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K-12 Education Finance Division

Joint Meeting - Civil Justice

2009-2010 Regular Session - February 16, 2010

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST JOINT MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION

CIVIL JUSTICE POLICY
JOINT HEARING WITH THE K-12 EDUCATION FINANCE DIVISION
COMMITTEE MINUTES




Representative Mullery, Co-Chair, began the meeting at 7 P.M. on Tuesday, February 16, 2010, at Patrick Henry High School in North Minneapolis.

The Legislative Assistant noted the roll.


Civil Justice Members Present: K-12 Finance Members Present:

Mullery, Chair Greiling, Chair

Kulick-Jackson, Vice Chair Ward, Vice Chair

Anderson

Civil Justice Members Excused: Brown

Champion Davnie

Drazkowski Dettmer

Hilstrom Newton

Holberg Slocum

Johnson

Kelly K-12 Finance Members Excused:

Mahoney Anzelc

Olin Benson

Paymar Buesgens

Scott Demmer

Westrom Dittrich

Doepke

Garofalo

Mariani

Marquart

McFarlane

Morgan

Swails

Tillberry



A quorum was not present.

Testimony was given on how schools are addressing the mental health needs of students.

1. Welcome
Corey Davis, Principal, Patrick Henry High School

2. Overview
Hennepin County Commissioner Gail Dorfman

3. Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
Jim Johnson, MSW, LICSW Director of Student Support Service, Minneapolis Public Schools

4. Social Emotional Learning (SEL)
Char Myklebust, M.A., Psy.D., Director of Mental Health and Partnerships for Intermediate School District 287

5. School-Based Mental Health Services
Mark Sander, PsyD., LP, Senior Clinical Psychologist, Hennepin County Mental Health Coordinator, Hennepin County and Minneapolis Public Schools

6. Reducing and Addressing Truancy
Julie Harris, Hennepin County Attorney’s Office

7. Creating School Success for Students in the Juvenile Justice System
Sally Reynolds, Director of Success Academy, Minneapolis Public Schools


8. Reducing Sitgma and Educating Youth about Mental Illness
Chloë Cardinal, student, South High School; Silver Ribbon Campaign

9. David Zander, Research Analyst, Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans

10. Sue Abderholden, Executive Director, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

11. Al Flowers, community activist

12. Dr. BraVada Garrett-Akinsanya, Director, African-American Child Wellness Institute

13. Question and Answer Period


The meeting ended at 8:38 P.M.



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Joe Mullery, Chair, Civil Justice


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Vickie Benson, Committee Legislative Assistant



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Mindy Greiling, Chair, K-12 Education Finance



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Elizabeth Mandelman, Committee Legislative Assistant
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