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File #: 19-0747    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/1/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/11/2019 Final action: 6/11/2019
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board receive and file El Dorado County’s Data Notebook 2018 for California Behavioral Health Boards and Commissions. FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A- BH Data Notebook 2018
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board receive and file El Dorado County’s Data Notebook 2018 for California Behavioral Health Boards and Commissions.

FUNDING: N/A
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
The California Behavioral Health Planning Council (Council) is under federal and state mandate to advocate on behalf of adults with severe mental illness and children with severe emotional disturbance and their families. The Council is also statutorily required to advise the Legislature on behavioral health issues, policies, and priorities in California. The Council advocates for an accountable system of seamless, responsive services that are strength-based, consumer and family member driven, recovery oriented, culturally and linguistically responsive and cost effective. Council recommendations promote cross-system collaboration to address the issues of access and effective treatment for the recovery, resiliency, and wellness of Californians living with severe mental illness.

Local behavioral health boards/commissions are required annually to review performance data for mental health services in their county and to report their findings to the Council. To provide structure for the report and to make the reporting easier, each year the Council creates a Data Notebook for local behavioral health boards to complete and submit to the Council.

El Dorado County’s Behavioral Health Commission designated a Data Notebook Ad Hoc Committee, which met with Health and Human Services Agency staff to review, discuss, and complete the Data Notebook. The Behavioral Health Commission also accepted input from children’s mental health community service providers.

At the April 24, 2019, El Dorado County Behavioral Health Commission (Commission) meeting, the Commission voted to submit the Data Notebook to the Council and also to the Board of Supervisors.

ALTERNATIVES:
The Board may decline to receive and file the Data Notebook, but that action will hav...

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