May 23 rd, 2022

BHoCC Conference Line
Phone: 1-720-496-1609
Passcode: 167630

Commissioner Bill Smith, Commissioner Scott Hunt, Commissioner Tom Chernisky, Tracy Selak, Tanya Kvarta, Rebecca Valle, Elyse Kirchner, Fred Oliveros, Michelle Rager

  • Approval of Minutes: March 14 th, 2022 meeting minutes: Approved motion Commissioner Hunt / seconded by Commissioner Smith. No discussion
  • Review of requested financials: (See attachment): February balance sheet made available to all in attendance. No changes. Approved motion Commissioner Hunt / seconded by Commissioner Smith. No discussion
  • Approval of Magellan contract: Reviewed by Bill Barbin per Commissioner Chernisky’s request. Contract approved for 2 years with the option of 3:1 year renewal. Approved motion Commissioner Hunt / seconded by Commissioner Smith
  • Reinvestment Committee Meeting: Ad hoc:
  • Walk-in Crisis construction is on track. Construction is to be completed in July. Go live in August.
  • Behavioral Health of Cambria County (BHoCC) Key Initiatives for 2022: In conjunction with Magellan
  • Magellan Behavioral Health (MBH) Updates:
  • The Star Summit is scheduled for 5/25/22 from 10 am-2 pm with an afterparty from 3 pm-5 pm at the Bottleworks Center in Cambria City. All 3 commissioners plan to attend at some point throughout the event.
  • 2022 BHoCC Trainings: UPDATE: All trainings will be held in-person (Cambria County Academic Center) and transition to zoom if needed due to COVID regulations. More information can be found on our FB page and/or website
  • Military Trauma & PTSD – April 22nd, 9am-12pm
  • Co-Occurring Disorders – May 16th, 9am-5pm
  • Adolescent Mental Health Issues & Intervention Strategies: June 7th, 9am-4pm
  • LGBTQ; Working with Parents & Families: July 15th, 9 am-4 pm
  • Trauma-Informed Care – August 10th, 9am-4 pm
  • Ethical Principles for Mental Health Professionals: September 16th, 9am-12pm
  • Motivational Interviewing (x2) – September 27th & 28th, 9am-4pm
  • SMART Goals – October 13th, 9am-4pm
  • Motivational Interviewing TOT – November 1st, 2nd, 3rd , 9am-4pm
  • What is a “Recovery Community Organization” (RCO) – November 17th, 9am-5pm
  • Report to the Community – December 2nd, 10am-1pm

Adjourn: Motion to Adjourn: Approved motion by Commissioner Hunt / seconded by Commissioner Chernisky.
Next meeting: July 18 th, 202

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