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April 10, 2024

Behavioral Health Updates

Managed Care Organizations Updates as of 4.10.2024

April 8, 2024

PCCYFS Legislative Updates

April 5, 2024 Next week, both the State House and State Senate return for one more week before a small break for the Primary Election. As we inch closer to ...

April 3, 2024

Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS)-24-01 Restraint Seclusion and Exclusion Bulletin

PLEASE NOTE: THIS APPLIES ONLY TO STATE HOSPITALS AND THE SOUTH MOUNTAIN RESTORATION CENTER This bulletin updates OMHSAS policies and procedures regarding approved and prohibited restraint, seclusion, and exclusion practices ...

April 3, 2024

Pennsylvania DHS Voluntary Resolution Agreement – UPDATED April 2024

On April 3, 2024, OCYF shared a PowerPoint presentation outlining more details regarding the VRA-related trainings. On March 22, 2024, OCYF sent the following notification to its partners regarding VRA-related ...

April 1, 2024

Philadelphia DHS RFP: Functional Family Therapy

On April 1, 2024, Philadelphia DHS released a RFP that will pay for functional family therapy (FFT) to be provided to DHS involved youth and their families who are not ...

March 29, 2024

PCCYFS Legislative Updates

March 29, 2024 Among the many bills on the House calendar, the chamber considered legislation to address “ghost guns.” HB 777 by State Representative Morgan Cephas (D-Philadelphia) passed the House ...

March 29, 2024

US Department of Labor Announces Apprenticeship Building Grant Opportunity

The US Department of Labor has announced nearly $200 million in grants intended to support public-private partnerships that expand, diversify, and strengthen Registered Apprenticeship through the Apprenticeship Building American Grant ...

March 28, 2024

The Pennsylvania Meaningful Family Engagement Toolkit

The Department of Human Services, Office of Children, Youth, and Families (OCYF) is pleased to announce the launch of a new web-based resource known as the Pennsylvania Meaningful Family Engagement Toolkit.  This ...

March 27, 2024

Behavioral Health Updates

Managed Care Organizations Updates as of 3.27.2024

March 26, 2024

Federal Funding Opportunity for Telehealth Infrastructure in Rural Areas –

Distance Learning & Telemedicine (DLT) Program Application Window Now Open DLT Notice of Solicitation of Applications (NOSA) Published A new funding window has opened for the Distance Learning and Telemedicine ...