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The Family Advocacy Committee began meeting two times per month in February 2010 to support the Parent Support Network meetings being facilitated by Monica Sewell and Dannie Dosch.

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The Family Advocacy Committee began meeting two times per month in February 2010 to support the Parent Support Network meetings being facilitated by Monica Sewell and Dannie Dosch.

“The purpose of this effort is not to start a new process, but to build on what is already being done. The John T. Vucurevich Foundation wants to provide help through the Black Hills Mental Health Substance Abuse Collaborative.”

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Martha Anderson – Parent

- Independent Living Specialist,

Western Resources for dis-ABLED

Independence

Dannie Dosch – Parent

- Victim Specialist, Federal Bureau of

Investigations

- Facilitator Black Hills Parents 4 Parents

Support Network

- Advisor/Liaison to the Family Advocacy

Committee

- Parent Representative on the Systems of

Care/Systems Transformation Steering

Committee

Burke Eilers – Parent

Director, Youth & Family Services Counseling Center

Tommie Leenknecht – Parent

Advocate, National Alliance on Mental Illness

Dianna Marshall – Parent

- Protection and Advocacy for Individuals

with Mental Illness (PAIMI)

- Program Director, South Dakota Advocacy

Services

Tamie McMeeken – Parent

- Juvenile Court Services Officer, Seventh

Circuit

Monica Sewell - Parent

- Facilitator Black Hills Parents 4 Parents

Support Network

- Advisor/Liaison to the Family Advocacy

Committee

- Parent Representative on the Systems of

Care/Systems Transformation Steering

Committee

Stephanie Schweitzer Dixon – Parent

- Director, Front Porch Coalition

Sheila Troxel Snyder – Parent

- SD State University 4-H Cooperative

Extension Service

- State Coordinator - Operation: Military Kids

Alys Ratigan-- Facilitator

- MH/SA Collaborative Coordinator

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MISSION STATEMENT :

The Black Hills Parents 4 Parents Family Advocacy Committee provides support and education to individuals and families giving them a voice in the access and delivery of behavioral health services leading to positive outcomes both personally and systemically.

Parents 4 Parents is a Chapter of the

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VISION STATEMENT :

Assisting organizations and families to work together in partnership – one family, one team, one plan.

Parents 4 Parents is a Chapter of the

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GOAL 1: Be a Resource for Individuals and Families

Looking for Education, Information, Services

and Support

a) Assist with convening Parent Support Group meetings

b) Identify and promote trainings and materials that

educate / support families.

c) Identify and train families/advocates who can be

available to meet with families who attend the Parent

Support Group

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Goal 2: Increase Public Awareness of the Parent Support

Group and Resources Available

a) Provide communication links to families and

agencies

b) Increase the knowledge of community members who

have consistent contact with individuals / families in

need and educate them to make appropriate referrals

(i.e., pastors/medical personnel/cosmetologists)

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Goal 3: Identify and Train Advocates in Specialty Areas

to Assist in a Peer Support System

a) Identify a list of issues to be addressed.

b) Define role of Advocates.

c) Ask member agencies of the MH/SA Collaborative to hand-pick

persons/families with first hand experience who could possibly

serve as coaches/advocates for families who are struggling with

various issues.

d) Identify appropriate training and support/guidance for Advocates.

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Goal 4: Help Families be Part of Decision Making at All

Levels by Being the Point of Contact for a

Collective Voice and a Feedback Loop to

Providers

a) Make it easier for families to participate in SOC

meetings

b) Promote the System Transformation Philosophy

c) Conduct regular surveys to targeted groups to ensure

their voice is part of decision making both locally and

state-wide

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Goal 5: Advocate for Systemic, Legislative and/or

Funding Changes to Benefit Families

a) Address Unresolved Issues / Barriers that Emerge in

the Parent Support Network

b) Develop a one-stop shop concept for people/families

to receive support and information

c) Address emerging trends

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Family Advocacy Committee (Steering Committee) members named their efforts Black Hills Parents 4 Parents, and developed their Mission, Vision, Goals and Objectives.

They became a Chapter of the National Federation of Families For Children’s Mental Health in March 2011.

They developed a website featuring local resources for parents / families, and it is being debuted today! parents4parentsbh.org

They are planning quarterly conferences for parents on various topics with the first planned for October 22, 2011.

They have contracted with 211 to research and print a Mental Health Resource Guide for the Black Hills.

211 also provided information for a folded list of Pennington County “Basic Needs” Resources which is in your folder today.

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What is the relationship between the Parents 4 Parents Family Advocacy Committee and Systems of Care (SOC) / Systems Transformation efforts in the State of South Dakota?

Monica Sewell – Parent, Peer Family Support Advocate, Facilitator of the Parent Support Network meetings, and Member of the Systems of Care (SOC) / Systems Transformation Committee

Parents 4 Parents is a Chapter of the

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parents4parentsbh.org

Parents 4 Parents is a Chapter of the