S.380: Children's Recovery from Trauma Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Patty Murray, D-Wash.
Total Cosponsors 4 (All Democrats)
Introduced Feb. 26, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 26, 2013
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Bill Summary

Children's Recovery from Trauma Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize and revise the National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative (NCTSI). Requires the NCTSI coordinating center to: (1) collect, analyze, and report NCTSI child outcome and process data for the purpose of establishing the effectiveness, implementation, and clinical utility of early identification and delivery of treatment and services delivered to children and families served by the NCTSI grantees; (2) oversee interprofessional training initiatives in treatments, interventions, and practices offered to NCTSI grantees and providers in all child-serving systems; and (3) collaborate with the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) in the dissemination of interventions, treatments, products, and other resources to all child-serving systems and policymakers.

Directs the Secretary to establish consensus-driven, in-person or teleconference review of NCTSI applications by child trauma experts...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 26, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.