Teen dating bill of rights
This bill would require the State Department of Social Services (DSS), in consultation with the State Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), to contract for child psychiatry services to complete a record review for all authorization requests for psychotropic medications for which a second opinion review is requested by a county, as specified.
The bill would require DSS to issue, by July 1, 2018, guidance regarding the second opinion review process.
This bill would authorize, on and after July 1, 2017, and until July 1, 2018, the substance abuse treatment services to include the provision of substance abuse evaluation, determination of necessary treatment, and substance abuse treatment for children of Cal WORKs recipients.
The bill would require, during the 2017–18 fiscal year, the State Department of Social Services and the State Department of Health Care Services to work with the Department of Finance, the County Welfare Directors Association of California, and the County Behavioral Health Directors Association of California to evaluate the current process by which adult and child recipients of Cal WORKs benefits are referred to and receive mental health and substance abuse services through the county behavioral health system, as specified.
Existing law requires the appraisal to gather and provide information about the recipient in specified areas, including, among others, employment history, educational history, and physical and behavioral health.
Existing law requires the county to utilize a standardized appraisal tool in order to assess strengths for, and barriers to, work activities.
Existing law requires the county to include a plan for the development of mental health employment assistance services with the goal of treatment of mental or emotional disabilities that may limit or impair the ability of a recipient to make the transition from welfare to work, and specifies that mental health services available pursuant to these provisions include, among other things, assessment, case management, and treatment and rehabilitation services.
This bill would instead require, on and after July 1, 2017, and until July 1, 2018, the recipient to be referred to the county mental health department or a community-based provider for evaluation and determination of treatment needs.
We offer a wide-range of job opportunities as well as a multidisciplinary internship program.Existing law requires each county to maintain a local child support agency that has responsibility for promptly and effectively enforcing child support obligations.Existing law also establishes within the state’s child support program a quality assurance and performance improvement program.Under the Cal WORKs program, recipients are required to participate in specified welfare-to-work activities, unless an exception applies.Existing law requires, if there is a concern that a mental disability exists that will impair the ability of a recipient to obtain employment, the recipient to be referred to the county mental health department and requires the mental health department to evaluate the recipient and determine any treatment needs.