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DMHA > Indiana System of Care > Announcements Announcements

This is a forum for the Division of Mental Health and Addiction (DMHA) Youth Services to deliver providers and agencies announcements regarding upcoming events, new policies, service programs and other information that may impact the state's intensive alternative community-based service programs, providers or service delivery.

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Current Announcements

New procedure for incomplete applications

All DMHA-approved youth HCBS providers (agencies and individuals) are required to submit applications for authorization and re-authorization. Authorization is required prior to enrollment as a provider of CMHW services. Reauthorization occurs on the schedule below, and is required to remain an active provider of CMHW services. Please see Section 13 of the CMHW Provider Reference Module for specifics.

  • Accredited agency: At least every three years
  • Non-Accredited agency: At least every two years
  • Individual provider: At least every two years

Click here to review the new procedure which will be effective on June 6, 2016

Indiana's 2016 Children's Mental Health Awareness Campaign- mental Illness is more than a state of mind

May is National Children's Mental Health Awareness Month. We urge everyone to help Indiana shatter the stigma and participate in Indiana's social media campaign through the month of May to educate others about the importance of mental health wellness in youth. Click to see how you can support Hoosier youth during Mental Health Awareness Month! #INmentalhealthmatters #INshatterthestigma

Support @YouthMOVEInd by hosting a MOVE It Forward Community Conversation this month or joining the national MOVE It Forward Twitter chat on May 17 (3 p.m. - 4 p.m. EDT) to speak up about mental illness and stigma issues facing youth and young adults today. #MOVEITFORWARD

Additional information can be found here: Host a youth conversation / Join the Twitter chat

Engagement in the Wraparound Process Training (Cohort 13) has been scheduled on August 8, 2016. This is required training for all Wraparound Facilitators and Wraparound Facilitation supervisors. Individuals must have attended Introduction to Wraparound Training prior to attending this training. Please see the FSSA Systems of Care calendar for details regarding registration for this training.

Intermediate Wraparound: Improving Wraparound Practice (Cohort 12) has been scheduled on July 25-26, 2016. This is required training for all Wraparound Facilitators and Wraparound Facilitation Supervisors. Individuals must have attended Introduction to Wraparound Training and Engagement Training prior to attending this training. Please see the FSSA Systems of Care calendar for details regarding registration for this training.

Introduction to Wraparound Training (Cohort 13) has been scheduled on July 6-8, 2016. This is a required training for all Wraparound Facilitators and Wraparound Facilitation supervisors. Pre-approval to attend this training is required by DMHA prior to registering. If you are not already approved, please send a resume to lori.wong@fssa.in.gov. If you are already approved, or once approved, individuals may self-register. Please see FSSA Systems of Care calendar for details regarding registration for this training.

CMHW Participants Aging Out of the Program (1915(i) Child Mental Health Wraparound)

Attention: Youth, family members and providers

The Child Mental Health Wraparound (CMHW) program is operated by the Division of Mental Health and Addiction; funded by Indiana Health Coverage Program, commonly referred to as Medicaid; and is designed to serve youth ages six through seventeen.

The purpose of this announcement is to clarify that CMHW services shall be provided up to a participant’s (A.K.A. member’s) eighteenth birthday. (405 IAC 5-21.7-8) Services provided on or after the participant’s eighteenth birthday shall not be reimbursed. The Child and Family Team, guided by the Wraparound Facilitator, must plan for transition to adult services accordingly.

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