Community Support Program
COMMUNITY SERVICES ARE:
CONSUMER CENTERED/CONSUMER EMPOWERED
ABLE TO MEET SPECIAL NEEDS
COMMUNITY BASED WITH NATURAL SUPPORTS
WELCOME TO A RECOVERY COMMUNITY
CSP Executive Committee
Person In Recovery
Co-Chair, Danny Kuchler
Akilah Williams, Co-chair
Community Outreach Subcommittee
Erin Hewitt, Co-Chair
Stacey Volz, Co-Chair
County CSP Liaison
Membership of the CSP Committee consists of any interested citizen in the Montgomery County. This includes individuals, family members, mental health professionals, and other community members. Visitors are welcome and are encouraged to participate in the discussions.
ll members are entitled to one vote per person.
The Executive Committee
The Executive Committee consists of up to three co-chairs, and a treasurer. Whenever possible, the three constituencies (individual, family members, and mental health professionals) will each be represented on the committee. If equal representation is not possible at a given time, all efforts will be made to recruit members of each constituency willing to serve on the committee. The committee shall also consist of subcommittee chairs and the county liaison. Elections are held annually to elect all Executive Committee members except the county liaison.
Community Education, Training and Technical Assistance on the CSP and Recovery Principles
Assisting and advising the county Office of MH and the MH provider network in defining needs and developing priorities on behalf of consumers and family members
Reducing Mental Illness Stigma and other Barriers in Montgomery County
Providing Quality Assurance and Accountability within the Montgomery County Mental Health System
Public Policy Consultation and Advocacy to the Montgomery County MH System
Ten Fundamental Recovery Components include:
Individualized and Person Centered
A fiduciary ensures that the committee operates independently from the county
Hopeworx, Inc. is the fiduciary for the Montgomery County CSP Committee. It is responsible for the financial accountability of the committee's funds. The CSP Committee receives money from the county each year for an operating budget. The CSP Committee monitors the budget monthly and allocates funds by a consensus vote. The fiduciary ensures that the financial decisions of the committee are carried out.