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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) Framework and Development of Capacity for Implentation of Mental Health Services will provide funding to Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) staff to build capacity on the use of the CANS framework for; (1) staff training, infrastructure, building capacity of Communities of Practice (CoP); and (2) enhancing staff ability to provide mental health services and interventions through staff training and other means. Outcomes of the implementation of mental health services and interventions will be measured using the CANS framework, creating a feedback loop for the implementation of mental health services. The resulting data shall be shared within the CoP.

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. Train staff on the use of mental health interventions and services.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
Not applicable
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Five to twenty-two.

Funding

Legal
Authority
Budget Item 6110-001-0890, Provision 26
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2013-14
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
5810 / 8182
Total Available $150,000
Recipient
Amount
50,000
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Three recipients, each to receive $50,000.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected
Notification Date
June 1, 2014

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r18/cansmenhlth13result.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: April 3, 2014

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