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
Goals for the Convening:
Support Counties in their continued implementation of efforts
and initiatives related to specialty mental health services for
children and youth.
Provide updates on Pathways to Well Being (Intensive Care
Coordination (ICC), Intensive Home Based Services (IHBS), and
Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC)); AB 1299—Presumptive Transfer, AB
501—Children’s Crisis Residential Treatment Programs and efforts
related to the Continuum of Care Reform (CCR).
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 each county to identify the appropriate program
staff and to attend as a team.