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File #: 09-1423    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/13/2009 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/8/2009 Final action: 12/10/2009
Title: Human Services Department recommending the Board approve a revision to the El Dorado County SB 163 Wraparound Plan, incorporating minor changes that decrease the frequency of collaborative meetings scheduled for maintaining Wraparound Program operations and reflect the consolidation of the Mental Health Department and the Public Health Department into the Health Services Department. FUNDING: Program is funded in FY 2009-10 from prior year carryover SB163 Wraparound Funds.
Attachments: 1. SB 163 Wraparound Plan, 2. SB 163 Redline
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Human Services Department recommending the Board approve a revision to the El Dorado County SB 163 Wraparound Plan, incorporating minor changes that decrease the frequency of collaborative meetings scheduled for maintaining Wraparound Program operations and reflect the consolidation of the Mental Health Department and the Public Health Department into the Health Services Department.

FUNDING: Program is funded in FY 2009-10 from prior year carryover SB163 Wraparound Funds.
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Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost:
There is no cost associated with the requested action.

Background:
In 2001 El Dorado County established an SB 163 Wraparound Program to provide community and family-based services to certain at-risk youth as an alternative to institutional care. The Wraparound Program utilizes State and County resources, normally used to fund institutional care, to develop and implement services designed to keep at-risk youth at home or in their home communities. Currently, El Dorado County is authorized to fill six (6) Wraparound “slots” with eligible youth, billing the State for the equivalent of 40% of institutional care costs and matching that amount with a 60% local share of costs.

A revision to the original El Dorado County SB 163 Wraparound Plan was approved by the Board on September 26, 2006 that was representative of the actual operations and goals of the SB 163 Wraparound Program and was in compliance with audit recommendations for improved administrative oversight, accountability and organizational structure for the program as well as fidelity to State best practice guidelines for Wraparound services. These changes incorporated and reflected a multi-agency commitment to community based interventions for at-risk youth and their families as well as allocation of remaining resources to discretionary child welfare activities that are designed to reduce the incidence of at-risk youth in our community.

Reason for Recommendation:
The SB 163 W...

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