Community Mental Health Board Meeting June 3, 2020

Community Mental Health Board of Chicago
Teleconference
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM (CDT)
CDPH will update us on its plans for teletherapy, expanded mental health services announced by the mayor, status of filling vacancies, how things are going at City-run clinics, etc.

Telephone conference numbers and Web access codes will be forwarded and also posted here https://chicagomentalhealth.wordpress.com/

Community Mental Health Board Meeting – Rescheduled for Thursday 5/21

Community Mental Health Board Meeting
Chicago, IL
Tuesday, May 19, 2020  May 21, 2020
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Via Teleconference

Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/619610285

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3212

Access Code: 619-610-285

When asked for the audio pin please press # (the hastag or pound sign)

Proposed Agenda
1. Welcome and introductions
2. Approval of previous meeting minutes (if accessible)
3. Government response to COVID-19 and mental health services:
telephone and videoconferencing, language access, medication, follow-up/care, free services/financial screening, delegate agencies.
4. After-hours calls – update; crisis services
5. Psychiatry/telepsychiatry services/hiring clinical staff
6. Monthly service stats
7. Open/Public Comment/Announcements
8. Meeting schedule (teleconference).

Parking lot issues: Service Integration (DFSS/MOPD/DOH etc): food insecurity; SNAP/shelter/employment (Work Incentive Planning and Assistance programs)/primary care sufficiency/re-entry; Chicago Police policy forums; Access to lethal means counseling; 2020 Budget mental health; Client survey procedures; and violence prevention

Weblinks referenced during Monday’s meeting

Weblinks to topics referenced during Monday’s meeting
Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service
https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/serve/Pages/default.aspx

Illinois Helps
https://www.illinoishelps.net/index.php

Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Announces Several Actions to
Increase the Health Care Professional Workforce During the COVID-19 Pandemic
https://idfpr.com/News/2020/2020%2003%2023%20Health%20Care%20Professionals

%20Press%20Release.pdf

1484 NOFO – Regions the Living Room (510-RTLR)
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=122278
Anticipated Number of Awards: 15

2369 Transitional Community Care and Supports (855)
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=122277
Anticipated Number of Awards: 40

Coronavirus Information
Messages to All IDHS Providers
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=123118

3/19/20 – Illinois Section 1135 Waiver Request to Address COVID-19
https://www.illinois.gov/hfs/SiteCollectionDocuments/03192020IllinoisSection

1135WaiverRequestFINAL.pdf

AARP Townhall
https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/mayor/press_room/press_releases/

2020/march/AARPTownHall.html

Hiring
CDPH Calendar Year 2020 Hiring Plan
https://chicagomentalhealth.wordpress.com/2020/02/11/cdph-calendar-year-2020-hiring-plan/
The hiring plan shows the health department 2020 calendar year timelines to fill vacant positions.

CDPH Service Updates
https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/cdph/provdrs/health_protection_

and_response/alerts/2020/march/department-of-public-health—service-updates-as-of-3-19-20.html
https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/sites/covid-19/home/resources.html?#general-information

CDPH Framework for Mental Health
https://www.chicago.gov/content/dam/city/depts/cdph/CDPH/

Healthy%20Chicago/HealthyChicago_MayorFactsheet_03.pdf
https://www.chicago.gov/content/dam/city/depts/cdph/CDPH/

Healthy%20Chicago/FrameworkMental.pdf

Community Mental Health Board Meeting 3/23

Community Mental Health Board Meeting
Chicago, IL
Monday, March 23, 2020
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Via Teleconference
The telephone access number is 1-872-240-3212
The Access Code is: 379 870 893 #
When asked for the audio pin please press # (the hastag or pound sign)
Proposed Agenda
1. Welcome and introductions
2. Approval of previous meeting minutes (if accessible)
3. Government response to COVID-19 and mental health services:
telephone and videoconferencing, language access, medication, follow-up/care, free services/financial screening, delegate agencies.
4. After-hours calls – update; crisis services
5. Psychiatry/telepsychiatry services (& Intergovernmental Agreement)/hiring clinical staff
6. Living Room & Recovery Support Staff
7. Facilities: 2019 vs 2020 budget; Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities Surveys and rented/purchase city property, Lawndale relocation status; Signage.
8. Monthly service stats
9. Federally Qualified Health Centers & Community Mental Health Centers Survey
10. Access to Partnerhip for a Healthy Chicago, Mental Health Equity Council, and Crisis Intervention Advisory Committee meetings and proceedings
11. Open/Public Comment/Announcements
12. Meeting schedule and locations (teleconference). Proposed topic: What is the CDPH and public vision for mental health care?

Parking lot issues: Service Integration (DFSS/MOPD/DOH etc): food insecurity;SNAP/shelter/employment (Work Incentive Planning and Assistance programs)/primary care sufficiency/re-entry; Chicago Police policy forums; Access to lethal means counseling; 2020 Budget mental health; Client survey procedures; and violence prevention

Community Mental Health Board Meeting 2/24/2020

Community Mental Health Board Meeting
Englewood Health Center
641 W 63rd St, Chicago
Chicago, IL 60621 Phone: (312) 747-7496
Monday, February 24, 2020
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Agenda
1. Welcome and introductions
2. Approval of previous meeting minutes
3. Proposed 2020 meeting schedule and locations
4. Issues and topics for future meetings
5. Service Utilization, Access, & Inequities: After hours/crisis calls (CDPH/State); Psychiatry Services (& Intergovernmental Agreement)/hiring clinical staff/case manager assistants and epidemiologists; individual counseling; language access; psychosocial rehabilitation; outreach workers; and follow-up/care coordination; CARF QIP & client surveys
6. Service Integration (DFSS/MOPD/DOH etc): food insecurity;SNAP/shelter(cold-related deaths)/employment (Work Incentive Planning and Assistance programs)/primary care sufficiency/re-entry
7. Access to lethal means counseling
8. Democracy and Social Inclusion: Access to Healthy Chicago, Partnerhip for a Healthy Chicago, Mental Health Equity Council, and Crisis Intervention Advisory Committee meetings and proceedings
9. Federally Qualified Health Centers & Community Mental Health Centers Survey
10. Administrator reports – 2020 Budget mental health and violence prevention
11. Facilities: 2019 vs 2020 budget; Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities Surveys and rented/purchase city property, Lawndale relocation status; Signage.
12. Chicago Police policy forums
13. Requests for the Mayor, city departments, Cook County Health
14. Open/Public Comment/Announcements
15. Next meeting Monday, March, 2020 -location tba

CARF: Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
QIP: quality improvement plan
MOPD: Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities
DFSS: Department of Family and Support Services
DOH: Department of Housing

CDPH Calendar Year 2020 Hiring Plan

*****3/24/2020 Update: There are currently 5 vacant Clinical Therapist III positions
in CDPH-run mental health centers.******
This information is in follow up to the hiring/staffing discussion we had on Monday, January 27.

Attached is the health department’s approved 2020 hiring plan. The report lists the planned hire dates (hire by dates?) for mental health center and related program staff. None of the positions listed below are currently posted on the City’s public jobs website. The psychiatrist position has not been posted since around August 2019.

Community Outreach Coordinator 3 FTE  Hire date: 01-Jun-20
Nurse Practitioner 2 FTE  Hire date: 01-Jun-20
Program Director  1 FTE  Hire date: 01-Jun-20
Director Mental Health Center 1 FTE  Hire date: 01-Apr-20
Clinical Therapist III 3 FTEs   Hire date: 01-Apr-20
Case Manager Assistant 1 FTE Hire date: 01-Jun-20
Psychologist  1 FTE Hire date: 01-Jun-20
Behavioral Health Assistant 3 FTE Hire date: 01-Apr-20
Administrative Assistant III 3 FTE Hire date: 01-Jun-20
Psychiatrist  2 Hire date: 3/16/2020

The report includes columns that show how long a position is estimated to be vacant and the amount of money “salvaged” as a result.

Full time staff (FTE)
Section 3215 is Mental Health Administration
Section 3577 is Mental Health Clinics
Fund 0100 is Corporate
Fund 0J46 is Community Development Block Grant
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Click to access 041-health-2020-hire-plan-approved.pdf

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