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FIRST JOINT MEETING Education Policy and Education Finance Division - Education Policy

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST JOINT MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

EDUCATION POLICY COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Jim Davnie, Chair of the Education Finance Division, called the joint meeting to order at 2:30 PM on January 22, 2019 in Room 120 of the State Capitol Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members Present:

YOUAKIM, Cheryl, Chair
KUNESH-PODEIN, Mary, Vice Chair
ERICKSON, Sondra, GOP Lead
BAHR, Cal
BAKER, Dave
BENNETT, Peggy
BIERMAN, Robert
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HER, Kaohly
HUOT, John
MOLLER, Kelly
SANDELL, Steve
SCOTT, Peggy
URDAHL, Dean
WAZLAWIK, Ami

Members Excused:

HASSAN, Hodan

Members Absent:

MARIANI, Carlos

Presentations:

Sue Abderholden, Executive Director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness—Minnesota, presented an overview on the mental health crisis as it relates to youth.

Kelly Arrington, School Social Worker at Jenny Lind Elementary School, Trina Olson, School Counselor at Milaca Pubic Schools, and Jolie Holland, Legislative Chair at the School Nurse Organization of Minnesota presented as a panel on mental health support for students in schools.

Justin Killian, Education Minnesota, Casey Cavanaugh, Teacher at Adams Spanish Immersion School, and Jill Russell, Social Worker at Robbinsdale Public Schools, presented an overview of mental health challenges in the classroom.

Dr. Christopher Wall, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at PrairieCare, presented on managing mental health issues for children.

Cheryl Youakim, Chair of the Education Policy Committee, adjourned the meeting at 4:02 PM.



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Cheryl Youakim, Chair



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Laura Helgen, Committee Legislative Assistant

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Agenda:

Education Finance Division and Education Policy Committee Joint Meeting I. Call to Order II. Presentations: Mental Health and Youth A. National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) - Minnesota Sue Abderholden, MPH Executive Director, NAMI B. Minnesota School Counselors Association Kelly Arrington School Social Worker, Jenny Lind Elementary School Trina Olson School Counselor, Milaca Public Schools Deb Mehr President, School Nurse Organization of Minnesota C. Education Minnesota Justin Killian Staff, Education Minnesota Casey Cavanaugh 1st Grade Teacher, Adams Spanish Immersion School Jill Russell School Social Worker, Robbinsdale Public Schools D. PrairieCare Christopher Wall, MD III. Adjournment

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Presentations: Mental Health and Youth:. 02:04 - National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) - Minnesota. - Sue Abderholden, MPH, Executive Director, NAMI. 21:49 - Minnesota School Counselors Association. - Kelly Arrington, school social worker, Jenny Lind Elementary School. - Trina Olson, School Counselor, Milaca Public Schools. - Deb Mehr, President, School Nurse Organization of Minnesota. 51:13 - Education Minnesota. - Justin Killian, staff, Education Minnesota. - Casey Cavanaugh,1st grade teacher, Adams Spanish Immersion School. - Jill Russell, school social worker, Robbinsdale Public Schools. 1:16:51 - PrairieCare. - Christopher Wall, MD. Runs 1 hour, 32 minutes.