Sarah Crow • Oct 1, 2020
The First 5 Association of California submitted a response to the Department of Health Care Services on its procurement process for managed care plans to serve the Medi-Cal population with recommendations designed to improve health outcomes for children and provide care with a whole-child, whole-family approach. The following provides an overview of the Association's response.
Alexandra Parma • Jun 19, 2020
This week California released an important new policy making family therapy a covered benefit for children in Medi-Cal. This is a significant step forward in approaching children’s health from a whole-family wellness perspective.
Nov 19, 2019
Many of California’s young children in immigrant families aren’t getting their needs met and are suffering toxic stress, thanks to our nation’s current hostile immigration policies, a new paper explains.
Caitlyn Schaap • Oct 18, 2019
A new documentary, produced with support from First 5 Humboldt, draws connections between ACEs & skyrocketing addiction rates in Humboldt County.
Sarah Crow • Sep 25, 2019
We’re thrilled to release our first paper today, along with California Children’s Trust, discussing how the Medi-Cal system can best support young children as they grow up.