the children’s behavioral health system to a system that is
family driven and youth guided.
- Establishment of Child-Family Teams to support transformation.
- Create home and community-based alternatives to residential
- Partner with Education to support the development of effective
school based supports and interventions.
- Create behavioral health competency to honor the strengths and
address the unique individualized needs of
children and adolescents.
- Develop a process for identifying and implementing evidence
based practices, promising practices, and
culturally relevant practices.
- Develop strategies to address the needs of Transitional Youth.
Implementation of services and policies
to support recovery and resiliency in the Adult Behavioral Health
- Define and expand the range of and financial commitment to consumer-run
services, supports and trainers.
- Develop Centers of Innovation around evidence-based and promising
- Support community re-integration of individuals who have been
in state hospitals over two years.
- Implement an integrated system of services and support for co-occurring
mental health/drug and alcohol recovery.
- Implement the recommendations of the Housing Workgroup.
- Implement, monitor and expand peer specialist services.
- Implement recommendations of the Forensic Workgroup.
- Develop plan for expanding employment opportunities to support
- Collaborate on the delivery of trauma informed care.
- Restructure the Medicaid State Plan to support recovery and
Assure that behavioral health services
and supports recognize and accommodate the unique needs of older
- Expand access to services for older adults with the flexibility
to provide services wherever they are.
- Increase awareness of and planning for suicide prevention for
- Review the impact of dual eligibility on service provision.
- Expand access to the interagency planning project for older
adults with complex needs.
- Increase awareness of needs of older adults for substance abuse
treatment and programs structured to accommodate those needs in
a culturally competent manner.
- Ensure community consumer involvement by providing support to
individuals transitioning from South Mountain
Restoration Center into communities where they live.
- Continue to assure appropriate mental health services are available
to older adults experiencing dementia who have behavioral health
- Develop a collaboration with physical health partners (Home
Health, Visiting Nurses Assn, etc.) to promote behavioral health
screenings for older adults.
- Ensure an active role for the Older Adult Advisory Committee
in the Money Follows the Person (MFP) project.
- Support efforts to promote a study of Older Adults through the
Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (LBFC).