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AB 114, Demonstration Project for Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths

Assembly Bill 114, Demonstration Project for Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) will provide funding to train Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) staff on the use of the CANS framework and set up a Community of Practice for users. The CANS is a communimetric tool meant to facilitate the understanding of the needs and strengths of an individual. The CANS is used by mental health clinicians and county mental health and social services agencies. Training local educational agency staff in the use of the CANS will lead to greater communication between local agencies providing mental health services to students.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
The selected SELPAs have agreed to run a demonstration project on the use of the CANS and develop a Community of Practice for CANS users.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Implementation of the CANS framework.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
Not applicable
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Five to twenty–two.

Funding

Legal
Authority
Budget Item 6110-001-0890, Provision 34
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2012-13
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
5810 / 8182
Total Available $60,000
Recipient
Amount
$30,000
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected
Notification Date
July 15, 2013

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r18/ab114dem12result.asp
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Renzo Bernales, Education Programs Consultant
Phone : 916-327-3637
E-mail : rbernales@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Beckie Robinson, Associate Governmental Program Analyst
Phone : 916-327-3530
E-mail : brobinson@cde.ca.gov
Division Special Education Division
Phone : 916-445-4613
Fax : 916-445-4108

Last Modified: July 1, 2013

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