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S. 1770 (116th): RISE from Trauma Act

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Jun 10, 2019.

Resilience Investment, Support, and Expansion from Trauma Act or the RISE from Trauma Act This bill establishes and extends various programs to coordinate and support services for infants, children, youth, and families who have experienced, or may experience, trauma. These programs include

grants to establish coordinating bodies to create strategic plans to address trauma based on community needs; extending through FY2024 the performance partnership pilot program for children who have experienced trauma; recruiting individuals from communities that have high levels of trauma into the AmeriCorps and the National Health Service Corps programs; grants providing comprehensive services and long-term case management to individuals who have been admitted to hospitals for drug overdoses, suicide attempts, or violent injury; grants to states to ensure that health insurance plans comply with mental health parity rules; grants providing arts programming for children who have experienced trauma; and reporting and guidance-issuing requirements for various agencies relating to how federal programs are addressing trauma. Additionally, the bill establishes (1) clinical and early childhood workforce development programs, (2) training and support programs, and (3) toolkits for front-line service providers. The bill also (1) provides grants for clinical training in institutions of higher education, (2) expands the Teacher Quality Partnership grants program, (3) provides grants to support and prevent childhood exposure to substance abuse and violence, and (4) establishes the National Law Enforcement Child and Youth Trauma Coordinating Center to assist local juvenile justice agencies.