The new Partnering with Local Mental Health Providers to Support Foster Youth in College Toolkit documents these efforts so that California Community College support program staff, campus health center or mental health staff, county mental health agencies, and local providers can replicate these practices to remove barriers and connect students with Medi-Cal or no insurance to mental […]
Behavioral, Developmental, & Physical Health
Free app designed to provide coping tools and support resources to help during the COVID-19 pandemic. Government-developed (US Department of Veterans Affairs).
Although typically seen as a time of celebration, for many the holiday season is a period of increased stress and anxiety. These stressors may be worse for some this year, as we navigate an unprecedented holiday season in the middle of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the ongoing strain and isolation of distance learning, and the […]
Pediatrician Dr. Dayna Long and family medicine physician Dr. Erika Roshanravan share the benefits of providing trauma-informed care via telehealth and practices that primary care and behavioral health providers can use to build and strengthen connections to patients and improve their care. Lisa James from Futures Without Violence shares resources providers can offer to patients […]
Early intervention is the most dynamic and critical period in the treatment of children with autism for one very simple reason: the younger they are, the more “elastic” their brains are. This article discusses how to Integrate art into early intervention treatment to help children with autism.
Every year, college students are affected by a multitude of health issues. Wellness Central, a new online health and wellness tool with content tailored to the needs of California Community College students, is now available on Canvas. Containing resources about emotional, social, physical, academic, financial, and spiritual health and wellness topics, the tool has been […]
With the launch of the Homeless Youth Handbook, advocates and California youth who are unhoused, precariously housed, or transitioning out of homelessness have gained a major new set of legal resources. A multi-year, multi-state pro bono initiative by Baker McKenzie in partnership with corporate partners and a broad range of legal services and youth support […]
Integrating Social Care into the Delivery of Health Care: Moving Upstream to Improve the Nation’s Health
Health care systems are paying increased attention to social factors, such as access to stable housing, reliable transportation, and nutritious food. These upstream social conditions help shape people’s health because they affect both the delivery and the outcomes of health care. How can services that address social needs be integrated into clinical care? What kind […]
Defining and Unpacking the Social Determinants of Health and Health Equity – A Culture of Health Webinar
The National Academies report Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity identified 9 social determinants of health and how these determinants impact our health and the health of our communities. The report also defined health equity as the state in which everyone has the opportunity to attain full health potential and no one is disadvantaged […]
Local Educational Agency (LEA) Medi-Cal Billing Option Program allows colleges to use Medi-Cal funding to cover the costs of physical and behavioral healthcare for students. Colleges that are registered as LEA Medi-Cal providers may submit reimbursement claims to the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) for eligible care provided to Medi-Cal eligible students. California […]