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EPI Plus Program Advisory Committee

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The MHSOAC invites you to join us to make a difference and promote mental wellness for all Californians!

Early Psychosis Intervention Plus (EPI Plus) Advisory Committee Meeting
Friday, June 14, 2019
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
1325 J Street, Suite 1700, Sacramento, CA 95814

This important first-ever meeting of the EPI Plus Advisory Committee will be an opportunity to share your experience and knowledge and discuss the AB 1315 components, the important role of the Advisory Committee members, and discuss goals. Advisory Committee members, Commissioners, Commission staff, and members of the public will attend. Come and meet your fellow Advisory Committee members as we all embark on this all-important journey!

Meeting agenda will be posted at a later date.

Assembly Bill 1315 establishes the EPI Plus Program Advisory Committee to the Commission to expand the provision of high-quality, evidence-based early psychosis and mood disorder detection and intervention services by providing additional funding through the EPI Plus Program.

This bill prescribes the membership of the Advisory Committee, including the Chair of the Commission, or his or her designee. Other members of the Advisory Committee include:

Positions Already Filled:

  • The director of a county behavioral health department that administers an early psychosis and mood disorder detection and intervention-type program
  • A representative from a nonprofit community mental health organization that focuses on service delivery to transition-aged youth and young adults
  • A psychiatrist or psychologist
  • A representative from the Behavioral Health Center of Excellence at the University of California, Davis, or a representative from a similar entity with expertise within the University of California system
  • A representative from a health plan participating in the Medi-Cal managed care program and the employer-based health care market
  • A representative from the medical technologies industry who is knowledgeable of advances in technology related to the use of innovative social media and mental health information feedback
  • A representative knowledgeable of evidence-based practices as they pertain to the operations of an early psychosis and mood disorder detection and intervention-type programs, including knowledge of experiences outside of California.
  • A representative who is a parent or guardian caring for a young child with mental illness
  • An at-large representative 
  • A representative who is a person with lived experience of a mental illness

Still Accepting Applications:

  • A primary care provider from a licensed primary care clinic that provides integrated primary and behavioral health care

The Committee provides advice and guidance on approaches to early psychosis and mood disorder detection and intervention programs. The Committee will also administer a competitive selection process to provide funding for these programs and recommend a core set of standardized clinical and outcome measures.

To apply online for the EPI Plus Program Advisory Committee you will need to: 

  • Complete the online application form
  • Upload a Current Resume
  • Upload Copy of License or Certification (if applying as a psychiatrist, psychologist, or primary care provider)

If you have all these materials, continue to the online application form.  Mailed or printed applications will not be accepted.

 

Click here to begin your online application


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