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File #: 16-0562    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/17/2016 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/28/2016 Final action: 6/28/2016
Title: Probation Department recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement 043-S1711 with Tahoe Youth and Family Services in an amount not to exceed $319,000 for a term of three years to provide Program Therapist(s) or Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor(s) for counseling and support, on an "as needed" basis, to the Probation Department Juvenile Detention Facility in South Lake Tahoe; and 2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 043-S1711, including future amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management. FUNDING: Juvenile Probation Camp Funding/General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - TYFS-Blue 06/28/16, 2. B - TYFS Agrmt 06/28/16, 3. Executed Agreement 043-S1711 (6-28-16)
Related files: 13-0652, 17-0593, 19-0134, 22-0128
Title
Probation Department recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement 043-S1711 with Tahoe Youth and Family Services in an amount not to exceed $319,000 for a term of three years to provide Program Therapist(s) or Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor(s) for counseling and support, on an "as needed" basis, to the Probation Department Juvenile Detention Facility in South Lake Tahoe; and
2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 043-S1711, including future amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: Juvenile Probation Camp Funding/General Fund.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Probation recommends the Board approve Agreement for Services 043-S1711 with Tahoe Youth and Family Services, to provide Program Therapist(s) or Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Counselor(s) for counseling and support, on an "as needed" basis, to the Probation Department Juvenile Detention Facility in South Lake Tahoe.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Tahoe Youth and Family Services has provided services for the Probation Department since 2006 and the proposed rate is within or below rates charged by similar service providers within the County.

Tahoe Youth and Family Services provide "Program Therapist(s) or AOD Counselor(s)" for counseling, services and support to the Probation Department Juvenile Detention Facility in South Lake Tahoe. Counseling services will include individual and group counseling, family reunification services, Lifeskills, MRT, drug and alcohol counseling, anger management and crisis response.

In FY 2015/2016 HHSA- Mental Health Division notified Probation that they would no longer have the capacity to provide services to the Probation Juvenile Detention facilities. Based on the ongoing need to provide service to this population of youth it has become necess...

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