Updated: Now Taking Applications for HealthySteps Dyadic Services Program Academy

Jun 12, 2024 | News & Announcements, Partners & Providers

First 5 Orange County and CalOptima Health are expanding the HealthySteps evidence-based model to 10 additional programs in Orange County!

Applications are being accepted now for the Dyadic Services Program Academy. The Academy and funding opportunity provides inclusion into community education sessions, and customized technical assistance for expedited model fidelity and sustainability.

Applicants should be licensed clinic sites in Orange County that see a significant number of pediatric patients, age birth through age 3, who are insured by CalOptima Health.

Preference will be given to, but is not limited to, licensed clinics that have at least 350 children ages 0-3 active in the practice, with high percentage of CalOptima Health Medi-Cal members, empaneled/active in the practice and/or practices that have at least 3,500 visits per year for children in this age group.

Over a two-year period, the HealthySteps National Office, working in partnership with First 5 OC, will deliver a formal educational and Technical Assistance program to grantees.

The goal of this program is to decrease health inequities by increasing timely well-child visits, developmental and behavioral screenings, linkage to community supports, and inclusion of parent and child- focused, or dyadic care.

Please share this information with licensed clinics in Orange County that may be interested in this great opportunity.

Applications are due by July 10, 2024 at 5 p.m.

Download the application in Word here, and in PDF here

Download the informational webinar flier here. 

Download the informational document, What is Dyadic Care? here. 

Download the Notice of Funding Opportunity here.

Download the CalOptima Dydic HealthySteps Grant Presentation here.

Download the Dyadic Services Program Academy Frequently Asked Questions here. 

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