Children’s Mental Health Initiative Symposium

Children’s Mental Health Initiative Symposium:
MISSION POSSIBLE: Integrating Children’s Mental Health Services into Everyday Settings

On September 19, 2019, ILCHF hosted a full day symposium focused on integrating mental healthcare into community based settings. PowerPoint presentations from the symposium are available here.

Opening Remarks and Morning Keynote

Heather Alderman, JD, President, Illinois Children’s Healthcare Foundation

  • Philanthropic Support for Children’s Mental Health Systems of Care

Michelle Duprey, LMSW, Starfish Family Services

  • One Location, One Visit: Integrating Mental Health Services into a Pediatric Practice

Panel: Healthy Minds, Healthy Children, Healthy Chicago (H3)

Erie Family Health
(H3 West)

  • Hannah Chi, Senior Manager School Based Health and Health Promotion
  • Kanako Kawai, MD, Pediatrician

Metrropolitan Family Services
(H3 South)

  • Vikki Rompala, LCSW, Director of Quality and Outcomes
  • Corretta J. Pruitt, Family Resource Developer

Afternoon Keynote

Michelle Duprey, LMSW, Starfish Family Services

  • Integrating Mental Health Care into Other Child Systems

Panel: Children’s Mental Health Access/Expansion Grantee (CMAG)


  • Amy Starin, PhD, LCSW Senior Program Officer for Mental Health

Coles County Mental Health – ICARE (Innovation, Coordinated, Accessible, Research Based, Efficient) Kids

  • Callie Livingston, LCPC, Integrated Care Coordinator
  • Debbie Cook, RN, Compliance Officer

Family Service Association of Greater Elgin – School Based Mental Health Project

  • Bernadette May, LCSW, Executive Director

Enlace – School Based Mentor

  • Alicia Martinez, Violence Prevention Manager
  • Monserrat Vazquez, School Based Counselor

Family Counseling Center, Inc. – Southern Illinois Children’s Integrated Health Program

  • Kerie Moore, LCSW, Chief Strategy Officer

Howard Brown Health Center – Integrative Mental Health Care for LGBTQ Youth with Trauma Needs

  • Latonya Maley, MPH, Director, Broadway Youth Center
  • Kelly Ducheny, Senior Advisor, Education and Clinical Practice

Illinois Children’s Mental Health Policy Updates

Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law

  • Stephanie Altman JD, Director of Health Care Justice and Senior Director of Policy
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