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The purpose of the Professional Advisory Committee (PAC) is to make recommendations pertinent to the prevention, early intervention, treatment and recovery of substance use disorders and addictions to the Commissioner of the Department of Human Services (DHS) through the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS).

The PAC shall consist of no less than fifteen (15) and no more than thirty (30) members who reflect leadership, expertise, service and or advocacy pertinent to substance use disorders and addictions.  Members serve at the pleasure of the Commissioner of the Department of Human Services.  They shall be appointed for a two (2) year term and may be re-appointed.



Call for Members and Application
Addictions Professional Advisory Committee Call for Members and Application

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Deadline by which all applications must be submitted:   must be postmarked by August 29, 2014

Date by which applicants will be notified:   on or before October 31, 2014

 
 
PAC Members for November 2012 - October 2014 Term:
James Brown Linda Chapman Anthony Comerford
James Curtain Roberto Flecha Benjamin John Gonzales
Connie Greene Manual Guantez Jean Hennon
Philip Horowitz Barry Johnson Jan Krolak
Diane Litterer Susan Neshin Alan Oberman
Dharmesh Parikh Jacynth Pelland Vera Sansone
Michael Santillo Barbara Schlichting Sue Seidenfeld
Don Starn Evelyn Sullivan Maria Varnavis-Robinson
Linda Voorhis Donald Weinbaum Ernestine Winfrey
 
 
Meeting Notes and Presentations

Meeting Notes

Presentations

May 16, 2014 Medical Director's Initiative 
January 17, 2014  NJ FamilyCare Presentation 
October 4, 2013 
July 19, 2013  Transition to Fee-For-Service Rates 
May 17, 2013   
March 15, 2013   
January 18, 2013 
November 16, 2012   
September 21, 2012   
July 20, 2012   
May 18, 2012   
February 24, 2012  Bullying 
December 16, 2011   
October 21. 2011   
September 16, 2011   Addressing Tobacco 
July 15, 2011   
May 20, 2011   
April 15, 2011   
March 18, 2011   
February 18, 2011  Adolescent Task Force Report 
January 21, 2011 
November 19, 2010   
October 15, 2010  Vivitrol Pilot 
September 17, 2010 Overview of DMHS 
August 20, 2010   
July 16, 2010   
June 18, 2010  Healthcare Reform 
May 21, 2010  Recovery Case Management 
April 16, 2010   
March 19, 2010  Adolescent Treatment Task Force 
February 18, 2010   
January 15, 2010   
December 18, 2009   
November 20, 2009   
October 16, 2009  Targeted Case Management 
September 18, 2009   
June 26, 2009   
May 15, 2009  Medical Home Paper 
March 20, 2009   
February 20, 2009   
January 16, 2009 DAS Income Eligibility Overview
What is DASIE?
November 21, 2008  
October 17, 2008  
September 26, 2008 DAS 2009 Strategic Goals
June 20, 2008  
April 18, 2008 Workforce Development Initiative 
Drug Court Expansion
March 28, 2008  
February 15, 2008  
January 18, 2008 ACTION Campaign: Adopting Changes To Improve Outcomes Now (If you have problems viewing these PowerPoint presentations, choose save instead of open in the dialogue box. Then save to your computer, view and listen.)
November 16, 2007  
September 21, 2007  
June 15, 2007 Needs Assessment
May 18, 2007 DUI Task Force Report
April 20, 2007  
February 16, 2007 "A Direction from COMPASS Creating a context for change."
January 19, 2007 "Promoting Client-Centered Recovery-Oriented System of Care"
 
 
 
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