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File #: 19-1461    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/23/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 1/14/2020 Final action: 1/14/2020
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Award RFP 20-918-029 to Sierra Child and Family Services, for the provision of Dialectical Behavior Therapy and First Episode Psychosis Services, on the County’s West Slope; 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 4342 with Sierra Child and Family Services, Inc., for the provision of school and community- based therapy to eligible youth in the amount of $181,072, for the term upon execution through June, 30 2020; 3) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 that it is more economical and feasible to contract with Sierra Child and Family Services, Inc., for services provided under this Agreement 4342 because the County does not have the necessary staff or facilities to perform the services; and 4) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 4342, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or t...
Attachments: 1. A - RFP #20-918-029 DBT & FEP Services 01-14-20, 2. B - SCF Proposal 01-14-20, 3. C - Approved CRS, Sierra Child & Family, 4342, 4. D - Sierra Child & Family, 4342, 5. Executed Agreement for Services #4342
Related files: 20-0908, 21-0002
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Award RFP 20-918-029 to Sierra Child and Family Services, for the provision of Dialectical Behavior Therapy and First Episode Psychosis Services, on the County’s West Slope;
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 4342 with Sierra Child and Family Services, Inc., for the provision of school and community- based therapy to eligible youth in the amount of $181,072, for the term upon execution through June, 30 2020;
3) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 that it is more economical and feasible to contract with Sierra Child and Family Services, Inc., for services provided under this Agreement 4342 because the County does not have the necessary staff or facilities to perform the services; and
4) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 4342, 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: 100% Federal Funding: Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Mental Health Services Block Grant.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) is a recipient of Mental Health Block Grant (MHBG) funds via the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the Center for Mental Health Services. The proposed allocation for the fiscal year 2019-2020 MHBG is $427,117, and it must be spent in accordance with Public Law (PL) 102-321(Block Grants to States Regarding Mental Health & Substance Abuse) and PL 106-310 (Children’s Health Act of 2000). HHSA will use the proposed allocation to provide Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) at high schools and First Episode Psychosis (FEP) services, supporting the NAVIGATE Model, to eligible youth on the County’s West Slope.

In order to comply with federal procurement requirements, a Request for Proposals (RF...

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