COVID-19 and Children’s Mental Health Hearing (Part 2) | May 13

Please join us tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. as the Commission holds the second in a series of hearings on COVID-19 and children’s mental health. We will explore the impact of the COVID pandemic on children’s mental and emotional well-being. We will also explore opportunities for California to support children’s mental and emotional health, and ensure that children have access to care and services.

Hearing on COVID-19 and Children’s Mental Health
Thursday, May 13, 2021 | 10:00 a.m.Join Online or By Phone Via Zoom
Phone: (888) 788-0099
Webinar ID: 925-6301-3723
Password: 983525

Or watch the hearing live on the Commission’s Facebook.


Dr. Brian Distelberg, Director of Research, Loma Linda University Behavioral Medicine Center

With testimony from Dr. Amy Young, Director, Resiliency Institute for Childhood Adversity, Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital

Ken Berrick, Founder and CEO, Seneca Family of Agencies

With testimony from Robin Detterman, Chief Program Officer of Education Services, Seneca Family of Agencies

Pia Escudero, Executive Director, Division of Student Health and Human Services, Los Angeles Unified School District
Michelle Doty Cabrera, Executive Director, County Behavioral Health Directors Association of California
Public Comment:
Members of the public will have the opportunity to make public comment at the end of the hearing. If you would like to make public comment please use the “raise hand” feature in Zoom or email with your question and the phone number from which you joined the hearing.

(244) California’s Little Hoover Commission – YouTube    Part One and other recent videos can be viewed on  the official YouTube channel of California’s Little Hoover Commission. For more than 50 years, the bipartisan Little Hoover Commission, formally known as the Milton Marks “Little Hoover” Commission on California State Government Organization and Economy, has served as an independent voice for government reform, advising the Governor, Legislature and state government executives on ways to improve how state government works.

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