CJMHSA Planning Council

At the August 17, 2016 Board of County Commissioner (BOCC) meeting, the BOCC approved designating the Substance Abuse Policy Advisory Board (SAPAB) to also serve as the Planning Council as it is necessary for the Florida Department of Children and Families, Office of Criminal Justice, Mental Health and Substance Abuse (CJMHSA) Reinvestment Grant (Program). The BOCC authorized modification of the current SAPAB membership when serving as the Planning Council to meet the statutory requirements of F.S 394.657 for Planning Council activities. On August 22, 2016 the SAPAB met as the County Planning Council in order to meet the Department of Children and Families CJMHSA program requirements.

Next Planning Council Meeting:

Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Time: 9 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Harvey Government Center
BOCC Room, 2nd Floor
1200 Truman Avenue
Key West
Agenda:  TBA

Recap on Most Recent Planning Council Meeting:

Date of last meeting:  Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Agenda: 8/7/2018 Agenda Packet

Video Recording of CJMHSA Planning Council Meeting
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MCTV Video On-Demand* Video Recording:  Coming Soon.

          
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Baker Act & Marchman Act Training for Law Enforcement, Behavioral Health Clinicians, Community Agencies and Court Personnel - OVERVIEW:
On June 7, 2018 Martha Lenderman, M.S.W., conducted two (2) training sessions addressing Baker Act and related statutes:  Who is protected, the Designated Monroe County Baker Act Receiving Facilities, voluntary admissions, express & informed consent, involuntary examination, law enforcement initiation, transportation & other law enforcement requirements, rights of persons with mental illnesses and Marchman Act & the Florida Substance Abuse Impairment Act.  The first training was open to the general public with a specific emphasis on inviting professionals who work in Law Enforcement, Behavioral Health Clinicians, Community Agencies and Court Personnel.  The second training was conducted specifically for persons enrolled in the Law Enforcement Academy and was held at the Florida Keys Community College.  

                                                                         **Informational Flyer**

On January 11, 2018 Ms. Lenderman conducted two (2) free training sessions with approximately 75 local professionals on updates and the appropriate  use of  the Baker Act and Marchman Act.  Ms. Lenderman has consulted for more than 21 years, primarily related to Baker Act and Marchman Act. She assisted the Legislature in the 1996 rewrite of the Baker Act and is currently assisting in writing amendments to the law. In addition, she developed the model Baker Act and Marchman Act forms, wrote the state's Baker Act and Marchman Act Handbooks, wrote the Baker Act Benchguide for judges that is posted on the Florida Supreme Court website, and worked with FDLE on the implementation and training for new firearm restriction legislation.  Ms. Lenderman serves as a member of the Florida Supreme Court Taskforce on Mental Health and Substance Abuse.                                                                                      

Ms. Lenderman's Power Point Presentation:  Baker Act & Marchman Act Training

CJMHSA Planning Council Technical Assistance Workshop - OVERVIEW:

On July 20-21, 2017, Mark Engelhardt, MS, MSW, ACSW (Brief Bio & Housing First Implementation), University of South Florida Faculty and Director of the CJMHSA Technical Center (University of South Florida website), presented on two national evidenced-based practices (EBP) for persons with serious mental illness and co-occurring disorders involved in the criminal justice system, namely; SAMHSA's Permanent Supportive Housing EBP Tool Kit and Housing First (Pathways to Housing Fidelity Model).  Mr. Engelhardt discussed international research, principles, model development, financing options, implementation science and "fidelity" to the models.  
                     
Workshop Power Point Presentations:        
PATH*:  Evidenced Based Permanent Supportive Housing
Housing First-Permanent Supportive Housing                                                   

*PATH - Projects to Assist Persons Transition from Homelessness
                                           
       
Agendas | Minutes

Planning Council Members

PositionMember
State Attorney, DesigneeVal Winter
Public DefenderRobert Lockwood
Circuit Court JudgeLuis Garcia
County Court JudgePeary Fowler
Local Court AdministratorHolly Elomina
County Commission ChairDanny Kolhage
County Director of ProbationHeather Tintera
Sheriff, DesigneeLouis S. Caputo
Police Chief City of Key West, DesigneeSteve Torrence
Area Homeless or Supportive Housing RepresentativeElicia Pintabona
Chief Correctional OfficerTim Age
DJJ – Director of Detention FacilityVincent Vurro
DJJ – Chief of Probation OfficerElaine Thompson
DCF – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Program Office RepresentativeJoseph Laino
Primary Consumer of Mental Health ServicesWayne Lewis
Community Mental Health Agency DirectorMaureen Dunleavy
Local Substance Abuse Treatment DirectorDuane Triplett
Primary Consumer of Community-Based Treatment Family MemberElmira Leto
Primary Consumer of Substance Abuse ServicesShana Brady