The California Community Colleges Health and Wellness program is offering sponsorships of up to $3,000 for colleges, college foundations, community-based organizations, campus clubs, student groups, resource centers, or other college centers that are affiliated with the California Community Colleges to plan and host events and outreach activities on their campus or in their community to share resources and decrease stigma surrounding mental health and wellness during May is Mental Health Matters Month.
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January 1, 2020 – Effective Date for Payment for ACEs Screenings
Beginning on January 1, 2020, eligible Medi-Cal providers can receive a $29 payment for conducting qualifying ACEs screenings for children and adults (through age 64) with full-scope Medi-Cal.
Save the Date! April 6-7, 2020
California Community Colleges Veterans Symposium
February 6-7, 2020 | Intersegmental Basic Needs Summit
CSU, CCC and UC systems will host students, staff, faculty, and community partners to explore the efforts of advancing basic needs.
February 19-20, 2020 | National Alliance to End Homelessness, Oakland Marriott City Center in Oakland, CA
The Solutions for Individual Homeless Adults conference will explore emerging perspectives.
June 2-3, 2020 | Sacramento, CA
Keynote on June 2 is Dr. Insel, a renowned neuroscientist and psychiatrist who is co-founder and president of Mindstrong which is dedicated to developing new technologies to advance the diagnoses and treatment of mental illness. On June 3, Dr. Hernández, president and CEO of the California Health Care Foundation will provide the keynote. She co-chaired San Francisco’s Universal Healthcare Council which designed the first program in which a local government in the US attempted to provide health care for all …
December 6, 2019 | UC Santa Barbara
The Idea Lab is imagined as an intensive, interactive, and free-thinking environment where adult allies will join with youth leaders to immerse themselves in a collaborative thinking process. You will be joining a state-wide movement that needs your expertise, vision and dreams of what youth mental wellness can look like. The workshop will result in the development of an innovative concept to increase preventative mental health services in schools using youth-led approaches.
November 15, 2019 | Santa Barbara City College
An 8-hour course designed to provide attendees with tools to identify pre-incident indicators of targeted violence; examine mental health issues and related community resources; understand legal considerations; and prepare for the law enforcement response to a mass casualty attack.
November 21-22, 2019 | Clovis, California
This year’s APIMEHC theme is Action for Wellness: The Power of Legislation. The purpose of APIMEHC is to increase awareness of mental health concerns and promote improvement of mental health services for API communities
4th Annual Keeping the Dream Alive Conference: Shifting the Undocumented Narrative from Surviving to Thriving
December 2, 2019 | CSU, Sacramento
This year’s theme – “Shifting the Undocumented Narrative from Surviving to Thriving” – brings attention to the ways students navigate the challenges of undocumented status and achieve well-being despite status-imposed barriers. The conference will help reframe deficit-based approaches that emphasize the adversities and barriers imposed by undocumented status to examine more closely what it means to achieve thriving and well-being in the context of undocumented status. Panels and breakout sessions will further explore what social supports and advocacy efforts are …