SB 14: Child Welfare

SB 14: Child Welfare

This bill requires the department of health and human services to establish one or more case management entities as part of the system of care for children's mental health, requires the department to establish a family support clearinghouse and system of care advisory committee, expands home and community-based behavioral health services for children to include mobile crisis response and stabilization services, defines evidence-based practices for purposes of children's behavioral health services, establishes a resource center for children's behavioral health, and requires department contracts with behavioral health service providers to comply with evidence-based practice requirements. Requires certain assessment, discharge, and treatment planning for children in court-ordered placements and requires medical assistance screenings of children involved in the juvenile court system.

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Bill Status
  • Committee
  • Public Hearing
  • Executive Session
  • Full Body Vote
  • Committee
  • Public Hearing
  • Executive Session
  • Full Body Vote