RD438 - Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Report
Item 307.J of the 2015 Appropriation Act requires the Department (DBHDS) to submit an annual report to the Governor and the General Assembly.
"J. The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services shall submit a report to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees no later than December 1 of each year for the preceding fiscal year that provides information on the operation of Virginia's publicly funded behavioral health and developmental services system. The report shall include a brief narrative and data on the numbers of individuals receiving state facility services or CSB services, including purchased inpatient psychiatric services, the types and amounts of services received by these individuals, and CSB and state facility service capacities, staffing, revenues, and expenditures. The annual report also shall describe major new initiatives implemented during the past year and shall provide information on the accomplishment of systemic outcome and performance measures during the year."
DBHDS is pleased to submit its FY 2015 annual report. The first section briefly describes Virginia’s public behavioral health and developmental services system. The following sections present data about numbers of individuals who received services, amounts of services they received, service capacities, staffing, funds received, and expenditures. Final sections describe initiatives and accomplishments and present performance and outcome measures.