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Title:Holistic Mental Health Care for Youth in Care Task Force
Meeting Information:

The Task Force shall meet at least once each month

Contact Comments:
Function:
The Task Force shall review and make recommendations regarding mental health and wellness services provided to youth in care, including a program of holistic mental health services provided 30 days after the date upon which a youth is placed in foster care, in order to determine how to best meet the mental health needs of youth in care.
Senate Confirmation:No
Qualifications:
Compensation:Expenses
Composition:
  (1) The Director of Healthcare and Family Services or the Director's designee.
        (2) The Director of Children and Family Services or the Director's designee.
        (3) A member appointed by the Governor from the Office of the Governor who has a focus on mental health issues.
        (4) Two members from the House of Representatives, appointed one each by the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives.
        (5) Two members of the Senate, appointed one each by the President of the Senate and the Minority Leader of the Senate.
        (6) One member who is a former youth in care,
appointed by the Governor.
        (7) One representative from the managed care entity
managing the Youth Care program, appointed by the Director of Healthcare and Family Services
Authority:Public Act 102-0898

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Severin, Rep. Dave6/16/2022Minority Leader of the HouseMemberState Representative
VacantStatuteMemberDirector of Healtcare and Family Services or designee
VacantStatuteMemberDirector of Children and Family Services or designee
VacantGovernorMemberMember from the Office of the Governor who has a focus on mental health issues
Vacant Speaker of the House of Representatives MemberState Representative
VacantPresident of the SenateMemberState Senator
VacantMinority Leader of the SenateMember of the Senate
VacantGovernor MemberFormer Youth in Care
VacantDirector of Healthcare and Family ServicesMemberRepresentative from the managed care entity managing the Youth Care program
VacantMinority Leader of the SenateMemberState Senator