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File #: 20-1523    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/9/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/15/2020 Final action: 12/15/2020
Title: District Attorney recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Agreement 5316 with H.O.P.E: Health Outcomes for Personal Enrichment Counseling Center (HOPE) in the amount of $160,440 with an agreement term effective January 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022, to provide one full-time equivalent Psychotherapy Clinician to the District Attorney’s CalOES Child Abuse Treatment (AT) Program; 2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 197-2020 amending the current Authorized Personnel Allocation Resolution for the District Attorney to add 1.0 FTE Victim Witness Program Specialist - Limited Term; and 3) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Fiscal Year 2020-2021 budget transfer increasing appropriations and revenue under the District Attorney’s General Fund for the CalOES (AT) grant award. (4/5 vote required) FUNDING: California Governor's Office of Emergency Services Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Victim Assistance Formula Grant Program (Formula Grant Program) funds.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Blue Route HOPE (AT) Agmt 5316_20-1523, 2. B - HOPE (AT) Agmt 5316 (pending execution)_20-1523, 3. C - DA 1.0 LT VWPS Child Abuse Approved Blue Route_20-1523, 4. D - DA Resolution Add 1.0 LT VWPS Child Abuse_20-1523, 5. E - Budget Transfer Form #1_AT AWARD ADJ_BOS 20-1523, 6. Executed Agreement 5316, 7. Executed Resolution 197-2020, 8. Executed Budget Transfer
Related files: 20-1402, 21-0945, 21-0972
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District Attorney recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Agreement 5316 with H.O.P.E: Health Outcomes for Personal Enrichment Counseling Center (HOPE) in the amount of $160,440 with an agreement term effective January 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022, to provide one full-time equivalent Psychotherapy Clinician to the District Attorney’s CalOES Child Abuse Treatment (AT) Program;
2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 197-2020 amending the current Authorized Personnel Allocation Resolution for the District Attorney to add 1.0 FTE Victim Witness Program Specialist - Limited Term; and
3) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Fiscal Year 2020-2021 budget transfer increasing appropriations and revenue under the District Attorney’s General Fund for the CalOES (AT) grant award. (4/5 vote required)

FUNDING: California Governor's Office of Emergency Services Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Victim Assistance Formula Grant Program (Formula Grant Program) funds.

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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
CalOES Child Abuse Treatment (AT) Program
On November 10, 2020, the Board approved the District Attorney’s acceptance of the CalOES Child Abuse Treatment (AT) Program in the amount of $321,875 for grant period January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021. The $321,875 award amount includes a $64,375 cash match requirement. This is the District Attorney’s first award under this grant Program. The purpose of the AT Program is to provide comprehensive psychotherapy services to children victimized by abuse and/or neglect.

The budgetary focus of this program is to fund one full-time equivalent Psychotherapy Clinician(s) through service agreement 5316 with HOPE Counseling using grant funds, in addition to funding a Limited-Term Victim Witness Program Specialist, per the pending approval of Resolution xxx-2020 updating the District Attorney’s Personnel Allocation. Additionally, the Program will allocate a District Attorney Investigator, a Deputy District Attor...

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