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RFA03H17GN2APPENDIX C -COVER PAGE FOR GRANT APPLICATIONCriminal Justice, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Reinvestment GrantiPRo'i:ibsAt:·'1r!J'FoRMAr10Nt · ' · · ··. .""Project Title:. 'Seminole County Reinvestment GrantCou nty(ies):Seminole County1,. H .J."":::':·.ff. .U,'"l.' ' &u"Pll:.:,J-.-:. ''.·.10/1/2017Project Start Date:Planning Grant 0Type of Grant:'GRANT POINT OF CONTACT.· to c-,.;- t- .-L. . . .t. Contact Name & Title:Implementation and Expansion Grant (l]·!0George Woodring - Grant AdministratorSeminole County Board of County CommissionersApplicant:1101 East First StreetAddress Line 1:Address Line 2:City:Email:SanfordState: untyfl.gov407-665-7168Contact Name:Co-Applicant:Address Line 1:Timothy Jecks - Budget ManagerSeminole County1101 East First StreetAddress Line l.govTotal Amount of Grant Funds RequestedTotal Matching Funds(Provided by Applicant and partners):Program Year 1 400,000 400,000Program Year 2. 400,000 400,000Program Year 3 400,000 400,000Certifying Official's Name (printed):Title:Date:Page 1

SEMINOLE COUNTYCJMHSA REINVESTMENT GRANTTABLE OF CONTENTS(Click on Page # to Go To Section)TAB GRANT AREAPage #STATEMENT OF MANDATORY ASSURANCES3PROJECT NARRATIVE – DESCRIPTION OF THE PROBLEM4PROJECT NARRATIVE – PROJECT DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION10PROJECT NARRATIVE – PROJECT TIMELINE35NOTICE OF INTENT TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION44BUDGET AND BUDGET NARRATIVE46COMMITMENT OF MATCH DONATION FORM63MATCH COMMITMENT SUMMARY REPORT65LETTERS OF COMMITMENT66SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS – STRATEGIC PLAN80

RFA03H17GN2APPENDIX D - STATEMENT OF MANDATORY ASSURANCESInitialA.Infrastructure: The Applicant shall possess equipment and Internet access necessary to participate fully in this //,,,solicitation.B.Site Visits: The Applicant will cooperate fully with the Department in coordinating site visits, if desired by theDepartment.C.Non-discrimination: The Applicant agrees that no person will, on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed orreligion be excluded from participation in, be refused the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discriminationpursuant to the Act governing these funds or any project, program, activity or sub-grant supported by the requirementsof, (a) Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color or national origin;(b) Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, as amended which prohibits discrimination the basis of sex; (c)Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended which prohibits discrimination in employment or anyprogram or activity that receives or benefits from federal financial assistance on the basis of handicaps; {d) AgeDiscrimination Act 1975, as amended which prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, (e) Equal EmploymentOpportunity Program (EEOP) must meets the requirements of 28 CFR 42.301.D.Lobbying: The Applicant is prohibited by Title 31, USC, Section 1352, entitled "Limitation on use of appropriatedfunds to influence certain Federal contracting and financial transactions," from using Federal funds for lobbying theExecutive or Legislative Branches of the federal government in connection with a specific grant or cooperativeagreement. Section 1352 also requires that each person who requests or receives a Federal grant or cooperativeagreement must disclose lobbying undertaken with non-Federal funds if grants and/or cooperative agreements exceed 100,000 in total costs (45 CFR Part 93).E.Drug-Free Workplace Requirements: The Applicant agrees that it will, or will continue to, provide a drug-freeworkplace in accordance with 45 CFR Part 76.F.Smoke-Free Workplace Requirements: Public Law 103-227, Part C-Environmental Tobacco Smoke, also knownas the Pro-Children Act of 1994 (Act), requires that smoking not be permitted in any portion of any indoor facility ownedor leased or contracted for by an entity and used routinely or regularly for the provision of health, day care, education,or library projects to children under the age of 18, if the projects are funded by Federal programs either directly orthrough State or local governments, by Federal grant, contract, loan, or loan guarantee. The law does not apply tochildren's projects provided in private residences, facilities funded solely by Medicare or Medicaid funds, and portionsof facilities used for Inpatient drug or alcohol treatment. Failure to comply with the provisions of the law may result inthe impos ion of a civil monetary penalty of up to 1,000 per day and/or the imposition of an administrative complianceorder on the responsible entity.G.Compliance and Performance: The Applicant understands that grant funds in Years 2 and 3 are contingent uponcompliance with the requirements of this grant program and demonstration of performance towards completing thegrant key activities and meeting the grant objectives, as well as availability of funds.H.Certification of Non-supplanting: The Applicant certifies that funds awarded under this solicitation will not be usedfor programs currently being paid for by other funds or programs where the funding has been committed.I.Submission of Data: The Applicant agrees to provide data and other information requested by the Criminal Justice,Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Technical Assistance Center at the Florida Mental Health Institute to enable theCenter to perform the statutory duties established in the authorizing legislation.J.Submission of Reports: The Applicant agrees to submit quarterly progress reports and quarterly fiscal reports,signed by the County Administrator, to the Department.''7JI ,(Ir-.,/u1uPage 3

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIESCRIMINAL JUSTICE, MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSEREINVESTMENT GRANT- GRANT # RFA03H17GN2Submitted by Seminole CountyMay 2017PROJECT NARRATIVE - STATEMENT OF PROBLEM(6 pages)3.8.5.1 DESCRIPTION OF THE PROBLEMSeminole County currently has a continuum of services in place for adults andjuveniles with mental health, substance abuse, and co-occurring disorders involved in thecriminal justice system, and for over eighteen years, has repeatedly demonstrated itscommitment to adopting or devising ways to divert those individuals from arrest andincarceration. Despite these ongoing efforts, Seminole County continues to face the needto provide services for both adults and juveniles with mental illnesses, substance abuse,and co-occurring disorders as well as the need to enhance the services already availableto fill identified gaps.Summary of the Problem Lack of medical detoxification facilities Need for additional temporary and permanent homeless shelter resources Coordination and oversight gaps Incomplete data and evaluations Lack of juvenile servicesServices Targeted to Adults: The current mental health and substance abuseservices for adults in Seminole County are available at four (4) distinct intercept points.At Intercept 1, individuals are diverted from the criminal justice system primarily throughlaw enforcement and the use of a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT). The Seminole CountySheriff’s Office (SCSO) was one of the early adopters of crisis intervention training as apre-booking diversion strategy and continues to maintain its team, with over 700 officersfrom the SCSO, six municipal police departments, and the Orlando-Sanford InternationalAirport police force having received CIT training. The SCSO processed 3,952 individualsthrough its CIT team in 2015; 4,417 individuals in 2016; and 1,502 individuals betweenJanuary 1 and April 30, 2017. While the majority of these individuals presented withmental health concerns, a small but critical number presented with substance abusedisorders requiring immediate commitment under the Hal Marchman Act. At the presenttime, there is no Accredited Receiving Facility for Marchman Act individuals in SeminoleCounty, making the John E. Polk Correctional Facility (Seminole County Jail) the “defacto” facility under Chapter 397, Florida Statutes. Although law enforcement transportsindividuals to the Accredited Receiving Facility in Orange County whenever possible, thenumber of beds is limited and, more often than not, the individuals must go through detoxwithin the confines of the Seminole County Jail. The dangers associated with drug andalcohol detox are significant and the need for local detox beds is acute. A portion of thefunding requested under this grant would be utilized to enhance the current services atthis initial intercept point by providing 198 medical detoxification bed-days annually atPage 4

Aspire Health Partners’ Crisis Stabilization Unit in Seminole County, to which lawenforcement may refer the small but critical number of individuals for detox services.At Intercept 2, the coordinated efforts of SCSO and Aspire Health Partners(Aspire) created the Single Point of Access (SPA) team for all adults with mental illnesses,addictions, or co-occurring disorders who were incarcerated and who qualified for postbooking diversion.Intercept 3 includes the specialty courts for adults, the Adult Drug, Mental Healthand Veterans’ courts, which are at the heart of the post-booking diversion efforts. Nospecific enhancements to Intercepts 2 and 3 have been identified for the purposes of thisgrant, but funding for ongoing services remains crucial.Intercept 4 involves re-entry in to the community and community supervision,which are facilitated by the Care Managers and Peer Specialists through the CommunityResource Center at Aspire, in coordination with state and county probation. To supportre-entry, Aspire operates the Community Resource Center, created through prior DCFReinvestment Program funding. The Community Resource Center offers targetpopulation members Care Management from Forensic staff and Peer Specialists both onsite and as part of the community-based transition. On-site supports at the CRC includecomputer kiosks where clients can search for housing, employment (Workforce CentralFlorida), education (Seminole State College), and benefits. Staff who are trained inSOAR assist clients who may qualify for SSI and/or Medicaid with the application processand short-term shelter beds are available for homeless clients who need a brief respitewhile the Care Managers work to help them secure housing that is more permanent. Aportion of the funding requested under this grant will be used to enhance the services andshelter options available to that portion of the target population who are homeless.The entire continuum of services in Seminole County is supported by the County’sMental Health and Substance Abuse Task Force (Task Force), which was created by thePublic Safety Coordinating Council (PSCC) shortly after its formation. The Task Forceprovides a regular forum from which to consider and make recommendations to thePSCC, and consists of key stakeholders representing each intercept point. While theTask Force continues to meet quarterly, unless more frequent meetings are necessary,there are significant opportunities for additional coordination of resources and serviceopportunities for the affected population. Seminole County needs an individual tocoordinate and lead the sequential intercept program in order to take the next steps in itsstrategic plan. A portion of the requested funding under this grant would be utilized toestablish a Supported Care Coordinator position to take on this role. This position wouldwork towards achieving the County’s mental health and substance abuse goals, asoutlined in the Strategic Plan, by ensuring ongoing collaboration among stakeholders,recruiting new partners to enhance collateral services, and coordinating servicesthroughout the intercept model.In addition to the Supported Care Coordinator, the funding requested wouldenhance the current continuum of services by providing for additional and improvedevaluations at each sequential intercept point through a Project Evaluator. Ongoingevaluations at each distinct intercept point are critical for the County and the Task Forceto better determine the effectiveness and efficiency of the various services beingprovided, and to suggest and implement required changes. While the overarching goalremains the same–to provide services to the target population involved in the criminalPage 5

justice system–the specific objectives at the various intercept points are distinct andshould be analyzed as such. A portion of the funding requested under this grant wouldallow for both process and outcome evaluations for each intercept point. The ProjectEvaluator will work in conjunction with the Supported Care Coordinator and keystakeholders to collect the required data for reporting and analysis under this grant.Services Targeted to Juveniles: The final need within the purview of this grant isfor further collaboration and expansion to include services for Juvenile Diversion.Seminole County has a youth population of 46,304. In 2016, there were approximately500 Baker Acts of youth under the age of 18, and in fiscal year 2015-2016, the juvenilearrest rate was 35 per 1,000 youth. According to data from the Positive AchievementChange Tool (PACT), 32% of arrested youth during this time had a history of mentalhealth problems, 43% reported currently using drugs, and 15% reported using alcohol.These rates are higher than the statewide estimates of 21% of arrested youth having ahistory of mental health needs and 38% currently using drugs. (Florida Department ofJuvenile Justice, Pact Profile for FY 2013-2014).A large number of youth with “mild” or “moderate” mental health and substanceuse needs are being processed at the Seminole County Juvenile Assessment Center(JAC), often for nonviolent or non-serious offenses. Among 1,405 youth processed at theJAC, 12% were rated as having at least minimal needs related to depression, 12% wererated as having at least minimal needs related to suicide, 15% were rated as having atleast minimal needs related to anxiety, 10% were rated as having at least minimal needsrelated to trauma, and 73% were rated as having at least minimal needs related tosubstance use. 0.1% to 5.6% of those youth rated “severe” on these items, sufficient tomeet Baker Act criteria under Chapter 394, Florida Statutes. Arresting youth who areexhibiting mental health or co-occurring problems for minor offenses can often intensifythese symptoms and leads to increased and potentially unnecessary system costs. InSeminole County, the cost of juvenile detention is estimated to be 390 per day and thecost of inpatient hospitalization is estimated to be 417 per day. For those juveniles whoare not arrested, the likelihood of receiving much-needed treatment services is slim.In light of these numbers and continuing trends, the Seminole County JuvenileDivision is in the initial phases of a Police Mental Health Collaboration (PMHC), beginningwith an internal assessment to determine the most critical needs for these at-riskjuveniles. The grant budget has allocated funds to provide treatment and services totargeted juveniles in years 2 and 3 of the project period.Data and Trend AnalysisJail Data and Trends. The Seminole County Jail houses a maximum capacity of1,240 local, state, and federal inmates. Seminole County Jail data reflects a total of14,126 arrests in 2014 versus 12,941 arrest in 2016, showing a marked decrease. Ofthose arrested in 2016, 6.7% had a severe mental illness, reflecting a moderate decreasethe 6.0% of arrestees in 2014 with severe mental illnesses. At the same time, the dataindicate a moderate decrease in the percentage of arrestees using mental health servicesfrom 22.7% in 2014 to 22.0% in 2016. See Jail Population Table below, pg. 6, foradditional details. While the number of arrests reflect a potential diversion of individualsPage 6

who otherwise would have been arrested, the data indicates that the need for mentalhealth screenings and services remains.Forensic Admissions. The number of admissions to Forensic State TreatmentFacilities has fluctuated over the past several years, with a recent significant drop in thenumber of admissions. There were 22 admissions in 2010, 14 admissions in 2011, and10 in 2012. 2014 saw an increase of forensic admissions to 18, but by 2016 that numberhad dropped to only five admissions. This renewed positive trend indicates a positiveresponse to the County’s focus on creating new resources for preventing incarcerationand early intervention for those who are incarcerated through its sequential interceptmodel.Baker Act Data. Of Florida’s 67 counties, Seminole ranked 15th of 67 counties inthe number of Baker Act Examinations initiated in 2011, and remained at that spot in2016. (Annual Report of Baker Act Data, Summary of 2011/2012 Data, University ofSouth Florida; Annual Report of Baker Act Data, Summary of 2015/2016 Data, Universityof South Florida). Of the 2015/2016 examinations, 25.17% were for juveniles age 18 orunder. 63.96% of the 2015/2016 Baker Act examinations were initiated by lawenforcement, 28.33% by mental health professionals, and 4.94% by ex parte order.(Annual Report of Baker Act Data, Summary of 2015/2016 Data, University of SouthFlorida)Geographic Environment and Socioeconomic FactorsAt approximately 310 square miles, Seminole County is the fourth smallest county,by land area, in Florida (Census 2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Counties, 2016). Situatedbetween Volusia County (Daytona Beach) and Orange County (Orlando), the county wentfrom an agriculture-based economy in the 1950’s to a mixed suburban county with avariety of businesses and industries, and saw an 81% growth in population from 1970 to2010. The 2016 estimated population is 455,479, representing a population increase of7.8% since 2010, and making Seminole County the thirteenth most populated county inFlorida. (U.S. Census Bureau 2016 QuickFacts, Seminole County, Florida). The youthpopulation in Seminole County as of 2016 was 46,304.Seminole County has an average household size of 2.85 with an average familysize of 3.49 individuals. Among individuals 25 years and over, 93% have completed highschool or its equivalent, and 35.3% have attained a bachelor’s degree or higher. 53.6%of the population are currently enrolled in high school, college, or graduate school. 8.8%of the Seminole County population are veterans, and 10.2% of the total civiliannoninstitutionalized population have a disability. (U.S. Census Bureau, Selected SocialCharacteristics 2011–2015).As of 2015, the unemployment rate in the civilian labor force in Seminole Countywas 9.4%, which was slightly higher than the United States average. The main industriesof employment were educational services and health care and social assistance (22.0%);professional, scientific and management, and administrative and waste managementservices (15.5%); and retail trade (12.7%). The median household income for SeminoleCounty was 57,010 annually, with a per capita income of 29,162. 8.3% of all familiesfell below the poverty level at some point in 2015. 26.3% of the population had healthinsurance through public programs, and 15.1% of the population was entirely withouthealth insurance. (U.S. Census Bureau, Selected Economic Characteristics 2011–2015).Page 7

Target PopulationsConsistent with the County’s Strategic Plan, the target populations to be servedunder this grant include both adults and juveniles. See section 3.8.5.1.2 below, pg. 6, foradditional information.Project as a Community PriorityThe Seminole County community, the County’s Public Safety Coordinating Counciland the PSCC’s Mental Health & Substance Abuse Task Force consider this project tobe of critical importance. The letters of support and commitment included in this proposalconfirm that the project initiatives are a priority.Eric Welch, the executive director of the nonprofit organization National Allianceon Mental Illness-Greater Orlando writes that this collaborative project helps to fulfill theirmission. “For over 30 years, we have been providing free educational classes, supportgroups and advocacy efforts to those with mental illness and their supporting families . . NAMI Greater Orlando believes that coordinated Criminal Justice, Mental Health andSubstance Abuse initiatives are critical to public safety. NAMIGO enthusiasticallysupports this project and is fully committed to making this program a continued success.”Sheriff Dennis Lemma writes: “Seminole County takes a decidedly collaborativeapproach to problem solving related to individuals in this county who have involvementwith the criminal justice system, and also experience mental health and /or substanceabuse challenges. Our County Government, along with local private and public sectorpartners, work together to identify and then efficiently fill gaps and provide criticalassessment and intervention services to citizens. As the needs of our citizens continueto grow, we take a strategic approach to the expansion and enhancements of our criminaljustice, mental health and substance abuse initiatives. It is our belief that mental healthand substance abuse problems contribute to criminal justice involvement . . . . Ensuringour citizens have timely access to critical services is one of our organization's foremostpriorities. I believe that coordinated criminal justice, mental health and substance abuseinitiatives are critical to public safety.”3.8.5.1.1 Analysis of the Current Jail Population3.8.5.1.1.1 Screening and Assessment Process. For adults, the SeminoleCounty Sheriff’s Office (SCSO), State Attorney, and Public Defender have the initialresponsibility for identifying, assessing and prioritizing participation for high-risk/highneed individuals. The majority of participants are intercepted by law enforcement.Individuals booked into the Seminole County Jail are interviewed by trained officers of theSheriff’s Office and its SPA Team, and then referred to the State Attorney for legaleligibility screening, and to the treatment provider, Aspire for mental health, substanceabuse and co-occurring disorders screening. The Aspire team uses a comprehensivebiopsychosocial assessment completed by a masters-level Mental HealthCounselor/Assessor along with the DAST (Drug Abuse Screening Tool) and the AUDIT(Alcohol Use Disorder Identification Test) for initial screening. Next, a PsychiatricEvaluation is completed by a Psychiatric Medical Professional to identify, assess, andprioritize participation and services for high-risk/high-need persons.Page 8

Juvenile screening is currently conducted through the use of the Child andAdolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) assessment. The Positive AchievementChange Tool (PACT) is also utilized for those youth who have been arrested3.8.5.1.1.2 Jail Population Data. The table below represents data collected bythe Seminole County Jail team.YearJailPopulationNumber ofarrestsNumber (%) ofarrestees usingmental 9413,203 (22.7%)3,329 (24.4%)2,852 (22.0%)Number (%) ofarrestees withsevere mentalillnessNumber (%) ofindividuals onpsychotropicmedications848 (6.0%)945 (6.9%)868 (6.7%)1027 (7.3%)964 (7.1%)850 (6.6%)3.8.5.1.1.3 & 3.8.5.1.1.4 Contributing Factors. Factors which place the TargetPopulation at risk of entering or re-entering the criminal justice system include: thepossibility of substance abuse relapse among persons with co-occurring disorders; thelikelihood that, if these individuals do not comply with community based treatment, theywill experience exacerbation of symptoms contributing to dangerousness to self or othersor criminal behavior; and the ongoing risk of homelessness and the associated risks ofstealing, robbing, prostitution, or other illegal means of survival. Members of the targetpopulation are at risk due to being high utilizers of emergency services and/or crisisservices including crisis stabilization and detox, or who are homeless or precariouslyhoused. The services provided under this project are designed to attack those risk factorsaggressively and comprehensively.3.8.5.1.2 Target Populations and Numbers to be ServedConsistent with the County’s Strategic Plan, the target populations to be servedunder this grant are: Adults age 18 and over, who are “at-risk” of involvement in the criminal or juvenilejustice systems and have factors associated with possible criminal behavior,including: homelessness and other unstable living situations; history ofvictimization or abuse; significant transitions such as a recent release from jail, reentry to the community from prison or release from a forensic facility; or a historyof involvement in the criminal justice system. This project will also target thoseindividuals in need of immediate detox services. Juveniles in crisis or who are “at-risk” of involvement in the criminal or juvenilejustice systems exhibiting factors associated with possible delinquent behaviorsthat can lead to involvement in the juvenile justice system, including individualfactors, family factors, peer group factors, school-related factors, or communityenvironmental factors.The County anticipates that 100 adults and 50 juveniles will be served over the 36month project period. The requested funding will also provide up to 594-bed daysannually of medical detox services over the project period.Page 9

Florida Division of Children & FamiliesCRIMINAL JUSTICE, MENTAL HEALTH, ANDSUBSTANCE ABUSE REINVESTMENT GRANTGRANT # RFA03H17GN2May 2017PROJECT NARRATIVE – PROJECT DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION(34 pages)3.8.6.1 SEMINOLE COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY COORDINATING COUNCIL3.8.6.1.1 Description of the Planning CouncilIn compliance with s. 394.657(2)(a), F.S., the Seminole County Public SafetyCoordinating Council consists of the following members, and is recruiting for two openpositions:State Attorney – Stacey SalmonsPublic Defender – Jeff Dowdy, JDCircuit Court Judge – Donna McIntoshCounty Court Judge – John WoodardChief Correctional Officer – Chief Laura BedardSheriff Designee – Shannon SeipleDesignated Police Chief – open positionState Probation – Rachel RichardsonLocal Court Representative – Anthony Warren, Adult Drug Court Program ManagerCounty Commissioner – Brenda CareyDirector of County Probation or Pretrial Intervention Program – Meg JohnsonDCF Representative – Anna FedelesSubstance Abuse Provider – Erin Martin, LMHC, CAPDirector of Community Mental Health Agency – Valerie Westhead, MDPrimary Consumer of MH Services – Elizabeth MurphreyPrimary Consumer of SA Services – open positionFamily Member of Consumer of MH Services – Alice PetreeSupportive Housing Representative – John MurphyDirector of Juvenile Detention Facility – Bernie JohnsProbation, Juvenile Justice – Denise Devlin3.8.6.1.2 Planning Council’s ActivitiesThe Seminole County Public Safety Coordinating Council (PSCC) meets quarterlyto assess the population of the John E. Polk Correctional Facility (Seminole County Jail),the population status of State and County probation, and the population and activities ofthe County’s Juvenile Justice Division. The PSCC also reviews the status of pretrialintervention and probation programs. To assist in this critically important work, the PSCCestablished a Mental Health and Substance Abuse Task Force to monitor, evaluate andmake recommendations concerning Seminole County’s pretrial intervention programs,including the 18th Judicial Circuit’s Adult Drug, Mental Health and Veterans Courts.The Mental Health and Substance Abuse Task Force (Task Force) oversees theimplementation of initiatives modeled on the Sequential Intercept Model for effectivediversion points in the criminal justice system. The Task Force membership includesPage 10

Seminole County Government; Aspire Health Partners (the primary mental health andsubstance abuse treatment provider); County and Circuit Judiciary; Public Defender;State Attorney; Sheriff’s Office; all Law Enforcement Agencies in the county; CourtAdministration; and State and County Probation and Parole.Meetings. The Public Safety Coordinating Council met most recently on October20, 2016, January 19, 2017 and April 20, 2017. The remaining 2017 meetings arescheduled for July 20, 2017 and October 19, 2017.The County’s Mental Health and Substance Abuse Task Force met most recentlyon April 26, 2017 and May 19, 2017. The Task Force will continue to meet monthly for aperiod of time and then return to quarterly meetings.3.8.6.3 PROJECT DESIGN & IMPLEMENTATION3.8.6.3.1 Copy of Strategic PlanThe Seminole County Mental Health and Substance Abuse Task Force developeda Strategic Plan to strengthen Mental Health and Substance Abuse services based onthe Sequential Intercepts Model. The Strategic Plan is included at the beginning of theSupporting Documents.3.8.6.3.2 Progress Towards Implementation of Strategic PlanThe Seminole County Strategic Plan for Mental Health and Substance AbuseServices was first developed in 2014 and is updated annually. The most recent StrategicPlan update took place in April/May of 2017 and was approved by the Seminole CountyMental Health and Substance Abuse Task Force on May 19, 2017. It will be presentedto the PSCC in July of 2017.Seminole County and Aspire Health Partners (Aspire), the County’s primarycollaborative partner for the provision of behavioral health services, worked together toconduct the initial implementation of the 2014 Strategic Plan, with DCF ReinvestmentGrant funding from May 2014 through April 2017. As a result, Seminole County was ableto implement a Community Resource Center, located at Aspire’s Sanford campus, toassure that individuals are participating in appropriate diversion programs and receivingcoordinated services for mental health, substance use and co-occurring disorders. Thatproject provided case managers to identify the nature and extent of those services andpayer sources, coordinated treatment and collateral support.

disorders requiring immediate commitment under the Hal Marchman Act. At the present time, there is no Accredited Receiving Facility for Marchman Act individuals in Seminole County, making the John E. Polk Correctional Facility (Seminole County Jail) the "de facto" facility under Chapter 397, Florida Statutes. Although law enforcement transports