General Meeting Mental Health System Liaison
|New OCHN Liaison to Address Diversion Efforts at NAMI Metro General Meeting
Oakland Community Health Network (OCHN) announced the addition of Jody Gorenflo as the new Probation – Mental Health System Liaison. The Mental Health Diversion Council places great emphasis on initiatives that divert non-violent individuals away from the criminal justice system. NAMI Metro and its members are looking forward to meeting and hearing more about these Liaison efforts.
|OCHN stated that this role supports cross-system collaboration between mental health providers and probation officers to decrease technical probation violations by individuals. Gorenflo will assist with bridging the gaps between probation officers and the OCHN provider network. In addition, she provides system navigation and development, as well as training in both areas to improve outcomes for people on probation. Gorenflo joins OCHN with an extensive background as a Probation Officer in both Wayne and Oakland counties.|