As part of our technical assistance, CIBHS provides webinars to assist county child welfare and mental/behavioral health departments, focusing our work on components of the framework and models as outlined in the Core Practice Model (CPM).
We welcome you to our eLearning course, entitled Foundations of Behavioral Health: Partnering to Serve the Mental Health Needs of Children in Child Welfare. It is presented by the California Institute of Behavioral Health Solutions, funded though a contract with the California Department of Health Care Services. This eLearning module gives an overview of California’s public children’s mental health system.
Successful Katie A implementation requires counties to collaborate across their child welfare and behavioral health agencies. That means frequent meetings to decide on protocols and procedures, roles and responsibilities, tools, resources and services.
This two-part webinar mini-series will take you inside the workings of several small counties as they move forward with Katie A. implementation. Their stories and the lessons learned can help inform the work of all counties, regardless of size.
A key value and principle of the implementation of Katie A. is that all members of the Child and Family Team are meaningfully engaged with the youth and parents and participate effectively in the teaming process. Team members frequently include staff from other agencies, such as teachers, probation officers, mentors, therapists, and other service providers. This webinar focuses on how to prepare them to participate in the team in a way that is supportive of the process.
A key value and principle of the implementation of Katie A. is that youth and parents are meaningfully engaged in the Child and Family Team process. This webinar focuses on how to prepare youth and parents to participate fully in both the Child and Family Team and any meetings that occur as part of that team.
A key value and principle of the implementation of Katie A. is that youth are full partners in the process in order to ensure better outcomes for children and families. In this webinar, three organizations will present their approaches