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Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight

TWENTY-THIRD MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - March 04, 2009

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH CARE AND HUMAN SERVICES POLICY AND OVERSIGHT
Chair, Representative Paul Thissen

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Representative Paul Thissen, Chair of the Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:55 P.M. on Wednesday, March 4, 2009 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

THISSEN, Paul (Chair)
LIEBLING, Tina (Vice-Chair)
ABELER, Jim
BROD, Laura
BUNN, Julie
EMMER, Tom
FRITZ, Patti
GARDNER, Paul
GOTTWALT, Steve
HAYDEN, Jeff
HUNTLEY, Tom
KELLY, Tim
LAINE, Carolyn
LOEFFLER, Diane
MACK, Tara
MURPHY, Erin
NORTON, Kim
RUUD, Maria
TORKELSON, Paul

Members excused:

THAO, Cy

A quorum was present.

Representative Kelly moved that the minutes of March 3, 2009 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Effects of early trauma on children and families

Bruce Perry, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Fellow, ChildTrauma Academy

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and veterans

Micah Ternet, Iraqi War Veteran, Coordinator, Vet to Vet Support Group
LTC Cynthia Rasmussen, RN MSN CANP, Combat Stress Officer, Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, 88th Regional Readiness Command

Oversight hearing: Use of restraints at the Minnesota Extended Treatment Options Program

Read Sulik, M.D., Assistant Commissioner, Chemical and Mental Health Services Administration, Minnesota Department of Human Services
Roberta Opheim, Ombudsman, Office of the Ombudsman for Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities

The meeting was adjourned at 4:27 P.M.



Rep. Paul Thissen, CHAIR


Urszula Gryska
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

Effects of early trauma on children and families, Presentation by Bruce Perry, M.D., Ph.D.
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Veterans
Oversight hearing: Use of restraints at the Minnesota Extended Treatment Options Program, Minnesota Department of Human Services