September 14, 2020COVID19
Updated Contact List for COVID-19 Inquiries by County
The California Provider Helpline, a program of CACFS’s Catalyst Center, has been working to support callers on a variety of issues and challenges, including those related to COVID-19. In response to multiple requests, the team has prepared a list of resources, by County, for COVID-19 related inquiries.
September 4, 2020general
The Potential Power of Cross-Sector Collaborations to Impact Prevention Outcomes
Systems for Action recently hosted a webinar to introduce a new study-in-progress to test an innovative model for preventing child maltreatment and adverse child experiences (ACEs) by aligning health and social services for vulnerable families in St. Louis.
August 27, 2020COVID19
Practical Guide for Financing Social, Emotional, and Mental Health in Schools
A guide for school district leaders interested in exploring partnerships and accessing Medi-Cal to meet the social, emotional, and mental health needs of students in schools
August 24, 2020COVID19
Overview of the Triumphs and Trials of Care-California’s Foster Youth Amidst COVID-19
With state budget cuts bearing down on numerous sectors in response to the pandemic, many foster youth and providers were left to sit in uncertainty as they awaited the finalized budget that would either provide for or cut programs crucial to their success.
August 24, 2020COVID19
MHTTC Grief Sensitive Virtual Learning Institute
On behalf of all Mental Health Technology Transfer Centers and the National Coordinating Office, we are pleased to announce that registration is open for the two-part, no-cost MHTTC Grief Sensitive Virtual Learning Institute. In the wake of COVID -19 and the loss and grief experienced by our communities and schools, we are offering a two-part MHTTC Grief Sensitive Virtual Learning Institute to provide grief sensitive approaches, evidence-based practices, tools and strategies for community and school practitioners.
Psychotherapeutic Art Interventions for Navigating Trauma
PAINT (Psychotherapeutic Art Interventions for Navigating Trauma) • Are you a school-basedmental health provider working with students covered by Medi-Cal? • Do you want to deepen your knowledge of evidence-based, trauma-informed and relationship-centered practices? • Do you want to learn about innovative and engaging art-based interventions that have been adapted for Telehealth delivery?
Trauma Informed Care When Working with Youth and Families
Trauma Informed Care (TIC) aims to highlight the widespread prevalence and effects of trauma, various pathways to recovery, and consolidate the knowledge of trauma in bringing the best possible collaborative care to patients, families, and staff working in the helping professions.
Eliminating Inequities in Behavioral Health Care Webinar Series
The target audience for the series includes behavioral health care leadership, administrators and managers, ethnic service managers, peer professionals, clinical supervisors, clinicians/direct care providers, and care managers.
July 23, 2020COVID19
Preliminary Results from University of San Francisco's survey on Foster Youth experience during COVID-19
Preliminary findings from University of San Francisco's Foster Care Research Group on impact of COVID-19 on foster youth.
August 5, 2020events
Connecting with Communities: Webinar Series
TCP is hosting a series of webinars with partners to inform and empower California’s children, youth and families on issues that impact their health and well-being.Topics include health coverage & access, youth mental health, back-to-school resources and telehealth.
August 5, 2020events
UC Davis Presents: Not Being Racist is no Longer Enough
Human Services at UC Davis is pleased to announce a new webinar series for Human Services leaders and staff as the kickoff to many additional course offerings that support anti-racist and culturally responsive practice in child welfare, eligibility, Wraparound and other Human Services programs. Join us each Friday morning in August from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. for a new installment in the series.
July 31, 2020events
California Youth Connection Virtual Town Hall and Special Session
Join CYC for two amazing events as part of the 2020 Summer Leadership Policy Conference (#20SLPC). The #20SLPC Town Hall on Aug 3rd, 2020 2-4pm PST and Special Session on Aug 1st 2020 11am-1pm PST
Join School Health Providers & Youth August 5 for a Morning of Advocacy
Join California School-Based Health Alliance for a day of advocacy on Wednesday, August 5.
Monthly Healing the Nation webinar presented by Well Being Trust
Webinar focused on mental health using the policy framework outlined in Healing the Nation. Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 12:30 PM PST.
Panel Discussion on Mental Health Access and the Safety Net
Panel on mental health access presented by State of Reform. Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 12:00 PM.
July 21, 2020events
Partnerships to Advance Trauma-Informed Communities
The Catalyst embarks on a yearlong systems change initiative, working to raise the capacity of providers and the agencies that structure their supports to collectively Advance Trauma-Informed Communities.
July 7, 2020events
Webinar for Caregivers: RFA Policies and Foster Youth Rights
Webinar for caregivers presented by CDSS. Free and open to all caregivers and those who work with caregivers.
July 1, 2020events
Webinar presented by John Burton Advocates for Youth
"Combating Summer Melt Amid a Pandemic" webinar presented by John Burton Advocates for Youth on July 16.
June 30, 2020events
School Mental Health Webinar presented by MHTTC
Free webinar on School Mental Health presented by MHTTC.
June 30, 2020Resource
Behavioral Health Telehealth funding opportunity presented by DHCS
Behavioral health telehealth funding opportunity for nonprofit substance use disorder and mental health providers (eligible providers only). Applications due by Monday, August 3 at 1 p.m.
June 18, 2020general
The Catalyst Center awarded $388,500 ACEs Aware Grant
The Catalyst Center awarded $388,500 ACEs Aware Grant! Read the full story.
June 18, 2020events
Webinar Opportunity with Building Movement Project: Race to Lead Revisited
Webinar with Building Movement Project on Race to Lead Revisited report. Tuesday, June 30 at 12:00 PM PST.
June 15, 2020events
Rural Mental Health Webinar Led by The Harvard Education Redesign Lab
Webinar hosted by The Harvard Education Redesign Lab about the effects of poverty on social mobility in rural communities.
June 2, 2020Resource
Anti Police-Terror Project Sacramento launches MH First
APTP Sacramento launches MH First, a non-police response to mental health crisis.
June 2, 2020Resource
Upcoming Webinars from California School-Based Health Alliance
California School-Based Health Alliance has created a series of webinars to help guide the transition to telehealth services. Recordings and presentations of past webinars in the series are also available.
May 29, 2020COVID19
Live Webinar with leaders from the Governor's Office
Recording now available! Free webinar with CalNonprofits and leader's from Governor Newsom's Administration about reopening guidelines, IBank loans, and other resources for nonprofits on Wednesday, 6/3 at 11:00 AM PST.
May 20, 2020events
Webinar/Open Forum on Navigating Unique Work Environments during COVID-19
Join Seneca Family of Agencies for a Webinar and Open Forum on working safely with youth and families during COVID-19 on Thursday, May 21 from 10:30 to 11:30 AM.
May 20, 2020events
Student Support Circle hosted by State Superintendent Tony Thurmond and California Department of Education
Join State Superintendent Tony Thurmond and the California Department of Education for their first Student Support Circle on Thursday, May 21 from 3:00 to 4:30 pm.
May 15, 2020Policy
COVID-Induced Budget Cuts Place Vulnerable Children at Even Greater Risk
The California Alliance of Child and Family Services released a statement in response to Governor Newsom's May Revise budget.
May 13, 2020COVID19
FEMA Funding for private nonprofits
The Governor's Office of Emergency Services has released the schedule of Applicants' Briefings for Private Non-Profits from all counties beginning Wednesday, May 13. Potential applicants for FEMA-4482-DR-CA are encouraged to attend the Applicants' Briefings.
May 8, 2020Resource
The Psychological Impact of COVID-19
Uplift Family Services, a comprehensive behavioral health organization serving children and families across California, publishes a white paper on The Psychological Impacts of COVID-19: Behavioral Health's Vital Role in Response and Recovery.
April 29, 2020Resource
COVID-19 Family Resource Center Relief Fund
Family Resource Centers can start their application today to receive COVID-19 Family Resource Center Relief Funds!
April 15, 2020COVID19
COVID Relief Fund Advocacy
California Alliance continues to advocate with our partner associations in order to get $100M included in the AB89 COVID19 Relief Fund.
April 10, 2020COVID19
Need for STRTP Stability
The Alliance has submitted an urgent request for funding to maintain stability for our STRTPs during the COVID19 pandemic to the Department of Social Services.