Archive for August, 2009

Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force Community Meeting: Redesigning Milwaukee County’s Adult Mental Health System

The Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force will hold three community meetings in the Milwaukee area to discuss the redesign of Milwaukee County’s adult mental health system. Click the link below for a flyer with dates, locations, and other information.

Community Meetings Flyer

Hope to see you there!

Family Care and IRIS Consumer Information Packet & Powerpoint Presentation

Click the link below for a consumer guide to FC and IRIS Long-Term Care programs. August 2009

FC & IRIS Guide

Click this link to view a Powerpoint presentation about the rollout of Family Care and IRIS in Milwaukee County. August 2009

FC & IRIS Powerpoint

Job Opening in DRW Milwaukee Office – Ombudsman

Provide assistance and advocacy to enrollees in Wisconsin’s publicly funded long term care programs. Position in Milwaukee office. Click here for a full position announcement: FC/IRIS Ombudsman Position Announcement

Deadline: 10/14/09. EEO/AA Employer.

DRW Offers Long-Term Care trainings in Milwaukee

Disability Rights Wisconsin is partnering with other disability advocacy agencies to offer trainings about the upcoming changes in long term care services for persons with disabilities in Milwaukee County.

Click here for more information and for a registration form.

DRW Sponsors Wisconsin Warrior Summit – 10/22

The Wisconsin Warrior Summit is dedicated to coordinating a comprehensive community response to the mental health needs of veterans and their families. Through keynotes and breakout sessions, which will feature the voices and perspectives of veterans themselves, the Summit will inform clinical professionals, veterans and their families, as well as community social service organizations and the general public on the needs of veterans and their families, and the treatment and programs in place to support them.

The Summit will take place on Thursday, October 22 at the Milwaukee County War Memorial. Space is limited and advanced registration is requested.

Click here for more information or to register.