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Mental Health AB 3632 Services to Special Education Students

Funding supports mental health services provided to special education students by county mental health agencies, in accordance with the Federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies, other organizations or agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
ONLY county offices of education (COE) are eligible to receive funds. Funds must be exclusively used to support mental health services that are (1) included within an individualized education program (IEP) and (2) provided during the fiscal year. A completed and signed Memorandum of Understanding between the COE and the county mental health agency must be on file with the California Department of Education (CDE) prior to receiving payment. COEs shall transfer these funds to county mental health agencies. The grantee is required to establish a reimbursement account for these funds.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
The county mental health agency is required to provide actual service and cost documentation to the COE. The COE must in turn provide actual service and cost data to the California Department of Education (CDE). Invoices or other documentation must provide sufficient detail to enable the COE to establish a link between the services claimed and each student’s IEP. Local educational agencies must have an approved Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) local plan on file with the CDE.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
Not applicable
Eligible
Age Level(s)
0-21 Years

Funding

Legal
Authority
Budget Item 6110-161-0890, Schedule (4) Provision 9; Public Law 108-446, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part B, Section 611
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2010-11
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
3327 / 8287
Total Available $75,999,000
Recipient
Amount
See allocation formula.
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Senate Bill 1895, Chapter 493 Statutes of 2004, and Assembly Bill 1807, Chapter 74 Statutes of 2006, requires the CDE allocate funds consistent with an allocation plan formulated by the Department of Mental Health.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected
Notification Date
November 15, 2010

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/leagrnts.asp#14468
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/leagrnts.asp#14468
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Stacey Wofford
Phone : 916-327-0844
E-mail : swofford@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Debbie Rizzo
Phone : 916-327-3676
E-mail : DRizzo@cde.ca.gov
Division Special Education Division
Phone : 916-323-1323
Fax : 916-445-4108

Last Modified: February 14, 2011

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Sacramento, CA 95814

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