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File #: 15-0699    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/21/2015 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 3/21/2017 Final action: 3/21/2017
Title: Health and Human Services Agency, Social Services Division, recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment 1 to Agreement for Services 533-S1511 with Regents of the University of California, on behalf of its University of California Davis Extension campus, for the provision of specialized training for Social Services staff on an “as requested” basis for the term July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2018 and increasing the maximum obligation to $266,625; and 2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 533-S1511, including 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: 38% Federal, 2% State, 20% 1991 Realignment, and 40% 2011 Realignment.
Attachments: 1. 2A - Approved CRS 533-S1511 A1, 3-21-17, 2. 2B - UC Davis 533-S1511 A1, 3-21-17, 3. Executed Agreement 533-S1511, 4. A - Approved Contract Routing Sheet UC Davis Agmt 06-16-15, 5. B - UC Davis Agmt 533-S1511, 06-16-15, 6. Executed Agmt. 6-16-15 item 19.pdf
Related files: 18-0556, 21-0853
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Health and Human Services Agency, Social Services Division, recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment 1 to Agreement for Services 533-S1511 with Regents of the University of California, on behalf of its University of California Davis Extension campus, for the provision of specialized training for Social Services staff on an “as requested” basis for the term July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2018 and increasing the maximum obligation to $266,625; and
2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 533-S1511, including 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: 38% Federal, 2% State, 20% 1991 Realignment, and 40% 2011 Realignment.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION:
Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board approve and authorize Amendment 1 to increase the number of training units provided under the Agreement 533-S1511 from 51 to 75 training units.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
California Department of Social Services (CDSS) Manual of Policies and Procedures Division 14 “Staff Development and Training” requires that each county’s Social Services staff receive ongoing training to enhance technical skills, to improve the quality of case management, and to provide excellence in service delivery. Under Division 14-410 HHSA is required to file an annual training plan to the State. In accordance with the regulations, the staff training plan must reinforce existing knowledge of the programs, services, and legislation, as well as enable staff to acquire new skills and knowledge as a result of new legislation or new policies. The training programs offered by the Regents of the University of California are specifically designed for County Social Services departments and programs. Approval of Amendment 1 to Agreement for Services 533-S1...

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