GILBERT R. GONZALES San Antonio, Texas 78201 Cell 210 363-5979 ggonzales@chcsbc.org gilbertchcs@yahoo.

com Work Experience: September, 2000 - to present The Center for Health Care Services Bexar County Mental Health Authority San Antonio, Texas Current: Director, Communications and Diversion Initiatives Administers, directs, and coordinates internal and external communication activities of the Center for Health Care Services. Is responsible for the development of strategic community collaborations for local, State and National intergovernmental relations and sets direction for the dissemination of Center’s Crisis and jail diversion programs in adherence with the Center’s established vision and mission statement. Summary of Responsibilities and Accomplishments Specifically brought in to address the transformation of a failing Center in 2000 and to develop a series of initiatives addressing a fragmented public safety net, uncoordinated crisis services and to establish a community-wide stakeholder collaborative to address the criminalization of persons with mental illness and the inappropriate use of hospital emergency rooms by persons which are justice involved. Responsible for the development and implementation of the Bexar County Jail Diversion and Crisis Services Plan, formally launched in 2003. Under his direction, the Center for Health Care Services has facilitated a community collaboration to address the needs of persons in psychiatric crisis, thus diverting them from jails, emergency rooms, and state prisons. The Center for Health Care Services has received the 2006 American Psychiatric Association’s Gold Award for Community Program Innovation, and the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare “Service Excellence Award.” The Center has also been highlighted in Mental Health Weekly, Behavioral Healthcare, and the SAMHSA Newsletter. The Center has also received SAMHSA Target Capacity Expansion (TCE) Grants for Jail Diversion, and has conducted an Economic Cost Benefit Analysis of the Jail Diversion Program. The Center has also been visited by all state delegations and several countries. Duties also included the development and growth of the collaborative initiative known as the Crisis Intervention Team Training concept which focuses on skills development and resource identification for local law enforcement officers. Originally begun in 2002, this program has brought together Police, Sheriff , Mental Health and Community Stakeholder in quarterly week long training sessions and has trained over 800 peace officers in Bexar County. As Conference Chair, on June
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1-3, 2010 a successful 1st International Crisis Intervention Team conference was completed bringing together 1,300 law enforcement, mental health, advocacy and county governmental representatives from all over the Nation and multiple foreign countries. Current External Memberships Member - National Leadership Forum for Mental Health and Criminal Justice Services, Community Mental Health Services (CMHS) National GAINS Center’s Leadership Forum for Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice Services, Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Washington DC Federal Reviewer – Jail Diversion Programs, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Washington DC Federal Reviewer – Transformational Programs, SAMHSA, Washington DC Member – National Residential Programs Review, The Gains Center, Delmar New York Co-Chair - National Association of County Mental Health Disability Directors, Corrections and Justice Committee, Washington DC Member - Texas Transformation, Community Collaborative – Department of State Health and Human Services and the Texas Health Institute, Austin Texas Board Member - Alamo Area Council of Government – Criminal Justice Council, San Antonio, Texas • Member and Graduate, Class VI – The Masters Leadership Program; United Way - the Masters Leadership Program (MLP) of San Antonio and Bexar County has as its mission to educate, inform and introduce new leadership to local boards, advisory committees and task forces of nonprofit, civic and public agencies and organizations across the community. •

EDUCATION 1980 Master of Arts (Clinical Psychology) Trinity University San Antonio, Texas 1976 Master of Public Service Western Kentucky University Bowlingreen, Kentucky 1974 Bachelor of Arts (Political Science) Trinity University San Antonio, Texas LICENSURES

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Professional Counselor (LPC) #09299 by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. (Inactive Status). Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) #2633 by the Texas Certification Board of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors. (Inactive Status) CERTIFICATIONS Certified Chemical Dependency Specialist (CCDS) by the Texas Certification Board of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, Texas Department of Health, Austin, Texas Certified Ericksonian Clinical Hypnotherapist by New York Institute for Ericksonian Hypnotherapy, New York, New York Certified Trauma Resolution Therapist by the Houston Trauma Resolution Center, Houston, Texas Certified Supervisor of Trauma Resolution Therapists by the Houston Trauma Resolution Center Houston, Texas Certified Neuro-Associative Conditioning Specialist by Robbins Research International, San Diego, CA Certification, Distance Learning - Multimedia, Internet, Satellite, CTLD Center for Technology and Distance Learning, North Harris County Montgomery College, The Woodlands, Texas EXPERIENCE August 2008 to present– Director, Communications and Diversion Initiatives, the Center for Health Care Services. January 2008 – Member, Community Mental Health Services (CMHS) National GAINS Center’s Leadership Forum for Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice Services, Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Washington DC February 2007 – Chief of Development and Community Action, CHCS. Responsible for resource development, building and coordinating local, state and National collaboratives for the community at large, the Center for Health Care Services and State and National interests. Responsible for Resource Development, the National Center for Behavioral HealthCare (501c3), Community Relations, Consumer and Family Support Collaboratives, Community Promotions, Improved Governmental and Corporate Relations, Community Initiatives, Public Communications and Education.

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February 2007 - Executive Director of the National Center for Behavioral Healthcare, a 501c3 organization (and resource component of CHCS) who’s focus is the promotion of public policy development, research, leadership and skills training, technology transfer and community education.. January 2006 – Chairman, Corrections Committee of the National Association of County Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Directors (NACBHD), Washington DC April 2005 to February 2007 Director Jail Diversion Initiatives and Crisis Services, Center for Health Care Services, San Antonio, Texas. The primary responsibility of this position was the development of program, policy and implementation for community wide jail diversion services. These services are for persons with mental illness who come in contact with law enforcement and for offenders with mental impairments within Bexar County and the City of San Antonio, Texas. The jail diversion programs which have been developed have received the American Psychiatric Associations “Gold Award” for Program Innovation and the National “Program Service Excellence Award” from the National Council of Behavioral Healthcare. Additional responsibilities include budget projections and overview, grants management, the convening of stakeholders meetings, identification of policy, program development, and the preparation of progress and process reports to local, State and Federal Officials. May 2003 Program Director, Sano Y Salvo (Safe and Sound): Jail Diversion Program, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Targeted Capacity Expansion Grants. Reponsible for operations, budgets and interaction with City, County, State and National entities in building community collaboratives July 2002 SAMHSA Grant Reviewer, CMHS Targeted Expansion Grant – Jail Diversion July 2226, 2002 December 2002 SAMHSA Grant Reviewer, CMHS Targeted Expansion Grant – Jail Diversion December 2-6, 2002 May 2002 Director, Forensic Services, Center for Health Care Services, San Antonio, Texas. Responsible for the development and implementation of a Community County wide action plan related to the identification, screening, treatment and inappropriate incarceration of adult offenders with mental illness.

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October 2001 Director, Outpatient and Residential Services, Center for Health Care Services, San Antonio, Texas. Responsible for operations of all CHCS outpatient community service centers and residential facilities to include Crisis and specialty forensic units working with offenders with mental impairments. September 2000 Director, Safety Net, Center for Health Care Services, San Antonio, Texas. Safety Net Services are composed of emergency psychiatric services provided to all citizens of Bexar County 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Safety Net Services are designed to avoid unnecessary hospitalization while providing treatment in a least restrictive and cost efficient alternative. The Safety Net also focuses on Jail Diversion program development to include Community, Legal System and Law enforcement partnerships in City/County wide jurisdictions. Additionally, Safety Net Services include telephone intervention and referral services, mobile crisis response teams, mental health deputies' response teams, psychiatric walk-in assessment and screening, emergency respite facilities, emergency vouchers for shelter or respite, emergency transportation other than 911, inpatient psychiatric services other than State Facilities and as a last resort, inpatient treatment at a State Facility. April 1999 Department Head, Multiple Information Systems, Adult Mental Health, MHMRA. Access, development and liaison client production data systems AMH Mental Health division of the Mental Health Mental Retardation Authority of Harris County. Responsible for data systems conversion/implementation, reports, design, training (approximately 500 multidisciplinary staff), needs assessment, provider management, and decision support. 1998 to March 1999 Department Head/Director, Community Service Centers, Adult Mental Health, Mental Health Mental Retardation Authority of Harris County. Responsible for the management of three community service centers comprised of multiple multidisciplinary health care teams and support staff dedicated to service delivery of mental health services to 3,600 consumers with significant mental health issues. • • • Ripley Community Service Center, Operating Budget 2.1 million Bayshore Community Service Center, Operating Budget 2.0 million Expanded Region (including) Southeast Community Service Center, Operating Budget 3.2 million.

Social Media and PC Systems analyst: Designed structure, training and implemented Oracle based "scheduling" software program for MHMRA servicing over 300 direct service staff and approximately 30,000 consumers. Design and Implementation of social media technology; Facebook, Twitter, Linked-In, My Space, Network of Care etc.

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Founding Member - The Hispanic Mental Disabilities Task Force Adjunct Faculty, Department of Psychology, North Harris County College, North Harris Montgomery College District. Email address: Gilbert.R.Gonzales@NHMCCD.edu. 1994 to 1997 Department Head/Director, Combined Regions Ripley CSC and Bayshore Community Service Centers, MHMRA Conference organizer/presenter - Cross Cultural Issues in Service delivery. 1993 to 1994 Director, Ripley Community Service Center MHMRA. Converted Center to the Regional Model. February 1993 Director, Northwest Community Service Center, MHMRA of Harris County. Spearheaded the development, implementation and conversion of the largest mental health clinic in Texas (census 1,700 clients) from a standard clinic to a new regional model incorporating several innovative and major system adjustments to include recent managed care initiatives, Medicaid and Medicare changes. 1. Established centralized services for Consumers via an integrated service system. 2. Increased access for current and future consumers while maintaining a consumer focused approach. 3. Developed and implemented a crisis triage walk in capability for the Center (the first of its kind). 4. Implemented a Team Based Model. Developed specialty teams. 5. Implemented a consolidated One Stop/One Call/One Record for One Consumer system of service delivery. This entailed the consolidation of casemanagers, clinic staff, psychosocial, residential and supportive housing, and continuity of care workers, all of which were under different departments. 6. Redesigned delivery of services to include daily team staffing, outreach, crisis management, and flow of service following the Managed Care model for private practice. 7. Fully converted the Center to Electronic Scheduling (Unix based network system). Responsible for training and implementation of scheduling system. 1989 to 1993 Private practice with focus on Individual, Group and Family Therapy (Bilingual Spanish). Areas of concentration: Organizational/Program Development and Consultation, Brief Therapy, Trauma Resolution, Clinical Hypnotherapy and stress management. Adjunct Faculty, Department of Psychology, North Harris County College -Psychology.

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Consultant- Houston Police Academy. Instructing police cadets on the identification of and interaction with the mentally ill. Consultant- The U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service. Consulted on the processing of and mental health issues with undocumented juveniles in the custody of the US Government. Consultant- Houston Metro Transit System. Consulted on the identification of and interaction with the mentally ill. Consultant-Allied Staff North West Memorial Hospital, Houston Texas. Worked with varied mental health issues and did individual/family counseling. Consultant-Allied Staff Gulf Pine Psychiatric Hospital, Houston Texas. Worked with varied program development and mental health issues including alcohol and drug abuse. Consultant-Undocumented Juvenile Foster Care Program, Catholic Charities, Houston Texas. Program development, ongoing review, and foster care consultation. Performed on going screening, individual and group therapy, crisis management, staff development and placement recommendations. Consultant- Jefferson Davis High School, Communities in School, Houston Independent School District. Performed crisis counseling, individual work with at risk children and their families, adolescent group therapy and teacher/counselor consultation. 1988 to 1989 Coordinator of Hispanic Programs, HCA Gulf Pines Hospital. Responsible for the development and implementation of a psychiatric program geared especially to the mono and bilingual Spanish speaking populations. Lectured extensively on mental health and drug abuse issues in Mexico and Texas. Director of Adult Psychiatric Services, HCA Gulf Pines Hospital, Houston Texas. Responsible for quality control and service delivery of Clinical services for the 140 bed psychiatric hospital. 1985 to 1988Director, Ripley Mental Health Clinic, Mental Health Mental Retardation Authority of Harris County. Responsible for service delivery, program implementation and administration. Ripley MHC provides a full range of psychiatric services which include mental health maintenance services such as psychiatric assessment, medication, psychotherapy (individual, group and family), and psychosocial rehabilitative services. 1984 - 1985 Program Coordinator, LakeView Acres 20 Bed Residential PsychoSocial Rehabilitation Program, Mental Health Mental Retardation Authority of Harris County. Developed and

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implemented a 24 hour 7 day rehabilitation program for selected adult chronic mental health patients from the TXMHMR Austin State Hospital, Austin Texas. 1982 - 1984 Assistant Unit Director, Forensic Psychiatric Services Mental Health Mental Retardation Authority of Harris County. The Forensic Psychiatric Unit is located on the maximum security Mental Health ward of the Harris County Jail. This is a maximum-security jail setting providing 24/7 basic psychiatric services to the jail population. Staff Psychologist /Treatment Team Leader. Responsible for psychological evaluations, reports, crisis management and daily individual/group therapy with prison inmates. 1980 - 1982 Teaching Assistant: Graduate Level Diagnostic Evaluation Course (Fall and Spring). Taught Projective testing techniques to first year graduate students. 1980 Instructor of Psychology for U.S. Army, Introduction to Psychology Ft. Sam Houston, San Antonio Texas. Internship:Audy Murphy Veterans Hospital: vocational rehabilitation testing. Group Leader for "Contact"- a crisis intervention telephone hotline, San Antonio Texas. 1979 - 1980 Practicum: Acute Psychotic and Schizophrenic Hispanic Ward, San Antonio State Hospital: Supervised field placement, did individual testing and therapy. Conducted research on Acculturation and Testing on the Hispanic Psychiatric Patient. 1978 Mental Health Technician, Psychiatric Ward Veterans Hospital, Louisville Kentucky. Specific Technical Skills (1) Administer, score and interpret multiple psychological instruments, (2) Fluent in reading, writing and administering the above in Spanish, (3) Clinical Individual and Group Psychotherapy in English and Spanish, (4) Information Technology -Thorough knowledge of Basic/Advanced PC operations and business applications, webmaster and Internet Distance Learning technologies. Experienced with analyzing, developing, training and supporting computer systems for new applications and modifying current systems to meet user requirements allowing the effective utilization of data production systems. MILITARY EXPERIENCE

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1974 - 1978 U.S.ARMY INFANTRY 1st Lieutenant, Honorable Discharge. Military Occupational Specialty "Instructor". Conducted needs analysis, developed and implemented a bilingual training and reading program for Spanish speaking recruits and slow learners. Developed and systems engineered an intensive eight week training program for the Reserve Officers Training Corps, US Army. The program was later adopted as a training guide and standard for both Basic and Reserve Officer Training. Commanded U.S.Army Personnel Control Facility. Responsible for processing, Court Martial and/or return to duty of personnel who deserted or remained absent without official leave. Reduced overall processing administrative time by 50% resulting in an annual savings of $500,000 (in 1976 dollars). Returned more AWOL deserters to duty than any of the five sister control facilities. Interpreter for Commanding General and command staff, Ft. Knox, Ky. Developed audio/visual multi-media package (in Spanish) to be used in briefing Spanish speaking dignitaries. RECOGNITION 1978 Army Commendation Medal : Received for the above military service contributions from the Secretary of the Army. 1992 Nominated as one of President George Bush's 1000 Points of Light. Received personal award and congratulations from Barbara Bush for volunteer work, group therapy and program development for troubled and gang connected youth. PUBLICATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS Behavioral Healthcare; Out of Jail and Into Treatment”, August 2006, Vol 26, No. 8, pages 24-27 (Principle author). Psychiatric Services, Providing Jail Diversion for People with Mental Illness; Bexar County Jail Diversion Program, Center for Health Care Services, San Antonio Texas, American Psychiatric Association 2006 Award, October 2006, Volume 57, No. 10, (Principle author-unattributed) A Cost Analysis of the Bexar County, Texas Jail Diversion Program, (six year review) paper – unpublished, Dr. Alexander J. Cowell et al, Medical Economist, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, July 2008, (Contributor). The Bexar County Jail Diversion Program: Measuring the Potential Economic and Societal Benefits Policy Report, paper –unpublished, Dr. Michael Johnsrud, Medical Economist, University of Texas at Austin, December 2004 (Contributor) Texas jail diversion program demonstrates economic benefits, Focus on Criminal Justice Programs, Mental Health Weekly, Vol. 15 No. 7, February 2005 (Contributor)

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Treatment in Lieu of Jail: Diversion Succeeds, Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Award Winning Newsletter, May/June 2005, Vol. 13 No. 3 (Contributor). RECENT POSTED BLOG ENTRIES by GRG

2010 Diversion Initiatives Blogs
1. Criminal Justice Meets Behavioral Health: An Exchange between Attorney
General Eric Holder and NACBHDD’s Leon Evans http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2010/04/criminal-justice-meets-behavioral.html 2. Rapid City, South Dakota Visitors tour San Antonio Diversion Programs http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2010/04/rapid-city-south-dakota-visitors-tour.html 3. Brian Stettin and Gilbert Gonzales present on Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2010/03/brian-stettin-and-gilbert-gonzales.html

4. Leon Evans video: Mental Health Issues on Healthcare Debate National Gains
Conference March 18, 2010 http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2010/03/leon-evans-videomental-health-issueson.html 5. Leon Evans presents at the National Gains Conference March 18, 2010 http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2010/03/leon-evans-presents-at-national-gains.html 6. The National Center for Behavioral Health Solutions - Slide Overview http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2010/03/national-center-for-behavioral-health.html 7. A Systems Approach to Crisis Care: Outcome Based, Community Driven http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2010/03/systems-approach-to-crisis-careoutcome.html 8. "Implementation of a Public Health Approach to Drug Abuse and Mental Ilness" Leon Evans http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2010/03/leon-evans-implementation-ofpublic.html 9. From Theory to Practice: Psychiatric Vocational Rehabilitation Interventions for Hispanics with Mental Illness http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2010/03/from-theory-to-practicepsychiatric.html 10. Save the Date - Theory to Practice: Vocational Rehabilitation Interventions for Hispanics with Mental Illness http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2010/03/save-date-theory-to-practicevocational.html

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11. Counties look for strategies to reduce jail populations http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2010/02/counties-look-for-strategies-toreduce.html 12. American Probation and Parole Winter Training Institute Workshop Feb 2, 2010 http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2010/02/probation-parole-appa-janfeb2010.html 13. NACo Justice and Safety Conference January 20-23, 2010 http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2010/01/naco-justice-and-safetyconference_26.html 14. NACo Jan 2010 Justice and Public Safety Conference http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2010/01/naco-jan-2010-justice-and-publicsafety.html 15. NACo County Jail Diversion Presentors Oct 1, 2009 http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2010/01/naco-county-jail-diversionpresentors.html

2009 Diversion Initiatives Blogs
1. Diversion Initiatives, Leon Evans Bloomington Illinois Dec 2009 http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2009/12/lilly-bloomington-illinois-dec2009.html 2. Developing an Integrated Response for Veterans in Bexar County Texas http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2009/12/developing-integratedresponse-for.html 3. The use of Social Media for Childrens Diversion Initiatives http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2009/12/use-of-social-media-forchildrens.html 4. National Association of Counties Jail Diversion Educational Forum Oct 12, 2009
http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2009/11/httpwwwnacoorgtemplatecfmsectionn ewtech.html

5. Police 3x5 Crisis Intervention Quick Referral Cards
http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2009/11/police-3x5-crisis-interventionquick.html

6. Crisis Intervention Team Conference 2010

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http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2009/10/crisis-intervention-team-conferenceweb.html

7. Facility Saves People and Money
http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2009/10/facility-saves-people-and-money.html

8. Implementing a Public Health Approach to Drug Abuse and Mental Illness
http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2009/10/implementing-public-health-approachto.html

9. Drug Czar Recommendations 9-23-09
http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2009/10/drug-czar-recommendations-9-2309.html

10. Documented and Immediate Cost Avoidance Report 2 of 2
http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2009/09/documented-and-immediate-costavoidance_07.html

11. Documented and Immediate Cost Avoidance Report 1 of 2 http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2009/09/documented-and-immediate-costavoidance.html 12. The Restoration Center http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2009/09/restoration-center.html 13. Cost Analysis of the Bexar County Jail Diversion Program http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2009/09/cost-analysis-of-bexar-countyjail.html 14. Preliminary Cost Report http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2009/09/preliminary-cost-report.html 15. American Psychiatric Association's Gold Award http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2009/09/american-psychiatric-associationsgold.html 16. Out of Jail and Into Treatmenthttp://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2009/09/out-of-jail-and-into-treatment.html 17. Short Video on Bexar County Jail Diversion Program http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2009/09/short-video-on-bexar-county-jail.html 18. The Bexar County Jail Diversion Toolkit http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2009/09/bexar-county-jail-diversiontoolkit.html 19. An American Tragedy -Justice Involved Persons with Mental Illness

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http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2009/08/american-tragedy-justiceinvolved.html 20. Leon Evans http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2009/09/leon-evans.html 21. Gilbert R. Gonzales http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2009/11/gilbert-r-gonzales.html

22. The Bexar County Jail Diversion Model http://www.diversioninitiatives.net/2009/09/bexar-county-jail-diversionmodel.html

RECENT PRESENTATIONS March 22, 2010 – Access to Timely and Effective Treatment, Austin State Hospital, NAMI Regional meeting, Austin Texas February 18, 2010 – From Theory to Practice: Psychiatric Vocational Rehabilitation: Interventions for Hispanics with Mental Illness, 2nd Annual Psychiatric Rehabilitation Meeting (collaborative partnership with Boston University), Port of San Antonio, San Antonio Texas January 31, 2010 - Therapeutic Justice Model: The Integration of Treatment and Justice, The American Probation and Parole Association Winter Training Institute, Austin Texas January 22th, 2010 - Jail Diversion Systems, Justice and Public Safety Retreat, Restoring the Partnership for Community Corrections, Reentry, Reinvestment and Public Safety, The National Association of County Governments Corrections Conference, San Antonio Texas October 22, 2009 – “Transforming Urban/Suburban Mental Health Systems”, Integrating Community Health. 2009 Annual Conference, Communities Joined in Action., Austin Texas October 1, 2009 – Diversion Initiatives, National Association of County Governments, Bexar County Jail Diversion Educational Forum, Summary Findings. San Antonio Texas September 24, 2009 -Lessons Learned from Cross System Collaboration, Gains National Center for Jail Diversion, Stakeholder Meeting Pima County, Tucson Arizona

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September 25, 2009 -Lessons Learned from Cross System Collaboration, Gains National Center for Jail Diversion, Stakeholder Meeting Maricopa County, Phoenix Arizona July 22, 2009 Efforts to Address Mental Illness, Substance Abuse and Homelessness: A One Stop Approach, Texas Behavioral Health Institute Conference, Austin Convention Center, Austin Texas June 25th, 2009 – Outpatient Competency Restoration Workshop, Reviewing the Bexar County Forensic Courts Unit, Annual Texas Council Conference, Austin Texas July 14, 2009 Mental Health Issues Facing Jails Today, a Preemptive Solution, National Institute of Corrections Satellite Broadcast, Spokane Washington May 27th, 2009 Mr. Gonzales presented an overview of programs for a delegation from Mexico, which included members from Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office, Centers of Juvenile Integration, National Council against Addictions, and State Government. The delegation was here to tour the drug courts and some of our joint programs with the adult probation department, our mental health outpatient units, and the detox unit. May 18, 2009 – Accessing Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Texas Guardianship Association, Spring Conference, San Antonio Texas January 9th, 2009 “Wellness, a Saludogenic Approach”, presented to Prosumers International Membership Seminar, San Antonio Texas June 25th, 2008 – Innovation in Systems of Care for Persons with Mental Illness. Presented to the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) during their 25th Annual Conference, Washington DC. June 12th, 2008 – Key Conceptual Foundations for the Development of Diversion Initiatives across the United States. Presented to the National Leadership Forum for Persons with Mental Illness in Contact with the Criminal Justice System. Federally sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Washington DC. May 9th, 2008 – Crisis Intervention Training for Law Enforcement within a Community Collaborative Setting, Gulf Bend MHMR. Sponsored by Don Polzin, Executive Director, Gulf Bend MHMR, Victoria Texas May 6th, 2008 – Integration of Health and Behavioral Health Services in Bexar County. Presented to the 2008 Mental Health Transformation Workgroup (TWG). Sponsored by the Texas Department of State Health Services and the Texas Health Institute, Austin Texas

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May 2, 2008 – Cross Systems and Community Collaboration, Presented at the 38th National Council Conference, May 1-3, 2007, Boston Massachusetts April1st, 2008 – Crisis Triage and Jail Diversion Efforts (Technical Assistance), Whatcom County, City of Billingham, State of Washington April3-5, 2008 – Washington Association of Sheriff and Police Chiefs: The Development of Community Initiatives: Innovation in Systems of Care, Crisis and Jail Diversion (Technical Assistance), King County, Seattle Washington March 19th, 2008 – Two Years Later: System Transformation at the Interface of the Criminal Justice and Mental Health Systems, Presentation for the GAINS Center 2008 National Conference, Boston Massachusetts March 31st, 2008 – The Development of Community Initiatives: Innovation in Systems of Care, Crisis and Jail Diversion (Technical Assistance), Chelan-Douglas County, City of Wenatchee, State of Washington February 29, 2008 – State of the Art, Diversion Strategies. Presented at the National Association of Community Behavioral Health Directors (NACBHDD) Corrections Committee, Safety Net Initiatives, 2008 Legislative and Policy Conference, Washington DC February 13, 2008 – Integration of Health and Behavioral Health, presented to the 50th Annual County Judges and Commissioners’ Continuing Education Conference and Exposition, Bryan College Station, Texas January 1, 2008 – Data and Dollars, Pay Me Now or Pay Me Later, presented to the San Antonio Area Council of Governments, San Antonio Texas November 6th, 2008 – Key Concerns for Merging Medical Clearance, Psychiatric, and Substance Abuse Services, presented to the American Public Health Association, Symposium on Mental Health and Jail Diversion, Washington DC October 13th, 2008 Mr. Gonzales was invited to provide public testimony to the Texas Senate Committee on Health & Human Services, in regards to the effectiveness of the Resiliency and Disease Management (RDM) Program in the mental health service delivery system; implementation of changes to the crisis care program; and recommendations for the appropriate use of the mental health transformation grant. May 2, 2008 – Presented Cross Systems and Community Collaboration, at the 38th National Council Conference, May 1-3, 2007, Boston Massachusetts April 1st, 2008 Mr. Gonzales and staff were invited to participate in a Mental Health Transformation Project visit to Washington State to provide Jail Diversion and Crisis

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Triage Technical Assistance to various counties surrounding Seattle, Washington. Those counties included Whatcom, Wenatchee, Chelan-Douglas, and King Counties. April 3-5, 2008 – Presented to the Washington Association of Sheriff and Police Chiefs: The Development of Community Initiatives: Innovation in Systems of Care, Crisis and Jail Diversion (Technical Assistance), King County, Seattle Washington March 18th, 2008 Mr. Gonzales attended the 2008 National GAINS Conference in Washington, D.C., where he and his key staff provided presentations on the following: 1) Jail Diversion Cost Benefit Study; 2) FACT Teams and Fidelity Measures; and 3) Key Concerns for Effective Crisis/Diversion Services through Health/Behavioral Health Integration. This year’s conference served to develop and expand the research base for effective criminal justice/mental health programs and policies. March 19th, 2008 – Mr. Gonzales presented Two Years Later: System Transformation at the Interface of the Criminal Justice and Mental Health Systems, for the GAINS Center 2008 National Conference, Boston Massachusetts February 29, 2008 – Mr. Gonzales presented State of the Art, Diversion Strategies during the National Association of Community Behavioral Health Directors (NACBHDD) Corrections Committee, Safety Net Initiatives, 2008 Legislative and Policy Conference, Washington DC February 13, 2008 – Mr. Gonzales presented on Integration of Health and Behavioral Health, to the 50th Annual County Judges and Commissioners’ Continuing Education Conference and Exposition, Bryan College Station, Texas February 13th, 2008 Mr. Gonzales was invited to present at the 50 th Annual County Judges and Commissioners CE Conference and Exposition in College Station. The program included workshops on inmate health care costs, homeland security, environmental issues, employment law, as well as a presentation from the urban search and rescue team Texas Task Force. Mr. Gonzales’ presentation was titled “Jail Diversion: Integration of Health and Behavioral Health within Award-Winning Diversion Initiatives”. November 6th, 2008 – Mr. Gonzales presented on Key Concerns for Merging Medical Clearance, Psychiatric, and Substance Abuse Services, to the American Public Health Association, Symposium on Mental Health and Jail Diversion, Washington DC August 15th-16th, 2007 Mr. Gonzales presented to the MH Transformation Symposium for Consumers/Community Collaboratives in Austin on the Centers Diversion Programs. This symposium brought together transformation partners representing community collaboratives working on local transformation initiatives, consumer and family leaders in the area of consumer-directed services, state and national mental health transformation experts, and state policy decision makers, underscoring the important role collaboration

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plays in mental health transformation. On August 30th, Mr. Gonzales also attended a Mental Health Transformation Forum at the Capitol, which provided an overview of the progress of MH Transformation in Texas, strategies on how to involve communities in mental health transformation, and the case for why consumer participation is important to MHT at the personal, local, state and national levels. Mr. Gonzales presented at the following venues: August 16, 2007 – Transformative Diversion, Presented at the “Meeting of the Minds, Texas Mental Health Transformation Symposium, Texas Health Institute, Austin Texas June 7, 2007 – Restorative Justice, Diversion Initiatives. Presentation for the National Conference on Restorative Justice, Schreiner University, Kerrville, Texas May 7, 2007 – Leadership and Management Approaches within Mental Health, Presentation for the Central Party School of China, US/China Exchange, San Antonio Texas April 23rd, 2007 – Crisis and Diversion Initiatives. Presented to the Yakima City Council Delegation, Yakima Washington in San Antonio Texas September 5, 2007 – Homelessness and the Challenge of Jail Diversion, presented during the 2007 Texas Homeless Conference, Dallas Texas January 30th, 2007 – The Bexar County Crisis Care Center, presentation for the Bexar County Psychiatric Society, San Antonio Texas January 18th, 2007 – A Community Response to Crisis, Implementation of Psychiatric Services. Presented to the Canadian Ministry of Health, San Antonio Texas January 12, 2007 – Alternative to Incarceration, Criminal Justice Summit. Presented to the Oklahoma Mental Health Consumer/Provider Council, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma April 10th, 2006 – Bexar County Jail Diversion, presentation of the National Council’s 36th Annual Training Conference, Orlando Florida April 6th, 2006 – System Transformation at the Interface of the Criminal Justice and Mental Health Systems, Presentation for the GAINS Center 2006 National Conference, Boston Massachusetts September 7, 2006 – The Bexar County Crisis Care Center. Presented at the Mental Health Summit, Mental Health Association, Dallas Texas September 13th, 2005 – Working with Probation and Parole. Presented at the Partnering with Corrections Conference, San Francisco, California

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November 11th, 2005 – Bexar County Jail Diversion. Presented to the National Association of Social Workers, 29th Annual Conference, Galveston Texas August 11th, 2004 – Starting from the Beginning, No Money, No Collaborative. Presented to the Office of the County Attorney (Webb County), the Laredo Police Department and Sheriff’s Office, Border Region MHMR. Laredo Texas August 4th, 2004 – The Bexar County Crisis Care Center. Presented during the 71th Annual National Association of Counties (NACO) Conference and Exposition, Chicago Illinois July 26th, 2004 – Bridging the Gaps in Mental Health. Presented during the Texas Mental Health Association Jail Diversion Conference, Austin Texas July 7th, 2005 – Redefining the Possibilities, The Bexar County Story. Presented at the 20th Annual Texas Community MHMR Centers Staff and Trustee Training Conference, San Antonio Texas June 20th, 2005 – Diversion for the Non Violent Misdemeanor Offender with Mental Illness, Navigating the Criminal Justice System. Presented at the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill Conference, Austin Texas November 2nd, 2004 – It’s All About the Data, Bexar County Diversion. Presented at the Southern Regional Conference on Mental Health Statistics (SRCMHS), Justice and Mental Health. New Orleans, Louisiana October 15th, 2004 – Bexar County Jail Diversion, Delivering the Promise. Presented at the NAMI Texas Conference, San Antonio Texas May 13th, 2004 – Implementation of Evidence Based Diversion, The Bexar County Story, Science to Services. Presented at the GAINS Center 2004 National Conference, Las Vegas Nevada December 18th, 2003 – Screening Persons with Mental Illness. Presentation for the United States Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, Brownsville Texas December 3rd, 2003 – Early Diversion, Effective Interventions. Presented to the Association of Rio Grande Valley Police Chiefs, McAllen Texas

PERSONAL INFORMATION Marital Status: Married, with two beautiful children. Health: Excellent

Gilbert R. Gonzales

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Email: ggonzales@chcsbc.org or gilbertchcs@yahoo.com

Gilbert R. Gonzales

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