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File #: 13-0670    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/30/2013 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 10/1/2013 Final action: 10/1/2013
Title: Probation Department recommending the Board authorize the Chair to sign Amendment III to Agreement 180-S1110 with Northpointe, Inc. to add access to the Correctional Offender Management Profiling for Alternative Sanctions (COMPAS). COMPAS Youth and Case Plan module provide "as-requested" training for use of module access and user license fees of the web-based assessment software, including annual maintenance and support. This amendment will add $25,000 to the current agreement of $60,500 for a total not to exceed amount of $85,500 for the remainder of the contract which expires April 30, 2014. FUNDING: General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - Blue AMDT III, Northpointe 108-S1110 10-01-13, 2. B - AMDT III, Northpointe 108-S1110 10-01-13, 3. Executed Amendment III
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Probation Department recommending the Board authorize the Chair to sign Amendment III to Agreement 180-S1110 with Northpointe, Inc. to add access to the Correctional Offender Management Profiling for Alternative Sanctions (COMPAS). COMPAS Youth and Case Plan module provide "as-requested" training for use of module access and user license fees of the web-based assessment software, including annual maintenance and support. This amendment will add $25,000 to the current agreement of $60,500 for a total not to exceed amount of $85,500 for the remainder of the contract which expires April 30, 2014.

FUNDING: General Fund.
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BUDGET SUMMARY: FY 2013/14 Approved
Total Estimated Cost…………… $25,000.00

Budgeted………………………… $25,000.00
New Funding…………………….
Savings…………………………
Other……………………………
Total Funding Available………… $25,0000.00

Change To Net County Cost…… $0

Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost: No fiscal impact or change to Net County Cost as these services are included in the approved FY 2013-14 Budget.

Background:
Over the last several years the probation profession has been progressing towards evidence based practices (EBP) as the standard for programs and services. The Probation Department has engaged the services of Northpointe for the adult risk/needs assessments using COMPAS to meet state requirements for the implementation of EBP. The Probation Department is now in the process of implementing EBP for the juvenile probation population as mandated by the juvenile court. Northpointe’s COMPAS Youth module is an evidence based assessment tool specific for juvenile delinquents. COMPAS Youth meets the stated desire of the juvenile court to refer juvenile offenders to appropriate services based on EBP.

Reason for Recommendation:
COMPAS Youth is recommended as an appropriate EBP assessment tool to complement the current EBP program being used by the Probation Department for assessing the adult probation population.

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