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Taskforce on Response to Mental Illness

Scheduled on Thursday, March 5, 2020 @ 10:00 AM

WHERE:  ND Supreme Court Front Conference Room

Improving the Court and Community Response to those with Mental Illness

 

North Dakota Task Force

 Agenda

March 5, 2020

10:00

Welcome and Introductions/Overview of the Day

10:15

Reengage with the Midwest Regional Mental Health Summit Plan

⇒  Review Plan

⇒  Topics for Discussion

⇒   Jail Diversion

⇒   Data

⇒   Training

⇒   Competency

⇒   Civil Commitment and Outpatient Assisted Treatment

10:30

Jail Diversion Discussion

⇒  What diversion is available to law enforcement?

⇒  What is available in the jail?

⇒  Rural Issues

⇒  Medicaid Expansion

11:00

Data Discussion

⇒  What data do we collect?

⇒  What other data do we want?

⇒  Recommended data for mental health performance measures

⇒  How to accomplish data collection and information sharing

11:30

Training Discussion

⇒  Who do we want to be the target of training?

⇒  Do we want to develop a core curriculum for each discipline?

⇒  What are the topics for training?

12:00

Lunch

12:30

Competency Discussion

⇒  What do we think is the problem?

⇒  Is there data available?

⇒  National Trends Discussion – Rick Schwermer

⇒  Review of North Dakota Competency Statute/Process

⇒   Evaluation

⇒   What is required?

⇒   Timeline

⇒   Misdemeanor vs. Felony

⇒   Timeline/Delays

⇒   Outpatient Competency Restoration

⇒   Is it available?

⇒  Competency vs. Responsibility

⇒  Legislative Change Recommendations/Timeline

⇒  Document Development

⇒   Update Benchbook

⇒   Update Forms

⇒   Standard Forms for Practitioners

1:45

Break

2:00

Civil Commitment Discussion

⇒  What do we think is the problem?

⇒  Is there data available?

⇒  Review of North Dakota Civil Commitment Statute/Process

⇒  Assisted Outpatient Treatment

⇒   Is it available?

⇒   Develop if not available?

⇒   Promote as a viable option

⇒   Clarify in statute and forms

3:00

Next Steps

⇒  How to move the plan forward

⇒  Plan for Task Force meeting to develop strategies with experts

3:30

Adjourn