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

Funding Description

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.


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.


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 ResultsCANS Mental Health - AB 114 FY2013/14 []
Other Unavailable


Program Renzo Bernales, Education Programs Consultant, 916-327-3637,
Fiscal Beckie Robinson, Associate Governmental Program Analyst, 916-327-3530,
Division Special Education Division, 916-445-4613 (phone), 916-445-4108 (fax)
Last Modified: April 3, 2014

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