After all, they are building their futures, with a lot of expertise from Community Mental Health Center employees.
Debbie Blank can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or 812-934-4343, Ext. 113.
13 employees support CMHC consumers • Many TIP team members work at Batesville and Lawrenceburg facilities. In addition to Harmon, there are three facilitators, Charissa Taylor, Nathan Striegler and Sarah Wickman; staff therapist Amanda Sheeley, who performs assessments; one entitlements and housing specialist, Karen Addison; two vocational and educational services specialists, Tinna Townsend and Patty Hensley, who help consumers complete resumes and interest inventories, fill out applications and practice mock interviews; Finding Improvement by Reaching Empowerment (FIRE) team leader Sommer Cooke, who is also a staff therapist; and four FIRE peer engagement specialists, Heather Ryan, Cody Brothers, Cecil Lee and Brogan Kimmons, who organize evening social and educational events. • A Batesville advisory committee was formed to educate and address worries about local CMHC facilities. The next quarterly meeting, open to everyone, is Jan. 21 at 6 p.m. at the Batesville library annex.