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California Mulls Guidelines for School Telemental Health Programs

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Article Author: Eric Wicklund

Source: mHealth Intelligence

California lawmakers are pushing a bill to develop a statewide policy for telehealth and telemedicine that will give students remote access to mental health services.

AB 2315, which is now headed to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk, calls on the California Department of Education and Department of Health Care Services to develop connected care guidelines within two years for the state’s public schools, including charter schools.

The bill passed unanimously in both the Senate and State Assembly.

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National TRC Webinar – School-Based Telehealth Networks: Lessons from the Field

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In 2016, the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) provided funding through its Telehealth Network Grant Program to 21 community health organizations to encourage the development of telehealth-enabled school based health centers in rural communities. During this webinar, you will hear about the successes, challenges and lessons learned from three of the grantees as they approach the completion of the 2nd year of their four-year grant funded initiatives.

 

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Telepractice Going the Distance: Addressing Needs of Rural Public Schools

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