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CJMHSA Planning Council
Untitled 1 At the August 17, 2016 Board of County Commissioner (BOCC) meeting, the BOCC approved designating the Substance Abuse Policy Advisory Board (SAPAB) to also serve as the Planning Council as it is necessary for the Florida Department of Children and Families, Office of Criminal Justice, Mental Health and Substance Abuse (CJMHSA) Reinvestment Grant (Program).  The BOCC authorized modification of the current SAPAB membership when serving as the Planning Council to meet the statutory requirements of F.S. 394.657 for Planning Council activities. On August 22, 2016 the SAPAB met as the County Planning Council in order to meet the Department of Children and Families CJMHSA program requirements.

Next Meeting: 
Date:  Monday, November 27, 2017
Time:  9:00 AM
Location:  Harvey Government Center
               BOCC Room, 2nd Floor
               1200 Truman Ave
               Key West
Agenda:   TBA   
CJMHSA Planning Council Technical Assistance Workshop:
On July 20-21, 2017, Mark Engelhardt, MS, MSW, ACSW (Brief BioHousing First Implementation), University of South Florida Faculty and Director of the CJMHSA Technical Center (, presented on two national evidenced-based practices (EBP) for persons with serious mental illness and co-occurring disorders involved in the criminal justice system, namely; SAMHSA's Permanent Supportive Housing EBP Tool Kit and Housing First (Pathways to Housing Fidelity Model).  Mr. Engelhardt discussed international research, principles, model development, financing options, implementation science and "fidelity" to the models.   
Workshop Power Point Presentations:       
PATH*:  Evidenced Based Permanent Supportive Housing
Housing First-Permanent Supportive Housing                                                    

*PATH - Projects to Assist Persons Transition from Homelessness
Agendas | Minutes

State Attorney
Public Defender
Circuit Court Judge (Designee) 
County Court Judge
Local Court Administrator
State Probation Circuit Administrator
County Commission Chair (Designee)
County Director of Probation
Police Chief City of Key West
Area Homeless or Supportive Housing Representative
Chief Correctional Officer
DJJ – Director of Detention Facility
DJJ – Chief of Probation Officer
DCF – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Program Office Representative
Primary Consumer of Mental Health Services
Community Mental Health Agency Director
Local Substance Abuse Treatment Director
Primary Consumer of Community-Based Treatment Family Member
Primary Consumer of Substance Abuse Services

Monroe County
1100 Simonton Street
Key West FL, 33040