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The ICCTM Innovation Project, delivered in partnership with UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities (CRHD), aims to increase access and utilization of culturally and linguistically appropriate services for County-specific unserved and underserved populations that have historically been shown to have low mental health service utilization rates throughout Solano County: the Latino, Filipino-American, and LGBTQ communities. The project includes the creation of a region-specific curriculum based on the nationally Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Standards (CLAS) and the local community’s perspective on community-defined strategies to achieve culturally and linguistically appropriate practices that when integrated into the mental health system can increase access and utilization of treatment for the target populations. Phase I consisted of UC Davis CRHD conducting a comprehensive health assessment (e.g., focus groups, individual interviews, community forums) to better understand Solano County’s mental health system of care specific to the three target underserved populations. Below are the community narrative reports summarizing feedback obtained during Phase I. These reports will be soon also be available in Spanish and Tagalog.
In addition to the reports listed above, the CRHD team also provided the baseline evaluation reports examining the results of the Mental Health Statistics Improvement Program (MHSIP) Consumer Surveys which the County administers twice per year as required by the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS). The purpose was to evaluate how Solano County's Mental Health Plan (MHP) is meeting the needs of beneficiaries served. The CRHD team received the MHSIP data from the SCBH Division after it was administered and collected from consumers receiving mental health services in 2014 and 2015. This baseline period reflects the overall MHSA Innovation Project timeframe. In order to provide meaningful information, the CRHD provided two reports; one reporting findings for child/youth consumers, and a second report providing the findings for adult/older adult consumers.
The Solano County Division of Mental Health is committed to the provision of culturally and linguistically competent mental health services.
The 2010 Solano County Cultural Competency Plan provides detailed information about Solano County, the consumers of mental health services in Solano County and the employees providing these services. This plan also provides detailed strategies intended to increase both the access to and the provision of mental health services to under-served populations living in Solano County.
La División del Condado de Solano de Salud Mental está comprometida con la prestación de servicios cultural y lingüísticamente competentes de salud mental.
El 2010 el Condado de Solano Plan de Competencia Cultural ofrece información detallada sobre el Condado de Solano, los consumidores de servicios de salud mental en el condado de Solano y de los empleados que prestan estos servicios. Este plan también proporciona estrategias detalladas destinadas a aumentar tanto el acceso y la prestación de servicios de salud mental a las poblaciones desatendidas que viven en el Condado de Solano.
Solano County Mental Health Cultural Competency Plan 2010