Participate in the YC Mental Health Services Act Community Planning Process

The Yolo County Mental Health Services Act community planning process begins this spring. The first meeting is on 5/3/19 in Woodland . For those interested in engaging with the MHSA program staff and stakeholders on planning prevention programs that encompass all facets of health, and for those who want to be involved as stakeholders in the community planning process, this meeting may interest you. Please see the flyer for details.

2019 Prevention Resource Guide from Children's Bureau

The 2019 Prevention Resource Guide is designed to help individuals and organizations in every community strengthen families and prevent child abuse and neglect. This year's theme, "Strong and Thriving Families," aligns with the 21st National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect. The Resource Guide focuses on protective factors that build on family strengths to foster healthy child and youth development. It can be used along with the Protective Factors in Practice scenarios and the activity...

Seeking Input on Services for Low-Income Residents

The Community Services Action Board is seeking input on how to better address the needs of low-income individuals and families that reside in Yolo County. The feedback will be used to set service priorities for the 2020-21 Community Services Block Grant funding cycle. Examples of currently funded services in Yolo County include emergency food and shelter, as well as homeless prevention and housing related services. The survey will close on March 29th. To participate in the survey, visit: ยท...

Free Mandated Child Abuse Reporting Training

The CAP Center is currently offering three free and open to the public Mandated Child Abuse Reporting Training sessions this year. This workshop teaches mandated reporters their legal responsibilities to report known or suspected child abuse and neglect in California, how to recognize indicators (red flags) of the different types of abuse and neglect, and how to make a Suspected Child Abuse Report. This training is for participants who work with children and/or families. Mark your calendar...

TODAY: Hearing on Trauma Screening (Assembly Bill 340)

February 25, 2019 from 2:30-4:30pm Sacramento, State Capitol, Room 4202 Join the California Campaign to Counter Childhood Adversity (4CA) and advocates at the Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services hearing. We'll be there to advocate for ACEs screening and improving referral support services to ensure children and families are connected to resources.

PROVIDER OPPORTUNITY: The Capital Learning Community Schedule for 2019: 3/7, 5/9, 6/27

2019 brings in a new governor to California with new ideas, resources, and funding. The Capital Learning Community will discuss the state funding opportunities and align them with local priorities at the first meeting in the new year. We will also provide training and evaluation of the Community Resilience Toolkit that was launched late last year. Our convening schedule, including our Kick-off session in March, is: Thursday, March 7, 2019 (see below for more information) Understanding and...