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File #: 19-0063    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/7/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/5/2019 Final action: 2/6/2019
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment 1 to Agreement for Services 212 (101-S1810) with Teri Gelgood, doing business as Creating Joy Now, for the provision of Therapeutic Counseling and Parenting Classes, increasing the maximum obligation by $150,000 effective upon execution of Amendment 1, for a new maximum contractual obligation of $215,477, with no change to the term of November 1, 2017 through August 31, 2020; 2) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 that it is more economical and feasible to contract with Teri Gelgood, doing business as Creating Joy Now for services provided under this Agreement 212 because the County lacks the licensed staff to perform said services; and 3) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 212, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, and cont...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS 212 02-05-19, 2. B - Gelgood Agmt 212 A1 02-05-19, 3. Executed Agreement #212 (101-S1810)
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment 1 to Agreement for Services 212 (101-S1810) with Teri Gelgood, doing business as Creating Joy Now, for the provision of Therapeutic Counseling and Parenting Classes, increasing the maximum obligation by $150,000 effective upon execution of Amendment 1, for a new maximum contractual obligation of $215,477, with no change to the term of November 1, 2017 through August 31, 2020;
2) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 that it is more economical and feasible to contract with Teri Gelgood, doing business as Creating Joy Now for services provided under this Agreement 212 because the County lacks the licensed staff to perform said services; and
3) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 212, 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: 28% Federal and 72% Realignment. Funding sources are Title IV-B, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Emergency Assistance TANF EA, and Social Services Realignment. The determination to use either Title IV-B or TANF EA is based on the individual client’s circumstances.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
Pursuant to Welfare and Institutions Code Section 16501-16508, HHSA’s Child Welfare Services Program (CWS) is required to provide services to promote family reunification for children and families. Such services are designed to promote the well-being of children by ensuring safety, achieving permanency, and strengthening families to successfully care for their children.

Child Welfare Services contracts with vendors to provide individual/family therapeutic counseling services and other related services such as specialized parenting classes: “Healing Difficult Beginnings, a neurodevelopmental approach to pa...

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