Special Initiatives

Gabriel Myers Work Group

July 24, 2009
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Meeting Agenda

Call to Order
Minutes from the July 6 Workgroup Meeting
Dr. Jim Sewell,
Workgroup Introductions Dr. Jim Sewell,
Update on DCF Data Validation Project John Cooper,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Operations, Department of Children and Families
Confusion Among Physicians Regarding the Use ofPsychotropic Medications in Children Without Behavior Management Issues Joseph Chiaro, M.D.,
Deputy Secretary Florida Department of Health Children’s Medical Services
Psychiatric Treatment Review Michael Bengtson, M.D.,
Associate Professor and Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of South Florida
Update on Quality Assurance Report Children Ages 8-9 Eleese Davis,
Chief of Systems Performance Management, Department of Children and Families
Our Kids Experience: The Use of Technology to Ensure Children Get the Services They Need Gwen Wurm, M.D.,
University of Miami and Our Kids Board Member
Process Flow Chart for Children in the Department's Care who are Prescribed Psychotropic Medications    Introduction    Chart 1    Chart 2 Alan Abramowitz and Esther Jacobo,
Department of Children and Families
Community Based Care Issues Glen Casel,
President Community Based Care of Seminole
Red Item Report and Discussion of New Policy Alan Abramowitz,
Family Safety Program Director Department of Children and Families
Children on Psychotropic Medication David Moore, M.D.
Medical Director ValueOptions Tampa Regional Service Center
Adjournment Dr. Jim Sewell,

The next meeting of the Gabriel Myers Workgroup will be held August 5 in Tampa