March 9th 2019 Minutes
II. Welcome to ALL in attendance By Secretary.
List of Voting Members who are Absent.
Ellen Behrens, Ph.D., Education & Conference Chair
III. Secretary - Call to Ratify Notes from February
Pended: Reimbursement to board members who renewed through AMHCA
New Welcome Letter – still to be discussed by committee
New slogan: General Board and Advisory Board (GBAB) gathers & disseminates mental health news, sponsors online forums for CEU credit and hosts live peer consultation groups.
Online forums for CEUs to be announced.
Update of progress
Proposed Peer Consultation Guidelines:
Starting: 8 max., originally chosen by GBAB based on submitted ‘interest profiles’ to start the group(s). Thereafter, subsequent membership by group selection. Must be members of UMHCA. Based on interest profiles sent to UMHCA.
Originally facilitated by UMHCA Board member, thereafter by monthly appointment from the peer consultation group. Default facilitator is the UMHCA board member. Facilitator is to see the voted on agenda is followed.
Time Frame: 90 minutes, monthly basis
Process of group formation, including “interest profile”
Name, copy of license, therapist specialties, short bio. What are you looking for? Days available for monthly peer consultation.
Attendance policy to eliminate confusion. Something like: two unannounced successive absences and you're out
When members leave, new members are to be selected from the group based on UMHCA submitted interest profiles
Peer Consultation Format: 1) review of meeting’s agenda, such as cases desired to be staffed, information desired to be shared, articles to be discussed, new members to be added, facilitator of the next peer consultation group etc. 2) vote on the priorities for that session, 3) set the agenda, 4) enact the agenda in a timely and orderly manner.
Interest profile could be a part of the UMHCA conference.
There will need to be an open box as all are not tech savvy.
Items for vote.
Vote to approve peer consultation format as presented, with liberty for minor changes to be made without future vote and significant changes to be made with vote. Motion passed with 5 for, 4 against, and 1 abstained.
Vote to extend meeting by 15 minutes. Motion passed.
Suggestions from Board: consider changing the peer consultation groups from closed to open groups.
Year: (a) Checking/ (b) Money Market/ (c) Paypal /(d) Total
1/1/2017: (a) $286.96/ (b) $1,616.33/ (c) $0.00/ (d) $1,903.29
1/1/2018: (a) $3,893.61/ (b) $1,616.96/ (c) $0.00/ (d) $ 5,510.57
1/1/2019: (a) $10,419.79/ (b) $1,619.90/ (c) $3,959.78/ (d) $15,999.47
VII. Other Potential UMHCA Issues
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