Introduction Date: Apr 04, 2017
Introduced by: Councilmembers Gray, Nadeau, R. White, Grosso, Cheh, and McDuffie
Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill establishes a new program in the Department of Behavioral Health (DBH), the School Health Innovations Grant program, to expand access to behavioral health services in District public schools and communities. Clinic operators shall be chosen by the DBH and shall coordinate student care with parents and guardians, offer telehealth access to behavioral health providers, provide referrals to social service providers, provide community health navigation services, and may operate as a community clinic after hours.
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