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Special Education: Mental Health Services

Funds are apportioned to Special Education Local Plan Areas (SELPAs) based on average daily attendance (ADA). They are used to provide mental health services required by an individualized education program pursuant to the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and before referring a student to a county mental health agency for services.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
All SELPAs are eligible for funding.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Not applicable
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Not applicable

Funding

Legal
Authority
Education Code Sections 56331 (Chapter 493, Statutes of 2004), 56836.06, 56836.07; Budget Item 6110-161-0001, Provision 18, (Chapter 47, Statutes of 2006); Senate Bill 1895 (Chapter 493, Statutes of 2004)
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2006-07
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
6500 / 8590
Total Available $31,000,000
Recipient
Amount
$5.2010272223 per ADA
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula The apportionment is for $3,100.000. It equals the remaining 10 percent of the total budget appropriation of $31,000,000. The first 90 percent ($27.9 million) of the appropriation was paid in December 2006. The apportionment is calculated based on the ADA reported for the 2006-07 second principle apportionment (P-2) with a statewide SELPA ADA of 5,946,121.83. An appropriate adjustment is made, consistent with existing law, for the Los Angeles Juvenile Court and Community School SELPA.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected
Notification Date
December 15, 2006

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/se
Other Additional Information: The ADA rate for the LA Court School SELPA's is $0.046928486.

Contacts

Program Bounthay Bouttavong
Phone : 916-327-3507
E-mail : bbouttav@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Stephanie Lo
Phone : 916-323-6195
E-mail : slo@cde.ca.gov
Division School Fiscal Services Division
Phone : 916-324-4541
Fax : 916-322-5102

Last Modified: December 27, 2007

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