Summer Meeting I: From Diversion to Deflection: Rethinking Crisis

Wednesday, July 28th

11:00 am ET - 3:00 pm ET

INFORMATION ON SUMMER MEETING II: FROM DEFLECTION TO PREVENTION: EARLY INTERVENTION STRATEGIES ON AUGUST 3 IS LISTED BELOW.

11:00 am

Legislator Awards Presentation
Honoring 2021 State Legislative Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Champion

11:50 am

Welcome

12:00 pm

Deflection: Creating Earlier, Better, and Wider Approaches To Mental Health
Jac Charlier of Police, Treatment, and Community Collaborative (PTACC)

12:40 pm

Reducing the Role of Law Enforcement In Crisis Response: Models and Strategies
Amy Watson, PhD of Helen Bader School of Social Welfare, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

1:10 pm

Break

1:25pm

Centering Race Equity and Lived Expertise in Crisis Reform
Keris Myrick, M.B.A., M.S., Ph.D.c, and Kevin Martone of Technical Assistance Collaborative (TAC)

2:10 pm

Crisis, Deflection, and Diversion: Cutting Edge MHA Affiliate Models
Mark Salazar of MHA San Francisco

2:45 pm

Conclusion

 

 

Summer Meeting II: From Deflection to Prevention: Early Intervention Strategies

Tuesday, August 3rd

11:00 ET am - 2:00 pm ET

11:00 am

Welcome Remarks
Schroeder Stribling, Mental Health America

11:05 am

Legislator Awards Presentation
Honoring 2021 State Legislative Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Champion from Oklahoma and Texas

11:40 am

Trends in MHA Youth Screening Data: A Youth Mental Health Crisis
Theresa Nguyen, Mental Health America

11:50 am

MHA Report Findings: The Urgent Need for More Education, Services, and Supports
Mary Giliberti, Mental Health America; Sydney Daniello, Mental Health America; and Ethan Burrell, Mental Health America. Moderated by Caren Howard, Mental Health America.

12:40 pm

Educational Leadership: How Schools Are Addressing the Youth Mental Health Crisis Equitably
Dr. Art McCoy, Emeritus Superintendent of Jennings School District; Dr. Bernadeia Johnson, Former Superintendent of Minneapolis School District. Moderated by Amy Kennedy, The Kennedy Forum.

1:20 pm

Break

1:30 pm

Mental Health Education New York State Outcomes
Amy Malloy, Consultant to Mental Health America of New York State

1:35 pm 

Panel Discussion with MHA Affiliates
Ben Harrington, MHA of East Tennessee; Barbara Johnston, MHA in New Jersey; Moe Keller, Mental Health Colorado; and Shannah Mulvihill, Mental Health Minnesota. Moderated by Debbie Plotnick, Mental Health America.

2:00 pm 

Conclusion