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August 19, 2021

Southeast Updates (Week of August 16, 2021)

The Philadelphia Department of Human Services (DHS) has released a Request for Proposal (RFP) to provide qualified Applicants an opportunity to demonstrate interest and capacity to provide Emergency Crisis Consultant ...

August 18, 2021

Behavioral Health Updates

Managed Care Organization Updates - 8/18/2021

August 17, 2021

Governor Wolf Announces ‘Vaccine or Test’ Requirement for Commonwealth Employees in Health Care and High-Risk Congregate Facilities

On August 10, 2021, Governor Tom Wolf issued a press release regarding public health and public safety: Governor Tom Wolf today announced that commonwealth employees in state health care facilities ...

August 16, 2021

PCCYFS Releases Position Paper on Raising the Minimum Wage

A new policy position statement released by the Pennsylvania Council of Children, Youth & Family Services (PCCYFS) raises significant considerations about the Administration’s initiative to increase the minimum wage and ...

August 16, 2021

The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) ANNOUNCEMENT: Mental Health Initiative Funds, Crisis Intervention and Pretrial Diversion

Funding opportunity for implementation of specified programs/strategies

August 11, 2021

Behavioral Health Updates

Managed Care Organization updates - 8/11/2021

August 11, 2021

Federal Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Exempt Qualified Residential Treatment Programs (QRTP’s) from Institution from Mental Disease (IMD) Exclusion

A bipartisan bill was introduced to exempt Qualified Residential Treatment Programs (QRTP) from the Institution for Mental Diseases (IMD) exclusion for children in foster care.

August 9, 2021

Suicide Prevention

Resource Guide for Suicide Prevention Month

August 9, 2021

Department of Human Services Suspension of Various Regulatory Provisions to Expire September 30, 2021

Per Act 21 of 2021, the suspension of various regulatory provisions under the state disaster emergency declaration will expire on September 30, 2021. A list of the regulations that were ...

August 6, 2021

Older Youth Provisions of the Consolidated Appropriations Act Implementation Support Workshop

Come join your colleagues to learn more about what counties are doing to implement the older youth provisions of the Consolidated Appropriations Act and to get help as you implement ...