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File #: 22-0334    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 2/11/2022 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/5/2022 Final action: 4/5/2022
Title: Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 049-2022 to: 1) Delete one (1.0) Full Time Equivalent (FTE) vacant Mental Health Worker I/II allocation; and 2) Add one (1.0) FTE Supervising Mental Health Worker allocation in the Health and Human Services Agency. FUNDING: 50% Medi-Cal and 50% MHSA.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved RRS - HHSA Supv. Mentla Health Worker Personnel Resolution 04/05/22, 2. B - Personnel Resolution - HHSA Supv. Mentla Health Worker 04/05/22, 3. Executed Resolution 049-2022
Related files: 21-1519, 21-0994, 21-0922
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Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 049-2022 to:
1) Delete one (1.0) Full Time Equivalent (FTE) vacant Mental Health Worker I/II allocation; and
2) Add one (1.0) FTE Supervising Mental Health Worker allocation in the Health and Human Services Agency.

FUNDING: 50% Medi-Cal and 50% MHSA.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
On June 22, 2021, the Board of Supervisors approved the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-22 Personnel Allocation Resolution #064-2021, thereafter amended September 28, 2021 by Resolution 124-2021 which reflects HHSA’s personnel allocations for FY 2021-22.

On November 15, 2021, the Behavioral Health Division submitted to Human Resources a classification request to delete one (1) vacant Mental Health Worker II allocation and add one (1) Supervising Mental Health Worker allocation, and approval was received February 10, 2022. Behavioral Health utilizes Mental Health Workers for direct services work throughout the community. Behavioral Health currently has 20 FTE regular Mental Health Worker I/II allocations, 1.0 FTE limited-term Mental Health Worker I/II allocation, and 6.25 FTE Mental Health Aide allocations. These individuals are supervised by a team of Mental Health Program Coordinators who also oversee the Mental Health Clinicians. The purpose of the Supervising Mental Health Worker is to provide direction, supervision, and evaluation of Mental Health Workers and Mental Health Aides. This position will also administer the Mental Health Worker team that is part of the Full Service Partnership.

Working directly with the Human Resources Department, HHSA has developed the attached Personnel Allocation Resolution which was approved by County Counsel on March 15, 2022.

ALTERNATIVES:
The Board could decline to adopt and authorize the Chair to sign the attached Personnel Allocation, thereby retaining the current allocations. HHSA would then not have the option to recruit/fill ...

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