The ELCD has posted the following Management Bulletin to the CDE website:

Management Bulletin 19-02

Subject: Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Services and Adjustment Factors

Attention: Executive Officers and Program Directors of California State Preschool Programs and General Child Care and Development Programs

Management Bulletin 19–02:

  1. Notifies California State Preschool Program (CSPP) and General Child Care and Development Program (CCTR) contractors of a new adjustment factor for children enrolled in classrooms or family child care settings when early childhood mental health consultation (ECMHC) services are provided, and provides guidance on what ECMHC services qualify for this adjustment factor, as well as what best practices are available; and
  2. Notifies all center-based contractors of recent increases to adjustment factors for contractors serving infants, toddlers, children with exceptional needs, and children who are severely disabled.

Please visit the ELCD Management Bulletin 19-02 web page at

If you have questions regarding the information in this Management Bulletin, please contact your assigned regional Field Services Consultant on the ELCD Consultants Regional Assignments web page at or by phone at 916-322-6233.

For a listing of all ELCD Management Bulletins, please visit the ELCD Management Bulletins web page at


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