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File #: 20-0867    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/25/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/4/2020 Final action: 8/4/2020
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 4999 with Teri Gelgood, doing business as Creating Joy Now, for the provision of Therapeutic Counseling and Parenting Classes, with a maximum contractual obligation of $120,000 for the term of 3 years from September 01, 2020 to August 31, 2023; 2) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 criteria B, that it is appropriate to contract with Teri Gelgood, doing business as Creating Joy Now, for the provision of such services because specialty skills, qualifications, and equipment not expressly identified in County classifications are involved in the performance of the work; and 3) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services #4999, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Manage...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS #4999 Teri Gelgood dba Creating Joy Now 08/04/20, 2. B - #4999 Teri Gelgood dba Creating Joy Now 08/04/20, 3. Executed Agreement 4999
Related files: 19-0063
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 4999 with Teri Gelgood, doing business as Creating Joy Now, for the provision of Therapeutic Counseling and Parenting Classes, with a maximum contractual obligation of $120,000 for the term of 3 years from September 01, 2020 to August 31, 2023;
2) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 criteria B, that it is appropriate to contract with Teri Gelgood, doing business as Creating Joy Now, for the provision of such services because specialty skills, qualifications, and equipment not expressly identified in County classifications are involved in the performance of the work; and
3) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services #4999, 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 parenting children with Developmental Trauma” on an ...

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