Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 9, § 3650 - Community Services and Supports Component of the Three-Year Program and Expenditure Plan

(a) The Community Services and Supports (CSS) component shall include the following:
(1) Assessment of Mental Health Needs: The County shall assess and submit a narrative analysis of the mental health needs of unserved, underserved/inappropriately served, and fully served county residents who qualify for MHSA services.
(A) The analysis shall identify the number of older adults, adults, transition age youth and children/youth by gender, race/ethnicity and primary language.
(B) The assessment data used shall include racial/ethnic, age, and gender disparities.
(2) Identification of Issues: The County shall submit a list of community mental health issues resulting from lack of mental health services and supports, as identified through the Community Program Planning Process required by Section 3300. The list shall:
(A) Categorize the issues by age group, i.e, older adults, adults, transition age youth and children/youth.
(B) Identify issues that will be priorities in the CSS component of the Three-Year Program and Expenditure Plans.
(C) For each of the issues identified as priorities in (B) above, describe the factors/criteria used to determine that the issue is a priority.
(D) For each of the issues identified as a priority, describe any racial/ethnic and gender disparities including, but not limited to:
(i) Access to services.
(ii) Quality of care.
(iii) Access disparities of Native Americans, rancherias and/or reservations.
(iv) Disproportionate representation in the homeless population.
(v) Disproportionate representation in the juvenile and/or criminal justice systems.
(vi) Disproportionate representation in foster care.
(vii) Disproportionate representation in school achievement, and drop-out rates.
(3) Identification of Full Service Partnership Population: The County shall provide an estimate of the number of clients, in each age group, to be served in the Full Service Partnership Service Category for each fiscal year of the Three-Year Program and Expenditure Plans. The County shall describe how the selections for Full Service Partnerships will reduce the identified disparities.
(4) Proposed Programs/Services: The County shall provide:
(A) A list of the proposed programs/services, identified by the service category under which the program/service will be funded.
(B) A description of each proposed program/service.
(C) An explanation of how each program/service relates to the issues identified in the Community Program Planning Process, including how each program/service will reduce or eliminate the disparities identified.
(5) County's Capacity to Implement: The County shall provide an assessment of its capacity to implement the proposed programs/services. The assessment shall include:
(A) The strengths and limitations of the County and service providers that impact their ability to meet the needs of racially and ethnically diverse populations. The evaluation shall include an assessment of bilingual proficiency in threshold languages.
(B) Percentages of diverse cultural, racial/ethnic and linguistic groups represented among direct service providers, as compared to percentage of the total population needing services and the total population being served.
(C) Identification of possible barriers to implementing the proposed programs/services and methods of addressing these barriers.
(6) Program/Service Work Plans: The County shall submit a separate work plan for each proposed program/service. The work plan shall include, but not be limited to:
(A) A narrative description and summary of the program/service.
(B) A narrative explanation of the budget by fiscal year.
(i) The explanation shall include the amount to be deposited in the Capitalized Operating Subsidy Reserve for a Project-Based Housing program.
(C) A budget work sheet by fiscal year, including staffing details.
(D) The target number of clients/individuals to be served by fiscal year.
(E) A breakdown of the Full Service Partnership population by fiscal year, identifying:
(i) The number of clients to be served, according to gender, race/ethnicity, linguistic group, and age.
(ii) The percentage of unserved individuals and underserved clients.
(F) Small counties proposing to provide full service partnership programs/services in Fiscal Year 2008-09 must only identify the population to be served and the amount of funding to be reserved for this purpose. Prior to implementation, detailed work plans, time frames, budgets and staffing requirements will be required for each Full Service Partnership program to ensure review and approval by the Department and the Oversight and Accountability Commission (OAC), as appropriate.
(b) The Community Services and Supports component of the Three-Year Program and Expenditure Plan shall be signed by the County Mental Health Director.

Notes

Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 9, § 3650
1. New section filed 12-29-2006 as an emergency; operative 12-29-2006 (Register 2006, No. 52). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 4-30-2007 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
2. New section refiled 5-1-2007 as an emergency; operative 5-1-2007 (Register 2007, No. 18). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 8-29-2007 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
3. New section refiled 8-23-2007 as an emergency; operative 8-30-2007 (Register 2007, No. 34). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 12-28-2007 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
4. Certificate of Compliance as to 8-23-2007 order transmitted to OAL 12-28-2007 and filed 2-13-2008 (Register 2008, No. 7).
5. New subsection (a)(6)(B)(i) filed 12-6-2010; operative 1-5-2011 (Register 2010, No. 50).

Note: Authority cited: Section 5898, Welfare and Institutions Code. Reference: Sections 5664(a), 5813.5, 5830(a)(1), 5830(a)(2), 5830(a)(4), 5847(a)(2), 5847(a)(3), 5847(c)-(e), 5848(c) and 5878.1, Welfare and Institutions Code.

1. New section filed 12-29-2006 as an emergency; operative 12-29-2006 (Register 2006, No. 52). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 4-30-2007 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
2. New section refiled 5-1-2007 as an emergency; operative 5-1-2007 (Register 2007, No. 18). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 8-29-2007 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
3. New section refiled 8-23-2007 as an emergency; operative 8-30-2007 (Register 2007, No. 34). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 12-28-2007 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
4. Certificate of Compliance as to 8-23-2007 order transmitted to OAL 12-28-2007 and filed 2-13-2008 (Register 2008, No. 7).
5. New subsection (a)(6)(B)(i) filed 12-6-2010; operative 1-5-2011 (Register 2010, No. 50).

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