Creating a World Class Holistic Behavioral Healthcare System in Harris County. Appreciative Inquiry Summit June 16-17 2005. Creating Community Support. Mental Health Association began by: Identifying Appreciative Inquiry as the right process
Appreciative Inquiry Summit
June 16-17 2005
Mental Health Association began by:
Mr. Ian Aitken, President and CEO, The Menninger Clinic
Mr. Domingo Barrios, Grant Officer, Houston Endowment, Inc.
Dr. David Buck, President and Chief Medical Officer, Healthcare for the Homeless
Dr. John Burrus, Chief of Psychiatry, Ben Taub Hospital
Mr. Jack Callahan, Mental Ilness Advocate, Advocacy Inc.
Dr. Ron Cookston, Director, Gateway to Care
Dr. Avrim Fishkind, Medical Director, Neuropsychiatric Center
Mrs. Carolyn Hamilton, President, NAMI West Houston
Ms. Nicole Lievsay, Director of Juvenile Justice and Behavioral Health Initiatives, Harris County Judge Robert Eckels' Office
Mr. Anthony Love, President & CEO, Coalition for the Homeless of Houston/Harris County, Inc.
Dr. Curtis Mooney, President & CEO, DePelchin Children's Center
Dr. Lois Moore, Chief Administrator, Harris County Psychiatric Center
Dr. William Schnapp, Associate Professor, UT Mental Science Institute
Dr. Steven Schnee, Executive Director, MHMRA
Ms. Betsy Schwartz, Executive Director, MHA
Mr. Mel Taylor, President & CEO, The Council on Alcohol and Drugs - Houston
Mr. Stephen L. Williams, Director, Houston Department of Health and Human Services
Appreciative Inquiry is
Pooled/Integrated Funds County
Outcome Based Services
Timely, Seamless, Integrated Services & Eligibility
Universal Medical Records & Internet Resource Database
Neighborhood Based Service Delivery
Co-location of Behavioral & Physical Healthcare
Prevention & Early Intervention
Public Policy: Parity & Funding for Public ServicesOutcome of Summit: Ten Goals
We have created a pool of coordinated and/or integrated funds that provide fair and equitable distribution of health, mental health, and substance abuse services for Greater Houston.
Sources include: public, private, business, faith-based and other funds. The pool is based on a complete and on-going inventory of needs and resources.