Camden County Educational Partnership (CCEP) Spring 2020 Online Forum
to discuss service updates, needs, and challenges due to the COVID-19 Pandemic
May 21, 2020
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Camden County Mental Health Resources for Youth During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Camden County CIACC Educational Partnership Spring 2020 Online Forum Panel Speakers
Camden County Children’s Interagency Coordinating Council
The Camden County CIACC is a local planning body that fosters cross-system service planning for youth with behavioral and emotional health needs, substance use, and/or intellectual and developmental challenges. The CIACC
provides a multidisciplinary forum to develop and maintain a responsive, accessible, and integrated system of care for youth and their families through the involvement of natural family supports and child-serving agencies as partners.
It serves in an advisory capacity to both county government and NJ Department of Children and Families (DCF) in planning for services for youth. The CIACC identifies needs and addresses barriers to effective service delivery, and make appropriate recommendations on programs and policies to ensure a comprehensive system of needed services is maintained within each county. Membership includes families, local system partners, community based organizations, county planning entities, and state representatives
Andrew Selby, BS, CIACC Convener, Sr. Project Specialist, Community Planning & Advocacy Council email@example.com
Camden County CIACC Facebook Page
Camden County CIACC Educational Partnership (CCEP)
The CCEP mission is to promote, develop, and enhance collaborative efforts between schools, behavioral health and developmental disability providers, child protective service systems, and the community to improve the well-being of children in Camden County. The CCEP provides cross-systems training to local school personnel, DCF staff, and local service providers and directs resources and services from the New Jersey Department of Children and Families (DCF) and other sources to families in need.
Sonia Cohen, MS, CCEP Chairperson, Marketing Director, First Children Services firstname.lastname@example.org
New Jersey Department of Children and Families Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCP&P)
DCP&P, is New Jersey's child protection and child welfare agency within the Department of Children and Families. Its mission is to ensure the safety, permanency and well-being of children and to support families. DCP&P is responsible for investigating allegations of child abuse and neglect and arranging for the child’s protection and providing supportive services to the family. DCP&P contracts with many community-based agencies to provide mental health services, domestic violence services, substance use treatment, parenting skills training, counseling, child care services, psychological and psychiatric evaluations, and other supportive services to families.
Charisse Wheeler, MSW, Resource Development Specialist/Educational Liaison-DCP&P Camden Central Charisse.Wheeler@dcf.nj.gov
Aime Rodrigues, Resource Development Specialist-DCP&P Camden North Aime.Rodrigues@dcf.nj.gov
Vincenteen Miller, Educational Liaison/Resource Development Specialist-DCP&P Camden East Vincenteen.Miller@dcf.nj.gov
Margie Gismonde, Resource Development Specialist-DCP&P Camden South Margaret.Gismonde@dcf.nj.gov
Tanesha Brown, County Services Specialist Tanesha.Brown@dcf.nj.gov
24/7 Child Abuse Hotline (State Central Registry): 1-877 NJ ABUSE (1-877-652-2873)
Camden Central: 856-414-8200 Camden North: 856-414-8000
Camden/East: 856-772-0152 Camden South: 856-770-1073
Oaks Integrated Care Mobile Response and Stabilization Services (MRSS)
MRSS is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to help children and youth who are experiencing an emotional or behavioral crisis. The services are designed to defuse an immediate crisis, keep children and their families safe, and maintain the youth in their own homes or current living situation in the community.
Charles Graham, LCSW, BCD, Director of Children's Mobile Response, Oaks Integrated Care charles.Graham@oaksintcare.org
Amber Woodson, Children's Mobile Response Community Liaison email@example.com
Camden County Partnership for Children (CCPFC)-Camden County Care Management Organization (CMO)
CCPFC is a contracted agent of New Jersey’s Children System of Care (CSOC). Each county has a designated CMO office. All referrals for CMO must go through the contracted system administrator / PerformCare at 877-652-7624. The CMO provides care management services for youth and families with complex needs. We are dedicated to assisting youth with emotional needs, behavioral challenges and/or Development Disabilities.
Karen Durbin, PhD, LPC, ACS, Chief Executive Officer
April DiPietro, LSW, Community Resource Director firstname.lastname@example.org
Camden CMO: (856) 482-6222
Camden County resourcenet: http://www.camdenresourcenet.org
Camden County Family Support Organization (CCFSO)
The CCFSO provides direct, community-based, family-to-family support to children and families with behavioral, emotional, and educational challenges who are enrolled in the Children’s System of Care with an emphasis on the families. We work collaboratively as a system partner in planning, organizing, delivering, and coordinating needed and appropriate care to individual children and their families. The CCFSO is a family run organization. We offer support groups and educational workshops to all families regardless of their involvement in the system of care.
Gloria I. Rivera, Executive Director email@example.com
Main Office Number: (856) 662-2600
Oaks Integrated Care Crisis Stabilization and Early Intervention Services
Oaks Integrated Care Crisis Stabilization and Early Intervention Services provide crisis intervention services to youth in Camden County. Services include school clearance, crisis assessment and linkage to mental health resources.
Melissa Velez, MS, Crisis Child Specialist for Camden County Crisis firstname.lastname@example.org
To access services: 856-428-HELP
Center for Family Services: Family Crisis Intervention Unit (FCIU)-Family Links
Family Link is Camden County Court's FCIU providing intervention and referral services to divert adolescents from the justice system. Our trained professional staff focus on encouraging safe choices and behaviors in an effort to promote safe, healthy futures for adolescents and families. Family Link supports adolescents and their families helping to resolve family problems before they escalate to a crisis or the point of court involvement. The program provides 24/7 crisis intervention services to Camden County adolescents ages 11-17 and their families.
Veronica Ramos Cruz email@example.com
Center for Family Services: Head Start Preschool Services
Head Start provides comprehensive early childhood education and support services in the areas of health and dental care, nutrition, special education, parent skill workshops, mental health, and social services. Children are provided with a nutritious breakfast, lunch, and snack each day. Through a comprehensive and integrated approach, Head Start enhances the positive development of children and creates a strong support network for families.
Clinton Connor, Associate Vice President of Head Start, Center for Family Services, Inc. firstname.lastname@example.org
Direct phone: 856-375-7697
To access services: 856.964.2100
Other Resources Mentioned During the Forum
Hampton Behavioral Health Center
Hampton Behavioral Health Center offers inpatient and outpatient treatment for adolescents, adults, dually diagnosed adults (mental health and addiction issues) and older adults. They provide inpatient, Intensive Outpatient (IOP), and Partial Hospitalization (PHP) services.
Danielle Desiderio, Liaison email@example.com
Penn Medicine Princeton House Behavioral Health
With both inpatient and outpatient care options, Princeton House Behavioral Health offers treatment programs that are customized to meet the needs of children, adolescents, young adults, adults, and older adults, along with specialized programs for men and women. Our inpatient services are located in Princeton, while our outpatient sites are conveniently situated throughout the region in Princeton, North Brunswick, Hamilton, Moorestown, and Eatontown.
Michael Redford, M.Ed., Senior Community Relations Representative firstname.lastname@example.org
Outpatient Admissions - 888.437.1610
Children's System of Care Training Website (Nurtured Heart Approach trainings)
From: Paulette Mader MSN, Senior Training and Consultation Specialist, Lead Family Coordinator PPS 2.0, Rutgers-UBHC Behavioral Research and Training Institute
Center for Family Services Supportive Housing
Camden County Homeless Shelters
From: Todd Pisani, MPA, Regional Coordinator, Rutgers T.E.E.M. Gateway