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Task Force on School Mental Health

This Task Force was formed by the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Act of 2017 (Title V, Subtitle E), which was passed by the Council of the District of Columbia on June 27, 2017 and signed into law by Mayor Muriel Bowser on July 31, 2017.

Task Force on School Mental Health Meeting

DATE:                Monday, November 6, 2017 
LOCATION:       Department of Behavioral Health 
                           64 New York Avenue NE – Room 284
TIME:                 3 – 5 pm

The first meeting of the Task Force took place on Monday, November 6, 2017. Please see below attachments for the meeting materials and minutes.  If you have any questions, please contact Sakina B. Thompson in the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services at sakina.thompson@dc.gov or (202) 727-7973.

Attachments:
Task Force on School Mental Health.pdf
AGN_Task Force on School Mental Health_Mtg Date 11 06 2017
PPT_ Task Force on School Mental Helath_ Mtg Date 11 06 2017
Minutes_Task Force on School Mental Helath_ Mtg Date 11 06 2017

The Task Force has been charged with submitting a report to Mayor Bowser and the Council of the District of Columbia by February 9, 2018, that includes the following:

  •  An evaluation of the proposed comprehensive plan that was submitted on May 9, 2017;
  • An analysis of the school mental health programs and providers currently operating in District of Columbia Public Schools and District of Columbia public charter schools;
  • An analysis of the Department of Behavioral Health’s current school mental health program (“SMHP”) to determine what schools participate in the SMHP and what activities occur across the schools, including an analysis of available Department of Behavioral health data; and
  • A comprehensive plan to expand school-based behavioral health programs and services, including any changes to the current proposed comprehensive plan.

(View the 2018 Budget Support Act here: http://lims.dccouncil.us/Download/37853/B22-0244-SignedAct.pdf)

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