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DETROIT WAYNE INTEGRATED HEALTH NETWORK

Connections Groups & Committees

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Baby Court Steering Committee:
Baby Court Steering Committee is a multidisciplinary team (Community Mental Health (CMH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Court Judge and Attorneys) of key stakeholders who meet to monitor and facilitate the implementation of the "Baby Court" model within Wayne County.
Frequency: Monthly
Day: Varies
Time: Varies
Location: S. Central DHHS
Contact Info: morme1@dwihn.org
 
 
Child and Adolescent Functional Assessment Scale (CAFAS)/Preschool and Early Childhood Functional Assessment Scale (PECFAS) - Provider:
Quarterly meeting to analyze project outcomes and review CAFAS and PECFAS trainings within the provider network.
Frequency: Quarterly
Day: 1st Thursday
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: 707 W. Milwaukee
Contact Info: morme1@dwihn.org
 
Children's System Transformation (CST):
Key children's services leaders assist in the defining operational issues, workforce development activities and advising the Director of Children's Initiatives.
Frequency: Bi-Monthly
Day: 4th Friday
Time: 9:00am -12:00pm
Location: 707 W. Milwaukee
Contact Info: sruza1@dwihn.org
 
Cornerstone/Youth Peer Support Specialist (YPSS):
Meeting to identify and resolve issues related to Cornerstone program and Youth Peer Support Specialist staffing and services in Wayne County.
Frequency: Quarterly
Day:  Wednesday
Time: 12-30pm-2pm
Location: Southwest Counseling Solutions
Contact Info:  morme1@dwihn.org
 
Cross Systems Management (CSM):
Leaders of the system of care partners charge to operationalize system changes within their organization through policy and process development.
Frequency: Bi-Monthly
Day: 4th Wednesday
Time: 9:00am -11:00am
Location: Rotates
Contact Info: cpalmer@dwihn.org
 
Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Special Projects Committee:
The DHHS Special Projects Committee Meeting focuses on macro level concerns (identifying and eliminating cross system barriers, policy development and implementation) in regards to the DHHS/CMH Special Projects which include Serious Emotional Disturbance Waiver (SEDW), Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED), the Intellectual/Developmental Disability (I/DD) population and General Fund (GF) Benefit
Frequency: Bi-Monthly
Day: 1st Tuesday
Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: Rotates
Contact Info: mhampton@dwihn.org
 
Early Childhood Task Force:
Leadership providing operational oversight to the zero to six population including including Infant Mental Health (IMH); reports to Children's Standards of Care and Children’s System Transformation.
Frequency: Bi-Monthly
Day: 1st Wednesday
Time: 9:30am - 11:30am
Location: Rotates
Contact Info: morme1@dwihn.org
 
Fatherhood Initiative (Wayne County):
Meeting to promote and expand the Wayne County Fatherhood Initiative whose goal is to ensure "fathers" are being engaged across all systems, from a system of care philosophy; actively seeking, securing and participating in all services for their child/children, themselves and their families.
Frequency: Monthly
Day: Rotates
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: The Children's Center
Contact Info: jmiles@thechildrenscenter.com
 
Great Start Collaborative:
Meeting to give updates on the Connections collaboration with Great Start Collaborative and the Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems (ECCS) Grant addressing toxic stress in the early childhood population.
Frequency: Quarterly
Day: Varies
Time: Varies
Location: Varies
Contact Info: morme1@dwihn.org
 
Home-Based Meeting:
Stakeholders focus on creating best practices for home-based services as applicable to Medicaid, working to create home-based worker certification as well as clinical issues, and bridging the gap between Juvenile Justice and mental health services.
Frequency: Bi-Monthly
Day: 1st Monday
Time: 9:00am - 10:00am
Location: 707 W. Milwaukee
Contact Info: mhampton@dwihn.org
 
Human Services Community Collaborative (HSCC):
The designated Multi-Purpose Collaborative Body for Wayne County and serves as the authoritative and collaborative resource to designated bodies, public and private agencies, consumers, youth and other community groups in the development of more integrated and efficient services affecting Wayne County's human service network.
Frequency: Bi-Monthly
Day: 1st Friday
Time: 9:30am - 11:30am
Location: Assured Family Services
Contact Info: sruza1@dwihn.org
 
Juvenile Justice Partnership:
Juvenile Justice and Community Mental Health (CMH) workgroup that seeks to problem solve the unique issues related to Serious Emotionally Disturbed (SED) children in the Juvenile Justice system.
Frequency: Quarterly
Day: 2nd Wednesday
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am
Location: Lincoln Center
Contact Info: sruza1@dwihn.org
 
Parent Involvement Meeting:
Meeting to identify and address issues related to Parent Involvement within Wayne County.
Frequency: Quarterly
Day: Varies
Time: Varies
Location: Family Alliance for Change
Contact Info: dmartinez@swsol.org
 
Practice Standards Meeting:
Meeting to standardize workforce development procedures and practices for children's system of care providers.
Frequency: Monthly
Day: 4th Tuesday
Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: Varies
Contact Info: morme1@dwihn.org
 
Trauma Leadership:
Meetings to expand the vision of a trauma-informed system of care in Wayne County which includes systems, organizations and citizens knowing and understanding what trauma is and how to support healing in children, youth, and families.
Frequency: Bi-Monthly
Day: 1st Tuesday
Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location: 70 E. Ferry
Contact Info: morme1@dwihn.org
 
Wayne County Youth Involvement Committee:
Youth United staff and Wayne County Community partners meet to strategize youth involvement within the Wayne County area and Wayne County Connections system of care.
Frequency: Quarterly
Day: 4th Wednesday
Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Location: Rotates
Contact Info: bhorton@dwihn.org
 
Wraparound Project Team 
Meeting to ensure model fidelity and resolve issues related to wraparound services in Wayne County.
Frequency: Monthly
Day: 4th Monday
Time: 9:30am - 11:00am
Location: Varies
Contact Info: mhampton@dwihn.org