Redding Restart:Forum on Homelessness
October 27, 2023
Location: Mercy Oaks, 100 Mercy Oaks Dr, Redding, CA 96003
Hosted By Jonathan Anderson Executive Director of the Good News Rescue Mission
Join us for “Redding Restart: Addressing Mental Health”—an initiative aimed at shedding light on the mental health needs of our homeless community. This event seeks to challenge the stigmas surrounding mental health and homelessness and educate our community through informed conversation and the sharing of heartfelt stories. Together with healthcare professionals and community members, we aspire to foster a deeper understanding and a more compassionate perspective towards those facing homelessness in Redding. Take a step with us towards building a community where understanding and empathy triumph.
Miguel Rodriquez – Director of Mental Health Shasta County
Miguel has been in the Mental Health field for over 20 years, has a Masters in Child Welfare from UCLA, a Masters in Applied Behavior Analysis from National University, and is a licensed Mental Health clinician. Miguel started his career in the Mental Health field within the private sector in Managed Care Behavioral Healthcare Organizations (MBHO) in the credentialing department followed by leadership roles in the contracting and then quality improvement departments. During the transition of Applied Behavior Analysis services oversight from Regional Centers to MBHOs, Miguel lead the implementation of these services, policies and procedures, and education for a MBHO which delivers services Country-wide. Miguel also has experience in child abuse investigations and on-going Child Welfare services. As a clinician, Miguel has provided mental health and applied behavioral services, in both public and private sectors, which has provided him an opportunity to understand the Mental Health system of care from a clinical and leadership perspective. In Shasta County, Miguel has experience in the Mental Health Adult system of care as a Clinical Division Chief overseeing multiple programs during his tenure in this department. Additionally, Miguel has served as the Deputy and Director of Children Services overseeing Child Welfare and Children Mental Health.
Currently, Miguel serves as the Mental Health Director and has oversight of the Behavioral Health & Human Services Branch which includes Adult & Children Mental Health, Substance Use Disorders, Patient Rights, Child Welfare, Adult Protective Services, In-Home Supportive Services, Public Authority, and Quality Management. Miguel is passionate and commitment to improving coordination of care and services for our most vulnerable populations.
Glen Hayward – Executive Director of Health Services Redding Rancheria
Glen Hayward was born and raised in Redding, CA and is a Redding Rancheria Tribal Member of Pit-River & Wintu descent. Glen attended Shasta College for his RN license and worked in the Emergency room for 13 years. Prior to coming to the Redding Rancheria, Glen was the Director of Emergency Services at Shasta Regional Medical Center.
Glen earned his Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Jacksonville University, a Master’s of Science in Disaster Medicine from Philadelphia University and his Masters of Science in Nursing from Samuel Merritt University. Glen is also a board certified family nurse practitioner and practices family medicine at the Tribal health center. Glen is married to his wife Amy and they have 4 children. Glen is the Executive Director of the Redding Rancheria Tribal Health system which has four health campuses in Shasta and Trinity County.
For More Information Contact Mimi Moseley Mmoseley@GNRM.org
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