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2012 Committee Applications

Consistent with the cycle outlined in the Rules of Procedure, the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC) is soliciting applications for membership on the following committees:

  • Client and Family Leadership Committee (CFLC)
  • Cultural and Linguistic Competence Committee (CLCC)
  • Mental Health Services Committee
  • Evaluation Committee
  • Funding and Policy Committee

The Committee application period begins September 10, 2012 and ends September 29,2012. The applications will be screened and if selected, you will be notified by November 9,2012 and invited to attend the Committee Orientation, which will be held on December 12, 2012.

MHSOAC Orange County Community Forum on the MHSA

September 13, 2012
3:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Delhi Center
505 East Central Avenue
Santa Ana, CA 92707
(714) 489-9600 (Directions Only)

 

Release of Client Stakeholder Contract RFP

You are invited to review and respond to this Request for Proposal (RFP), for the Client Stakeholder Contract, entitled RFP MHSOAC-12-008. The California Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC) is seeking a contractor to work with local communities to assist in contributing to a robust local planning process, among other deliverables to be named in this RFP. In submitting a proposal, a proposer must comply with the instructions found herein.

RFP MHSOAC-12-008

The above RFP (MHSOAC-12-008) is now posted to BidSync www.bidsync.com at https://www.bidsync.com/DPX/ca/cdgs?ac=view&auc=1930695.

 

Release of Community Planning Process RFP

You are invited to review and respond to this Request for Proposal (RFP), for the Community Planning Process Evaluation Contract, entitled RFP12MHSOAC009. The California Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC) is seeking a contractor to evaluate the impact of the Community Planning Process funded by Mental Health Service Act (MHSA), among other activities and deliverables to be named in this RFP. In submitting a proposal, a proposer must comply with the instructions found herein.

RFP12MHSOAC009

The above RFP is now posted to BidSync www.bidsync.com at https://www.bidsync.com/DPX/ca/cdgs?ac=view&auc=1930681.

San Luis Obispo Community Forum

Community Forum on the Impact and Progress of the
Mental Health Services Act (Prop 63)
November 29, 2012
3:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Embassy Suites San Luis Obispo
333 Madonna Road
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
1-805-549-0800 (Directions only)

RSVP to: mhsoac@mhsoac.ca.gov or (916) 445-8696

Special Informational Meeting:

MHSOAC will hold a Special Informational Meeting on September 10, 2012 to hear presentations of the program plans that were approved by the MHSOAC that were identified in the July 28, 2012 AP Report.  Counties are welcome to participate. The agenda for this meeting will be available no later than August 31, 2012.    

Statewide Priority Indicators Phase II

A draft of the UCLA Initial Statewide Priority Indicator Report Phase II is available for public input.  This report is the third in a series developed toward creating good measures of MHSA impact. Guided discussion questions are also available below to highlight report aspects that need your insights.

Feedback should be entered at https://acsurvey.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_3ZXXq73kNvERCle by August 28, 2012. We anticipate feedback from many, many stakeholders and have adopted an online feedback system to help us organize all responses. We appreciate your use of this strategy.

We look forward to your insights and appreciate your time.

The MHSA Evaluation Team


Statewide Priority Indicators

A draft of the UCLA Initial Statewide Priority Indicator Report is available for public input.  Guided discussion questions are also available below to highlight report aspects that need your insights:

Feedback is welcome until August 28, 2012 in order to allow UCLA/EMT sufficient time for revisions for a Final Report that is due by September 30, 2012.


UCLA Deliverables on Full Service Partnerships

A Draft of the UCLA/EMT Deliverable is available for public input:

Feedback is welcome between 7/26/2012 and 8/26/2012 in order to allow UCLA/EMT sufficient time for revision to the Final Reports that are due by September 30, 2012.

MHSOAC Orange County Community Forum on the MHSA

September 13, 2012
3:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Delhi Center
505 East Central Avenue
Santa Ana, CA 92707
(714) 489-9600

Community Forum Summaries


The Chico Community Forum summary from April 4, 2012 is now available. The Roseville, San Francisco, and Modesto Community Forum summaries from April 26th, September 27th, and December 8th, 2011 respectively, have also been completed. 


San Diego Community Forum on the MHSA

Wednesday, June 6, 2012 from 2:30 to 6:00 pm at the Hilton San Diego Mission Valley.


The MHSOAC is currently accepting artwork and writing produced by consumers in recovery, family members, and the mental health stakeholders’ community at large to be featured in our special edition newsletter, MHSOAC Expressions, as well as future issues of the MHSOAC newsletter, MHSOAC Update, andpublic view on the MHSOAC Website.

Please submit your artwork, short stories, and poems before July 6, 2012 to be considered for inclusion.  We encourage all themes and topics, but especially those with themes of: wellness, recovery, and personal experiences or triumphs as related to mental health.

For submission and consent forms or further information please see our Call for Arts and Writings Flyer

Free Trainings on the Data Collection and Reporting (DCR) System are being held in May 2012. For more information please see our DCR Training Flyer.

Please register for one of the trainings by April 27th, 2012.  You may register online at: http://www.123signup.com/calendar?org=CUEI


The MHSOAC announces Dr. Joan Meisel, Ph.D to assist with the development of the Evaluation Master Plan.  Dr. Meisel has over 40 years of experience in policy analysis, research, evaluation, and consulting in the health care field with a special emphasis on mental health issues.
Evaluation Master Plan announcement in its entirety


In collaboration with CSUS, the MHSOAC will be hosting a Data Collection and Reporting (DCR) System Webinar on April 26, 2012 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.  For more information please see our DCR Webinar Flyer


The MHSOAC releases REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) MHSOAC-12-007 “Early Intervention Evaluation”
The California Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC) is seeking a contractor to conduct an evaluation of the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA), early intervention programs.   The MHSOAC has on March 23, 2012 released REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) MHSOAC-12-007 “Early Intervention Evaluation”.


The MHSOAC releases REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) MHSOAC-12-006 “Reducing Disparities in Access”
The California Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC) is seeking a contractor to evaluate the impact of the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA), as well as state and local policies and practices on the disparities in access to, quality of and outcomes of the public mental health system by age, gender, race, ethnicity and primary language.  The MHSOAC has on March 21, 2012 released REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) MHSOAC-12-006 “Reducing Disparities in Access”.

Spanish Version of CFLC Transformation Policy Paper Now Available
The Spanish version of the Client and Family Leadership Committee (CFLC) Transformation Policy Paper titled, "Client-driven, Family-focused Transformation of the Mental Health System Through the California Mental Health Services Act", is now available. The English version of the Transformation Policy Paper is available.


The following documents were created to guide the Commission and MHSOAC staff in its work and priorities:

Please be advised that the MHSOAC email domain has been changed to mhsoac.ca.gov.  The MHSOAC email address is now MHSOAC@mhsoac.ca.gov and all individual staff emails are firstname.lastname@mhsoac.ca.gov.   Please make changes to your email address books accordingly.

If you have any questions, please email us at MHSOAC@mhsoac.ca.gov