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Joint Legislative and Executive Task Force on
Mental Health Services and Financing

Committee Reports and Presentations

The following presentations were made before the Joint Legislative and Executive Task Force on Mental Health Services and Financing on the date they are listed. Presenters include various legislative staff and expert witnesses providing information at the request of the Task Force.

 Agendas

October 24, 2006

Staff Presentation
Children's Mental Health A Statutory Perspective - Sonja Hallum, OPR; Indu Thomas, SCS

Witness Presentations
Presentation - Richard Kellogg, DSHS
Presentation - Rick Weaver and Dan Koenig, Washington Community Mental Health Council

 July 6, 2006

Witness Presentations
Regional Support Network: Procurement & Accountability Efforts - Richard E. Kellogg,  Director DSHS-Mental Health Division
Electronic Health Record - Cheri Dolezal, RN, MBA DSHS-Mental Health Division Liaison to the Mental Health Task Force

May 23, 2006

Staff Presentations
Overview of Mental Health Budget and Policy Initiatives - Dave Knutson, House Health Care Committee

Witness Presentations
Implementation of Mental Health Budgetand Legislative Initiatives - Richard E. Kellogg,  Director DSHS-Mental Health Division
Mental Health Transformation Project - Kenneth D. Stark, Director
Mental Health Transformation Project

October 18, 2005

Treatment of Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders -  MaryAnne Lindeblad, DSHS; Ken Stark, DSHS
Allocation of 2006 Community Mental Health Funding - Amy Skei, House Appropriations Committee; Tim Yowell, Senate Ways & Means Committee
Implementing Washington's Mental Health Transformation Plan - Kari Burrell, Governor's Executive Policy Advisor for Social and Health Services; Ron Jemelka, Washington Institute for Mental Illness Research and Training/Department of Social and Health Services-Mental Health Division
2005-07 Budget Presentation - MaryAnn Lindeblad, DSHS
Update on the Mental Health Division’s Implementation of Evidence
Based Practices for Children  - MaryAnn Lindeblad; Ross Dawson, DSHS 
Expedited Medical Determinations  - Deborah Marley, DSHS
Procurement of Community Mental Health Services - MaryAnn Lindeblad, DSHS

June 21, 2005

Staff Presentations
Overview of E2SSB 5763: Omnibus Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Treatment - Senate Committee Services Staff
Overview of E2SHB 1290: Community Mental Health Services - Dave Knutson, Office of Program Research

Witness Presentations
Report to the Mental Health Task Force: Operations Review of Washington State’s Mental Health Division - Katherine Sternbach & Jack Peters, Mercer Government Human Services Consulting
Partnerships for Recovery Transforming the Mental Health System in Washington State - Cheri Dolezal, RN, MBA DSHS-Mental Health Division Liaison to the Mental Health Task Force
E2SHB 1290 RSN Procurement - MaryAnne Lindeblad, Department of Social and Health Services

December 8, 2004

Adopted Recommendations of the Task Force  (10 KB)
Adopted Findings of the Task Force Related to Residential and Inpatient Psychiatric Beds(33 KB)
Adopted Findings of the Task Force Related to Non-Medicaid Clients and Services Committee (16 KB)

Results of the DSHS Children's Mental Health Workgroup (45 KB)
Tim Brown, Cheryl Stephani, Assistant Secretaries, DSHS

November 16, 2004

Budget Priority Scorecards:
 Mental Health Planning and Advisory Council (14 KB)
 NAMI Washington (14 KB)
 Washington Community Mental Health Council (14 KB)
 Regional Support Network Administrators (14 KB)
 Summary of Scoring by 5 Stakeholder Groups (14 KB)
Tim Yowell, Senate Ways & Means Committee
Washington State "From Vision to Reality" (736 KB)
Karl Brimner, MEd. Mental Health Division, Department of Social and Health Services.

October 28, 2004

Capacity and Demand Study for Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital and Community Residential Beds - Adults and Children (500 KB)
Tim Brown, Ph.D., Assistant Secretary, HRSA
Karl Brimner, MEd., Director, MHD

Cross-System Crisis Response Initiative (400 KB)
Tim Brown, Ph.D., Assistant Secretary, HRSA

Laying the Groundwork for Budget Related Recommendations (50 KB)
Tim Yowell, Senate Ways & Means Committee

September 24, 2004

Mental Health Inpatient & Residential Bed Capacity (165 KB)
Attachment 1 (14 KB)
Attachment 2 (12 KB)
Senate Committee Services Staff

A Success in the Making - Oklahoma’s Journey to Reconfiguration (386 KB)
John Hudgens - Director of Community Based Services, Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
Steven Buck Director of State relations, National Alliance for the Mentally Ill

Overview of Community Mental Health Funding Methodology
Amy Skei, Office of Program Research Staff
August 26, 2004
“Non-Medicaid” Case Examples (24 KB)
Hopkins - Director, Community Health Association of Spokane
Hernanderz-Peck, Chair, State Council on Aging
Weaver, Director, Central Washington Community Mental Health Center

Clinical Characteristics of Medicaid and Non-Medicaid Clients (317 KB)
Marc Avery, MD, Chief Medical Officer
Valley Cities Counseling and Consultation
South King County, Washington

“Non-Medicaid” Mental Health Clients’ Income and Impairment Levels (140 KB)
Tim Yowell, Senate Committee Services Staff 

Performance Based Measurement System (63 KB)
Robert Krell, JLARC Staff
Judy Hall, Ph.D., Research Director, Mental Health Division

July 27, 2004
“Non-Medicaid” Mental Health Services and Financing Background and Context (847 KB)
Tim Yowell, Senate Committee Services Staff

Mental Health Inpatient & Residential Bed Capacity (399 KB)
Wayne Kawakami, OFM
Senate Committee Services Staff

June 15, 2004

Mental Health Overview (720 KB)
Karl Brimner, Director, Mental Health Division, DSHS

Agendas

October 24, 2006
July 6, 2006
May 23, 2006

October 18, 2005
June 21, 2005

November 16, 2004
October 28, 2004
September 24, 2004
August 26, 2004
July 27, 2004
June 15, 2004