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State Senate Mental Health Select Committee
An Examination of CA’s Behavioral Health Programs & Investments
July 2, 2014
11a.m.-1 p.m.
State Capitol, Room 112

July 2, 2014 - Examining California's Behavioral Health Programs & Investments - Hearing Video 

Opening Remarks
Senator Jim Beall, Chair
Mental Health Expenditures in California
Sandra Perez, Policy Consultant, Senate Office of Research
Progress of Legislative Investments and the Future of Mental Health Treatment
State perspective:
Karen Baylor, Deputy Director of Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services at the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS)
County perspective:
Nancy Pena, Ph.D, Director Santa Clara County Department of Mental Health
Recent Investments: SB 82 & SB 852
Barbara Liebert, Executive Director, California Health Facilities Financing Authority
Sarah Larson, Fiscal and Policy Analyst, Legislative Analyst Office
How Prop 63 Changed Mental Health Treatment
Overview and Background of Prop 63
Rusty Selix, Executive Director, Mental Health Association of California & California Council of Community Mental Health Agencies
The Unique Role of the MHSOAC in Prop 63
Sherri Gauger, Executive Director, Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission
Evaluating Prop 63 Program Outcomes
Dr. Renay Bradley, Director of Evaluation, Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission
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