Joint Hearing Senate Special Committee on Pandemic Response and Education
California Children's Trust
by California Children's Trust
2y ago
  On August 18, 2021, the Senate Education Committee held a joint informational hearing with the Senate Special Committee on Pandemic Emergency Response. Alex Briscoe, CCT’s Principal, was invited to present on how the state can increase and improve support for the mental and behavioral health needs of students as they return to in-person learning during ongoing challenges of the pandemic.   CCT Presentation and Comments Time stamp 1:33:50, Alex Briscoe, CCT Principal, provides testimony Time stamp 2:15:14 State Senator Brian Dahle commends Briscoe’s solution-oriented presentation ..read more
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Health and Human Services Budget Hearing and Q&A
California Children's Trust
by California Children's Trust
3y ago
Dr. Mark Ghaly answers questions during a Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee Hearing on the Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative followed by questions and comments. Hearing Agenda 5/18/21 Senate and Budget Fiscal Review Committee Agenda ..read more
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Charting a new course for Children, Youth and Young Adult Behavioral Health in California – A Post-Pandemic Opportunity
California Children's Trust
by California Children's Trust
3y ago
Presentation Materials: Presentation Slides Featured Speaker: Mark Ghaly MD MPH Learning Objectives: Behavioral health impacts of Covid on young people How State Budget process works and HHS Agency Responsibilities Plan for Transformed Children’s and Young Adult’s Behavioral Health System in CA ..read more
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CCT Testimony at the Little Hoover Commission Hearing: COVID-19 and Children’s Mental Health
California Children's Trust
by California Children's Trust
3y ago
California’s influential independent state oversight agency invited Alex Briscoe to provide testimony during Part 1 of a three-part series of panels titled “COVID 19 and Children’s Mental Health.” The discussion explored the impact of the COVID pandemic on children’s mental and emotional well-being. It also explored opportunities for California to support children’s mental and emotional health, and ensure that children have access to care and services. CCT Presentation Materials Alex Briscoe Written Testimony CCT Presentation Slides Featured Speakers Dr. Tom Insel, Chair of the Steinb ..read more
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The Joyest Sunlight of Liberation
California Children's Trust
by California Children's Trust
3y ago
I would love pain-free liberation—to experience an abundance of joy, a life that comes easy, for a lifetime forever. I would love a limitless vision of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. I want to say: I lived happily ever after.  In my 31 years of experiencing adversity, this pain-free liberation has been impossible to obtain. Yet the ideal of it provides an opportunity to reach. Not just for myself, but for everyone, together. As the Executive Director of the California Coalition for Youth and the Director of Youth Engagement at the California Children’s Trust, I know young pe ..read more
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Equity, Accountability, and Outcomes: Dr. Rhea Boyd and Alex Briscoe reflect on the Belief Statement that Guides Our Work
California Children's Trust
by California Children's Trust
3y ago
Acknowledgements: The Trust formed over two years ago, grew through a planning process that included contributions from over 400 organizations, and is now a coalition-supported initiative that is leading a statewide conversation to reimagine children’s mental health services and delivery. Judging by the growth of our partnerships or the number of our publications, our successes may seem easy and our journey rather linear. But this work has actually been messy. And hard. Reimagining how California’s child-serving systems finance and deliver supports to advance our children’s social, e ..read more
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Latest Research: Advancing Mental Health and Well Being
California Children's Trust
by California Children's Trust
3y ago
The Well Being Trust and Viacom CBS partnered together to conduct quantitative and qualitative research on Americans’ thoughts and attitudes on their own mental health, social forces and mental health, and mental health policy. The research included in-depth interviews with policy influencers, an online survey of 1,701 individuals which oversampled typically underrepresented populations like Black people, Native American people and LGBTQ+ people ..read more
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Health as a Foundation for Social Justice and Racial Equity
California Children's Trust
by California Children's Trust
3y ago
Dr. Barbara C. Staggers, Senior Advisor on Adolescent Health for the California Children’s Trust, retired in 2019 as director of adolescent medicine at Children’s Hospital Oakland, where she also served as director of external affairs and community relations. She earned her B.A. in psychology from UC Berkeley, her M.D. from UC San Francisco, and a master’s in public health with a focus on health education from UC Berkeley. She completed her pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital Oakland and her fellowship in adolescent medicine at UCSF. Recipient of numerous national and state honors and ..read more
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California Children’s Trust and Breaking Barriers Call for New and Expanded Partnerships Between Health Systems and School Leadership to Leverage Untapped Federal Funds for Critical Mental Health Services for Students
California Children's Trust
by California Children's Trust
3y ago
California Youth Mental Health Crisis Worsened by COVID-19 and Must Be Addressed California Children’s Trust and its partner, Breaking Barriers, have released a “Practical Guide for Financing Social, Emotional and Mental Health in Schools”, designed to help education leaders and California access millions of dollars of Medi-Cal funding students are entitled to in order to support the social and emotional needs of our students, even more essential during COVID-19. The guide notes that less than half of California’s school districts currently participate in the LEA BOP program.1 The guide provid ..read more
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Financing Social, Emotional and Mental Health in Schools
California Children's Trust
by California Children's Trust
3y ago
Read our Latest Brief: Practical Guide for Financing Social, Emotional, and Mental Health in Schools ..read more
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