House Committee Hearing to Focus on Mental Health Clinic Compliance
WHAT: The House Human Services Committee, led by Reps. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks) and Angel Cruz (D-Philadelphia), will hold a public hearing regarding compliance within mental health clinics.

: DiGirolamo and members of the House Human Services Committee. Those expected to offer testimony include Fred Ramirez, president and CEO, Pan American Mental Health Services; Hector Ayala, president and CEO, Hispanic Community Counseling Services; Tracy Griffin Collander, executive director, Behavioral Health Care Accreditation; Jennifer Hoppe, senior associate director, State and External Relations, The Joint Commission; Joan Erney, CEO, Community Behavioral Health, Philadelphia Office of Behavioral Health and Intellectual DisAbility Services; Matthew Jones, director, Bureau of Human Services Licensing; and Julie Barley, director of Eastern Operations, Bureau of Community and Hospital Operations, Pennsylvania Department of Human Services.

WHEN: Thursday, April 9, 1 p.m.

WHERE: El Consilio, 141 East Hunting Park Ave. Philadelphia

Media contact: Jennifer Keaton, 717.705.2094,