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Behavioral Health Planning Council 
Regularly Scheduled Business Meeting

Wednesday, April 10, 2024
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT
Job Service ND Office- Dakota Room
1601 East Century, Bismarck, ND

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10:00 AM

Welcome and Call to Order: Lorraine Davis, Chairperson
Roll Call of Council Members via Electronic Sign-in/Quorum Established
Meeting Minutes Review and Approval-December 13,2023 
Agenda Approval/Reminder of Mission & Goals-April 10, 2024

10:10 AM - BHPC Updates – Tami Conrad, Behavioral Health Administrator/DHHS
•    Membership -Maria Neset/Policy Advisor at Governor’s Office

10:20 AM - BHPC Survey Feedback, Janell Regimbal/Facilitator

10:25 AM - Summary Report of ND Behavioral Health Strategic Plan and Future Activities, Bevin Croft, Human Services Research Institute
•    Updates on the Strategic Plan    
•    System Metrics
•    Aim 10 Goal Feedback

11:25 AM - ND Multigenerational Plan for Aging- Overview and Involvement Opportunities, Michelle Gayette, Assistant Director/Adult and Aging Services/DHHS


1:00 PM - Behavioral Health Resource Panel; Suzanne Effertz, Community Services Coordinator/ Family Caregiver Support Program/AASD/DHHS; Mike Chausee/ND Assistive Executive Director; Erin Oban, State Director/ USDA Rural Development 

1:40 PM - Community Connect Capacity, Heather Brandt, Manager, Behavioral Health Community Supports, DHHS

2:00 PM - 1915i Dashboard Review with Q&A, Monica Haugen, 1915i Program Administrator, DHHS

2:10 PM - Consumer Family Network Update with Q&A; Matthew McCleary, Deputy Director/ND Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health 

2:20 PM - Break

2:30 PM - DHHS Behavioral Health Division Updates
•    Crisis 988 Implementation Update – Dan Cramer, Clinical Director of Regional Human Service Centers, DHHS
•    Overview of Problem Gambling Services in ND – Lisa Vig-Johnson, DHHS Gambling Disorder Clinical Lead
•    ND Pediatric Mental Health Care Access Program; Shauna Eberhardt with Sara Kapp, Behavioral Health Administrator, DHHS; and Lyndsi Engstrom, Full Services Community School Consortium. 
•    Mental Health Block Grant, Shauna Eberhardt, Clinical Policy Director, DHHS Behavioral Health Division
•    Substance Use Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Services (SUPTRS) Block Grant, Lacresha Graham / Manager, Addiction & Recovery Program and Policy
o    Pregnant & Parenting Women Residential TX update

3:30 PM - BHPC Policy and Procedure Handbook Initial Review for Feedback, Janell Regimbal/BHPC facilitator

3:40 PM - Public Comments

3:45 PM - Lightning Round Sharing- members share organizational updates, intersecting committee updates, upcoming events, and programming resource information.

3:55 PM - Next Steps/Next Meeting Scheduled. All meetings will be held onsite at the Job Service ND Office – Dakota Room; 1601 East Century; Bismarck, ND, and online via videoconference link.
•    July 17, 2024
•    October 16, 2024
•    December 11, 2024

4:00 PM        Adjourn

Individuals with disabilities who need accommodations to participate in the meeting or who would like more information about the North Dakota Behavioral Health Planning Council can contact Julie Huwe at North Dakota Health and Human Services Behavioral Health Division at 701-328-8920, 711 (TTY) or

Date Posted:  March 4, 2024
Date Revised:  March 26, 2024 (agenda/meeting details added)