LPS Conservatorship Mentoring Meeting for those seeking involuntary mental health treatment for their love ones and various treatment options plus acquiring resources.
NAMI Urban Los Angeles along with the Department of Mental Health (DMH) is offering a zoom class providing LPS Conservatorship information which is the term for California’s involuntary mental health treatment and information on the new CARE ACT. All are welcomed. Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) will also be discussed. Please register for this zoom class.
This program is designed to walk you through the LPS Conservatorship process beginning with placing your love one in the hospital, acquiring financial resources (SSI, SSDI, Social Security) as well as insurance (Medicare, Medi-Cal), building a case for treatment, the legal court process along with laws and recovery expectations.
If you already have an LPS Conservatorship, please register for the zoom class on Sunday, November 20, 2022.
Supervisor Kathryn Barger, Los Angeles Board of Supervisor who is instrumental in promoting mental health treatment
Jim Farell, Director of Orange County Conservatorship Assisted Group, NAMI Urban LA’s Representative
Gail Evanguelidi, NAMI Urban LA LPS Conservatorship Founder and Director
(Jim and Gail will discuss placing a person in the hospital, acquiring resources, building a written case for treatment and encouraging treating doctor to initiate the LPS Conservatorship)
Connie Draxler, DMH Acting Chief Deputy Director and
DeAndre Davis, Assistant Division Chief of LPS Conservatorship Public Guardian Office
Linda Boyd, DMH Supervisor for Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) program.
1:00-1:15. Supervisor Kathryn Barger – guest speaker
1:15-2:45. Jim Farell and Gail Evanguelidi
2:45-3:45 Connie Draxler, DMH Acting Chief Deputy Director and DeAndre Davis, Public Guardian’s Office
3:45-4:45 Linda Boyd, Supervisor Assistant Outpatient