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File #: 4233   
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 5/27/2021 Department: Preschool Services
On agenda: 6/8/2021 Final action: 6/8/2021
Subject: Non-Financial Memorandum of Understanding with Loma Linda University, Department of Occupational Therapy to Participate in Occupational Therapy Research Study
Attachments: 1. CON-PSD-6-8-21-Occupational Therapy
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF THE COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO
AND RECORD OF ACTION

June 8, 2021

FROM
PHALOS HAIRE, Director, Preschool Services Department

SUBJECT
Title
Non-Financial Memorandum of Understanding with Loma Linda University, Department of Occupational Therapy to Participate in Occupational Therapy Research Study
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
Approve non-financial Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Loma Linda University, Department of Occupational Therapy to participate in a research study with Head Start Home Visitation program, effective June 9, 2021 through June 30, 2022.
(Presenter: Phalos Haire, Director, 383-2005)
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COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Promote the Countywide Vision.
Provide for the Safety, Health and Social Service Needs of County Residents.
Pursue County Goals and Objectives by Working with Other Agencies.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
This Memorandum of Understanding is non-financial in nature and therefore, does not impact Discretionary General Funding (Net County Cost).

BACKGROUND INFORMATION
The Department of Occupational Therapy at Loma Linda University is conducting a research project titled "Can We Work Together". The purpose of the study is to explore the role of occupational therapy practitioners in the home visitors program(s) to promote inclusion for children 0-3 years who have experienced adversity. Through participation in this study, the Preschool Services Department (PSD) may obtain knowledge regarding adverse childhood experiences and provide recommendations for families.

PSD provides Head Start, Early Head Start, and State Preschool programs that include comprehensive child development and family services comprised of education, health, nutrition, parent involvement, and psychological services for children ages 0 to 5 and their families. The overall goal of these programs is to increase the health and school readiness of disadvantaged chil...

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