The Outpatient Program Clinical Supervisor provides clinical and administrative oversight to outpatient clinicians who provide trauma-informed psychotherapy to vulnerable and high-risk children, youth, and families/caregivers exposed to multiple traumatic events. The position requires participation in Outpatient Program staff meetings, committees, and other projects. Continue reading
“GOP health-care bill: House Republican leaders abruptly pull their rewrite of the nation’s health-care law…” full story can be found at The Washington Post website.
The House is voting this afternoon! We are targeting these Reps: Please share this widely in CA
Here’s who they are, the cities they represent and the number of constituents who would lose coverage under the ACHA within the next decade:
- Rep. Denham: Modesto, Oakdale, Tracy, Turlock and surrounding areas: 51,000 constituents would lose coverage
- Rep. Valadao: Fresno and surrounding areas: 60,100 would lose coverage
- Rep. Cook: San Bernardino County: 51,900 would lose coverage
- Rep. Issa: coastal San Diego and northern Orange County: 36,400 would lose coverage
- Rep. Knight: Northern LA County, Santa Clarita, Palmdale, Simi Valley and surrounding areas: 46,400 would lose coverage
- Rep. La Malfa: Shasta and surrounding areas: 45,600
- Rep. Rohrbacher: Orange County (Huntington Beach area): 41,600
WestCoast’s Transition Age Youth Program Director Yvette MacDonald is quoted in this story about identifying and supporting sexually exploited youth in healthcare settings. Read more of the story “Sex-trafficking victims get specialized care at Mercy clinic; doctors watch for telltale signs” at The Sacramento Bee.
Politifact investigates misleading op-ed by Republican state Assemblyman Travis in the Washington Examiner, uncover the truth by reading the article here.
“For far too long, we as a country have failed so many of our most vulnerable students,” Education Secretary John King Jr. told reporters Wednesday. “We cannot allow the students who need our attention the most to be treated unfairly under the law.”
The Washington Post reports on the Obama administration new education compliance standards states and school disitricts must meet. Continue reading here.
We join National Center for Youth Law and Rights4Girls in supporting SB1322, which passed through the CA Senate last week. It will be heard next in the Assembly Public Safety committee.
Read The Mercury News article, “Brown, Kaleem: Child sex trafficking victims are assaulted again by justice system”.
“The state is shifting away from the old system where some families would foster dozens of children over several decades. The goal is to get all families to consider adoption and guardianship…”
California Health Report reviews the recent approval of Assembly Bill 403, known as Continuum of Care Reform.