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1 General Assembly of North Carolina S.L. 2006-142 Section 5 House Bill 2077 An Amendment of Article 4, Chapter 122 C Implications for Local Consumer and.

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1 1 General Assembly of North Carolina S.L Section 5 House Bill 2077 An Amendment of Article 4, Chapter 122 C Implications for Local Consumer and Family Advisory Committees

2 2 122 C-170. Local Consumer and Family Advisory Committees (CFACs) Area authorities & county programs shall establish committees made up of consumers and family members to be known as Consumer and Family Advisory Committees (CFACs).

3 3 122 C-170. Local Consumer and Family Advisory Committees (CFACs) A local CFAC shall be a self-governing and self-directed organization that advises the area authority or county program in its catchment area on the planning and management of local public MH/DD/SAS system.

4 4 122 C-170. Local Consumer and Family Advisory Committees (CFACs) Each CFAC shall adopt bylaws to govern: Selection and appointment of its members Their terms of service The number of members Other procedural matters

5 5 122 C-170. Local Consumer and Family Advisory Committees (CFACs) At the request of either the CFAC or the Governing Board of the Area Authority or County Program, the CFAC and the Governing Board shall Execute an agreement that identifies the roles and responsibilities of each party Channels of communication between the parties A process for resolving disputes between parties

6 6 122 C-170. Local Consumer and Family Advisory Committees (CFACs) Subsection B: Each of the disability groups will be equally represented on the CFAC The CFAC shall reflect as closely as possible the racial and ethnic composition of the catchment area The terms of members shall be three years No member may serve more than two consecutive terms

7 7 Mental HealthDevelopmental Disabilities Substance Abuse 1 year MH Adult Consumer 1 year DD Adult Consumer 1 year SA Adult Consumer 1 year MH Family Member 1 year DD Family Member 1 year SA Family Member 2 year MH Adult Consumer 2 year DD Adult Consumer 2 year SA Adult Consumer 2 year MH Family Member 2 year DD Family Member 2 year SA Family Member 3 year MH Adult Consumer 3 year DD Adult Consumer 3 year SA Adult Consumer 3 year MH Family Member 3 year DD Family Member 3 year SA Family Member CFAC Staggered Terms

8 8 122 C-170. Local Consumer and Family Advisory Committees (CFACs) The CFAC shall be composed exclusively of: Adult consumers of mental health, developmental disabilities and substance abuse services Family members of consumers of mental health, developmental disabilities and substance abuse services

9 9 CFAC Representation in Terms of Disabilities All names are fictional and diagram is for demonstration purposes only Mental HealthDevelopmental DisabilitySubstance Abuse John Sandhills Consumer Term expires 10/31/07 Jack Johnston Consumer Term expires 10/31/07 Sara Neuse Consumer Term expires 10/31/07 VACANT Consumer Term expires 10/31/08 Mabel Eastpoint Consumer Term expires 10/31/08 Terrence Onslow Consumer Term expires 10/31/08 Joe Highlands Consumer Term expires 10/31/09 VACANT Consumer Term expires 10/31/09 Janice Durham Consumer Term expires 10/31/09 Sandy Pathways Family Member Term expires 10/31/07 Henry Pitt Family Member Term expires 10/31/07 Jerry Smoky Family Member Term expires 10/31/07 Theresa Wake Family Member Term expires 10/31/08 Clyde Catawba Family Member Term expires 10/31/08 VACANT Family Member Term expires 10/31/08 Tony Foothills Family Member Term expires 10/31/09 Sally Tidelands Family Member Term expires 10/31/09 VACANT Family Member Term expires 10/31/09

10 C-170. Local Consumer and Family Advisory Committees (CFACs) Subsection C: The CFAC shall undertake all of the following: 1. Review, comment on, and monitor the implementation of the local business plan 2. Identify service gaps and underserved populations 3. Make recommendations regarding the service array and monitor the development of additional services 4. Review and comment on the area authority or county program budget 5. Participate in all quality improvement measures and performance indicators 6. Submit to the State CFAC findings and recommendations regarding ways to improve the delivery of MH/DD/SA services.

11 C-170. Local Consumer and Family Advisory Committees (CFACs) The Director of the area authority or county program shall provide sufficient staff to assist the CFAC in implementing its duties under subsection (c) of this section. The assistance shall include: Data for the identification of service gaps and underserved populations Training to review and comment on business plans and budgets Procedures to allow participation in quality monitoring Technical advice on rules of procedure and applicable laws.

12 12 § 122C 171. State Consumer and Family Advisory Committee (SCFAC) Subsection A: There is established the State Consumer and Family Advisory Committee (State CFAC).

13 13 § 122C 171. State Consumer and Family Advisory Committee (SCFAC) The State CFAC shall be shall be a self governing and self directed organization that advises the Department and the General Assembly on the planning and management of the State's public mental health, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse services system.

14 14 § 122C 171. State Consumer and Family Advisory Committee (SCFAC) The State CFAC shall be composed of: 21 members exclusively adult consumers and family members of consumers of MH/DD/SA services 3 year terms, no more than 2 consecutive terms Vacancies filled by appointing authorities

15 15 § 122C 171. State Consumer and Family Advisory Committee (SCFAC) APPOINTING AUTHORITIES: Nine by the Secretary. The Secretary's appointments shall reflect each of the disability groups. The terms shall be staggered so that terms of three of the appointees expire each year.

16 16 § 122C 171. State Consumer and Family Advisory Committee (SCFAC) And… Three by the following appointing authorities, one each of whom shall come from the three State regions for institutional services (Eastern Region, Central Region, and Western Region). The terms of the appointees shall be staggered so that the term of one appointee expires every year:

17 17 § 122C 171. State Consumer and Family Advisory Committee (SCFAC) The President Pro Tempore of the Senate The Speaker of the House of Representatives The Council of Community Programs The North Carolina Association of County Commissioners

18 18 § 122C 171. State Consumer and Family Advisory Committee (SCFAC) The State CFAC shall undertake all of the following: 1) Review, comment on, and monitor the implementation of the State Plan for Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services. 2) Identify service gaps and underserved populations. 3) Make recommendations regarding the service array and monitor the development of additional services. 4) Review and comment on the State budget for mental health, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse services.

19 19 § 122C 171. State Consumer and Family Advisory Committee (SCFAC) 5) Participate in all quality improvement measures and performance indicators. 6)Receive the findings and recommendations by local CFACs regarding ways to improve the delivery of mental health, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse services. 7)Provide technical assistance to local CFACs in implementing their duties.

20 20 § 122C 171. State Consumer and Family Advisory Committee (SCFAC) The Secretary shall provide sufficient staff to assist the State CFAC in implementing its duties under subsection (c) of this section. The assistance shall include data for the identification of service gaps and underserved populations, training to review and comment on the State Plan and departmental budget, procedures to allow participation in quality monitoring, and technical advice on rules of procedure and applicable laws.

21 21 § 122C 171. State Consumer and Family Advisory Committee (SCFAC) State CFAC members shall receive the per diem and allowances prescribed by G.S for State boards and commissions.


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