Risk Management Blog

Oct. 10 is World Mental Health Day

Oct. 10 is World Mental Health Day (GO TO OUR MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES PAGE) California Schools JPA joins in recognizing World Mental Health Day on Oct. 10 and is committed to helping its members better understand mental health and fight stigmas that prevent people who are struggling with their mental health from seeking the help they … Read More

York Risk Services Group Acquired by Sedgwick

On September 4, 2019, Sedgwick finalized their acquisition of York Risk Services Group, a longstanding partner of California Schools JPA risk management. This means you will begin to see the Sedgwick name and logo on certain communications and webpages where you have been accustomed to seeing York’s name and logo. For those members who utilize … Read More

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Child abuse can cause lasting impact on the individual and even society. The costs due to new child maltreatment cases in a single year (with over 700,000 documented victims of child abuse last year) is estimated to be over $124 billion in the United States alone. As you know, all children deserve good childhoods and … Read More

Defining Depression, Suicide, and Self-Harm

Depression Stress, too little sleep, grieving, bullying, set-backs, and many other things affect your mood and cause feelings of sadness, irritability, or hopelessness. These feelings can be perfectly normal. If you experience any of the following symptoms coupled with those feelings, you should contact a mental health professional right away: sleeping too much or too … Read More