2020 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Howell
Adverse Childhood Experiences Initiative

Item 321 #2s

Item 321 #2s

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Health and Human Resources
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services FY2021 $573,040 FY2022 $573,040 GF
FY2021 6.00 FY2022 6.00 FTE

Page 334, line 24, strike "$41,919,390" and insert "$42,492,430".
Page 334, line 24, strike "$46,019,390" and insert "$46,592,430".


(This amendment provides $573,040 each year from the general fund to expand the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) initiative. It supports a full-time Central Office position to provide oversight over five new Regional ACE Coordinators who will: (i) Manage 100 ACE Interface Master Trainers across the Commonwealth; (ii) Plan and develop additional ACE Interface Master Trainer Cohorts in their region; (iii) Plan and facilitate monthly learning community meetings for each training cohort; (iv) Partner and integrate work with local Trauma Informed Community Networks (TICN) when they are available; (v) Collect and report out data and stories related to training and community mobilization efforts; and (vi) Meet quarterly with OBHW ACEs Coordinator to strategically plan and evaluate the direction of the initiative.)