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AAV of CMH/SELPA Presentation-San Diego COE

Accessible Alternate Version of the Contracts/Agreements between SELPAs and County Mental Health Agencies Presentation-San Diego County Office of Education.

This page is the Accessible Alternative Version (AAV) of the Contracts/Agreements between SELPAs and County Mental Health Agencies Presentation (PDF; Posted 29-Nov-2011) posted at the AB 114 Special Education Transition page. The PDF version is considered to be the official version of the document.


Slide 1

San Diego

SELPA/CMH Contract Discussion

Slide 2

About San Diego

  • 42 School Districts
  • Six SELPAs
  • 4 Multi-District
  • East County
  • North Inland
  • North Coastal Consortium
  • South County
  • Two Single Districts:
    • Poway Unified
    • San Diego Unified
  • Pupils Served:
    • 498,243 Students
    • 50,706 Students Receiving Special Ed Services

Slide 3

  • A Bit of History
  • MOU for IDEA Dollars
  • Reporting Generated by CMH
  • By District
  • By Student
  • Twice per Year
  • Included:
    • date of service
    • service code
    • gross and net costs

Slide 4

How Was Discussion Initiated?

  • It never stopped
  • Since 2004 CMH/ Education/Family Reps/Providers and other stakeholders have participated in a Children’s System of Care Council
  • Commitment to Collaborating for kids and families
  • 2010-2011
  • Commitment from all Districts to Continue with CMH Providing Services
  • Data to Provide a Calculation of Potential Costs Per District
  • MOU Addressed (From October to June 30, 2011)
  • Reporting Continued Twice Per Year
  • Use of Dollars to Cover Costs First
  • IDEA
  • Medi-Cal
  • Excess Cost
  • Residential

Slide 5

Big Questions to Answer

  • What was the potential cost each district may have to pay?
  • How would the dollars be transferred to CMH?

Slide 6

  • Any Challenges in Forming Agreement?
  • CMH Developing Contracts with 42 Districts
  • District Cash Flow Challenges
  • 1 Master MOU between CMH/SDCOE; and
  • Revenue agreements between the 42 districts and SDCOE

Slide 7

Flow of Agreements,
42 School Districts,
Revenue Agreements,
SDCOE,
One Master Contract,
CMH.

Slide 8

How was Discussion Initiated?

  • It never stopped
  • 2011-12
  • Commitment from all Districts to Continue with CMH Providing Services
  • Data to Provide a Calculation of Potential Costs Per District
  • MOU
  • Flow for Reimbursement

Slide 9

Big Questions to Answer

  • We already answered them in 2010-11

Slide 10

Flow of Agreements,
42 School Districts,
Revenue Agreements,
SDCOE,
One Master Contract,
CMH.

Slide 11

Major Elements in Agreement?

  • Elimination of the Mandate
  • AB 114
  • SB 87 (2011-12 Budget Act)
  • Interagency Agreement No Longer Valid
  • Collaboration to Facilitate:
  • Access to AB 100 Funds-For Providing Education Related Mental Health Services
  • Ensure Continuity of the Provision of Services to Students with Disabilities

Slide 12

  • Major Elements in Agreement?
  • Provision of Education Related Mental Health Services Through June 2012
  • Details of Services
  • Complying with Legally Mandated Deadlines and Timelines
  • IEP Attendance
  • IEP Participation
  • Use of AB 100 Funds for Education Related Mental Health Services Until Exhausted
  • Includes all Services Above and Medication Management
  • Projection of When Funds with be Exhausted
  • Reimbursement for Services after AB 100

Slide 13

What Worked

  • Talking
  • CMH Recognized Financial Challenges Districts were Facing
  • Room and Board
  • Participated in Facilitation Session of San Diego County District Directors
  • School Related Models Discussion
  • Assisted in Providing Historical Financial Data

Slide 14

What Worked

  • Talking
  • CMH Recognized Financial Challenges Districts were Facing
  • Room and Board
  • Participated in Facilitation Session of San Diego County District Directors
  • School Related Models Discussion
  • Assisted in Providing Historical Financial Data

Slide 15

Changes Anticipated in CMH/SELPA

Thank you...

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