HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Public Health

TIME & DATE: 9:00 AM, Thursday, June 28, 2018

PLACE: E1.030
CHAIR: Rep. Four Price

 

The committee will meet jointly with the House Committee on Public Education to consider the following interim charge:

 

                Consider testimony provided at the May 17 House Public Health Committee hearing regarding improving mental health services for children. Identify specific strategies that would enhance overall school safety. Study ways to help parents, youth and primary care providers support school personnel in their efforts to identify and intervene early when mental health problems arise. In addition to school-based trauma-informed programs and those that treat early psychosis, consider the benefits of universal screening tools and expanding the Child Psychiatry Access Program (CPAP). Make recommendations to enhance collaboration among the Health and Human Services Commission, the Texas Education Agency, local mental health authorities, and education service centers.

 

Public testimony is limited to three (3) minutes.

 

 

 

 

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