The Mental Health Services Act (MHSA/ Prop. 63) Innovative Grants fund learning projects to improve access to mental health services and health and mental health outcomes. Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services (BHCS) will continue to share learning developed through grant cycles of its Innovations Grant Programs. The Innovation Community Based Learning (CBL) Series offers to the broader community and community based providers the opportunity to apply for customized trainings based on innovative curriculums and program designs developed by Grantees participating in the Innovative Grants Program.
The CBL series will offer guidance to community-based providers in BHCS ongoing effort to support culturally responsive services. To date thirty-seven Innovation Grant projects have been piloted within 18 month period, with the development and field-testing of innovative program designs and curricula. Grantees from the Innovations Grant Program are now available to provide training to non-profit organizations and other system partners based in Alameda County. Innovative provider training curricula and program designs developed through the Innovations Grant Program will assist organizations in building capacity and learning what is needed to better address the behavioral health needs of these communities: African American, Isolated Adults, Isolated Older Adults and LGBTQI2-S clients and consumers of all ages.
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