CULTURAL CONNECTION COMMITTEE

Determine strategic immediate and long-term goals for cultural and linguistic competency.

Goals for 2017

  • Determine ways to expand work with LBGTQ youth
  • Provide CBMCS training in second quarter of 2017
  • Convene law enforcement forum with chiefs from large police agencies to discuss the concepts of community policing and procedural justice
  • Develop an Organizational Assessment Instrument to measure cultural and linguistic competence

What's Happening?

Law enforcement forum with chiefs from large police agencies and other key stakeholders held at the MHC Membership Meeting on February 13, 2017.

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Resources

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Neuroscience of Decision-Making Symposium Nov. 14, 2016

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Meeting Date, Time, Location

First Thursday of the month, 9:30am, Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St., Fort Worth, TX 76107

Chairpersons

Bennie Medlin Director Tarrant County Juvenile Services (817) 838-4642 bjmedlin@TarrantCounty.com

Estrella Griggs Community Based Programs Coordinator Santa Fe Youth Services (817) 492-4673 egriggs@santafeyouth.org

Committee Members

Olga Luna Ahmad ACH Child and Family Services

Edna Chism-Nicholas Youth Center, Behavioral Health Services

Ken Ehrke Embrace United Church of Christ

Valencia Gensollen Family Connection of Tarrant County

Katia Gonzalez Alliance for Children

Virginia Hoft Santa Fe Youth Services

Elaine Klos Board Member - MHMR of Tarrant County

Sonya Mosley Lena Pope

Eric Remington Tarrant County Juvenile Services

Audra Ressel Workforce Solutions

Christopher Riddick Fort Worth ISD

Nancy Stanley MHMR of Tarrant County - Paving the Way

Jennifer Stephen Cook Children’s

Sarah Wegrzynowicz Oceans Behavioral Hospital

Contact Us

MENTAL HEALTH CONNECTION
3200 Sanguinet Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Patsy Thomas, President

For more information call: 817.927.5200 or email: contact@mentalhealthconnection.org

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