Pathways to Wellbeing: Implementation Technical Assistance and Training (formerly Katie A.)

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Children and Youth Specialty Mental Health Services Regional Provider and County Convenings 2018-2019

Registration is now open for Bay Area, Los Angeles County, and the Superior Regions.

Click here to find your region’s registration link: https://www.cibhs.org/regional-convening-2019

Supporting provider and county collaboration and partnerships to serve children and youth.

The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), in collaboration with the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) and the California Institute for Behavioral Health Solutions (CIBHS), is conducting regional convenings to support provider and county collaboration and partnerships on the implementation of efforts and initiatives related to the following topics:

  • Short Term Residential Therapeutic Programs (STRTPs);
  • Presumptive Transfer; and
  • Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) and Intensive Services Foster Care (ISFC) 

Additionally, DHCS and CDSS will provide updates and answer questions from participants. We are asking all participants to fill out a questionnaire after registering for this event to obtain questions in advance of the event.

Who Should Attend:

  • County representatives from Mental Health Plans (MHPs), Child Welfare Departments, and Juvenile Probation.  (Program Managers/Supervisors, Quality Improvement Coordinators, etc.)
  • We encourage counties to send their point of contact for Presumptive Transfer.
  • Representatives for Foster Family Agencies (FFA) and STRTPs.

For registration, questions contact Kelly Bitz, kbitz@cibhs.org.

Overview

Regional Convenings 2018
Children and Youth Specialty Mental Health Services: Moving Policy into Practice

The Department of Health Care Services is conducting regional convenings in 2018 to support counties in their implementation efforts and initiatives related to specialty mental health services for children and youth while providing a forum for counties to learn from each other and strengthen their work with cross-system partners.

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Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) Service Model
Overview and Resources

The Department of Health Care Services has contracted the California Institute for Behavioral Health Solutions to provide ongoing technical assistance, planning support and training that promotes the statewide implementation of Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) Services.

For additional information, please email tfc@cibhs.org.

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Katie A. Implementation Technical Assistance and Training
Webinar Series

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). 

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