SB-82/833 December Newsletter

SB-82/833 Newsletter- Community Update
Posted on 01/25/2022

SB-82/833 Newsletter- Community Update

Evaluation of SB-82/833 Triage Grants

Message from the MHSOAC

UC Davis: Adult/TAY

Data Collection

Qualitative Interviews

The UC Davis team has completed all program provider interviews with each of the 15 counties. We will focus our efforts in 2022 on completing client and law enforcement partner interviews. We will be in touch with next steps early in the new year.

Program Lead Survey

Program Survey: The second round of the Program Survey is being finalized for the 13 adult/TAY counties who completed the first round of the survey last year. The Program Surveys for Los Angeles County and the City of Berkeley, which were designed to fit the unique elements of each program, are also being finalized. Our Community Advisory Board has reviewed the draft surveys and provided feedback to ensure the community needs are captured within these surveys. Each survey will be administered in the first quarter of 2022. All counties will receive an email with instructions, including a unique link for each county to be completed via the online portal, Qualtrics.

Thank You

Thank you to each county program for your continued commitment to this evaluation. You have each been generous with your time and effort in providing feedback to help design and revise our data collection tools and have been committed to providing data through the survey and interviews throughout this process.

UCLA: Child/Youth

Data Collection

As a friendly reminder, programs that began service delivery before 2020 are considered Phase 1. Programs that began service delivery during or after 2020 are considered Phase 2.

Qualitative Interviews:

The UCLA team has completed the Phase 1 24-month interviews and Phase 2 6-month interviews. We are wrapping up the Final Child/Youth interviews. Thank you so much for chatting with us through the years. We have gained invaluable insights and will work to the best of our abilities to share the lessons learned. We will be reaching out to Phase 2 programs for the next round of interviews in January, 2022.

Program Lead Survey:

A second round of the Program Lead Survey was sent out to Phase 1 Child/Youth programs on Monday, November 8th. We would like to extend a friendly reminder that we hope to have these surveys completed and returned as soon as possible. We understand this time of year is particularly busy, so we are happy to work with you and provide flexibility for a return date.

Please note:

The survey link provided to you is your personalized survey link. You may share the personalized link with a colleague to help answer questions and they will be able to continue from where you left off. To maintain the integrity of your answers, please do not share the survey link with any individuals who do not need to provide answers to questions. If any issues arise, please contact us!

Data Coordinator Survey:

Thank you for your continuous efforts in collecting and inputting your data. We hope to collect Y3Q4 (October 1-December 31, 2021) by January 15th, 2022. Again, we know this is a busy time of year and we are happy to work with you if more time is needed! Please reach out to Elyse for another survey link.

Thank you

Thank you for your continuous efforts in collecting and inputting your data. We hope to collect Y3Q4 (October 1-December 31, 2021) by January 15th, 2022. Again, we know this is a busy time of year and we are happy to work with you if more time is needed! Please reach out to Elyse for another survey link.

UCLA School County

Data Collection

Qualitative Interviews:

The UCLA team has completed the Phase 1 24-month interviews and Phase 2 6-month interviews. We are wrapping up the Final Child/Youth interviews. Thank you so much for chatting with us through the years. We have gained invaluable insights and will work to the best of our abilities to share the lessons learned. We will be reaching out to Phase 2 programs for the next round of interviews in January, 2022.

Program Lead Survey:

We plan to send a second round of the program lead survey toward the end of the School-County Collaborative grants in November, 2022.

Data Coordinator Survey:

Thank you for your continuous efforts in collecting and inputting your data. As a friendly reminder, we hope to receive Y3Q4 (October 1-December 31, 2021) by January 15th, 2022. We are happy to work with you if this target date is not feasible! Please reach out to Elyse for another survey link.

Case Studies

Our ongoing efforts in data collection will inform case studies, identify common features and distinctive features of school-county partnerships, as well as identify lessons learned from implementation of these programs so far. We're looking forward to working directly with the programs in the construction of these case studies so we can tell the full and rich stories of the SB-82/833 School-County Collaboratives. Thank you for your contributions!

Thank you

We are so thankful for your partnership throughout this entire evaluation. We extend our gratitude to our county and clinical partners for their continuous feedback and dedication.

SB-82/833 Workgroups:

Thank you to all those who have participated in our workgroups, especially those who have joined in our Data Coordinator's and Child Workgroups, both of which have concluded. Our School-County Workgroup (please see info below) is continuing through 2022.

School-County Workgroup

School-County Collaborative and school-based Child/Youth programs and UCLA collaborate to discuss successes, challenges, and lessons learned and provide feedback on elements of the evaluation. Meets monthly. Next meeting: January 6th, 2022 at 2:00pm.

Team Update

UC Davis: Dr. Mark Savill and Lindsay Banks (Matthews), our lead qualitative researchers, have recently moved from UCSF. They are now new faculty and staff members at UC Davis. We are thrilled! This is great news for our team and for this project as we will now be housed under one institution.

Your Work Applied

UCLA shared two poster presentations at the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) conference in Fall 2021 and was invited to present at the AACAP symposium. UCLA also presented initial findings to the Steinberg Institute in Fall 2021. Please email Elyse at [email protected] if you are interested in a copy of the posters or presentation.

UC Davis presented initial findings at the 16th Annual Psychotic Disorders Conference and to the Steinberg Institute in Fall 2021. The community is very excited about this work and we look forward to continuing to disseminate findings.

Message from the UCs

As some of our relationships wind down, we want to extend a huge thank you for your partnership over the years.

We hope to continue building upon these relationships in the future as the landscape of mental health in California evolves. Thank you for your collaboration and partnership. We wish you and yours a happy, safe, and healthy holiday season!