Texas Child Mental Health Care Consortium

When: 08/23/2019 10:00 AM-03:00 PM
Where: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 1200 E. Anderson Lane, Austin, TX - Board Room

Agenda

I. Call to Order and Welcome
II. Overview of Senate Bill 11
III. Consideration and establishment of the Texas Child Mental Health Care Consortium, which includes the recognition of the following entities:
   A. Health-Related Institutions of Higher Education; Baylor College of Medicine; Texas A&M University System Health Science Center; Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center; Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso; University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth; The Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin; The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center; The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston; The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston; The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio; The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine; The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler; and The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
   B. Texas Health and Human Services Commission
   C. Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
   D. Three Nonprofit organizations that focus on mental health care, designated by a majority of members of the Consortium
IV. Consideration of the establishment of the Consortium's Executive Committee, to include:
   A. Chairs of the academic department of psychiatry of each of the health-related institutions listed in Texas Health and Safety Code Section 113.0052(1) or a licensed psychiatrist, including a child-adolescent psychiatrist, designated by the chair to serve in the chair's place
   B. A representative of the Health and Human Services Commission with expertise in the delivery of mental health care services, appointed by the executive commissioner
   C. A representative of the Health and Human Services Commission with expertise in mental health facilities, appointed by the executive commissioner
   D. A representative of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, appointed by the Commissioner
   E. A representative of each of the three nonprofit organizations, designated by a majority of the members as described in Health and Safety Code, Section 113.0101(5)
   F. A representative of a hospital system in this state, designated by a majority of the members as described in Health and Safety Code, Section 113.0101(6)
   G. Any other representative designated by a majority of the members as described in Health and Safety Code, Section 113.0101(7), if requested by the Executive Committee; and
   H. Representatives designated by the Presidents of the health-related institutions listed in Texas Health and Safety Code Section 113.0052(1), if any such President has chosen to make a designation.
V. Election of a presiding officer of the Executive Committee
VI. Discussion and consideration of approval by the Executive Committee of the designation of an institution of higher education to serve as administrator for the Consortium
VII. Review of agreement between the THECB and the institution of higher education designated to serve as administrator for the Consortium
VIII. Lunch
IX. Briefing of Executive Committee on requirements of Texas Open Meetings Act and Texas Public Information Act
X. Discussion of and possible consideration of Governance Plan for the Consortium
XI. Discussion of and possible establishment of workgroups to develop plans and best practices for mental health initiatives and mental health research funded under Rider 58 to the appropriations to the THECB in House Bill 1, 86th Texas Legislature, Regular Session
XII. Discussion of and possible consideration of Conflicts of Interest Policy for Consortium and workgroups
XIII. Future Meetings and Location
XIV. Adjournment 


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