Start: Wednesday, December 13, 2023 - 10:00 am
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Meeting Notice 
Behavioral Health Planning Council 
Regularly Scheduled Business Meeting

Wednesday, December 13, 2023
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-October 18,2023 
Agenda Approval-December 13, 2023

10:10 AM
BHPC Updates - Membership -Tami Conrad/DHHS
BHPC Branding Feedback - Janell Regimbal/BHPC Facilitator

10:20 AM - Summary Report of ND Behavioral Health Strategic Plan and Future Activities, Bevin Croft, Human Services Research Institute

  • Updates on the Strategic Plan    
  • Strengthening relationships with other working groups

10:50 AM - Consumer Family Network Update; Matthew McCleary, Deputy Director/ND Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health 

11:00 AM - Behavioral Health Needs of Older Adults & ND’s Multigenerational Plan for Aging- Melanie Gaebe, Director of Public Policy/Alzheimer’s Association of MN-ND


1:00 PM - Block Grant Connecting Points with ND Behavioral Health Strategic Plan and Aim Workgroups Planning- Laura Anderson, Policy Director, DHHS Behavioral Health Division

1:15 PM - Mental Health Block Grant (MHBG) Update- Shauna Eberhardt, Clinical Policy Director, DHHS Behavioral Health Division 

  • Special Projects Overview & Highlights
  • Project HEAL: Enhancing Trauma Care for Native American Youth- Dr. Emily Sargent/Sanford Health
  • First Episode Psychosis – Shauna Eberhardt

2:05 PM - North Dakota Pediatric Mental Health Care Access Program Update – Shauna Eberhardt, Clinical Policy Director, DHHS Behavioral Health Division and Sara Kapp, Behavioral Health Administrator, DHHS. 

2:30 PM - Break

2:40 PM - Substance Use Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Services (SUPTRS) Block Grant, Laura Anderson, Policy Director, DHHS Behavioral Health Division

  • Update

2:55 PM - Strengthening NAMI’s Presence in North Dakota, Annie Schmidt, Sr. Manager, and Madeleine Fowler, Coordinator, both of Field Capacity Building, Alliance Relations of NAMI. 

3:15 PM - System of Care Grant Update, Katie Houle, Clinical Administrator/DHHS

  • Steering Committee & Regional Implementation Update (HSRI 5.2 Goal)

3:30 PM - Priority Setting for 2024, Janell Regimbal/BHPC facilitator

3:40 PM - Public Comments

3:45 PM - Lightning Round Sharing- members share organizational updates, intersecting committee updates, event, and programming resource information with one another  

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. April 10, 2024

4:00 PM - Adjourn


Date Posted: Jan. 21, 2023
Date Revised:  Dec. 1, 2023 (agenda/meeting details added)