Peer Certification Webinar 6/14

Bill passed the CA Senate!

This Thursday we will:
  • Give brief background on CA State Peer Support Certification efforts
  • Review Amendments & Movement on Bill SB 906 Peer Support Specialist Certification
  • Discuss Next Steps for 6/19, 1:30 PM CA Assembly Health Committee Hearing
  • Go over the new process to submit letters of support to the Assembly which allows upload of letter but requires registration.

You only need to register once for this monthly webinar with your correct email. If you have already registered you will receive a reminder email each month with your unique link to join.

If not, please Register at the following link:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5972164910449781505

Information on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 CA Assembly Health Hearing
CA Assembly Committee on Health
  • SB 906 Hearing Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 1:30 p.m. – State Capitol, Room 4202
Can’t go to the Capitol but want to watch/listen LIVE?
Click this audio/video link on 6/19 at 1:30 pmListen to this hearing
About CAMHPRO’s Monthly Peer Support Practices Peer Support 4 Peer Supporters, Spotlights, or Updates for CA Peer Certification
Quarterly Rotation of:
—State Peer Certification Update
—Peer Support 4 Peer Supporters (PS4PS) NEW
—Spotlight on Model Peer Practices
TRACK THE BILL
The FULL TEXT and ongoing status of the CA SB 906 (Beall-D) can be found and tracked at the following website: CA Legislative Information Click on ‘TRACK’, Create account with email and password only to choose to receive notices whenever there is action on the bill, for example it is in read on the CA Senate Floor, in Committee, passed, etc.

SB 906 ALERT! Health Committee Hearing Date is Tomorrow, March 14, at 1:30 PM!

Dear Stakeholders,
The positive CA Senate Health Committee Bill Analysis in posted.
Click HERE to READ ANALYSIS and see if your organization was one that wrote a support letter. It’s not too late to write a letter in support, see template below-it will be added to the next analysis!
Tomorrow is the SB 906 (Beall and Anderson) “Certified Support Specialist (CSS)” Committee Hearing. See more below. Please lend your voice to this effort however you can!
Also below the SB 906 Fact Sheet, the Stakeholder Historical Timeline and the vetted 17 Stakeholder Recommendations.
Please share this information with all your colleagues and peers and thanks so much!
Send a Support Letter to the Legislative Committee
emails are at bottom of letter in CC
Please send letter ASAP to be counted in analysis for Senate Committee Hearing
Lend Your Voice at the Senate Health Committee Hearing
March 14, 2018, 1:30 PM
Sacramento Capitol Building
John L. Burton Hearing Room 4203
Measure: S.B.No. 906 Author: Beall & Anderson
Summary: Medi-Cal: mental health services: peer, parent, transition-age, and family support specialist certification.

SB 906 Support Letter

Fill out the template!
Email your letter today!

SB 906 Support Letter Template

Fill out the above template!
Email your letter today!

SB 906 makes sense from both a policy and fiscal perspective and will provide more comprehensive assistance to people in need. Please do your part to bring California up to speed with the rest of the nation in recovery and resiliency services through a State protocol for Medi-CAL billing and Certification of peer and family support specialists.

SB 906: Peer Certification 
introduced by
Senator Beall and Senator Anderson

CAMHPRO and California stakeholders
We look forward to working with both Senators, co authors Hertzberg and Pan, and the bill’s sponsor, the Steinberg Institute, to bring long awaited peer certification to California.

SB 906 The Bill

Peer Provider Certification Fact Sheet

Peer Certification SB 906, First Hearing March 14: Send Support Letters Now!

Join the strong tide of California organizations, counties and people advocating for growth in high quality peer/family support services and peer specialist career development in supporting SB 906, to finally bring peer certification to California.

 

WRITE LETTERS!
VISIT THE HEALTH COMMITTEE MEETING!

SB 906 (Beall (D) and Anderson (R) Goes to the Health Committee Wednesday March 14 at 1:30 pm.

Use these documents to make your voice heard

Health Committee Meeting:
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 2008

State Capitol, Room 2191
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 651-4111
Website

CAMHPRO and California stakeholders look forward to working with both Senators, co authors Hertzberg and Pan, and the bill’s sponsor, the Steinberg Institute, to bring long awaited peer certification to California.