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Our goal: “All Vernon children birth to eighteen are safe, healthy and productive.”

VERNON
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 HEALTH

 

 For emergency situations, call 911


Physical


 

 


Mental/Behavioral


 

Children's Behavioral Health Plan   General Assembly Public Act 13-178

www.plan4children.org 

 


28 pages-SchoolMentalHealth.IMPACT.08.2013.pdf


 

Vernon  East of the River System of Care

http://www.ct.gov/dcf/cwp/view.asp?a=2558&q=314352 

East of the River System of Care

Towns Served: Bolton, Ellington, Manchester, South Windsor, Tolland and Vernon

Emergency Mobile Psychiatric Services (EMPS) Telephone Number:

Call 211

Wait for prompt and press 1

Care Coordination:

To refer a child/family to Care Coordination, please contact:

Community Health Resources

995 Day Hill Road

Windsor, CT 06095

Phone: 860-731-5522 ext. 281

Fax: 860-731-5537

Ask to speak to the Care Coordinator Supervisor

The collaborative meets from 9:30 to 11:00a.m. on the 2nd Monday of every month at:

South Methodist Church

1126 Main Street

Manchester, CT 06040

Collaborative Chairperson(s):

Beth Mix, 643-3326 or MixE@ci.manchester.ct.us

For a Family Advocate:

Please Contact the Executive Director or Family Advocate Supervisor at: 203-367-6214

The Family Advocate Provider is:

FAVOR

2138 Silas Deane Highway

Rocky Hill, CT 06067

860-563-3232

 


 

35 Pages-An Act Concerning the Mental, Emotional and Behavioral Health of Youth ocs/pa_13-178_sept_16_rev_2013

 

As of July 17, 2013, seven focus areas had been identified, along with a set of objectives for each:

  • Chronic Disease

  • Environmental Risk Factors and Health

  • Health Systems

  • Infectious Disease Prevention and Control

  • Injury Prevention

  • Maternal, Infant and Child Health

  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse

 


Purpose of the Local Interagency Service Team (LIST):

http://www.ctyouthservices.org/Advocacy/Local-Interagency-Service-Teams-LIST-/ 

  • The creation of the LISTs is a system development strategy for the establishment of an integrated system for planning, implementation and evaluation of juvenile justice service delivery in Connecticut.
  • The LIST provides a venue for community-level interagency coordination and formal communication and planning between state agencies and local communities around juvenile justice issues. 

Goal of the LIST:

  • Encourage collaborative efforts among local stakeholders for assessing the physical, social, behavioral, and educational needs of children and youth in their respective communities that leads to juvenile justice involvement, and for assisting in the development of comprehensive plans to address such needs. The infrastructure for planning is intended to be data-driven and encourage the use of evidence-based. Approaches and programs to support positive youth development.
  • Decrease the number of children and youth referred to court.
  • Address the disproportionate minority contact
  • Support families with information and access to services
  • Support interagency prevention strategies
  • Improve access to services
  • Improve services and outcomes
  • Increase the sharing of information and knowledge about services and the juvenile justice system
  • Create partnerships between communities and state agencies in the development of community –based interventions
  • Be organized to respond to federal, state, and private grant opportunities

LIST Composition:

  • One for each Juvenile Court
  • Should include broad community representation and be organized by a lead entity: Parents, youth, CSSD, DCF, YSB, Schools, Police, Social Service Provider community, faith-based community, business/labor community, healthcare community, local communities

Year One Goal: Get Organized:

  • Issue RFQ to establish LIST for each Juvenile Court catchment area
  • One lead entity  applies in collaboration with partners and must identify partner agencies/groups, towns being represented, and must have parent and Youth Service Bureau involvement
  • Identify what technical assistance needs would support local collaboration, identification of needs for at-risk/juvenile populations, and what state agencies can do more to be responsive to local needs ( e.g. , post juvenile stats on website, add lead entity to RFP distribution list, provide more time to respond to RFPs).
  • Collect data on child/youth populations, needs, gaps in services
  • Increase Knowledge of juvenile justice system and current programs and policies
  • Submit report to Executive Implementation Team by October 1st regarding technical assistance needs

Role of Executive Implementation Team:

  • Facilitate the creation of the LISTs
  • Respond to Annual Report, incorporate needs/recommendations in budget options as appropriate, issue an Annul reports if State of the Juvenile Justice System in Connecticut
  • Offer Guidance and technical assistance
  • Resource Identification
  • Needs assessment
  • Monitoring and performance evaluation
  • Strategic planning
  • Information sharing

LIST : Rockville Court 

Co-Lead: Community Health Resources
587 East Middle Turnpike
Manchester, CT 06040
860-648-3888
John Eckstein
jeckstein@chrhealth.org

Community Health Resources
995 Day Hill; Road
Windsor, CT 06095
860-731-5529
Kathy Schiessl, Senior VP, Child & Family Services
kschiessl@chrhealth.org

Co Lead: Manchester Youth Service Bureau
63 Linden Street
P.O. Box 191
Manchester, CT 06045-0191
860-647-5213
Erica E. Bromley, Director
ebromley@ci.manchester.ct.us

 


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Office of the Healthcare Advocate

Full PPT 

 

• Focus on assisting and educating consumers to make informed decisions when selecting a health plan – public or private

• Assist consumers to resolve problems with their health plans –public or private

• Identify issues, trends and problems that may require executive, regulatory or legislative intervention – Systemic Advocacy

 

Navigator and Assister Program

Sustainable community-focused enrollment assistance program

Connecticut divided into six regions – each with a Navigator and a number of Assisters based on the number of uninsured in that region

Engage, educate and enroll consumers in health coverage and share how to use it

Navigators help create regional partnerships

Bring the health insurance marketplace to the consumer

Connect to the public health infrastructure

Provide linguistically and culturally appropriate access points to a new and improving health system

Engage community leaders and influencers to promote health in all forms

Use data and measurable outcomes to improve the system

Educate consumers so they can make informed decisions and self‐advocate

Build on existing organizations and relationships for a system that increases community strength and health

 

 

 

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The Vernon Community Network is a collaboration of providers that will identify and coordinate Social Service, 
Health, Educational and Economic Development resources for the enhancement of the community.

 

community service/volunteer opportunities as listed by Rockville High School

Click here for the contact information and membership of the Vernon Community Network

VCN-MEMBERSHIP_APPLICATION-2014-15.pdf  

Teri Rogers, VCN President   888/566-4161   tslingback@comcast.net

 Mailing address: Vernon Community Network     c/o KIDSAFE CT     19 Elm Street   Rockville, CT  06066



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